Request for Proposals – NS Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NSACSW)

Request for Proposals AMENDED FEBRUARY 22, 2021 The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NSACSW) requires the services of an evaluator to lead the evaluation of a multi-partner project located in the Halifax Regional Municipality.  Creating Communities of Care Through a Customary Law Approach (CCC) was developed to address “the lack of culturally-competent services…

Research team to determine if UV-C light can reduce infections in Long-Term Care facilities

February 17, 2021 (Halifax, NS) - Nova Scotia has the highest proportion of seniors in Canada. Investing in high quality and safe solutions for long-term care facilities is an important healthy aging strategy here and around the world.    Dr. Kenneth Rockwood That is why researchers in Nova Scotia are launching a project to test whether…

Coping From Home: Study Highlights Interpersonal Relationship Risks During COVID-19

Last winter, as physical distancing and stay-at-home orders began to disrupt social and relational interactions around the world, the threat of COVID-19 became more than physical. Results from a national study on coping highlight how relationships both fostered and challenged our well-being during a global crisis.  “Research repeatedly demonstrates that those with close personal connections thrive in…

Dalhousie’s Ocean-Going Robots “Glide” Into New Waterfront Workspace at COVE

This announcement originally appeared on the Dalhousie University's website and has been republished with their permission. Written with contributions from staff at Dal, OTN, OFI and MEOPAR. They’ve travelled more than 82,000 kilometres on over 100 missions, but the most notable expedition in 2020 for Dalhousie’s glider group was a trip over a Halifax harbour bridge to their brand…

New CIHR Opportunities for Early Career Researchers

In January, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced the launch of two new opportunities for early career researchers - the Reviewer in Training (RiT) Program and the Health Research Training Platform (HRTP) Pilot. Reviewer in Training (RiT) Program The Reviewer in Training (RiT) program offers early career researchers a learning opportunity to gain…