Research Nova Scotia commits $600K in match funding to coronavirus research at Dal

Research Nova Scotia commits $600K in match funding to coronavirus research at Dal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty-QAF9zTKk&t=7s March 18, 2020 – For immediate release. (Halifax, NS) To further contribute to the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia’s efforts to address the COVID-19 outbreak, Research Nova Scotia (RNS) will be contributing $600,000 in rapid response match…

NS Researcher is Connecting Cannabis and Mental Health

Phil Tibbo knows cannabis use can impact young people diagnosed with psychosis. That’s why he’s researching the effects of its use on brain health in youth and young adults. “We know that within our early intervention services for psychosis, cannabis use is fairly high,” says Tibbo. “Unfortunately, what we see is that those individuals who are…

St. Francis Xavier University Researcher Hopes to Blur the Boundaries Between Fresh and Frozen

Most agree that fresh is better than frozen, but a researcher at St. Francis Xavier University may change that.  Dr. Shah Razul, an Assistant Professor in the department of Chemistry, has been studying how water freezes for over a decade. Recently, he’s focused his expertise on answering an important question facing one of Nova Scotia’s…

CIHR Funding Opportunity: SPOR National Training Entity (NTE)

A component of the SPOR Capacity Development Initiative, the National Training Entity (NTE) will: Serve as a central body for systematic patient-oriented research training and mentoring in Canada. Cultivate a community in patient-oriented research capacity developmentSupport mentors and trainees, including Patient-Oriented Research Award recipients and trainees from other SPOR-funded entitiesDevelop collaborations and partnerships Funding Info:…

Research Nova Scotia Introduces Inaugural CEO

September 04, 2019 Research Nova Scotia (RNS), a not-for-profit corporation created last year to support local academic research and development opportunities, welcomes Stefan Leslie as Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds interim CEO Marli MacNeil, whose leadership was invaluable throughout the organization’s first few months of operation. Leslie holds degrees in international development (University of King’s…

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…