Researcher creates state-of-the-art music studio at Acadia University

This fall, students of Acadia’s School of Music should expect to get an earful – of sound that is.   Dr. Derek Charke, Professor of Composition and Theory in the School of Music at Acadia University is the creator and director of the new Acadia Electroacoustic Music Studio (AEMS). With his summer break nearing its end, the award-winning … Continue reading Researcher creates state-of-the-art music studio at Acadia University

‘Omics project takes de-risking NS’s offshore to next phase – Genome Atlantic

For Immediate Release – July 24, 2019 Halifax, NS – A major new initiative that adds genomics technologies to traditional geoscience aims to reduce the risk for oil exploration in Nova Scotia’s offshore. The $6.5 million project, Validation and Integration of Genomics Solutions for Offshore Oil Exploration in Nova Scotia and Beyond, was announced today … Continue reading ‘Omics project takes de-risking NS’s offshore to next phase – Genome Atlantic

Researcher looking for Nova Scotia families for study of preschoolers’ screen time | The Chronicle Herald

If you spend any time around children, you’ve likely been amazed at how quickly even toddlers can figure out the workings of a cellphone or tablet. But that instinctive comfort with gadgetry could interfere with a young child’s overall development, a Universite Sainte-Anne educational expert says. Continue reading: Researcher looking for Nova Scotia families for … Continue reading Researcher looking for Nova Scotia families for study of preschoolers’ screen time | The Chronicle Herald

Natural moovement: Halifax researcher hopes cow tendons can replace metal in orthopedic patients | The Chronicle Herald

Regular trips to a slaughterhouse might appear to be a strange errand for a research scientist. But the cow’s legs that Brendan Grue picks up at a Nova Scotia abattoir are crucial to his goal of creating a new class of orthopedic implants that are naturally based. Continue reading: Natural moovement: Halifax researcher hopes cow … Continue reading Natural moovement: Halifax researcher hopes cow tendons can replace metal in orthopedic patients | The Chronicle Herald

SMU PhD student to receive Research Nova Scotia Quest Award

Brendan Grue, a Saint Mary’s University (SMU) PhD in Applied Science student, is the 2019 recipient of Research Nova Scotia’s (RNS) prestigious Quest Award.  The Quest Award is presented to the graduate student researcher who demonstrates the greatest promise and potential for excellence in health research. Grue was selected from among applicants with the highest … Continue reading SMU PhD student to receive Research Nova Scotia Quest Award