RNS and The Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island awards $70,000 to local researchers

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (LANSPEI) is delighted to congratulate two local research teams who were each awarded $35,000 from the annual Legacy Research Grant awards. “We are thrilled to be supporting local research through our Legacy Research Grant,” said Robert MacDonald, President & CEO of…

Research Nova Scotia and Forestry Innovation Transition Trust investing $5.38 million to deliver a 3-Year Forestry Research Program.

(Halifax, NS) Research Nova Scotia is partnering with the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust (FITT) to deliver a three-year forestry research program. This program will work to harness the creativity and expertise of Canada’s research community to support Nova Scotia’s transition to an ecological forestry model.Forestry is a key industry for Nova Scotia, supporting thousands of…

Study suggests a future for medical-grade pulp production in Nova Scotia

Last spring, a team of chemists at Saint Mary’s University collaborated with Port Hawkesbury Paper in hopes of developing a home-grown solution to the global shortage of N95 respirators masks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Results from the study suggest the Nova Scotia pulp and paper industry may have a future in the production of medical-grade pulp for use in personal protective equipment (PPE). 

Bringing Nova Scotia wines to the next level through Université Sainte-Anne’s Research Winery

Drs. Karine Pedneault and Gustavo Leite are working to bring Nova Scotia wines to the next level through Université Sainte-Anne’s Research Winery. The research winery was funded in part by Research Nova Scotia and Agriculture and AgriFood Canada through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership AgriScience Cluster 2018-2023 on Fostering Sustainable Growth of the Canadian Grape and Wine Sector. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=003JkYi7zII&t=4s