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CBU Professor Awarded Prestigious Canada Research Chair

May 04, 2018 Cape Breton University’s Dr. Kevin McKague has been named as the recipient of a prestigious Tier 2 – Canada Research Chair in Social Enterprise in Inclusive Markets. Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are for five years and are granted to exceptional emerging scholars who have been recognized by their peers as having […]

by pmnationtalk on May 7, 2018146 Views

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UNB researcher to help coordinate global response to threat posed by antimicrobial resistance

With funding from the federal government, a University of New Brunswick global health expert is helping to lay the foundation of a Canadian research hub to help co-ordinate a global response to antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Suzanne Hindmarch, a UNB political scientist studying international relations and global health, and Dr. Malcolm King, scientific director of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2018180 Views

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Ocean Supercluster good news for province – Government of PE

Creating jobs for Islanders – Island marine technology company Aspin Kemp and Associates sees great opportunities in the federal government’s approval today (February 15) of an Ocean Supercluster based in Atlantic Canada. The Ocean Supercluster is one of five Innovation Superclusters announced in Ottawa by the federal minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Hon. Navdeep […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 2018204 Views

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Leadership shift: Community-focused research to remain at centre of Tradition and Transition partnership – MUN

Feb 7th, 2018 A shift in leadership roles on one of Memorial’s largest research projects is allowing the new principal investigator to further her interest in Indigenous research. Dr. Lisa Rankin, professor, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Memorial University Research Chair, Northern Indigenous Community Archaeology, took over the lead role […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2018138 Views

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Government of Canada announces a $372M investment in innovative health research

Over 500 Canadian researchers to receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more. January 24, 2018 – St. John’s, Newfoundland – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scientific discovery holds the key to finding solutions to many of the economic, social, and health challenges we face as a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018183 Views

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Research needed into environmental impact of tidal energy: executive director – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 16, 2018  By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ As Nova Scotia pushes ahead with its bid to become a world leader in tidal energy, significant knowledge gaps remain _ particularly when it comes to environmental monitoring of test turbines in the Bay of Fundy, the head of an independent research […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2018162 Views

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Op-Ed Dr. Lisa Rankin – MUN Gazette

Recent discussions led by Memorial’s vice-president (research), the formation of the President’s Advisory Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and the university’s support of the Tradition and Transition Research Partnership between the Nunatsiavut Government and Memorial suggest the university is beginning to engage with decolonization. Thinking about this, I was struck by the contrast to the situation […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2017177 Views

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More than $1.6 million in federal funding for three Canada Research Chairs – MUN

Nov 7th, 2017 Memorial is home to three new Canada Research Chairs (CRC), one of the country’s highest honours for research excellence. The appointments are for tier 2 chairs, which are five-year positions worth $100,000 each year with the possibility of one five-year renewal. The announcement was made on Nov. 2. In addition to the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2017128 Views

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DNA helps illuminate the complex population dynamics of the first peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador – McMaster Daily News

October 13, 2017 New analysis of the mitochondrial genomes of ancient remains by a team of researchers from McMaster and Memorial University has revealed previously unknown information about the first peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador and the origins and disappearance of the Beothuk. The timing and relatedness of various indigenous communities that settled our most […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2017161 Views

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DNA Proves Ancient Diversity of Newfoundland, says new research – Canadajournal

Oct 13, 2017 According to genetic analysis, Newfoundland, the northeastern Canadian island, was populated by three distinct groups — in three different waves — over the last 10,000 years. When researchers analyzed the DNA of two known cultural groups, the Maritime Archaic and Beothuk, they found the groups brought unique matrilines to the island. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2017157 Views

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