Centre for Water Resources Studies launches public COVID-19 wastewater dashboard.

The Centre for Water Resources Studies at Dalhousie University is proud to present its public COVID-19 wastewater dashboard. Wastewater samples from the past 18 months have been collected from four wastewater facilities in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Project partners include Halifax Water, LuminUltra Technologies, and Research Nova Scotia.

Research Nova Scotia establishes a Centre of Excellence for Healthy Aging at Cape Breton University.

Research Nova Scotia, in collaboration with the Department of Health and Wellness and Nova Scotia Health, is providing $700,000 to fund a research Centre of Excellence for Healthy Aging at Cape Breton University in honour of Dr. Kenneth Rockwood. Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, recipient of the 2021 Ryman Prize, is contributing $25,000 from the Ryman prize money to catalyze this research program at CBU and promote whole-patient care for people living with frailty and/or dementia.

$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.

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…

Researchers from Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health Authority receive $1.1 million in funding from Government of Canada to study COVID-19

HALIFAX, NS (June 25, 2020)  Researchers from Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority are leading projects which received a $1.1 million investment from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Research Nova Scotia as part of a May 2020 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity. The funding opportunity is a partnership between the CIHR,…