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U of T researchers and Indigenous communities collaborate to improve infrastructure and food security – Utoronto.ca

Researchers at the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) are collaborating with Indigenous communities to address pressing infrastructure challenges facing geographically disparate communities across Canada. CGEN’s Reconciliation Through Engineering Initiative will identify six projects that aim to improve access to clean drinking water, food security, housing, health care, transportation and communication systems from a multi-disciplinary and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 201968 Views

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Permafrost Researcher from Yukon College Joins International Project on Herschel Island

June 19, 2019 Louis-Philippe Roy stands at the edge of the Arctic Ocean on the northernmost edge of Yukon, Canada. The untrained eye may see only an expanse of ice and snow, broken by a few muskoxen. Yet, Louis-Philippe knows the ground below him is unstable—thawing at an alarming rate. Where he stands, the coastline […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 201931 Views

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Brock helps researchers study with Niagara’s Indigenous caregivers – Brock News

June 18, 2019 A joint project being launched this month by the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre (FENFC) and Brock University’s Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) will examine the experiences of people in Niagara’s Indigenous community who provide care to elderly or disabled adults while being employed full time. Often called “worker-carers,” these individuals who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201926 Views

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Three Laurier faculty members named to prestigious Canada Research Chair positions

June 17, 2019 Waterloo – Three Wilfrid Laurier University faculty members are being recognized among Canada’s top emerging researchers. The prestigious Canada Research Chair program has named Homa Kheyrollah Pour and Ivona Hideg as new Canada Research Chairs, while Andriy Shkilko will have his Canada Research Chair position renewed for a second term. “Laurier’s Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201965 Views

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UNBC welcomes new Research Chair

June 14, 2019 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia is celebrating the appointment of a new Canada Research Chair (CRC). Dr. Tristan Pearce has been appointed as an Associate Professor and CRC of Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Change in the Department of Global & International Studies. He begins his position at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201929 Views

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UWinnipeg gets major investment in research excellence

The University of Winnipeg is now home to eight Canada Research Chairs, following an announcement today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. The federal government is making an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence. Canada Research […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201927 Views

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Rankin School of Nursing professor Dr. Donna Halperin receives two grants for vaccine research

StFX Rankin School of Nursing professor Dr. Donna Halperin is the successful recipient of two new Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) grants that will help fund vaccine research. CIRN has recently funded two new studies with Dr. Halperin, the co-principal investigator. The first project is funded for $300,481 over two years to research “Burden Ethnographic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201940 Views

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$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

SASKATOON – Three new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)—all held by female academics recognized as potential leaders in their fields—have been established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to carry out innovative research into air quality in cold climates, enhancing Indigenous health and well-being, and preventing cyberattacks. Jun 14, 2019 The announcement comes alongside the renewal […]

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Government of Canada announces talented and diverse group of new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

From: Canada Research Chairs The 346 Chairs at 52 universities reflect the Canada we see today June 14, 2019, Victoria, B.C. ―Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat Our government recognizes that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and thought breed great science and research. If we want Canada to achieve its greatest potential in research, we need the diversity […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201929 Views

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MSVU signs Dimensions Charter, commits to improving equity, diversity and inclusion in research

On behalf of Mount Saint Vincent University, Dr. Mary Bluechardt, President and Vice-Chancellor, recently signed the federal government’s new Dimensions Charter focused on increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in research. Signing the Charter indicates the Mount’s commitment to embedding eight EDI-focused principles in University policies, practices and action plans. [Read the principles here] “Inspired by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201922 Views

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Where are all our flowers going? – Anglican Journal

June 11, 2019 Where have all the flowers gone…?” – Pete Seeger I grew up on a reserve near Syracuse, New York. As children, for the most part, we lived a carefree, safe life. There were times of family violence related to alcohol abuse; alcohol was not part of our traditional lifestyle, but was brought […]

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U of G Researchers Lead Multimillion-Dollar Project to Ensure Safe, Sustainable Local Drinking Water

June 7, 2019 University of Guelph researchers will help to ensure safe, sustainable drinking water for Wellington County’s growing population through groundwater studies to be funded by almost $11 million from the federal government and local government and industry partners. The new funding will enable U of G investigators monitoring local bedrock aquifer wells to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201938 Views

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Advocates continue to push for Indigenous rights bill as deadline looms – Anglican Journal

June 6, 2019 A bill which would harmonize Canadian law with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) would need to restart its life in the House of Commons—after the federal election—if not passed by the senate before June 21, advocates say. KAIROS Canada, an ecumenical justice organization of which the […]

