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DC and ADZU bring biomedical engineering to life in the Philippines

Durham College (DC) recently welcomed another opportunity to internationalize its campus when it hosted three delegates working on the Ateneo de Zamboanga University (ADZU) School of Medicine (SOM) project in the Philippines. The delegates were visiting as part of an endeavour that will see the college share its knowledge of and expertise in the Biomedical [...]

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new and notable IFTech partnership in wearable technology
Durham College receives additional funding to support work with IFTech

The Durham College (DC) Office of Research Services and Innovation (ORSI) has received $20,000 in additional funding from Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) to support its ongoing applied research work with IFTech Inventing Future Technology Inc. (IFTech), an Oshawa-based start-up company that specializes in wearable technology related to immersive gaming and virtual world simulation.

Received via [...]

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DC named one of Canada’s Top Research Colleges
DC named one of Canada’s Top Research Colleges

For the second consecutive year Durham College (DC) has been rated as one of the top 25 colleges in Canada for research income according to Research Infosource Inc.’s, ranking of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges, which was released today.

The ranking is a significant achievement for DC’s Office of Research Services and Innovation (ORSI), which supports [...]

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Durham College's Centre for Food
Centre for Food wins Canadian Design-Build Institute Award of Excellence

Durham College’s Centre for Food (CFF) has won second place in the prestigious Canadian Design-Build Institute (CDBI) Awards of Excellence, making it the second-best design-build project in all of Canada for 2014. The college received the award during the CDBI National Conference held in Victoria, British Columbia from October 15 to 17.

CDBI, the national [...]

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DC, CNA and Memorial University of Newfoundland announce partnership to develop new automotive program in Guyana
DC, CNA and Memorial University of Newfoundland announce partnership to develop new automotive program in Guyana

Durham College (DC) in partnership with the College of the North Atlantic (CNA) and the Fisheries and Marine Institute of the Memorial University of Newfoundland, in conjunction with Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), are working with the Government Technical Institute (GTI), a vocational institute in Georgetown, Guyana that provides technical skills development in a number [...]

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ORSI rapid prototyper
Fortus® 360mc rapid prototyper installed in the Integrated Manufacturing Centre

Durham College (DC) today announced the introduction of the new Fortus® 360mc rapid prototyper that was recently installed inside the Integrated Manufacturing Centre (IMC) at the college’s Oshawa campus. The installation of the new machine is the result of a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) $150,000 Applied Research Tools and Instruments [...]

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DC signs agreement with WindReach Farm

Durham College (DC) and WindReach Farm (WindReach) have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see them work together to provide students with opportunities to work directly in the fields at WindReach, allowing them to develop their food production skills via the planting of crops to be harvested for use at [...]

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Ignite Startup Competition
Innovation, Technology, Invention: Ignite Start-up Competition Now Open

As a proud sponsor of Spark Innovation Centre’s (Spark) second annual Ignite Startup Competition, Durham College is excited to share the competition details including a new category focused on students currently enrolled in post-secondary institutions in Durham Region.   With Spark geared toward innovation, technology, invention and advanced process-oriented start-ups, Ignite offers Young Entrepreneur, General [...]

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DC furthers commitment to field to fork with construction of first greenhouse at CFF

Durham College (DC) announced today that construction on the first-ever greenhouse at its Centre for Food (CFF), a new learning facility created in direct response to the demand of the local culinary, hospitality, tourism, agriculture and horticulture sectors, has begun. This build marks a significant milestone in the college’s commitment to field to fork, which [...]

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Personal Support Worker program workshop at Whitby campus
DC and SIM-one educate through simulation

Durham College (DC) played host to the Ontario Simulation Network (SIM-one) on June 17 when the organization hosted a workshop titled PSW & Simulation Regional Workshop: Unlocking the Potential of Simulation at Living Lab 2 at the Whitby campus.

SIM-one, an active supporter of the college’s Personal Support Worker (PSW) program, offered the workshop to [...]

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