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  • Dr. Larry Rosia receives Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award

    Dr. Larry Rosia receives Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award - April 20, 2018 –Dr. Larry Rosia, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s president and CEO, has received the Paul A. Elsner Excellence in Leadership Award from The Chair Academy. The Chair Academy’s mission is to design and promote world-class training programs and services to advance academic and administrative leadership for higher education and organizational leaders globally to promote positive change.

  • Take a seat: Architectural Technologies students showcase handmade furniture designs

    Take a seat: Architectural Technologies students showcase handmade furniture designs - On April 12 and 13, Architectural Technologies students showcased their furniture making skills in a special event at Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw campus.

  • Alumnus uses photography to transform lives in Northern Saskatchewan

    Alumnus uses photography to transform lives in Northern Saskatchewan - Pinehouse is a small town in a remote part of northern Saskatchewan, 350 kilometers north of Saskatoon. It’s a place where people, especially youth, can feel isolated and alone, often choosing to make unhealthy choices as a way to cope with the loneliness. But Dre Erwin, a Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) graduate, 2004, has figured out a way to help.

  • Sask Polytech alum show off their skills in new docu-series

    Sask Polytech alum show off their skills in new docu-series - On any given night, paramedics across Saskatoon encounter a variety of real-life emergency situations and care for people in a time of great need. Now you can see first-hand what those paramedics, many of whom are Sask Polytech grads, experience every night on a new televised docu-series called Paramedics: Emergency Response.

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


 Research, Innovation and Funding are All Tied Together

Research, Innovation and Funding are All Tied Together

Communications and Marketing - March 28, 2018

Canada is fortunate to have many highly regarded post-secondary institutions. The quality of our universities, colleges and polytechnics is among the best in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in the variety of research currently underway across the country at these institutions. For example, Canada’s universities are involved in incredible research initiatives, answering questions people have been asking for years and opening doors to new possibilities and ways of thinking. The downside, however, is that such research does not always translate into commercial applications.

tags: Applied Research, Larry Rosia, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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


 Innovative Manufacturing Centre, where industry visions become reality

Innovative Manufacturing Centre, where industry visions become reality

Communications and Marketing - March 2, 2018

Saskatchewan has produced some of the most advanced technology in the world, a status Sask Polytech aims to continue to support through applied research at its new Innovative Manufacturing Centre (IMC) at the Regina and Saskatoon campuses.

tags: News, Applied Research, Regina, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Communications and Marketing - February 21, 2018

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch Partnership creates opportunity for local business Saskatchewan Polytechnic is always on the look-out for new partnerships in applied research that focus on solving real-world problems while maximizing the benefits for everyone involved. That’s why a partnership between Sask Polytech and Create Café, a 3D-Printing studio and café in Saskatoon, is a recipe for success — the rewards can prove to be bigger than planned.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon

The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon

Communications and Marketing - February 2, 2018

The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon Create Café and Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaboration leads to the world’s first 3D-printing of a full-sized camper February 2, 2018 – Saskatoon-based Create Café 3D Printing Solutions Inc., working in collaboration with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, will begin producing the world’s first 3D-printed full-sized camper on February 5, 2018. Named The Wave, the camper will be printed in one piece, will be 13’ in size, weigh 600 lbs and have a 100-year life expectancy. Printing is expected to take 10-14 days. The public are welcome to watch the printing process live in-person at Create Café during business hours (8 a.m.–8 p.m.) or on Create Café’s Facebook page between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


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