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MSVU: Research team to explore impacts of tuition waiver programs for former youth in care

An MSVU-led research team is embarking on two new funded research studies to examine and evaluate the impacts of tuition waiver programs on access to post-secondary education among former youth in care. Led by MSVU Associate Vice-President of Research Dr. Jacquie Gahagan, this research involves first voice perspectives through interviews with participants (current and past) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202297 Views

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Canada will support the Sipekne’katik First Nation Project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202235 Views

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StFX success in Mitacs awards increasing student research opportunities, helping address research needs

March 14th, 2022 StFX faculty and students have been enjoying tremendous success over the past two years in receiving funding awards from Mitacs, a national non-profit organization that facilitates internship placements for students with eligible host organizations. Since Mitacs expanded the eligibility of its program in late 2020 to allow undergraduates as interns, StFX researchers […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202235 Views

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Government of Canada gives $6‑million boost to Dalhousie health research – Dal News

February 11, 2022 Ten Dalhousie researchers will share close to $6 million in Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding designed to elevate ideas with the greatest potential to improve human health. The new research supported through the Project Grants Fall 2021 competition will focus on topics such as counteracting hearing and sight loss, exploring […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2022159 Views

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MUN wins big money to repurpose ocean harvesting scraps with Indigenous insight – CBC

Jan 31, 2022 Goal is to turn fish and ocean plant waste into profitable products for regional benefit We eat the fillet — sometimes the cheeks and tongue — but other valuable parts of fish, crustaceans and marine plants get tossed out in the harvesting process. But a new initiative aims to change that. Newfoundland and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202281 Views

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Promising talent: $1.9 million in federal support for multidisciplinary graduate student researchers

Jan 18th, 2022 More than 50 graduate students are sharing more than $1.9 million in funding to support diverse research projects ranging from exploring Islamophobia to social entrepreneurship. On Jan. 12, the federal government announced the latest recipients of several tri-agency scholarships and fellowships programs. Graduate students based in the faculties of Business Administration, Humanities and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202245 Views

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SMU Researcher Part of New Federally Funded Global Indigenous Health and Biodiversity Project

Biodiversity decline. Reconciliation and the empowerment of Indigenous peoples. Both are prominent themes in Canada and around the world. These two important themes come together in Ărramăt, a newly launched Canadian-based project, and led by Indigenous peoples, in response to the global biodiversity and health crisis. Funded for 2021-2027 by Canada’s New Frontiers Research Fund […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202271 Views

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MUN – Sustainable solutions: University and community researchers tackle coastal community sustainability through two-eyed seeing lens

Memorial and a consortium of university-affiliated and community-affiliated researchers from Mi’kmaw communities across Newfoundland have been awarded nearly $15 million through the federal New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF). The funding will be used to investigate how repurposed marine biomass can develop new products and create a more sustainable future for Newfoundland and Labrador’s coastal communities. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202264 Views

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MUN – Research in review ’21: Renewed vision, high honours and critical investments round out another ‘successful’ year

From responding to challenges facing our world to international accolades for groundbreaking initiatives, it has been another positive year for Memorial’s multidisciplinary research community. “Memorial researchers – on each of our campuses – are tackling both local and global issues,” said Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research). “Enhancing Memorial’s worldwide profile is a main priority for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202169 Views

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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, 202177 Views

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