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Sep. 27, 2019

Engineering students to craft rope suspension bridges across Whitemud Creek

Intense annual competition organized by NAIT's Construction Engineering Technology program

Students meet industry reps in oil and gas sector

Sep. 25, 2019

More than 25 companies meet with NAIT technology students an annual Industry Day

Aug. 19, 2019

NAIT welcomes new board chair and 5 new board members

Ray Pisani, president and CEO of Alberta Blue Cross, to lead board of governors

Aug. 09, 2019

Girls try out welding, machining and carpentry at NAIT camp

Unconventional NAIT summer camp introduces girls to the skilled trades

Jun. 22, 2019

Service dogs have their day at NAIT's animal blood bank

Dogs with Wings trainees help fellow canines by donating blood to national service

Jun. 13, 2019

NAIT research projects receive almost $3 million in NSERC funding

Boreal forest reclamation, oil sands tailings management and sensors for wireless technology among the projects funded by federal agency.

Jun. 06, 2019

Angel investor and NAIT adviser receives distinguished Friend of the Institute Award

Kerry Brown spent his career helping young entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.

May. 29, 2019

NAIT president Dr. Glenn Feltham to retire

Dr. Glenn Feltham will retire as president and CEO of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in December 2019.

May. 24, 2019

NAIT Alumni recognized for contributions to industry and community

The recipients of NAIT’s 2019 alumni awards include successful entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields – IT, fitness training, social media, marketing and industrial ventilation.

May. 06, 2019

Four business and community leaders receive honorary degrees at NAIT convocation

Graduates from more than 120 programs celebrated at weekend ceremonies.

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Aug. 03, 2021

Dr. Quamrul Huda named JR Shaw Applied Research Chair in Industrial Automation

NAIT’s Industry Solutions is pleased to announce Dr. Quamrul Huda has been named the JR Shaw Applied Research Chair in Industrial Automation.

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Jul. 20, 2021

The Conversation podcast - Looking at the science behind plant-based and cultured meat

NAIT researcher talks about key elements that make a plant-based meat mimic successful.

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Jun. 14, 2021

Tackling burnout: How to deal with stress and safety in the workplace

NAIT highlights prevention and mitigation strategies to build organizational resilience.

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Jun. 03, 2021

Cleaning up contaminated land using tools from nature

NAIT researchers are developing a renewable product to help clean up sites contaminated by petroleum products.

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Jun. 01, 2021

Solving one of the most complex challenges in oil sands mining

NAIT researchers help industry to develop a solution for managing clay in tailings.

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Industry Solutions

Industry solutions is the newest branch of NAIT's partnership with industry, offering expert consulting services, space and facilities.

Commentary: From making wine to managing mine waste, clay is important for many industries

Researchers explain how clay measurement will be important for optimizing oil sands tailings management

What students can expect at NAIT this fall

In-person and virtual learning continue; more on-campus activity possible

NAIT to develop virtual training to help remote First Nations communities remediate boreal forest

Polytechnic receives $771,638 grant from Future Skills Centre

Why inclusive gender pronouns at work matter

He, she, they: A guide to respectful language at work

Career Essentials podcast Ep. 4: Job search tips in the pandemic

A recruiter shares insight into getting noticed in a tough job market

5 steps to creating a bee-friendly garden in Alberta

NAIT Beekeeping instructor offers advice for creating a place of refuge – for you and for pollinators!

9 ways to make every day Earth Day

NAIT alum, staff and students offer simple tips for real sustainability

Data is everywhere. Here’s why data literacy is a key skill in an ever-expanding digital universe

Companies in every industry are grappling with how to turn data into insights

Math instructor wins one of Canada’s most prestigious teaching awards

Mark Schneider one of 10 post-secondary educators awarded 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Commentary: How scientists are restoring boreal peatlands to help keep carbon in the ground

Releasing stored carbon would double CO2 in the atmosphere

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