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    Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre grand opening

    Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre grand opening

    Communications and Marketing - June 26, 2018

    June 26, 2018 – For over 50 years, the educational facility at Hannin Creek has benefitted students and researchers across Saskatchewan by providing unique hands-on learning experiences. Today Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation celebrate the addition of a new boreal laboratory classroom and research complex at the Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre.

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


    Welding students showcase their work at Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre

    Welding students showcase their work at Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre

    Communications and Marketing - June 21, 2018

    New steel gates and a bridge were recently constructed by students from Sask Polytech’s Welding program at Prince Albert Campus. The gates and bridge will be put to good use at Hannin Creek, an educational and research facility just north of Prince Albert located on Candle Lake.

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


    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


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