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National Research Council of Canada celebrates women shaping science in the Government of Canada

From: National Research Council Canada Symposium affirms support for leading women in STEM with signing of Dimensions charter February 11, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – National Research Council of Canada Today, a symposium brought together women from across the Government of Canada working in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields to recognize their contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2020160 Views

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UCalgary researchers host workshop for northern Indigenous hunters – UCalgary

North and south learn from each other about Arctic wildlife health For many years, researchers from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) have travelled to northern communities to work with locals to respond to concerns about wildlife health. Through collaborative community-based wildlife health surveillance programs, Inuit and First Nations hunters collect samples […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2020242 Views

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Media advisory – The National Research Council of Canada to host symposium celebrating women shaping science across Government of Canada

From: National Research Council Canada February 7, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – National Research Council of Canada To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) will host a symposium to recognize and celebrate women working in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields across the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2020268 Views

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FNHA and SFU Sign Groundbreaking Agreement to Secure More Funds for Indigenous Health Research

Coast Salish Territory – The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) have signed a Research Affiliation Agreement that will increase access to federal government funds for research into Indigenous health, and help FNHA to build capacity to receive federal grants directly in the future. At present, SFU is the financial lead […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2020177 Views

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SFU: Study reveals hidden risks of estuary development for young salmon

February 05, 2020 A Simon Fraser University-led research team has found significant evidence that human activity in estuaries is impacting juvenile Pacific and Atlantic salmon. The team’s review of 167 peer-reviewed studies (from an initial search of 13,000) identified negative impacts from several stressors, including the effects of flood-protecting tidal gates, pollution and habitat modification. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2020237 Views

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UArctic Call for Applications: 2020 UArctic Project Call for Networking Activities on Arctic Research and Education

Feb 05, 2020 The University of the Arctic (UArctic) call is now open for applications for networking projects in Arctic research and education for a UArctic member university in Greenland, Denmark or the Faroe Islands. Who can apply: The main applicant has to come from a UArctic member university in Greenland, Denmark or the Faroe […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2020171 Views

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Novel Technique Finds Undetected Tuberculosis Super-​Spreader in Canada – DLSPH

A U of T-led research team used deep sequencing to find a previously undetected tuberculosis super-spreader in an outbreak in Nunavik, Quebec. It is the first time the technique is used in tuberculosis transmission in Canada. The researcher’s findings were published today in the eLIFE journal. “Super-spreading may be playing a key role in transmission […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020248 Views

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Feedback welcome: Consultation on policy on Research Impacting Indigenous Groups

Jan 31st, 2020 Memorial is one step closer to having its first institutional policy related to Indigenous research, which will also be among the first of its kind in Canadian universities. A draft of a new policy – Research Impacting Indigenous Groups – is now available. The university is welcoming feedback from the university community […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2020242 Views

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CIHR – Project Grant: Fall 2019 results

The Project Grants: Fall 2019 competition has approved 385 research grants, plus an additional 4 bridge grants, for a total investment of approximately $275M.Footnote 1 In addition, 74 priority announcement bridge grants were funded to a total amount of $7,045,417. Of these, 4 were granted as top-up awards. The 385 grants approved were awarded to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2020149 Views

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U of Guelph: New Fulbright Focused on Indigenous Traditional Food Systems

January 27, 2020 How climate change affects traditional food systems and food sovereignty of Haudenosaunee communities is the focus of a new Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at the University of Guelph. Jessica Dolan will work in U of G’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Social and Applied Human […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 2020124 Views

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