Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Canada’s Top 50 Research College rankings are out for 2014 and GPRC is still a Top 20 Ranking at #19.  GPRC reported $2.9m research revenue (2012-2013), a 15% increase over the 2011-2012 revenue which represented a #15 ranking.  Applied research continues to be a priority for GPRC which also reported 25 faculty members active in applied research.  The National Bee Diagnostic Centre – TAC and the... Read More
Friday, October 3, 2014
H Mathieson, New Media Lead   Last week I had the pleasure of leading our team in a 'new media integration' workshop.  A component of this meeting concentrated on an overview to help our individual 'units' (Pollutants to Products, National Bee Diagnostic Centre - Technology Access Centre)  understand the steps to developing a unique strategic social media engagement plan.    The... Read More
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
For the third time this summer, GPRC-CRI hosted a delegation from Edmonton based Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF).  The delegation came to see the low impact techniques being demonstrated at the Evergreen Centre for Resource Excellence and Innovation (Evergreen Centre).  In addition, they toured the College’s Carbon Capture Solarium. Low Impact techniques The... Read More
Thursday, August 28, 2014
GPRC-CRI partner, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures has posted the Technology Development Advisor (TDA) position for the Grande Prairie Region Aug 27 2014.  The TDA will provide commercialization development services to SMEs in Northwest Alberta. The role is to provide industry with technical, product development and business expertise to the individual firms. It is anticipated that this... Read More
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
PermaCulture Design – a (not so) new way to approach agriculture is a passion of Jesse Lemieux of Pacific Permaculture Inc.  Jesse was in Fairview again recently to talk with members of the Peace Country Beef and Forage Association about PermaCulture principles.  This time – as applied to dam and dugout construction.  When asked what was different about building a dugout with PermaCulture Design... Read More