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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, 202298 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, 2022132 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, 2022111 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, 2021116 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, 2021126 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, 2021122 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, 2021136 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, 2021149 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, 2021208 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, 2021204 Views

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