Mohawk College - Archive (Spotlight on Projects)

2019
September
25,
2019
| 04:55 PM America/New_York
If you've ever taken a sip of a drink from concentrate and wondered why it tasted "off", you're not alone. It's a common problem the food industry has faced for years, and Leonard Seed hopes to help solve it using a new technology called Forward Osmo...
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September
06,
2019
| 04:23 PM America/New_York
Engineering Technology professor Chris McCrory wants to help make sure the beer you're sipping is top quality. With craft breweries popping up locally and across Ontario, interest in quality control is growing within the industry. Through his proj...
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September
05,
2019
| 06:14 PM America/New_York
Lauren Griffiths and Amy Cook are re-imagining course development in an effort to help ensure students have a great online learning experience. Lauren and Amy both work for the Centre for Teaching & Learning Read more
September
05,
2019
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
Alison Dunn and her students are helping aspiring entrepreneurs access the services that put them on the path to success. Through her project Creating Chatbots to Improve Audience Engagement, Journalism professor Alison had her students write, dev...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:11 PM America/New_York
Erin Cameron and Dawn Danko want to help Early Childhood Educators get kids back outside. Throughout their Co-Constructing the Pedagogy of Outdoor Play project, the researchers used an action research methodology to better understand how to embed the...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:05 PM America/New_York
If you've ever taken a sip of a drink from concentrate and wondered why it tasted "off", you're not alone. It's a common problem the food industry has faced for years, and Leonard Seed hopes to help solve it using a new technology called Forward Osmo...
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August
15,
2019
| 03:18 PM America/New_York
Applied research at Mohawk College driving learning, productivity and innovation The quest for knowledge, searching for solutions to challenges, and exploring opportunities to improve products and practices all fuel applied research and innovation...
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July
19,
2019
| 03:16 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College is pleased to announce that Jeff McIsaac has been appointed Dean, Applied Research. An experienced and passionate researcher and educator, Jeff has been very successful in his past roles in a number of postsecondary settings and privat...
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June
13,
2019
| 04:20 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College announced the appointment of an Industrial Research Chair for IIoT Applications after being awarded $1 million in applied research funding as part of a national program. Today, the Minister of Science and Sport, The Honourable Kirst...
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April
26,
2019
| 03:44 PM America/New_York
  A Mohawk College research project is studying the decomposition power of fungi, with the hopes of finding a solution for the masses of coffee cups piling up in landfills. Fungi are natural decomposers of polymers found in wood, paper and text...
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April
26,
2019
| 03:41 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College played an important role  in a pilot project to recover and re-use theboiler that lowers both operational costs and carbon emissions. Mohawk faculty, staff and students in the Energy & Power Innovation Centre (EPIC), under the d...
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April
01,
2019
| 06:53 PM America/New_York
Not only did Mohawk’s Additive  Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) help a start-up produce a commercial-level prototype of its water pumps, it linked the company with a manufacturer to get its product to market. FloNergia, which produces pumps...
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April
01,
2019
| 06:51 PM America/New_York
The question was how to build a platform  to educate the next generation of cyber professionals and the answer is Mohawk College’s Cyber Security Testing Lab. There, teams of students in blue teams and red teams will plan, launch, thwart and defen...
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April
01,
2019
| 06:51 PM America/New_York
Faculty and students have used drones to inspect a 27-storey building, to monitor the progress of a massive construction project, and to map a forestry plot. Drones are a disruptive technology across a range of applications, says Richard Borger, a...
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2018
October
26,
2018
| 03:38 PM America/New_York
  A new campus master plan will guide the development of Mohawk College past its 100-year anniversary in 2067. “Our campus master plan will make sure all opportunities and possibilities are explored and maximized over the long term,“ said Julia...
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October
26,
2018
| 03:37 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College will renew its central plant heating system at the Fennell Campus to significantly move the needle on the realization of its ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The system generates hot water, which is distribut...
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October
26,
2018
| 03:36 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College health care students have been gaining critical clinical experience at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) sites for decades. They are now joined by students doing placements in hospitals from a range of other programs, including business, ...
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October
26,
2018
| 03:33 PM America/New_York
Karen Beattie knew there was a way to prepare parents for what to expect in the neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU). She had been in their shoes with her son Freddy, who was born at almost 29 weeks, weighing just 830 grams. Freddy spent 87 days in M...
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October
26,
2018
| 03:33 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College is delving into what determines student success and how postsecondary institutions can ensure more students graduate, in the one-of-a-kind College Student Success Innovation Centre (CSSIC). “We believe we can lead the province in st...
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October
25,
2018
| 03:39 PM America/New_York
They have designed it, created and modified the components, and built the vehicle. Now it’s time to put it up against other student - designed vehicles in a fuel-efficiency challenge. The Mohawk College eco-car team is gearing up to compete in the...
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July
13,
2018
| 03:17 PM America/New_York
Mohawk's 3D Printing in Action conference  ...
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June
18,
2018
| 05:47 PM America/New_York
Wind tunnel gives Mohawk research edge ...
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June
08,
2018
| 09:47 PM America/New_York
Announcing the 2018-2019 Projects  ...
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May
29,
2018
| 04:07 PM America/New_York
Mini Thomas couldn’t help but wonder ‘What if…” after watching a close friend experience an epileptic seizure five years ago. What if Mini hadn’t been there to move her friend to safety, away from the gas stove where the two women were cooking tog...
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May
04,
2018
| 07:07 PM America/New_York
Two Days of Digital Health Innovation at Mohawk ...
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April
01,
2018
| 06:48 PM America/New_York
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational power, and user interfaces, such as voice recognition, are making it possible to automate many of the tasks of knowledge workers or, in some cases, resulting in the automation...
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April
01,
2018
| 06:47 PM America/New_York
Mohawk is working with McMaster and Hamilton Health Sciences to explore how remote monitoring devices can improve patient care in Ontario. Powerful devices, ubiquitous online connectivity and mobile apps that link patients with practitioners are t...
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April
01,
2018
| 06:41 PM America/New_York
Mohawk Building and Construction Sciences students are using bleeding-edge technology yet to be adopted by surveying and construction professionals, says Professor Richard Borger. “We are actually pushing technology into industry. That should be a...
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April
01,
2018
| 06:37 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College is an established leader in 3D printing, a technology on the verge of disrupting advanced manufacturing. The Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) was home to the first metal 3D printer at any postsecondary institution in ...
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April
01,
2018
| 06:11 PM America/New_York
The rate of technological advancement in the sequencing of human DNA is enormous and raising complex social and ethical questions about how far it should go, says Mohawk College Biotechnology Professor Dr. Ethan Paschos. Mapping the human genome c...
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