Research Nova Scotia continues to explore opportunities with its partners to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Partnerships with Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Nova Scotia COVID-19 Health Research Coalition, Genome Atlantic, and others, have enabled our researchers to conduct ground-breaking research in the areas of vaccines and therapeutics, diagnostics, epidemiology, fundamental science, social and behavioural sciences, public health, and more. If you have a COVID-19 related project you would like to discuss please contact us.
Nova Scotia COVID-19 Health Research Coalition
In April, a total of 262 applications were submitted from research teams across the province. The Coalition announced that a collective investment of over $1.5 million would be distributed to 40 COVID-19 research teams.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
In partnership with Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and other partners, Research Nova Scotia continues to provide rapid response funding from its Research Opportunities Fund.
COVID-19 Resources Canada
Funded research and opportunities
To contribute to the global efforts to address the COVID-19 outbreak, Canadian researchers are conducting ground-breaking research in the areas of vaccines and therapeutics, diagnostics, epidemiology, fundamental science, social and behavioural sciences, public health, and many more.
If you do not see your project listed and would like to submit, please fill out their online form.
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