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

On July 17, 2019, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced an investment of more than $285 million for 6,900 researchers and graduate students across Canada through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). “Researchers in the social sciences and humanities generate ideas and innovations that improve the lives of Canadians. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201966 Views

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Government of Canada invests in more than 6,900 social sciences and humanities researchers and graduate students across Canada

From: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Researchers and graduate students receive funding for projects in areas such as education, immigration, Indigenous health and the environment July 17, 2019, Fredericton, New Brunswick—Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Humanities and social sciences research plays a critical role in helping us understand some of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201992 Views

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Farming the North: Memorial to establish centre for northern food research

Jun 27th, 2019 Memorial University is poised to make significant contributions to agriculture science and food security in Labrador and the province through the acquisition of an 85-acre farm in Labrador and the establishment of a centre to support Northern agricultural research, education and food security. The announcement was made June 25 by Dr. Ashlee […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2019133 Views

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Ocean Supercluster starts off with project to bring seafloor mapping to industries and researchers

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Milestone project with Kraken Robotic Systems and partners will deliver higher resolution seafloor mapping June 28, 2019 – Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador The Government of Canada is committed to growing the economy, creating good jobs and keeping Canada competitive. That is why the Government has brought together […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2019112 Views

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Memorial to establish centre for northern food research

June 25 Memorial University is poised to make significant contributions to agriculture science and food security in Labrador and the province through the acquisition of an 85-acre farm in Labrador and the establishment of a centre to support northern agricultural research, education and food security. The announcement was made today by Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo, director […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019118 Views

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Rankin School of Nursing professor Dr. Donna Halperin receives two grants for vaccine research

StFX Rankin School of Nursing professor Dr. Donna Halperin is the successful recipient of two new Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) grants that will help fund vaccine research. CIRN has recently funded two new studies with Dr. Halperin, the co-principal investigator. The first project is funded for $300,481 over two years to research “Burden Ethnographic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201997 Views

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MSVU signs Dimensions Charter, commits to improving equity, diversity and inclusion in research

On behalf of Mount Saint Vincent University, Dr. Mary Bluechardt, President and Vice-Chancellor, recently signed the federal government’s new Dimensions Charter focused on increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in research. Signing the Charter indicates the Mount’s commitment to embedding eight EDI-focused principles in University policies, practices and action plans. [Read the principles here] “Inspired by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201996 Views

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MUN: Smooth sailing: Industrial research chair focuses on marine passenger transportation technology

A new investment from the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA) will enhance the Marine Institute’s research expertise in marine passenger transportation technology. The establishment of the $695,000, five-year industrial research chair in the School of Maritime Studies was announced today by Serge Buy, chief executive officer, Canadian Ferry Association, and Glenn Blackwood, vice-president, Memorial University (Marine […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2019103 Views

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MUN – New insights: Emerging scholars awarded $430,000 for leading-edge humanities and social sciences research

May 17th, 2019 Three early-career researchers are receiving significant financial support from the federal government to advance their diverse studies. Memorial is welcoming two new Banting Post-doctoral Fellowshiprecipients and a new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient for a total investment of $430,000. All three are based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Banting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019116 Views

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MUN – Curating a community: Labrador Research Forum underscores importance of collaboration, accountability and sharing knowledge

May 15th, 2019 A historic book launch, critical conversations led by Indigenous leaders and youth, research that meets local interests, needs and priorities and a keynote talk by renowned Unangax scholar Dr. Eve Tuck are among the key highlights of this year’s Labrador Research Forum. More than 120 researchers, community leaders, government representatives and students […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019121 Views

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