Research Nova Scotia is proud to support research at Nova Scotia universities, colleges, healthcare institutions and affiliated centres. We’re proud to highlight some of our funded work below.

Dr. Marcia English is an Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition at St. Francis Xavier University where she leads the X Food Research Lab. Learn how she’s using her background in food chemistry to address challenges and add value to Nova Scotia’s farming and food production community.

Learn more about her work in a recent episode of the Beyond Research Podcast.

Dr. Stefanie Colombo, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture Nutrition, is working to address a major challenge facing the aquaculture industry – climate change. Her research asks the question: how are we going to grow fish sustainably and efficiently in a warmer world?

Learn more about her work in a recent episode of the Beyond Research Podcast.

Dr. Kyly Whitfield, an assistant professor of Applied Human Nutrition at Mount Saint Vincent University, wants to know why Nova Scotia has amongst the lowest rates of breastfeeding across Canada.

Learn more about her work in a recent episode of the Beyond Research Podcast.

Below is a YouTube Playlist featuring a few of our funded researchers and their research projects.

Below is a YouTube Playlist of recent episodes of the Beyond Research Podcast featuring researchers from across the province.