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    Draganfly and Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps solve conservation investigation

    Draganfly and Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps solve conservation investigation

    Communications and Marketing - April 13, 2018

    April 13, 2018 – In April 2017, Draganfly Innovations and Saskatchewan Polytechnic received an Engage Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to pursue research using UAVs to get a 3D snapshot of a conservation crime scene. In the same month, the partnership was able to put their project to the test, assisting with a wildlife investigation where a cow and calf moose were shot illegally near Alvena, SK.

    tags: News, Applied Research, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity


    CSI at the Forest Edge

    CSI at the Forest Edge

    Communications and Marketing - March 16, 2018

    David Halstead and colleague Leila Benmerrouche were documenting a mock crime scene in the forest ahead of their student investigators when the idea occurred: what if there was a way to get a 3D “snapshot,” including aerial footage

    tags: News, Applied Research, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


    Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

    Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

    Communications and Marketing - May 10, 2017

    Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards Two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects receive awards for sustainable development May 10, 2017 – This spring two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects received awards from the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Saskatchewan on Education for Sustainable Development. RCE Saskatchewan celebrated 25 projects at their 9th annual recognition awards.

    tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Applied Research


    Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources Technology programs receive SREDA award

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources Technology programs receive SREDA award

    Communications and Marketing - November 18, 2016

    Inaugural award celebrates outstanding individuals, partnerships and innovation in science and technology training in Saskatoon region Nov 18, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources faculty and staff received a team award at the first annual Science, Technology, Innovation and Collaboration (STIC) Awards ceremony hosted by Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) on November 15, 2016.

    tags: News, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence, Applied Research


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