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Water researchers, citizen scientists getting their feet wet – Brighter World

Harnessing the power of citizen science to track the local impacts of climate change. Working with Indigenous communities to monitor water quality in the Bruce Peninsula. Using documentary footage to help tell the research story of the Parry Sound 33 wildfire. These are just some of the innovative, community-based projects undertaken over the past decade […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201940 Views

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(Canadore) College Hires Cannabinoid Pharmacologist to Develop Responsive Programming and Research Capacity

Oct 29, 2019 Canadore College welcomes Dr. Pritesh Kumar, a world eminent research scientist specializing in cannabinoid pharmacology to develop a suite of programs in response to industry demand. Dr. Kumar will be responsible for cannabinoid research and developing comprehensive curricula in medicinal cannabis programming, which will include workshops for the general public, professional development […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201942 Views

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New evidence post-secondary access programs improve the lives of disadvantaged youth

Ottawa, October 25, 2019 – Two reports by researchers at the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) released today present evidence on how well high-school graduates from lower-income families in Canada have fared in their ability to access post-secondary education over the past twenty years. The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) has released Postsecondary […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201938 Views

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SSHRC: Knowledge Synthesis Grants – Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

January 2020 Competition Overview Value $50,000 Duration One year Application deadline January 7, 2020 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced March 2020 Apply The online application form will be available in mid-November. Instructions Table of contents Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Context […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201937 Views

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Canadore Investing in Technology to Support Food Security in the North

Oct 10, 2019 Canadore has committed to investing in a sustainable food development site that will house four grow pods from EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp (EHT). Slated for delivery in November, the grow pods will initially be used for research and academic training for existing and new programs including Functional Genomics and Health Care Administration […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201977 Views

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(Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada) Request for Proposals: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Supporting Inuit Families and Communities – Environmental Scan and Research

Background: Organization and Previous Work in FASD Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada (Pauktuutit) fosters greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocates for equality and social improvements, and encourages their participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada. Pauktuutit leads and supports Inuit women in Canada in policy development and community projects […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201936 Views

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John Borrows receives 2019 Molson Prize for his Indigenous law research – SSHRC

John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, was awarded the 2019 Molson Prize on October 3, for his outstanding contributions to the social sciences. The presentation took place at a keynote address and book launch at the University of Saskatchewan’s Native Law Centre, where Borrows read […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201939 Views

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U of T researcher works with Indigenous communities to bring their traditional calendar systems online – U of T News

Seven years ago, Jennifer Wemigwans received a call from Victor Masayesva Jr., a highly regarded Hopi Knowledge Keeper and artist, inviting her to a gathering of Indigenous Timekeepers from South and North America. Wemigwans, an assistant professor in the department of leadership, higher and adult education in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201935 Views

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662 domestic homicides during 2010-2018: Canadian researchers, community collaborators launch study to learn from survivors and those left behind to enhance domestic homicide prevention

There have been at least 662 victims of domestic homicide in Canada since 2010 and the numbers continue to rise. On average, that’s well over 70 victims per year, according to a five-year, national initiative being led by researchers at Western University and the University of Guelph. Consistent with Statistics Canada figures and global estimates, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201966 Views

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The permafrost is melting: This LU climate researcher and colleagues have $5M to study reason why – Sudbury.com

PermafrostNet aims to bring Canada to the forefront in the battle against permafrost loss A team of climate researchers at Laurentian University have announced their network has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Over the next five years, NSERC will provide more than $5 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201924 Views

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