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NSERC awards $2.3 million to Lakehead researchers

October 20, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $2.3 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research. The funding will support research projects that explore a variety of areas – from biology and chemistry and physics to engineering and geology […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201729 Views

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From poverty to prosperity – OFIFC research project takes a new approach to an old problem

October 18, 2017 Seven Friendship Centre communities in Ontario are tackling poverty by working to understand what prosperity looks like in their communities. The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is working in partnership with these communities to conduct a large-scale research project, Ganohonyohk, to identify poverty reduction strategies through the lens of prosperity. “When we […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201724 Views

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Lakehead professors receive funding for research on pre-modern man, communicating climate change

October 18, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University researchers are receiving nearly $900,000 in SSHRC funding for important projects that may change the way you think about the world. Dr. Matt Tocheri is receiving $305,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for a five-year project investigating pre-modern and modern humans. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201727 Views

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Canada heartened by new congressional research report on NAFTA: source – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 18, 2017 4:30 By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government is taking a measure of comfort in a new report by the U.S. Congress that casts doubt on one of Donald Trump’s priorities for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Canadian Press has learned. The Congressional Research Service […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201726 Views

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Western University: Researchers identify and examine risk factors for domestic homicide

OCTOBER 17, 2017 Eighty per cent of domestic homicides are preceded by at least seven risk factors that were known to someone close to them, says new national research co-led by Western experts. Knowing more about those risks — which can include prior domestic abuse, stalking, separation or a perpetrator’s substance abuse – can literally […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201725 Views

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Nursing professor awarded national grant to study health equity in Canadian public policy

October 16th, 2017 Dr. Elizabeth McGibbon, a professor in the StFX Rankin School of Nursing, has been awarded $49,800 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to study how health equity is framed in Canadian public policy documents. This two-year research project is the first of its kind in Canada, and […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 201723 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, 201731 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, 201740 Views

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U Arctic: Invitation to Contribute – OpenEd resource on Northern and Indigenous Health and Health Care

October 12, 2017 The UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education invites contributions for an open access, online resource on northern and indigenous health and health care. Topic suggestions can be submitted until November 1, 2017. Dear Colleague, I am writing to invite you to contribute to an Open Education Resource on Northern and Indigenous Health […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201738 Views

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New Resource Available: Webpage on Conducting Research with Northern Communities – UArctic

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the availability of a new webpage, Conducting Research with Northern Communities: Documented Practices and Resources for Productive, Respectful Relationships Between Researchers and Community Members. Scientific research in the Arctic necessitates good communication and cooperation with northern communities. This new webpage is a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201740 Views

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Government of Canada invests over $3.7M in innovative health research projects at the University of Regina

Researchers to study Parkinson’s disease, mental health, and Indigenous youth October 11, 2017 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Today, while touring facilities at the University of Regina, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201756 Views

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UWinnipeg bat team gets US$305,000 to help defeat WNS

White-nose syndrome (WNS) has caused devastating declines of bats across eastern North America and continues to spread — killing bats during winter as they hibernate. UWinnipeg’s Dr. Craig Willis (biology) and his bat team have recently been granted US$205,000 from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to test if improving summer roosting habitat […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201741 Views

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Medical and law students at Western University explore Indigenous health through education

October 02, 2017 As a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, a learning session for Western’s Medicine and Law students, is taking place to focus on the factors that have an impact on Indigenous health and law in Canada. Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in partnership with the Faculty of Law is hosting […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201763 Views

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Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience

The investment will provide mentoring and on-the-job training for PhD graduates across the country. October 2, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Traditionally, PhD students receive extensive methodological training and complete a substantive multi-year thesis while working with a supervisor in what is regarded as an apprenticeship-type model. This training is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201731 Views

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Deadline date extension to various CIHR competitions until October 4, 2017

