MSVU researchers receive $400K from Research Nova Scotia and the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

This announcement originally appeared on the MSVU website and has been republished with their permission. Pictured above (l-r): Dr. Chérif Matta, Dr. Christine Lackner, and Dr. Derek Fisher.  On Tuesday, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced that Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) researchers have received funding for two projects through the 2019 John R. Evans Leaders…

Lung Association Legacy Research Grant funds COVID-19 and vaping research

This story originally appeared on the Lung Association of Nova Scotia's website and has been republished with their permission. Halifax, Nova Scotia – On August 6th, The Lung Association of Nova Scotia (LANS) announced that it has awarded $50,000 grants, in partnership with Research Nova Scotia, to fund local research on COVID-19 and youth vaping. “Lung health has…

Ocean Tracking Network awarded Major Science Initiatives funding

This story originally appeared on Dalhousie University's website and has been republished with their permission. The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has been awarded a grant of $13.4 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Major Science Initiatives (MSI) Fund, bringing the total amount awarded to OTN from the Government of Canada to $27M. OTN is the only…

The Research Nova Scotia Podcast – Episode #3

Beyond Breast is Best: Infant Feeding in Nova Scotia & Cambodia Listen to Episode #3 World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August, not just to encourage breastfeeding, but to raise awareness of the different cultural and socio-economic challenges to breastfeeding that caregivers face world-wide. Nova Scotia has its own challenges.…

Bringing Nova Scotia wines to the next level through Université Sainte-Anne’s Research Winery

Drs. Karine Pedneault and Gustavo Leite are working to bring Nova Scotia wines to the next level through Université Sainte-Anne’s Research Winery. The research winery was funded in part by Research Nova Scotia and Agriculture and AgriFood Canada through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership AgriScience Cluster 2018-2023 on Fostering Sustainable Growth of the Canadian Grape and Wine Sector. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=003JkYi7zII&t=4s