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Pregnant Inuit women exposed to higher levels of chemicals found in consumer products: U of T study – [email protected]

Pregnant women living in Nunavik in northern Quebec are increasingly being exposed to potentially harmful chemical compounds commonly found in consumer products. This is one of the findings of new study by a group of Canadian researchers including Élyse Caron-Beaudoin, an assistant professor in the department of health and society and the department of physical and environmental sciences […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202089 Views

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Government of Canada invests in doctoral social sciences and humanities research talent

From: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada November 2, 2020, Ottawa, Ontario – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council During this period of worldwide social uncertainty, the insights of our Canadian social science and humanities researchers can be transformative. They can help us better understand and navigate the needs of our society, the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2020196 Views

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Introducing UCalgary’s Indigenous Research Support Team – UCalgary

New office provides Indigenous research and scholarship guidance Peigan Trail and Blackfoot Trail are well-known roadways in Calgary that many people use daily. But for Amber Bedard, these are more than just roads — they hold a deeper personal connection to history that not many people are aware of. “I have two grandfathers who signed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 2020116 Views

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Trent U: More Than $1.3M Funding Announced to Support Caribou Conservation Research

Genome Canada funds Trent University and Environment & Climate Change Canada to create national non-invasive monitoring approach for species-at-risk Research funding has been announced that will bolster conservation efforts for boreal caribou, an iconic Canadian land mammal and one of the country’s most significant at-risk species. The project led by Trent Biology professor Dr. Paul […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202075 Views

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A New Canada Research Chair at UQAT – Suzy Basile Appointed Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Women’s Issues

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, Oct. 28, 2020  – The Canada Research Chairs Secretariat has awarded $500,000 to the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) to fund the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Women’s Issues, which is held by Suzy Basile, a professor at UQAT’s School of Indigenous Studies. Indigenous Women’s Issues The Canada Research Chair in Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2020180 Views

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USask researcher and Métis partners collaborate to jig away cardiac woes

SASKATOON – In a first-of-its-kind Canadian study, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Heather Foulds will assess the physical, mental, cultural, and social benefits that result from performing traditional Métis social dances—something she says can narrow the health gap between Métis and non-Indigenous people. Oct 21, 2020 “Assessing the value of cultural-based programs to improving health […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2020293 Views

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Indigenous research into little brown bats aims to help species survive – CBC

Federal government is funding new research to find out more about these furry fliers in the Sudbury area Oct 20, 2020 This month the federal government announced money for some new ecological research projects on some First Nations in northern Ontario. Part of the money will go to the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202071 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada announces participation in research project with the University of Toronto and Ford Motor Company

TORONTO, ONTARIO – October 15th, 2020 – Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (TSXV: FLT;  OTC: TAKOF;  Frankfurt:  A2AMGZ or ABB.F) (the “Company” or “DDC”) is pleased to announce that it has been invited to participate in a research endeavour with the University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies (“UTIAS”) and Ford Motor Company (“Ford”). Under the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2020107 Views

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Government of Canada and provincial partners support research addressing mental health impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research As the national COVID-19 pandemic response continues, the Government of Canada and provincial partners are joining forces to address the mental health and substance use challenges facing Canadians, which have increased because of the pandemic. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Canada’s Minister of Health, announced an investment of more […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2020272 Views

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Announcement: Membership of the Reference Group for the Appropriate Review of Indigenous Research

CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC welcome all members of the newly established tri-agency Reference Group for the Appropriate Review of Indigenous Research (Reference Group). Following an expression of interest process launch in early 2020, eighteen individuals have been selected to provide advice and guidance on the development and implementation of culturally appropriate review approaches and practices […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2020130 Views

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