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Remote pond yields insight into the eating habits, climate change adaptations and environmental legacy of a lost Inuit population: Dalhousie researcher

October 19, 2021 A small pond in a distant part of the Canadian Arctic has yielded important insight into the lives of an early Inuit society, along with information on the lasting effects the inhabitants had on the environment more than a century after they were decimated by disease. Researchers at Dalhousie University and Laval […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202127 Views

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N.B. salmon population winning an upstream battle, UNB research suggests

With the highest number of returning salmon in 32 years and a record-breaking wild-hatched smolt run, the future is looking a little brighter for the endangered inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon population. Dr. Kurt Samways is the Parks Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Restoration at the University of New Brunswick. He is leading research […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202130 Views

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Dal professor honoured with national award for his work on water quality and its links to human health – DAL News

A Dalhousie University professor who has led the way on water quality research in Canada has been chosen to receive the Albert E. Berry Medal for his significant contributions to the field of environmental engineering. Graham Gagnon, dean of Architecture and Planning and a professor in the Department of Civil and Resource Engineering at Dalhousie, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202142 Views

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MUN – ‘Unwavering commitment’: Nunatsiavut-born lawyer named associate VP (Indigenous research)

Internationally respected lawyer and award-winning Indigenous rights advocate Violet Ford is Memorial’s new associate vice-president (Indigenous research) (AVPIR). Ms. Ford began in her role on Sept. 7. The appointment is for a five-year term and is renewable. Originally, from Makkovik, Labrador, Ms. Ford is the first Indigenous woman to become a lawyer in this province, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202160 Views

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Eco Canadian Organic Initiates Innovative Research to Help First Nation Communities Alleviate Opiate Addiction

REXTON, New Brunswick – Eco Canadian Organics (“E.C.O”), University of New Brunswick (“UNB”), GITPO Spirit Lodge (“GITPO”) and Natoaganeg First Nation (“Natoaganeg”) are pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed and that will lead to a monumental change for First Nation People in Canada. The creation of the Meaningful Wellness Partners […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2021116 Views

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UNB researchers supported by federal, provincial funding to better understand the natural environment and quantum physics

Two University of New Brunswick researchers have been awarded $450,000 in external funding in recognition of their innovation and research potential. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced the 2020-2021 recipients of the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) on Aug. 11. The CFI JELF supports strategic investment in research infrastructure, enabling researchers and institutions […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2021103 Views

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Searchers unable to find any unmarked graves linked to former Shubenacadie residential school – APTN News

A team of Nova Scotia researchers has confirmed they were unable to find any unmarked graves for students who died while attending the Shubenacadie residential school. The Sipekne’katik First Nation issued a statement Wednesday saying the search of the former Shubenacadie Indian Residential School site north of Halifax included the use of ground-penetrating radar and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202168 Views

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Government of Canada invests in University of New Brunswick and Clinic 554 research on barriers to access abortions, and invites organizations improving access to sexual and reproductive health care to apply for federal funding

From: Health Canada August 3, 2021  |  Fredericton, New Brunswick  |  Health Canada No matter where they live, Canadians deserve access to sexual and reproductive health services and resources. It is also critical that we support those who face the greatest barriers to accessing these services and resources, including women, youth, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, racialized Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2021187 Views

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UNB offers research support to Indigenous communities in wake of Kamloops tragedy – CBC

Jun 09, 2021 History department looks to expand pro bono assistance with land claim documentation, genealogical records The University of New Brunswick’s history department has issued a callout to Indigenous communities that are looking for documents or historical research. Historians are offering pro bono research and assistance in a variety of areas, including assistance with land claim documentation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202172 Views

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First Nation works with SMU anthropologist to search site of former Shubenacadie Residential School – Global News

June 4, 2021 The Sipekne’katik First Nation is working with Saint Mary’s University’s anthropology department to search the site of the former Shubenacadie Residential School for evidence after the bodies of 215 children were found at a former residential school site in Kamloops, B.C. “This has been top of mind for Sipekne’katik for many years […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202182 Views

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