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Researchers watching the balance between Nunavik’s wolves and caribou – Nunatsiaq News

While the hunter depends on the hunted, their populations aren’t always in sync 27 April 2020 The wolf and caribou populations in Nunavik are constantly in flux, and closely related. But the number of wolves seen by hunters has some concerned. “There are many wolves nowadays and the wolves get the caribou,” said Sarollie Weetaluktuk […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202088 Views

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CIHR: Notice of upcoming funding opportunities – Mental Health and Substance Use Responses to COVID-19

Mental Health and Substance Use Responses to COVID-19 The Government of Canada would like to provide information on two anticipated competitions to continue to mobilize high quality science to fight COVID-19, and to mitigate the downstream impacts of public health countermeasures. These competitions will focus on building and synthesizing the evidence base to address gaps […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2020125 Views

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Government of Canada announces two critical research funding programs – Message from the President

April 23, 2020 Dear colleagues, Over the past two days, the Government of Canada has announced several programs of importance to Canadian health researchers with a combined new funding of over $497 million. This includes new support for research trainees whose training programs are affected by the pandemic, a further investment to augment our collective […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202033 Views

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Analysis of Ontario’s COVID-19 test data latest production from ICES

April 22, 2020 ICES, a non-profit research institute that uses population-based health information to produce knowledge on a broad range of health care issues, confirmed today that the first linked data analysis of Ontario’s COVID-19 test data has been provided to Public Health Ontario (PHO) and Ontario’s Ministry of Health (MOH). The analysis covers provincial […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2020106 Views

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Early career researchers awarded CIHR fellowships for patient-oriented research – UM Today

April 22, 2020 — The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently awarded fellowships to two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences researchers as part of a newly launched Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) – Transition to Leadership program. Both researchers are located in Max Rady College of Medicine departments and are advised by Dr. Annette […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202051 Views

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New U of G Environmental Institute Funding Eight Research Projects

April 21, 2020 With Earth Day approaching, the University of Guelph’s new Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) is announcing its first round of funding towards eight diverse research projects, all aimed at solving global environmental problems. GIER is providing $111,000 through its Small Grants Program towards research projects ranging from green approaches to removing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202079 Views

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CIHR awards $1M to study treatment for first responders with PTSD

April 21, 2020 A study co-led by researchers at McMaster and Western universities on a new approach to treating public safety personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is receiving close to $1 million in funding. McMaster’s Margaret McKinnon and Western’s Ruth Lanius are the principal investigators of a project that is being provided with a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2020109 Views

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Victoria U: Network advances Indigenous-led health research

April 20, 2020 In a significant step for Indigenous health research in BC, a new provincial network will provide Indigenous peoples with the ability to have more control over what and how research is conducted to improve health and wellness in their communities. The BC Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR), based at the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202090 Views

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CCA Appoints Expert Panel on Plant Health Risks

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has assembled a distinguished panel to examine current and emerging risks to plant health, gaps and strengths in Canada’s capacity to manage them, and leading risk management practices. The Expert Panel will be chaired by Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC’s Okanagan campus. “Plant health is critical […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202071 Views

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Lakehead U: Pediatric vaccine may offer hemodialysis patients better protection against infections

People undergoing treatment for kidney failure may be able to avoid further complications with doses of vaccines intended for children, suggests the findings of a project being conducted by Lakehead University and researchers at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. The five-year study involving patients with severe chronic kidney disease found that the risk of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2020100 Views

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