Durham College Hosts 5th Annual Research Day

Durham College Hosts 5th Annual Research Day

On Thursday, April 30, Durham College’s (DC) Office of Research Services, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ORSIE)hosted its fifth-annual Research Day at the college’s Oshawa campus. Staff members from ORSIE were joined by the DC Leadership Team, student and faculty researchers and community and business partners to share the importance of research on campus and highlight the applied research and innovation projects currently underway. The day focused on areas significant to the local and provincial economies and highlighted the agriculture, health care, gaming and wearable technology sectors. Diverse breakout sessions were held throughout the morning and Courtney Cole, founder and CEO of ForAHealthyMe Inc. delivered the keynote address about the convergence of economics, aging, demographics and the role of technology in the delivery of healthcare. DC’s rapid prototyper was also demonstrated for those in attendance. “Over the past five years the college’s research agenda has advanced significantly thanks to the creativity and expertise of our faculty, staff and students,” said Judy Robinson, vice-president, Academic. “Under the leadership of ORSIE many unique applied research projects have been supported, helping us all prosper through innovation.” Since launching five years ago, ORSIE has made incredible strides in the pursuit of the college’s applied research agenda by responding to business and industry needs for practical solutions through applied research and innovation activities, while providing real-world experiences for students. As part of DC’s research agenda ORSIE has entered into several agreements with local small and medium-sized businesses in the environmental, energy, social sciences and humanities fields, developing strategic research plans, forming an ethics board and receiving significant research funding from several government agencies. “There is an...
Brent Ehrler signs with National ProStaff

Brent Ehrler signs with National ProStaff

NationalProStaff.com is extremely excited and honoured to announce that today Brent Ehrler has joined Team NPS. NationalProStaff.com launched November 2011, and since then has become the premier fishing website and App for people to connect with great anglers, ProStaff, and their sponsoring companies to get great fishing information and sponsorship opportunities. “After meeting with Brent and giving him a tour of the website, he was immediately very impressed with NPS, our plans for the future, and what the website currently offers anglers all over North America. Brent is one of the best in the sport and arguably the best angler in the world. He’s also extremely friendly, an amazing role model, and will be a huge asset to our team as we continue to grow!” says Dan Miguel (Director, Marketing) “I’m excited to work with NationalProStaff.com. I always get questions from anglers about how to get sponsors. NPS is a place for anglers to go and interact with other anglers and sponsors. It’s also a great place to network with people in the industry and have a chance at starting a career in the bass fishing world.” says Brent Ehrler Be sure to follow Brent Ehrler here on National ProStaff this season as he makes the switch from FLW tour to the BASS Elite Series and posts some great content along the way! Follow Brent Ehrler’s NPS Profile – http://www.nationalprostaff.com/users/13780/brent-ehrler For more information about NationalProStaff.com, visit –...