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Statistics Canada is a leader in providing real data on women issues in Canada – We are proud to support The Women Deliver 2019 conference

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 – Power, progress and change are backed by facts. Statistics Canada continues to be the primary data source in many different areas that shed light on women issues. These facts support the development of future policies and perspectives. The following releases featured in StatCan’s recently launched Centre for Gender, Diversity and […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201957 Views

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UBC endorses Canada’s Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion charter

The University of British Columbia has reaffirmed its strong commitment to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion in research by endorsing the Government of Canada’s Dimensions charter. Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada is a pilot program that aims to address systemic barriers, particularly those experienced by members of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups. Institutions that endorse […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201930 Views

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New U of L series to highlight research in social sciences and humanities – UNews

The University of Lethbridge, thanks to funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is launching a new series called Celebrating Connection: A SSHRC Exchange Series. The series is designed to help disseminate research findings and provide opportunities for networking and collaborating in the humanities, social sciences, arts, education and management through events […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201958 Views

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Government of Canada announces members of new expert panel on early learning and child care data and research

June 4, 2019      Ottawa, Ontario        Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting parents, families and communities in their efforts to ensure the best possible future for their children. Today, the Honourable Jean‑Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced the selected […]

by pnationtalk on June 4, 201980 Views

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“Treasure trove of documents” paints vivid picture of Canada’s historic fur trade – Brighter World

May 30, 2019 The North American fur trade. It was the vast commercial enterprise that, beginning in the 17th century, lay the economic, geographic, and cultural foundations of what would become Canada. Over the course of centuries, it gave rise to storied and enduring institutions such as the Hudson’s Bay Company and the North West […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201924 Views

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Rickford, province supporting freshwater research – Dryden Now

30 May 2019 The provincial government is continuing to support research into the impact of humans on freshwater bodies of water in the Kenora riding. During Question Period at Queen’s Park, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Energy, Indigenous Affairs and Kenora – Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford, spoke about the importance of a multi-million, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201930 Views

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Student research celebrated at 2019 Undergraduate Research Excellence awards – UFV

May 26, 2019 Student research was celebrated at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Excellence awards on May 23. UFV President Joanne MacLean spoke at the awards about the transformative effect of student research experiences. “Research changes you. It requires self-discipline to plan a project, collect and analyze the data, and write a report. It teaches you […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201937 Views

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Elders, researchers put Blackfoot artifacts in new light with 3-D technology – Calgary Herald

May 27, 2019 A group of University of Lethbridge researchers and Blackfoot elders will spend two weeks in England this summer to produce detailed models of Blackfoot artifacts. Christine Clark, one of the researchers embarking on the trip in July, said the artifacts will be documented through a process called photogrammetry, which involves taking a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201938 Views

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Concordia’s 2 new Trudeau Scholars bring an Indigenous lens to their next-gen research – Concordia U

May 23, 2019 PhD candidates Suzanne Kite and Diane Roberts will receive up to $180,000 over 3 years From artificial intelligence (AI) to performance-based research-creation, Concordia PhD candidates Suzanne Kite and Diane Roberts apply an Indigenous lens to their respective fields, shaping the way we view the past, present and future. Kite, a Lakota artist, and Roberts, an Afro-Indigenous […]

by pnationtalk on May 27, 201941 Views

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Canada Research Coordinating Committee publishes first progress report

We are pleased to announce the release of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee’s (CRCC) first progress report. The report provides an update on the important steps the committee members have taken to shape Canada’s well-coordinated, federal research funding system. One of the highlights is the launch of the New Frontiers in Research Fund, which is helping […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201937 Views

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Lakehead University is receiving more than $360,000 from New Frontiers in Research fund

May 23, 2019 – Thunder Bay, Ont. Lakehead University researchers are receiving $361,325 from the federal New Frontiers in Research fund for two research projects. New Frontiers in Research is a new, highly competitive tri-agency program designed to support groundbreaking interdisciplinary research. These research projects will explore the connection between personal identification access and public […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201941 Views

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MUN: Smooth sailing: Industrial research chair focuses on marine passenger transportation technology

A new investment from the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA) will enhance the Marine Institute’s research expertise in marine passenger transportation technology. The establishment of the $695,000, five-year industrial research chair in the School of Maritime Studies was announced today by Serge Buy, chief executive officer, Canadian Ferry Association, and Glenn Blackwood, vice-president, Memorial University (Marine […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201938 Views

