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Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia announce investments in wild salmon conservation, habitat restoration and research science projects throughout British Columbia

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada September 5, 2019 Vancouver, BC — Healthy wild fish stocks are vital to the economic prosperity and social fabric of British Columbia’s coastal communities, and are fundamental to the culture of many Indigenous communities. The focus on habitat restoration projects and research science is part of a broader approach to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201935 Views

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VIU Research Will Study Rising Stresses on Fragile Mountain Ecosystems

July 22, 2019 A team of Vancouver Island University (VIU) researchers is ascending to new heights for an in-depth analysis that will project 100 years into the future to get a better understanding of what is happening in our mountain environments. One-quarter of Canada’s land mass is made up of mountains, seven times the area […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201942 Views

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SSHRC-funded researchers win Governor General’s Innovation Awards – SSHRC

On May 13, 2019, the Rideau Hall Foundation announced the recipients of the fourth annual Governor General’s Innovation Awards. Two SSHRC-funded researchers were among the six new laureates. We would like to congratulate Chief Dr. Ronald Ignace (Stsmel’cqen) and Dr. Marianne Ignace (Gulḵiihlgad) of Simon Fraser University’s Department of Linguistics for this recognition of their […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201936 Views

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CIHR – Foundation Grant: 2018-2019 competition results

The Foundation Grant: 2018-2019 competition has approved 28 research grants, for a total investment of $81,416,036Footnote 1. The average grant size is $2,907,716 over seven years. As noted in the Review Process for the Foundation Grant program, CIHR committed to correct gender equity issues within the program. For the 2018-19 Foundation Grant competition, CIHR took […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201950 Views

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Government of Canada invests close to $101M in Indigenous health research across the country

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research July 16, 2019 – Victoria, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Indigenous Peoples in Canada experience a greater percentage of serious health issues than the rest of the population. That is why Indigenous researchers, Elders, knowledge users and organizations are joining forces to urgently improve the health of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201954 Views

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Angus Reid: Canadians in Chronic Pain: Cost, access to treatment pose significant barriers for those suffering the most

July 12, 2019 – For many Canadians, the activities and experiences that many of us take for granted are significantly hindered by something unseen by the naked eye: persistent, ongoing pain. A new public opinion survey from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute, in partnership with Pain BC and Mindset Social Innovation Foundation, delves deeply into […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201951 Views

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Secret Documents from Spying Complaint Reveal CSIS Kept Tabs on Community Groups and Protestors, says Human Rights Group

July 8, 2019 Thousands of pages of heavily-redacted documents suggest CSIS gathered information on the peaceful protest activities of Indigenous peoples and environmentalists VANCOUVER — xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish) & səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories (July 8, 2019) — Today, the Britishz Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) published thousands of pages of heavily-redacted documents disclosed by the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201972 Views

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Government of Canada invests close to $23M in HIV/AIDS research

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Investment will support research on prevention, treatment, and developing a cure for HIV June 26, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research More than 35 years after HIV was first discovered, the virus remains a pressing threat to global health, with an ever-growing number of people […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201982 Views

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UNBC welcomes new Research Chair

June 14, 2019 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia is celebrating the appointment of a new Canada Research Chair (CRC). Dr. Tristan Pearce has been appointed as an Associate Professor and CRC of Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Change in the Department of Global & International Studies. He begins his position at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201924 Views

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Government of Canada announces talented and diverse group of new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

From: Canada Research Chairs The 346 Chairs at 52 universities reflect the Canada we see today June 14, 2019, Victoria, B.C. ―Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat Our government recognizes that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and thought breed great science and research. If we want Canada to achieve its greatest potential in research, we need the diversity […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201932 Views

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