‘The echo pandemic of mental health’: survey finds that Nova Scotia has the highest COVID-19 Anxiety and Depression levels in Canada

Halifax, October 1, 2020 – “The echo pandemic of mental health will be one of the legacies of COVID-19” said Dr. Katie Aubrecht, assistant professor in the department of sociology at St. Francis Xavier University. Nova Scotians are reporting Canada’s highest levels of anxiety and depression due to COVID-19, and the greatest nation-wide increase since…

Dalhousie researchers receive $2.5M from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Research Nova Scotia

This announcement originally appeared on Dalhousie University’s website and has been republished with their permission. Researchers at Dalhousie are the recipients of $1.5 million in funding that will help acquire the cutting-edge tools they need to conduct world-class research. The funding for these Dal-led projects is part of a larger $96 million investment to support 377 new research…

Two Saint Mary’s University scientists receive $795,000 in research funding

This announcement originally appeared on the Saint Mary's University website and has been republished with their permission. Two researchers in the Faculty of Science at Saint Mary’s have received a total of $795,000 in funding from two government organizations. Dr. Erin Adlakha and Dr. Erin Cameron will have their work, on hydrothermal ore mineral deposits and soil invertebrates,…

Acadia University psychology professors receive prestigious funding

This announcement originally appeared on Acadia University's website and has been republished with their permission. Dr. Anne-Sophie Champod The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has just announced that Acadia Psychology Professors, Dr. Anne-Sophie Champod and Dr. Daniel Lametti, have been awarded $371,012 through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) toward a $927,533 project to construct…