Dal’s Rita Orji honoured with top Canadian computer science research award

This story originally appeared on Dalhousie University's website and has been republished with their permission. Photography is credited to Danny Abriel Photos. Dr. Rita Orji When Rita Orji was admitted to study computer science at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in her home country, Nigeria, she had never used a computer. Now, she’s one of only four…

Scotia Scholars Award Recipients – NSCC Summer Research

Research Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Scotia Scholars Award - NSCC Summer Research. The Scotia Scholars Award – NSCC Summer Research provides financial support to students with exceptional potential who wish to participate in health research activities at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC).  This award will support the growth,…

Scotia Scholars Undergraduate Award Recipients 2020/21

Research Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the 2020/2021 Scotia Scholars undergraduate award recipients at St. Francis Xavier University and Cape Breton University. The Scotia Scholars Awards provide financial support to students with exceptional potential who are or wish to be engaged in health research. This award will support the growth, acquisition, and retention of…

Call for Applications: NDRIO-Portage COVID-19 Data Curation Funding

New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO) and Portage have announced funding to support the curation of Canadian research data related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding objectives: Bring COVID-19 related data into timely compliance with the FAIR Guiding Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable).Build capacity for research data management (RDM) in Canada by supporting the training of highly-qualified…

Six Canadian giants in health join Canada’s Medical Hall of Fame

This announcement originally appeared on the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame website and has been republished with their permission.  London, ON - Six outstanding Canadians will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame by means of a virtual Induction Ceremony scheduled to be RELEASED AT 12:00 PM EDT ON APRIL 29, 2021. Hosted in association with The…