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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20183 Views

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Prestigious posts: Canada Research Chair appointments amplify Memorial’s cutting-edge research reputation

Nov 13th, 2018 A $2.4-million investment by the Government of Canada for three new Canada Research Chairs will accelerate Memorial’s international reputation for innovative multidisciplinary research benefiting Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond. The appointments were announced on Nov. 13 and include Dr. John Schouten, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Social Enterprise, Faculty of Business […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 20184 Views

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Students and researchers at Acadia University to share in historic Budget 2018 funding for science

Canada’s research community to benefit from largest investment in discovery science in Canadian history October 11, 2018 – Wolfville, Nova Scotia Science is about discovery. When researchers are given the tools to push the boundaries of knowledge, great things happen. These discoveries lead to the innovations that will grow the economy and help ensure Canada has […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201820 Views

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Fifth edition of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs report released

Aging populations, economic uncertainty and an increasing shift from rural to urban – in the five years since the first provincial Vital Signs report many of the core issues facing the province have not changed. But how are we adapting, collaborating and innovating to find solutions? This is the focus of the 2018 edition of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201828 Views

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Saint Mary’s researcher receives Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award

September 7, 2018 Saint Mary’s University researcher Dr. Val Marie Johnson’s collaborative work to repatriate copies of Inuit cultural and historical materials is being recognized by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) with the ITK’s 2018 Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award. The Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre (ICRC), together with the Anglican […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201832 Views

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Memorial University – Netting funds: Non-profit organization awards support to salmon researchers

A trio of researchers engaged with fieldwork throughout Atlantic Canada have received 2018 grants of $63,300 for their ongoing projects from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation. Dr. Marie Clément, research scientist with the Marine Institute’s Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research who is based in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, is receiving $15,000 for a project titled Salmon […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201813 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In August 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about the Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201832 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In July 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about these Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. Webinar […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201840 Views

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Research forum to showcase important work being undertaken by M.Ed. and PhD students in StFX’s Faculty of Education

July 13, 2018 StFX Master of Education and Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies graduate students will have the unique opportunity to present and share their research on Monday, July 23 when the StFX Faculty of Education hosts the Educational Research Forum (ERF), beginning at noon in the auditorium of the Schwartz School of Business. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201841 Views

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Mount faculty receive new funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

July 10, 2018 Recently, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced an investment in more than 800 social science and humanities research projects nationwide through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). “Thanks to the work of the hundreds of researchers being recognized [through these […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201835 Views

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