Vanier’s Christopher Gregg receives close to $64,000 to engineer yeast strains to produce a particular therapeutic compound

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Christopher Gregg of the Biology Department was recently awarded a two-year grant of close to $32,000 a year from the Fonds de Recherche Nature et Technologies Québec (FRQNT) to evaluate the efficiency of genetically engineered strains of yeast to produce commercially important compounds similar to morphine and codeine. […]

Vanier College will receive funding of $1.5 million for renovation of the Animal Health Technology facilities and Chemistry labs

Vanier College is very pleased to announce that it will receive funding of $1.5 million from the Federal Government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF Funding). The funds will cover the renovation of the Animal Health Technology facilities and the renovation of Chemistry labs. “This is excellent news for Vanier College as well as educational […]

Vanier student receives a grant for a summer internship in university research

Congratulations to Osama Rehman, a Vanier College Science student who completed a summer research internship at McGill University in the Chemistry Department thanks to a grant provided by Vanier College. Originally, the grant was to come from the FRQNT, the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies, but at the last minute the […]

Vanier students perform GIS (Geographical Information Systems) projects thanks to a Future Shop grant and access to municipal data banks

On December 4, 2013, the Environmental and Wildlife Management Department of Vanier College will present Autumn 2013 student GIS (Geographical Information Systems) research projects made possible thanks to cutting edge technology and access to various municipal data banks.  Students will display their research results and show off the special cameras they used in the GIS […]

Vanier College is now a Level Excellence Cégep Vert

After several years of organizing sustainability projects and working to cut down on the college’s carbon footprint, Vanier’s efforts have paid off.  ENvironnement JEUnesse (ENJEU) announced recently that Vanier College has attained the Excellence Level certification as a Cégep Vert du Québec 2012-2013. Criteria to achieve for the Excellence Level In order to obtain the […]

Vanier College eligible for SSHRC grants

Vanier College is pleased to announce that it has recently been granted eligibility for SSHRC (Social Science and Humanities Research Council) research programs open to postsecondary institutions. SSHRC is the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. Becoming leaders in the advancement of knowledge Another tool […]

Vanier College partners with the University of Mexico to explore online teaching

December 8, 2009. Last October, three Vanier teachers went to Mexico City to attend the SOMECE (International Symposium on Information Technology in the Classroom) organized by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). The trip was part of a new joint Vanier College-UNAM project aimed at having teachers from both institutions share their practices and […]

Better French skills for students in Vanier health care programs

November 23, 2009. With a grant of $122,000 for a CCDMD (Centre collégial de développement de matériel pédagogique) project, Vanier College is leading the way to improving the French language skills of English Cegep Nursing Program graduates. “The difficulty for many students is passing the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) French proficiency exam,” […]

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