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The Journey – Gazette

Dec. 17, 2020 Cancer has become increasingly prevalent in First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations in recent decades in Canada. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of death for Indigenous Peoples. Dr. Jennifer Shea, Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, along with a team of community partners, hopes to make cancer care […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202083 Views

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Government of Canada makes largest investment in Canada Research Chairs Program and celebrates 20th anniversary

From: Canada Research Chairs Latest investment of $195 million for 259 new and renewed Chairs attracts global talent and increases diversity December 16, 2020, Ottawa, Ontario – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat Research is a critical tool during times of crises and disruption as it can help society navigate toward […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202085 Views

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MSVU: Knowledge translation at the heart of new MSVU research video series

This fall, the Mount Saint Vincent University Research Office launched the MSVU Research Minutes video series to showcase research being conducted by MSVU faculty and students. The series aims to better connect researchers at MSVU with the wider community in order to maximize the impact of their research findings. Traditionally, researchers have shared their knowledge through peer-reviewed journals […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2020155 Views

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Government of Canada invests in research to understand the effects of oil on Pacific salmon

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 15, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is committed to protecting our aquatic ecosystems. We are developing new partnerships and investing in research that is improving our knowledge and generating new technologies to mitigate and prevent marine incidents, such as oil spills. Specifically, we are investing in research […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202097 Views

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Nipissingu: Human trafficking research findings released

North Bay, ON – After seven years of collaboration, the Northeastern Ontario Research Alliance on Human Trafficking (NORAHT) has concluded its research on the gaps and barriers to regional services for women experiencing exploitation, violence or abuse in the sex industry. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, NORAHT’s research has […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2020160 Views

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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, 2020154 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, 2020107 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, 202079 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, 202056 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, 202083 Views

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