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Feds backing endangered bat research, monitoring in Wahnapitae First Nation – CTV

Aug. 24, 2022 A project studying three endangered bat species at risk in Wahnapitae First Nation near Sudbury is receiving $123,475 from the federal government. The bat research and monitoring project is one of 33 new and ongoing local conservation projects to receive funding under Canada’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk, Nickel Belt MP […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202248 Views

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Announcing the 2022 RCGS research grantees

For more than 50 years, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society has contributed to growing geographical understanding of Canada – its people, places, culture, environment and economic challenges – by funding research to broaden Canadians’ knowledge and appreciation of Canada. As one of the oldest organizations in Canada funding geographical research, our research grants and scholarships […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 2022214 Views

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Creating life-saving services for 2SLGBTQ+ youth – SSHRC

Up to 40% of young people experiencing homelessness in Canada identify as 2SLGBTQ+, but few studies have been conducted on their unique experiences. Due to previous discrimination they’ve faced, many 2SLGBTQ+ homeless youth avoid housing and support services, making them a “hidden demographic,” out of reach of most research programs. Alex Abramovich, an independent scientist […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2022118 Views

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CSC smudging toxicity: literature review

From:  National Research Council Canada Download: View final version: (PDF, 1 MB) DOI: https://doi.org/10.4224/40002815 Author:  Ko, Yoon Name affiliation: 1. National Research Council of Canada. Construction Format: Text, Technical Report ISBN: 978-0-660-38295-1 Edition: Rev. ed. 1 Physical description: 24 p. Abstract Smudging activities are conducted in correctional facilities by inmates as part of a cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202249 Views

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City of Guelph: Archaeological excavation of Baker District redevelopment site: July 21

Guelph, Ont., July 21, 2022 – We’re transforming a former municipal parking lot into a compact district nestled in Guelph’s historic core that will create a renewed area of activity, commerce and civic space for the local community and city. The Baker District is a landmark city-building initiative that will bring more visitors and residents […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202260 Views

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CCA Appoints Expert Panel on Health Data Sharing in Canada

Data are crucial for detecting, preventing, and responding to public health events. When health data are consistently collected, shared, and used, it can improve the overall delivery of healthcare and save lives. At the request of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has formed an Expert Panel to examine […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 202256 Views

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Dialogue: Summer 2022 eNewsletter – SSHRC

Congratulations to funded chairs, research teams, researchers and journals The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, earlier this month announced an investment of over $175 million to support 800 social sciences and humanities research projects  across Canada, through SSHRC’s Partnership Grants, Partnership Development Grants, Insight Grants and Aid to Scholarly Journals grants. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202259 Views

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Funding Opportunity: Knowledge Synthesis Grants on Gender-Based Violence

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) are launching a call for proposals for Knowledge Synthesis Grants (KSGs) on the topic of gender-based violence. While violence affects all people, some people are more at risk of experiencing it because of various forms of oppression, such as sexism, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 202254 Views

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Government of Canada makes major investment to help create world-firsts in knowledge with the Discovery Research programs

Government of Canada makes major investment to help create world-firsts in knowledge with the Discovery Research programs June 23, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada When diverse groups of researchers with bold ideas are supported and given the freedom to explore, they generate world-firsts in knowledge and expand the frontiers of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202263 Views

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Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute receives $400K for community-driven project – CBC

‘Research can be done in a different way,’ says Joey-Lynn Wabie, interim director of the institute Jun 22, 2022 When we think about how research is typically conducted, the image of an academic or scientist sitting at a desk or laboratory is likely to spring to mind. But Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute at Laurentian University […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202268 Views

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