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…

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…

Research Project to Track Presence of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia Wastewater

(Halifax, NS) Researchers across Nova Scotia are launching a project aimed at detecting the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 in human wastewater, helping to identify the potential presence of the virus quickly and before it can spread. Building on the recent results of a pilot study, the research team has begun to collect…