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UCN Faculty Member Plays Key Role in COVID‐19 Research Project

(Town, MB) – UCN Faculty member, Dr. Ramona Neckoway (Faculty of Arts, Business and Science), is part of a research team exploring the impacts of COVID‐19 on Indigenous communities. The project entitled “Kitatipithitamak mithwayawin” is funded through a “Rapid Response” call at the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) focusing on COVID‐19. The project includes […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202078 Views

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SSHRC: Canadian researchers explore sustainable living on planet Earth

In October 2019, SSHRC, in collaboration with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, launched a Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition for Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity. The goal of this competition is to mobilize multidisciplinary research on one of humanity’s most pressing questions: how to live sustainably […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2020121 Views

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Research Excellence Award 2020: Robert Harding is recognized for his extensive work – UFV Today

May 18, 2020 Three decades ago, in a different life, professional actor Robert Harding sat with a friend — one of New Zealand’s top Maori actors — watching a news report showing Indigenous peoples protesting Columbus Day on New York City streets. “Pete turned to me, and said, ‘What’re the Indians so upset about, mate?’” […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202058 Views

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McGill U: Indigenous Peoples around the globe are disproportionately affected by pollution

But they are also finding ways to limit pollution and advocate for change Indigenous Peoples around the world are suffering disproportionately from the impacts of pollution. After surveying close to 700 articles covering different disciplines and regions of the world, a research team led by Helsinki University and involving McGill has highlighted key factors that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202068 Views

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Trent U: New Evidence Shows Indigenous People Raised Alpacas in the Atacama

May 15, 2020 Research by Canada research chair in environmental archeology Dr. Paul Szpak reveals animals kept near valley settlements in driest desert in the world to make textiles New research recently published in the journal PLOS ONE by Trent University archaeologist Dr. Paul Szpak shows indigenous people were raising alpacas and llamas in the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202043 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic Health Sciences and Nursing researchers working on COVID-19 impact studies

Researchers at the Centre for Health Research, Improvement and Scholarship in the Schools of Health Sciences and Nursing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic have come together to collaborate on research projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers Lindsey Boechler, Natasha Hubbard Murdoch and Heather Nelson have developed a number of studies focused around the experiences of key […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202050 Views

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Investment in social sciences and humanities research will support projects on diverse topics such as education, Indigenous languages and mental health

SSHRC is pleased to announce that $75 million in total funding has been awarded to more than 1,600 researchers from over 60 universities across Canada through the 2019-20 competitions for the Partnership Grants, Partnership Development Grants and SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships. This investment includes more than $60 million for partnerships projects, which involve close to 1,000 partners from the academic, government, industry […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202089 Views

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New Canada Water Agency to provide solutions for emerging water crisis—expert panel – USask

The new Canada Water Agency—a mandated commitment of the federal government—will provide much-needed solutions to the emerging water crisis, according to Tom Axworthy, chair of a national water policy panel organized by Global Water Futures (GWF) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). May 15, 2020 “The pandemic has shown us what is possible when we […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202054 Views

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Targeted Call: Covid-19 and Youth Homelessness Prevention

Value Applicants can apply for a grant of up to $40,000, with a total funding envelope of up to $200,000 Duration 12 months Deadline for submission May 25th, 2020 at 12 pm EDT Eligibility This call for proposals is open to researchers in Canada that are linked to an institution that is eligible to hold […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 202049 Views

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SFU: Indigenous collaboration and leadership key to managing sea otter population recovery

May 14, 2020 A new study highlights the need to engage Indigenous communities in managing sea otter population recovery to improve coexistence between humans and this challenging predator. The sea otters’ recovery along the northwest coast of North America presents a challenge for coastal communities because both otters and humans like to eat shellfish, such […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2020121 Views

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