ResearchNet will be unavailable from 8:30 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017, to Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:30 a.m. Due to this service interruption, CIHR has extended the application deadline for the following funding opportunities to 20:00:00 ET on October 4, 2017: Clinician-Scientist Salary Award: 2017-2018 Operating Grant: Secondary Data Analysis Operating Grant: HIV/AIDS Community-Based […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201727 Views

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Food insecurity and quality a big concern for Atlantic region’s First Nations

Food insecurity and quality a big concern for Atlantic region’s First Nations Newly published results from a study on food security and quality in First Nations communities in the Atlantic provinces show that food insecurity is rampant and that many households would like more access to traditional foods. The study found that 31% of First […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 201752 Views

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TRU: Research that builds community

September 27, 2017 Thompson Rivers University’s fifth annual report on research, Building Community Through Research, is a showcase of the world-class research taking place here. The report highlights the work of our faculty across all departments, paying special attention to the growing contributions of our researchers and their students in community-driven projects. “This report highlights the outstanding […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201739 Views

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The Royal Society of Canada Announces 2017 Award Winners

OTTAWA, Sept. 19 / The Royal Society of Canada is pleased to announce that 12 eminent Canadian scholars and researchers have been recognized for their outstanding achievements in research and scholarship. The RSC will be awarding 8 Medals and 4 Awards. “Once again this year the Royal Society of Canada can be proud to publish […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201746 Views

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Empowering communities to address health risks goal of new UFV Research Chair Cindy Jardine – UFV Today

UFV’s newest Canada Research Chair believes strongly in the power of communication. Especially when it comes to spreading the word about risk. Dr. Cindy Jardine took a circuitous educational and career journey to her new post as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health and Community at UFV. Most recently a professor in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2017132 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Bains to make an important announcement concerning Northern Geoscience Research

Please be advised that the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) will make an important announcement related to geoscience research in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Yukon. Minister Bains will be available to media following the event. Media are required […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2017147 Views

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Where is the body of John Franklin? Inuit historian thinks he knows – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 14, 2017 By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS GJOA HAVEN , Nunavut _ The man who guided searchers to the wreck of John Franklin’s flagship may have one more surprise left up his parka sleeve. “I believe that Franklin is in a vault on King William Island,” says Louie Kamookak, an Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2017112 Views

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One of the greatest Arctic legends: Undersea wreck to unlock secrets of Franklin – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 14, 2017 By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS GJOA HAVEN , Nunavut _ A tiny dot of fuschia bobs livid against the deep blue Arctic sea at a GPS point known only to selected researchers and the few local hunters who guard it. Anchored somewhere in Wilmot and Crampton Bay off Queen […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201758 Views

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Opinion: Reinvest in research, for Canada and Nova Scotia – The Chronicle Herald

September 14, 2017 What do we want for our communities, our province and our country? A sustainable environment, better health, economic growth and a culturally rich and just society — these are issues that not only dominate the headlines but also impact the lives of all Nova Scotians and Canadians. Less well recognized is just […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2017104 Views

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New investment empowers Canada’s most promising young researchers to discover and innovate

More than $34M in funding to support early-career researchers as they develop the skills and knowledge for the jobs of tomorrow September 14, 2017 – (St. John’s, NL) – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The Government of Canada values the role that young researchers play in producing the knowledge, discoveries and innovations that help build […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201746 Views

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Empowering thousands of Canadian researchers and students to push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation

More than $10M in funding for scientists and engineers at the University of Saskatchewan means more opportunities for discovery, skills training and job creation September 13, 2017 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Government of Canada When Canada’s scientists and engineers have the opportunity to succeed, they’re able to make the discoveries that lead to ground-breaking innovations, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2017142 Views

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Alzheimer Society Research Program provides $3.4 million boost to dementia research

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2017 – The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is pleased to announce it has awarded $3.4 million to Canadian researchers through this year’s research competition to help create a brighter future for Canadians who are impacted by or at risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. This year’s awards and grants support 24 applicants […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017109 Views