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U of L research project will provide access to detailed models of historical Blackfoot objects held in British museums

A team of University of Lethbridge researchers and Blackfoot Elders will soon embark on an ambitious project that will provide immediate virtual access to historical Blackfoot objects held in museums, thanks to federal funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund. The U of L researchers, led by Christine Clark (BFA ’10, MFA ’14), an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201947 Views

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Ontario Supporting Freshwater Research and Education

Province Investing in Northern Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area May 21, 2019 Ontario’s government is working for the people by investing in a unique, world-renowned northern research facility to help protect the province’s freshwater ecosystems. Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, was in Kenora to announce Ontario is providing more than $2 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201942 Views

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Government of Canada invests over half a billion dollars to support thousands of students and researchers across the country

Funding includes support for science and engineering researchers starting their careers May 21, 2019 – Hamilton, Ontario – Fresh ideas have the power to change the way we view the world and can lead to discoveries that will help solve some of our biggest challenges. When we invest in the innovative and creative work being […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201962 Views

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MUN – New insights: Emerging scholars awarded $430,000 for leading-edge humanities and social sciences research

May 17th, 2019 Three early-career researchers are receiving significant financial support from the federal government to advance their diverse studies. Memorial is welcoming two new Banting Post-doctoral Fellowshiprecipients and a new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient for a total investment of $430,000. All three are based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Banting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201952 Views

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MUN – Curating a community: Labrador Research Forum underscores importance of collaboration, accountability and sharing knowledge

May 15th, 2019 A historic book launch, critical conversations led by Indigenous leaders and youth, research that meets local interests, needs and priorities and a keynote talk by renowned Unangax scholar Dr. Eve Tuck are among the key highlights of this year’s Labrador Research Forum. More than 120 researchers, community leaders, government representatives and students […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201946 Views

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USask scholars win prestigious national awards

Three outstanding University of Saskatchewan (Usask) researchers have been awarded Vanier and Banting scholarships and fellowships totaling $430,000 for research that will advance regenerative medicine and improve water quality and mental health. May 16, 2019 “These stellar scholars will contribute to cutting-edge research that will help improve our health and environment and position them as […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201949 Views

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Brock prof awarded new federal funding for Indigenous research – Brock News

May 15, 2019 Rocks, trees, grasses, streams and animals are only a small sample of natural elements that speak to us in so many different ways — if we listen. Indigenous nations have long translated this language of the land into music and stories passed down through the generations, forming the very bedrock of identity, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201942 Views

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Government of Canada approves new treatment options for opioid use disorder and supports research, treatment and harm reduction projects in Ontario

May 15, 2019               Toronto, Ontario         Government of Canada The opioid crisis continues to be one of the most serious public health issues in Canada’s recent history. Tragically, between January 2016 and September 2018, 10,337 Canadians lost their lives to an opioid-related overdose. Increasing access to treatment […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201970 Views

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Government of Canada invests in top research leaders of tomorrow

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Support for more than 200 doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers across Canada May 16, 2019 – Kingston, ON – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Funding science and research expands understanding, generates new ideas, and leads to new, well-paying jobs, economic benefits, and makes the country safer and healthier. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 2019112 Views

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Twelve UCalgary researchers awarded funding under inaugural New Frontiers program – UToday

Government of Canada supports international, interdisciplinary, high-risk research The inaugural New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), launched December 2018 by the federal government, is focused on supporting innovative, interdisciplinary research that has the potential to deliver significant benefits to Canadians. Twelve early-career University of Calgary researchers from across the academy received NFRF funding to pursue […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201955 Views

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$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

SASKATOON – Five University of Saskatchewan (USask) early career researchers have each been awarded $250,000 over two years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new federal fund designed to promote exploratory research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and enables researchers to take risks and be innovative. “The scope and creativity of these research projects […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201964 Views

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Carleton University Early Career Researchers Recognized by New Frontiers in Research Fund

Three Carleton University early career researchers received support today from the federal government’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) to pursue multidisciplinary projects in the diverse fields of language and computer programming, telling stories about endangered species, and energy-efficient buildings. Each project is receiving up to $250,000 over the next two years from the new […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201939 Views

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Decades of Indigenous collaboration lead to Governor General Innovation Award

SFU professor Marianne Ignace and her husband, Chief Ronald Ignace, have worked with B.C.’s Indigenous communities for decades and today, their work is being recognized with a Governor General’s Award for Innovation. The Ignaces are being lauded for developing a collaborative approach to research involving Indigenous people and communities, one that “deeply respects and furthers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201982 Views

