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Building the Ultra-Efficient Drive

Building the Ultra-Efficient Drive

Communications and Marketing - October 3, 2018

You’d drive a car made with a lawn chair, a dismantled drill, a 3D printer and some recycled hockey sticks, right? Benjamin Esquirol and his buddies from Saskatchewan Polytechnic sure would ... in fact they did! Welcome to Shell Eco-marathon, where young people from around the world build and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles towards a more sustainable future. This Great Big Story was made possible by Shell.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing


Benefits of a diverse workplace

Benefits of a diverse workplace

Communications and Marketing - October 2, 2018

Research has shown that a more diversified workforce leads to recruitment and retention of highly qualified workers, creativity and productivity, high employee morale, less absenteeism and higher overall performance and leadership styles. Employers are recognizing the benefits of a diverse workplace and the trend is catching on.

tags: News, School of Construction, WITT


Saskatchewan Polytechnic is open for business

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is open for business

Communications and Marketing - October 2, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is ready to help with the “building of the future”. With extensive capacity to partner with the construction industry to conduct applied research involving smart technology and alternative energy sources Sask Polytech can help employers adapt to scientific advancements and changing industry needs.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Construction


Biktrix

Biktrix

Communications and Marketing - September 27, 2018

You might call it The Hulk project: create an electric bike that’s a mild-mannered commuter that transforms into an off-road beast when things get gnarly.

tags: News, Applied Research


Saskatchewan Polytechnic first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North America

Saskatchewan Polytechnic first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North America

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North America Certified Collision Care OEM certification recognizes organizations that have made investments in tools, equipment and training required to ensure vehicles are properly repaired to auto manufacturer specifications September 25, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is the first and only post-secondary institution recognized as a Certified Collision Care Provider in North America. Certified Collision Care recognizes Sask Polytech’s Auto Body Technician programs as market leaders that train students to repair vehicles to auto manufacturer specifications.

tags: News, School of Transportation, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Ora by Kasiel Solutions

Ora by Kasiel Solutions

Communications and Marketing - September 19, 2018

Kasiel Solutions of Saskatoon is working with the Digital Integration Centre of Excellence (DICE) at Sask Polytech to expand the capabilities – and markets – of ORA, their personal safety device. Originally designed for seniors, ORA can be worn as jewelry and programmed to call a customized list of contacts and transmit the senior’s location via their cellphones in the event of an emergency. If their designated contacts don’t respond, the system calls 911.

tags: News, Applied Research


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