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Statistics Canada – Fourth 2016 Census of Population release: Income

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017  – Next week, Statistics Canada turns its attention to money matters, as the agency focuses on the income of Canadians. As Canada marks its 150th anniversary, Statistics Canada will continue to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the 2016 Census results. Data on income will be published at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017140 Views

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EY’s Canadian Mining Eye Index sees struggles in Q2

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2017  – EY’s Canadian Mining Eye index lost 7% during Q2 2017, following an increase of 11% in Q1 2017. The loss was in part due to weakness in the price of nickel, with zinc remaining flat and copper seeing a slight increase. “Right now companies continue to focus on reducing their debt,” says […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201796 Views

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NOSM Researcher Participating in Nationwide Haemophilus influenzae type a (Hia) Vaccine Study

Dr. Marina Ulanova, researcher and professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), recently received a grant awarded by the Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) for the project titled Studies in support of a new vaccine to prevent invasive Haemophilus influenzae type a (Hia) disease in Canadian Indigenous communities. The funding is provided by the Canadian Institutes of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2017198 Views

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MNBC releases findings from the ‘Identifying Existing Gaps Research’

August 25, 2017 Surrey, BC – Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) has released the findings of the “Identifying Existing Gaps” research project. The objective of this research was to identify the challenges to Métis participation in the BC economy and to create recommendations for recruitment and retention of Métis people across the Province. The findings […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 2017118 Views

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Investment in infrastructure at Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue will support research and innovation

Funding of $2.07 million will go toward upgrading science labs and improving the building’s energy efficiency August 25, 2017 – Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, and Luc Blanchette, Quebec Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 2017188 Views

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York U education report recommends race-related data collection, transparency

TORONTO, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 – Student demographic data collected by the Ontario Ministry of Education should be leveraged to enhance student success through equity measures, a new report out of York University suggests. The report, commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of Education and co-authored by Professor Carl James, recommends that race-related data be collected and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 201779 Views

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UBC: Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air

August 21, 2017 Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due to climate change. A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia provides a deeper explanation of why fish are expected to decline in size. “Fish, as cold-blooded animals, cannot […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201784 Views

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Métis Nation of Ontario Releases Results of Ground-Breaking Ontario Métis Root Ancestors Project

On August 19, 2017, at the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) 24th Annual General Assembly in Kenora, the results of the MNO’s Ontario Métis Root Ancestors Project (the “Project”) were publicly released. Click here to view the results from the Project on the MNO’s website. The Project—which included the review and compilation of well over 100,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017120 Views

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Future Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre to take shape at Gulf Fisheries Centre

August 21, 2017 Moncton, New Brunswick − The Government of Canada is investing in scientific excellence to ensure we have high-quality information to make the best decisions about Canada’s aquatic environments. This is one of the ways the Government of Canada is taking action to ensure that fisheries and aquaculture sectors thrive, remain sustainable and healthy, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 2017286 Views

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UWinnipeg receives CFI funding for two research centres

August 15, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will be opening two new research centres thanks to generous funding provided through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund, Research Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, and in-kind funding for a total of over $300,000. Dr. Angela Failler’s new Centre for Research in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2017118 Views

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Geoscience BC: Research results show how snow, soil and trees can detect mineral deposits under ground

Vancouver, BC – August 9, 2017 – A research project funded by Geoscience BC has developed new techniques that use snow, soil and trees to identify buried mineral deposits and has resulted in new laboratory techniques. The new made-in-BC analytical methods measure the concentration of the halogen elements fluorine, bromine, chlorine and iodine in samples that […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201776 Views

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New MUHC study calls for targeted screening of high-risk healthcare workers for tuberculosis

Current strategy of annual screening in North America is expensive and ineffective July 31, 2017 Tuberculosis (TB) is a recognized hazard for healthcare workers, but the annual screening strategy currently in place in Canada and the United States is costly with very limited health benefits and should be reconsidered, according to a new study led […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2017127 Views

