Lethbridge College instructor and researcher George Gallant looks at video during a research project.

Internal grants expand Lethbridge College’s research capacity

Lethbridge College’s skilled faculty and staff members are putting their expertise to work to help industry find solutions to real-world issues. The innovative projects will be supported by the 2021-22 internal research grants awarded by the college’s Centre for Applied Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Fourth year Ecosystem Management student Abigail Doerksen fishes for sturgeon as part of a Lethbridge College research project.

Lethbridge College research project fishes for answers to sturgeon diseases

A Lethbridge College research project is giving insight into southern Alberta’s sturgeon population while offering students valuable first-hand experience in the field. The project aims to develop a greater understanding of viruses affecting sturgeon in the South Saskatchewan River basin.

Dr. Chandra Singh, the applied research chair in Agricultural Engineering and Technology

Sugar beet research receives Alberta Innovates funds

A sweet new Lethbridge College research project exploring how automation and wireless technology can improve sugar beet storage is getting a boost after securing new funding from Alberta Innovates.

Dr. Chandra Singh, applied research chair in Agricultural Engineering and Technology

Lethbridge College, Olds College sign agriculture research MOU

Two of Alberta’s premier agriculture applied research institutions are coming together to ensure the province’s agriculture industry has access to world-class researchers, resources and data. Lethbridge College and Olds College have signed a “memorandum of understanding” (MOU) focused on applied agriculture research.

Dr. Nick Savidov, senior research scientist (top) and Penny Takahashi, aquaculture coordinator, look at vegetables in Lethbridge College’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence.

Lethbridge College launches aquaponics training for all

The expert scientists in Lethbridge College’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence have launched a new series of courses that will provide aquaponics training to everyone from high school students to interested amateurs to experienced greenhouse technicians.