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’s Rhys Adams receives a $96,000 FRQNT grant to study the use of silicon nitride for high speed communications

Photonics, which is the use of light to perform functions similar to those of electronics, has transformed the quality of our daily lives in ways unimaginable decades ago. For example, it has had a huge impact on communication systems and networks, which have stimulated economic prosperity for business, healthcare, education, and entertainment sectors. Vanier College […]

Thirteen members of Vanier College will be presenting at the 36th Annual AQPC Symposium

Vanier College is pleased to announce that several College representatives will make presentations at the 36th Annual AQPC (Association Québécoise de Pédagogie Collégiale) Symposium that will take place at CEGEP Garneau, in Quebec City, June 8 -10, 2016. The symposium will bring together more than 1,000 teachers and education specialists who will attend workshops, presentations […]

Le Collège Vanier représenté au 84e congrès annuel de l’ACFAS 2016

Le Collège Vanier est fier d’annoncer que plusieurs représentants du cégep ont fait des présentations au 84e congrès annuel de l’ACFAS (Association francophone pour l’Avancement du Savoir) qui s’est déroulé du 9 au 13 mai 2016. Ce congrès réuni le monde scientifique francophone dans le but de partager travaux et avancées à toute la communauté, […]

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 […]

Diversity in the classroom: the subject of a conference at Vanier College

While the Vanier College community celebrates its rich mix of students from a variety of cultural, religious, linguistic, and other backgrounds, this diversity also presents teachers with interesting challenges in the classroom.  Hence, on May 20, 2015, more than 50 teachers gathered at Vanier College for “Inclusion in/en Action”, a conference on diversity in 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 Honours Science students publish their research in an NIH database – science is real at Vanier

Nineteen students in the Honours Science program at Vanier College will long remember their final year at Vanier. That’s because they did real science research and published their results in an NIH (National Institute of Health)-based genetic sequence database.  That’s quite an accomplishment for 19-year olds still in CEGEP.  The students isolated and cloned part […]

Eight leading researchers join Vanier College to celebrate Women in Science

Aiming to celebrate Women in Science and encourage female students to consider a research career, Vanier College is hosting a remarkable line-up of eight scientific speakers on Thursday, October 17, 2013.  The guest speakers, who are all leading scientists in their respective fields, will talk about their work and the challenges they may have faced […]

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