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Wilfrid Laurier U: Federal funding will help Laurier increase equity, diversity and inclusion among researchers

May 9, 2019 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University is reaffirming its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within research with assistance from a pilot Government of Canada grant program. Federal Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan visited Laurier May 9 to announce details of a new initiative to promote EDI within academia, which […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201960 Views

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Government of Canada makes bold moves to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in research

New pilot program, charter and grants will help universities and colleges make the research community as diverse as Canada May 9, 2019 – Waterloo, Ontario – Evidence clearly shows that increasing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in research environments enhances excellence, innovation and creativity. EDI policies and practices strengthen the research community, as well as the quality, […]

by pnationtalk on May 9, 201960 Views

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TRU researcher joins Canadian Mountain Network – Castanet.net

May 8, 2019 Dr. Courtney Mason has spent 15 years researching the histories of Canada’s national parks and the impacts that management strategies have on local Indigenous communities. While studying the impacts on the Indigenous communities who were displaced in the formation of parks, the Canada Research Chair in Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities, also […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201960 Views

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Salmon population survival, quantum computing, and biometric identification research receive funding – UCalgary

Collaborations with communities and industry tackle pressing challenges via NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants Three University of Calgary scholars have been awarded funding for projects that will mobilize research through strategic partnerships, enriching Canada’s economy, society, and environment within the next 10 years. NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants fund research and training that will generate new knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201954 Views

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UBC: Researchers team up to protect BC’s forested watersheds

B.C.’s forests and watersheds have taken a beating over the past few years. Wildfires, floods, landslides, and pests such as the Mountain Pine Beetle have all had significant environmental and socio-economic impacts on communities across the province. A new initiative from the Interior University Research Coalition (IURC)—the Disaster Prevention, Response, Recovery and Resilience (Disaster PR3) […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201997 Views

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Trent U: Federal Funding Boost to Advance Clean-Water Technology For Canadian Mining Industry

May 03, 2019 Trent University and Noblegen partner with researchers to develop green bio-filtration technology to make mining industry more sustainable Research aimed at advancing clean-water technology to make Canada’s mining industry more sustainable has received $797,104, over three years, through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). Dr. Neil Emery, vice president Research […]

by pnationtalk on May 7, 201943 Views

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Manitoba Chemistry Symposium at BU explores research impact

May 3, 2019 Brandon University hosts the two-day Manitoba Chemistry Symposium today and tomorrow, May 3 and 4. With the theme of “Bench, Biosphere and Beyond,” the symposium brings together leading researchers to explore the latest research and especially to consider the role that chemical research plays in shaping our society and the environment. About […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2019111 Views

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U of Ottawa – STUDY: Quebec and Labrador First Nations continue to embrace traditional food but rates of food insecurity are very high

May 2, 2019 Newly released results from a 2016 study on the diet, nutrition, and environment of First Nations in Quebec and Labrador show many positive results. Ninety-five percent of adults interviewed indicated that they were able to access traditional food: commonly consumed foods include moose, Labrador tea and blueberry and close to 80% of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201991 Views

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University gets nod for program to increase Indigenous researchers – Kamloops This Week

May 2, 2019 Thompson Rivers University’s has received accolades for a program geared at increasing Indigenous researchers. The university has received the Alan Blizzard Award from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, a national organization geared at enhanced teaching and learning in higher education. TRU has teamed up with Indigenous elders since […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201938 Views

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Diving into data: Microdata research centre celebrates fifth anniversary at Memorial

Apr 30th, 2019 A unique research facility housing in-depth Statistics Canada data is celebrating its fifth anniversary at Memorial. The Research Data Centre (RDC) is part of a national network that provides researchers access to detailed information in a secure setting. ‘Really crucial’ The Memorial site, located in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, is a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201953 Views

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Government of Canada invests in oil spill research at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre

From: Canadian Coast Guard May 1, 2019 – St. Andrews, New Brunswick – Keeping our oceans clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making significant investments, under the Oceans Protection Plan, to help protect our coasts and prevent spills […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201942 Views

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Call for session proposals: 2019 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019)

Apr 29, 2019 The ASM2019 organizing committee welcomes proposals for topical sessions of interest to the northern research community. Proposals can be submitted until May 15, 2019. The ASM2019 will be held December 2-5, 2019 in Halifax, Canada. Building on the success of its previous Annual Scientific Meetings and International Arctic Change Conferences, the 15th […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 201997 Views

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