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 […]

Vanier College and the cégep de Saint-Laurent are thrilled with the proposed implantation of the first cyber physical laboratory in Canada

Vanier College and the cégep de Saint-Laurent are pleased to welcome the announcement by the Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) that it plans to implant the first cyber physical laboratory in Canada in Saint-Laurent. The project will be realized by CRIQ in partnership with Festo. This project lines up perfectly with the plans […]

Vanier College and the Vanier College Foundation provide close to $12,000 in Entrance Scholarships

Vanier College and the Vanier College Foundation are very pleased to announce that at a ceremony held on November 30th, close to $12,000 in Entrance Scholarships provided jointly by the Foundation and the Office of the Academic Dean was awarded to the 75 top new students beginning their studies at Vanier College in the fall […]

Creativity and innovation are the hallmarks of Jailson Farias De Lima recipient of the 2015-2016 Teaching Excellence Award at Vanier College

If the mark of an excellent teacher is one whose teaching methods have been sought out by other teachers around the world, then it is absolutely fitting that Vanier College Chemistry teacher Jailson Farias de Lima is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Teaching Excellence Award. This award recognizes his passion and enthusiasm for the teaching […]

Vanier College’s Rhys Adams receives a 2016 Award from the Canadian Association of Physicists

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Physics teacher Rhys Adams is the recipient of a 2016 CAP (Canadian Association of Physicists) Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Quebec and Nunavut). The award was presented to him by Richard MacKenzie, CAP Vice-President, at the Vanier Graduation Ceremonies held on June 21, 2016. Rhys […]

Vanier Science student Andrei Lupu inspired by the Perimeter Institute

For young people who love science, being chosen to attend the International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP) at the Perimeter Institute (PI) for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario, is a thrill and a unique privilege.  This past summer, Vanier Honours Science student, Andrei Lupu, competed against hundreds of students from all over the world, […]

Vanier College Celebrates Women in Science

The Environment will be the focus when Vanier College celebrates Women in Science October 13-15, 2015. For the third year in a row, Vanier College has selected three days to look at the research being carried out by leading women scientists from Montreal universities who will share their personal experiences as women in science and […]

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 College’s Edward Awad wins a Teaching Excellence Award from Colleges and Institutes Canada

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Biology teacher Edward Awad is the recipient of a Silver Award for Teaching Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).  The 2015 Awards of Excellence were announced during the closing gala of CICan’s 2015 annual conference in Winnipeg on May 26, 2015. These awards recognize best practices and […]

Biotechnology, sustainability on the program during Science Week 2015 at Vanier College

DNA barcodes for species identification, biotechnology, and sustainability issues and challenges are just some of the topics that will be explored during the 6th annual Science Week at Vanier College, March 23-27, 2015. The festival is a chance to celebrate science and take a closer look at a number of interesting topics. Guest Speakers Among […]

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