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Canada’s top social sciences and humanities researchers honoured for extraordinary achievements

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release Work of Impact Award recipients represent very best in cutting-edge research November 30, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Social sciences and humanities research and talent provide us with a deeper understanding of the human condition to inform public policy benefiting all Canadians. By fostering inquiry and innovation […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20216 Views

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Game-changing Canadian innovations celebrated at Mitacs Awards ceremony in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 24, 2021 – From the world’s first early detection blood test for eye cancer and groundbreaking work to discover affordable drugs for rare diseases, to a virtual shopping avatar that allows consumers to “feel” how clothes fit and an antiviral coating for face masks that prevents transmission of COVID-19, this year’s Mitacs Awards […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20218 Views

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Search of Mohawk Institute Residential School grounds in Brantford, Ont., begins – CBC

Nov 09, 2021 ‘This is heavy work that needs to be done,’ said survivor Sherlene Bomberry The search for missing children on more than 200 hectares of land once associated with the Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, Ont., is beginning today. A pair of ground-penetrating radar machines will be used to scan the ground in a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202113 Views

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Six Nations Statement on Today’s Announcement by the Survivors’ Secretariat

Nov 09, 2021 The Survivors’ Secretariat announced today that the search for unmarked graves at the former Mohawk Institute in Brantford, Ontario has begun. The Joint Police Task Force began their work this morning by combing the search grid with the use of ground-penetrating radar technology. Today’s announcement marks the first step in a long, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 202115 Views

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Statement on Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Scientific Director Dr. Carrie Bourassa

Today I spoke with Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (CIHR-IIPH), and we agreed that she will step away from all of her duties as Scientific Director of the Institute. As such, Dr. Bourassa will be on an indefinite leave without pay effective immediately. I acknowledge the pain […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202116 Views

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Collaborative Study Urges Decision-Makers to Address First Nations Food Insecurity and Sovereignty

COLLABORATIVE STUDY URGES DECISION-MAKERS TO ADDRESS FIRST NATIONS FOOD INSECURITY AND SOVEREIGNTY (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pleased to announce the release of the Key Findings and Recommendations for Decision-makers of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The 10-year study was led by principal investigators and researchers […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 202127 Views

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Brock economist to carry out national water survey as part of oil sands research – Brock News

October 20, 2021 Scientists are studying ways that plants and their associated microbes can clean up wastewater from oil sands processes using constructed wetland treatment systems. The big question is: will the public support such an approach? Brock University economist Diane Dupont is aiming to find out. She is creating a national public survey to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202121 Views

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New Indigenous Research Network launched at U of T – The Varsity

October 17, 2021 Interdisciplinary scholar group creates inclusive research community Led by Dr. Suzanne Stewart, director of Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, the Indigenous Research Network (IRN) is a new Indigenous research initiative launched on September 29 and supported by the Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI). The IRN’s mission is to create […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202125 Views

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Director of U of G’s Guelph Institute for Environmental Research Reappointed

October 13, 2021 Dr. Madhur Anand will serve as director of the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) at the University of Guelph for a second two-year term. A professor in the School of Environmental Sciences (SES), she was appointed as inaugural director of the institute in fall 2019. Under her renewed directorship, Anand will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202131 Views

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Updated: Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is pleased to pre-announce the launch of the Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity. This initiative is being led by the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), in partnership with the Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), the Institute of Health Services and Policy […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2021184 Views

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