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CIHR supports research into history and impact of Indigenous TB

Advancing and Mobilizing Indigenous Tuberculosis (TB) Knowledge: Impacts of Racially-Segregated Tuberculosis Treatment in Manitoba A project led by Dr. Mary Jane McCallum and Dr. Erin Millions is one of two University of Winnipeg research projects to be awarded funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) as part of the Spring 2020 competition. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2020138 Views

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U of R professors lead prairie report on climate change

Lead author, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, and Director of the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative (PARC), Dr. David Sauchyn, and contributing author and Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Studies, Dr. Amber Fletcher, are among a number of researchers whose work will be featured in a Prairies-focused report released on December 7. Canadians across […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202076 Views

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uOttawa’s Jackie Dawson awarded 2020 SSHRC Impact Award for her climate change research

Award celebrates outstanding scholars in Canada’s social sciences and humanities research community As a child, Jackie Dawson developed a fascination with polar regions, mesmerized by their landscape and beauty. Her family introduced her to the stories of polar explorers like John Franklin, Roald Amundson and Ernest Shackleton, and a passion was born. Now she is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202051 Views

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Government of Canada honours Canada’s top social sciences and humanities researchers

From: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Annual SSHRC Impact Awards celebrate greatest talent in Canada’s social sciences and humanities research community December 7, 2020, Ottawa, Ontario Each year, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) honours Canada’s top leaders, thinkers and researchers in the social sciences and humanities through its Impact […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202047 Views

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MUN – Fostering innovation: More than $1.6-million provincial investment to strengthen research expertise

The provincial government is investing more than $1.6 million in funding for eight projects to celebrate Research Week. The projects are leveraging more than $2 million from national and other sources and are led by researchers based in the faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine, Science and at the Marine Institute. The announcement was made by Andrew […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202051 Views

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COVID-19 Recovery Research Program launched

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada November 27, 2020—Ottawa and Whitehorse – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon announced a research program that focusses on gathering the unique information needed to support Yukon’s strategic recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202060 Views

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MKO: Funding opportunities from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Nov 26, 2020 Launched – Team Grants in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness The CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD), Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202072 Views

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USask researchers lead national project to eliminate cervical cancer in Canada

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers will play a lead role in a $1.6-million Urban Public Health Network (UPHN)-led national research project to help eliminate cervical cancer in Canada by 2040. Nov 26, 2020 Almost all cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a viral infection that is the most common sexually transmitted infection. While HPV vaccination […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202080 Views

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CIHR and health partners invest more than $21 million in cannabis research

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research November 26, 2020 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The Government of Canada legalized and regulated the non-medical use of cannabis in October 2018. As part of an ongoing commitment to generate evidence on the health and safety effects of cannabis, the Canadian Institutes of Health […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2020133 Views

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MUN: Update regarding the request form for on-campus research and scholarly activities from vice-president (research)

I am writing to advise of an update with respect to the form to be used in requesting access to on-campus spaces for the purpose of activities related to research and scholarly activities. As you are aware, we have put in place a process that has allowed researchers who need to access the campuses or […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202077 Views

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