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SSHRC: Launch of new tri-agency Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

The new tri-agency Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. The initiative will support short-term targeted interdisciplinary events, outreach activities and position papers to help guide new ways of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201829 Views

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UNBC Researcher Earns SSRHC Insight Grant

June 4, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – A University of Northern British Columbia researcher is leading a national task force examining how the archival community across the country can respond to a specific Call to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Erica Hernández-Read, Archivist, at the Northern BC Archives, and the lead […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201830 Views

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Student researchers recognized at awards night – UFV

May 28, 2018 Providing undergraduate students with research opportunities is one of UFV’s defining strengths. That strength was celebrated on May 24 as top student researchers were honoured at the annual Undergraduate Research Excellence awards. A total of 41 students were recognized at the event, receiving more than $25,000 worth of research awards, the most […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201813 Views

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UVic: Canada sets its sights on the next 100 years of astrophysics exploring the universe

May 22, 2018 Astronomers and educators from across the country are in Victoria this week to discuss the history and future of astronomical research in Canada, including Indigenous knowledge of astronomy, with events that include the naming of a minor planet after the Tsawout First Nation. Co-hosted by the University of Victoria, the Canadian Astronomical Society’s […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201815 Views

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VIU’s Canada Research Chair Focused on “Future Proofing” Shellfish

May 9, 2018 Dr. Timothy Green will be CRC Research Chair in Shellfish Health and Genomics Climate change is one of the biggest threats to shellfish populations and sustainable shellfish farming in Canada and worldwide. In British Columbia, ocean acidification caused by climate change is recognized as a key threat. That’s one reason why Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201840 Views

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BC Government: Investment in wood science supports student innovation, research

May 01, 2018 PRINCE GEORGE – Engineering students in Prince George now have access to a state-of-the-art research facility to create sustainable wood engineering solutions, with the opening of the Wood Innovation Research Laboratory at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The lab provides students, researchers and faculty members from UNBC with the ability […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201826 Views

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TransMountain Part 2: Canadians weigh in on economic implications, protesters, and ‘social licence’ – Angus Reid

April 23, 2018 – Protests against Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain Pipeline have followed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for months, from Vancouver to Ottawa to London. Not London, Ontario. London, England. The protests from the United Kingdom’s branch of Greenpeace during Trudeau’s recent visit for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting serve as an indication of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201826 Views

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Pipeline Problems? Try Tanker Troubles: BC Kinder Morgan opponents want spill response assurances – Angus Reid Institute

Slim majority of Canadians, British Columbians now support pipeline project; opposition remains strong April 18, 2018 –  The reassertion of jurisdictional issues in the battle between B.C. and Alberta over the completion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline project is sharpening public opinion on the matter. But, while more Canadians appear to be losing patience with the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201840 Views

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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grants announced – RRU

The grants, which total almost half a million dollars, were awarded through SSHRC’s Insight Program, which aims “to build knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world by supporting research excellence.” Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages, while Insight Grants support longer-term work. Prof. Robin Cox, Insight Grant for youth engagement […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201866 Views

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UNB researcher to help coordinate global response to threat posed by antimicrobial resistance

With funding from the federal government, a University of New Brunswick global health expert is helping to lay the foundation of a Canadian research hub to help co-ordinate a global response to antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Suzanne Hindmarch, a UNB political scientist studying international relations and global health, and Dr. Malcolm King, scientific director of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201847 Views

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