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Memorial has a new record-setting Indigenous research policy – University Affairs

The university sought out feedback from thousands of people in creating its new policy on research impacting Indigenous groups. SEP 10 2020 Memorial University has adopted a new policy that will significantly change how research involving Indigenous people is conducted. The Policy on Research Impacting Indigenous Groups sets out to make scholarship involving Indigenous groups, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202029 Views

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MSVU professor named Fulbright Canada Research Chair

September 2, 2020 Dr. Marnina Gonick, Professor in Education/Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University has been awarded the Fulbright Canada Research Chair at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, for the winter 2021 term. Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are held for exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals who wish to conduct research or lecture in the United […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202025 Views

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State-of-the-art support: More than $830,000 for critical equipment and infrastructure for ‘bold’ research

Aug 20th, 2020 The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is providing more than $830,000 for critical infrastructure and equipment for five specialized research projects based at Memorial. The new funding comes from the CFI’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), which provides foundational support to Canadian researchers to think big and innovate. Those benefitting from the new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202073 Views

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CBU receives major funding to lead national research initiative on affordable housing

Cape Breton University (CBU) will lead a national research initiative on the importance of affordable rental housing for those in greatest need, with significant investments from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Dr. Catherine-Leviten Reid, Associate Professor in the MBA in Community Economic […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2020106 Views

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NL Government: Centre for Research and Innovation Celebrated by Partners

July 27, 2020 Corner Brook will soon be home to a centre that will support research and development, business diversification and a stronger culture of innovation and entrepreneurship throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Funding from the Government of Canada, the Provincial Government departments of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, Advanced Education, Skills and Labour and Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2020104 Views

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Historic approval: Memorial national leader with adoption of Indigenous research policy

Jul 21st, 2020 Memorial has a groundbreaking new Indigenous research policy. At its July 9 meeting, the Board of Regents approved the Research Impacting Indigenous Groups policy – the first of its kind known in Canadian universities. The policy will provide more effective, sensitive and appropriate review of research impacting Indigenous Peoples. It meets and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202041 Views

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Indigenous‑academic collaboration aims to transform health research in Mi’kma’ki, Labrador and beyond – Dal News

June 30, 2020 The Canadian Institutes of Health Research has awarded $100.8 million dollars over 16 years to nine new Indigenous health research networks across Canada. This represents the largest single investment in Indigenous health research in Canadian history. One of these networks, the Wabanaki-Labrador Indigenous Health Research Network (WLN), will be hosted at Dalhousie […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202079 Views

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Principled partnerships: Memorial implements agreement supporting Indigenous data sovereignty

Jun 16th, 2020 Memorial is among the first universities in Canada to create and adopt a formal research agreement that gives Indigenous groups the right to own, control, access and possess their data in research. The agreement also supports researchers in their efforts to be accountable to the ways Indigenous data should be collected, protected, used and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202070 Views

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Dalhousie Researcher Awarded CIHR Nursing Chair to Advance Indigenous Community Health Objectives – Dal News

With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, it is very fitting to Dalhousie University Faculty of Health researcher and RN Margot Latimer that this is the launch year for the first Nova Scotia CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Indigenous Research Chair in Nursing. The Chair is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2020153 Views

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UNB – Fishing for facts in Canada’s lakes and waterways: UNB researcher part of a national project to identify fish species in Canada

Feb 19, 2020 With just one water sample, and using no nets or fishhooks, the University of New Brunswick’s Dr. Scott Pavey can tell what types of fish live in a stream or lake. Now, Dr. Pavey is using his expertise, equipment and lab in a nation-wide, $9.1-million funded project that will catalogue fish across […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 2020146 Views

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