researchNS2019


  • Dr. Rita Orji Honoured with 2021 Discovery Award

    Dr. Rita Orji Honoured with 2021 Discovery Award

    Emerging Professional Award This year, Research Nova Scotia was proud to present the Emerging Professional Award at the 2021 Discovery Awards. The award was presented to Dr. Rita Orji, Associate Professor at Dalhousie University and Canada Research Chair in Persuasive Technology, for her transformative work on Personalizing Persuasive Systems. Dr. Orji is globally recognized as a leader […]


  • Research Nova Scotia announces new student research challenges

    Research Nova Scotia announces new student research challenges

    Research Nova Scotia is announcing two new student research challenges designed to inspire student researchers with exceptional potential who are engaged in various research disciplines at post-secondary institutions across Nova Scotia


  • 2021 Legacy Research Grant Recipients Announced

    2021 Legacy Research Grant Recipients Announced

    The Lung Association of Nova Scotia (LANS) is delighted to congratulate two local researchers who were each awarded $25,000 from the annual Legacy Research Grant awards. 


  • $3.6 Million in Funding Announced for the Formation of the Atlantic Cancer Consortium

    $3.6 Million in Funding Announced for the Formation of the Atlantic Cancer Consortium

    Nova Scotia researchers join Atlantic Cancer Consortium to accelerate precision medicine for cancer patients. The group will work together under a joint pilot project over the next two years with the goal of becoming a member of the Terry Fox Research Institute’s new Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network, a pan-Canadian research network to accelerate precision medicine for cancer patients.


  • Clean Marine Propulsion Lab Coming to NSCC

    Clean Marine Propulsion Lab Coming to NSCC

    This story originally appeared on NSCC’s website and has been republished with their permission.  Envision a future where boats that serve inland coastal operations, inshore fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, marine research, the Navy, and the Coast Guard are cheaper to operate, quieter and less polluting.  That’s the goal for the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Clean Marine Propulsion […]


  • Data Access: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

    Data Access: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

    The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a large, national research platform on health and aging allowing researchers to answer critical questions on the biological, medical, psychological, social, lifestyle and economic aspects of aging, disability and disease. The long-term, national study follows approximately 50,000 individuals between the ages of 45-85. Researchers can apply to […]