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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, 2019166 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, 2019149 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, 2019161 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, 2019156 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, 2019152 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, 2019137 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, 2019161 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, 2019155 Views

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U of Ottawa – STUDY: Quebec and Labrador First Nations continue to embrace traditional food but rates of food insecurity are very high

May 2, 2019 Newly released results from a 2016 study on the diet, nutrition, and environment of First Nations in Quebec and Labrador show many positive results. Ninety-five percent of adults interviewed indicated that they were able to access traditional food: commonly consumed foods include moose, Labrador tea and blueberry and close to 80% of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2019148 Views

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Diving into data: Microdata research centre celebrates fifth anniversary at Memorial

Apr 30th, 2019 A unique research facility housing in-depth Statistics Canada data is celebrating its fifth anniversary at Memorial. The Research Data Centre (RDC) is part of a national network that provides researchers access to detailed information in a secure setting. ‘Really crucial’ The Memorial site, located in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, is a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2019130 Views

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