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Government of Canada supports increased research and training opportunities in aerospace and advanced manufacturing

August 2, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Encouraging the global competitiveness of Canada’s aerospace industry is a priority for the Government of Canada. Working with local partners, our area will be benefiting from the creation of well-paying middle class jobs and targeted skills development as a result of a $10 million […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2017210 Views

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Group says long awaited high Arctic research station is nearly complete – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 30, 2017  By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS A decade after it was first promised, Canada’s new High Arctic Research Station is nearly complete and already giving scientists access to a vast new section of ice and tundra. “We’re trying to come up with a long-term, systematic, multi-disciplinary view of this part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2017169 Views

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BC research helping to characterize salmon’s ability to adapt to climate change

July 26, 2017 Vancouver, BC — Wild Chinook salmon play a significant role in commercial, recreational and First Nations harvests. These harvests, however, have been decreasing due to warming waters and shifting population ranges- both results of climate change. Since the 1990s, declines in Pacific salmon populations has led to a reduction the total value […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2017205 Views

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Science minister promotes Arctic research, traditional knowledge – NunatsiaqOnline

July 25, 2017 “We are so fortunate to have the Arctic” As the summer research season gets underway in the Arctic, many scientists are travelling north—but only one of those scientists is also a federal cabinet minister. Science Minister Kirsty Duncan visited Nunavut July 17 to July 21 to meet with scientists working in northern […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201795 Views

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FedNor commits $100,000 to Health Sciences North Research Institute – Sudbury.com

Health Sciences North Research Institute received a bump in funding from the federal government to help encourage entrepreneurs to develop products for the sector. In a news release the Government of Canada announced they are committing $100,000 to encourage entrepreneurs and industry professionals to pursue product development opportunities within the healthcare sector. The initiative aims […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201765 Views

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Exploring Indigenous law, smart textiles, cardiovascular disease and more – University of Ottawa

July 13, 2017 Every year the University of Ottawa awards research chairs that aim to build on the outstanding work demonstrated by our researchers. At the same time, the Tri-Agencies (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) and the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) award Canada Research Chairs in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 2017130 Views

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Indigenous Manitobans Skeptical about Reconcilation – Probe Research

June 27, 2017 Indigenous Manitobans are hopeful things will be better for the next generation, but many say racism is on the rise and only 17 per cent say Canadians are making a real effort at reconcilation. Read More NT4

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Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health researchers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 28, 2017 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government intends to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Metis and Inuit health researchers. The funding follows a recommendation by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that all levels of government increase the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2017100 Views

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Supporting the next generation of Indigenous health researchers

Government invests $8M to establish cross-country mentorship network for First Nations, Inuit and Métis health researchers June 28, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) issued its 94 calls to action in the pursuit of reconciliation, health was an important theme. In particular, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2017117 Views

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Call for applications: The Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba Dr. John A. Moorhouse Fellowship Award

JUNE 26, 2017 – The University of Manitoba received $500,000 from the Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba to establish the Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba John A. Moorhouse Fellowship. A further $150,000 was received in September 2010 from which $15,000/year for ten years is to be spent as additional funds for lab operating costs. The Diabetes Foundation of […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 2017117 Views

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Advancing Medical Innovation in Northern Ontario

Province Harnessing Health Care Technology to Better Serve Northern Communities June 23, 2017 9:30 A.M. Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario is improving patient care with new technology that provides better access to electronic health records for hospitals, researchers and clinicians across Northern Ontario. The province is supporting research by the Health Sciences North […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 2017187 Views

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Indigenous wellness research binds communities together

June 20, 2017 For 10 years, Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin has worked alongside a group of Indigenous women who are recognized as knowledge keepers, community leaders and grandmothers who uphold traditional knowledge practices for community wellness. This group, known as Women as Sinew, or WASi Communities, is a research support network of women from across […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 2017176 Views

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