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…

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…

Dalhousie researchers receive $2.5M from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Research Nova Scotia

This announcement originally appeared on Dalhousie University’s website and has been republished with their permission. Researchers at Dalhousie are the recipients of $1.5 million in funding that will help acquire the cutting-edge tools they need to conduct world-class research. The funding for these Dal-led projects is part of a larger $96 million investment to support 377 new research…

Two Saint Mary’s University scientists receive $795,000 in research funding

This announcement originally appeared on the Saint Mary's University website and has been republished with their permission. Two researchers in the Faculty of Science at Saint Mary’s have received a total of $795,000 in funding from two government organizations. Dr. Erin Adlakha and Dr. Erin Cameron will have their work, on hydrothermal ore mineral deposits and soil invertebrates,…

Acadia University psychology professors receive prestigious funding

This announcement originally appeared on Acadia University's website and has been republished with their permission. Dr. Anne-Sophie Champod The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has just announced that Acadia Psychology Professors, Dr. Anne-Sophie Champod and Dr. Daniel Lametti, have been awarded $371,012 through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) toward a $927,533 project to construct…

St.FX researchers receive Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) & Research Nova Scotia funding for the tools they need to stay ahead

This announcement originally appeared on the St.FX website and has been republished with their permission. Four research projects at StFX, that range from optimizing care of infants during painful procedures to work on marine biofouling, are receiving over $400,000 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for the tools the researchers need to stay ahead…