Research Project to Track Presence of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia Wastewater

(Halifax, NS) Researchers across Nova Scotia are launching a project aimed at detecting the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 in human wastewater, helping to identify the potential presence of the virus quickly and before it can spread. Building on the recent results of a pilot study, the research team has begun to collect…

Research Nova Scotia Announces $2 Million in Funding for New Health Researchers

HALIFAX, NS (December 10, 2020) Research Nova Scotia (RNS) is pleased to announce over $2 million in funding for new health researchers in Nova Scotia to help increase capacity in this critical area. The 21 recipients are located at Dalhousie, Acadia, St. Francis Xavier, Saint Mary’s, Mount Saint Vincent, and Cape Breton University as well as…

Federal Research Funding Integrated Calendar

Canada’s federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)—together with the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), have created an integrated calendar of agency and interagency funding opportunities.  The integrated calendar lists a wide-range of funding opportunities for…

African Nova Scotian Researcher Directory

The Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute is creating the first African Nova Scotian Researcher Directory. The purpose of the directory is to help bring awareness to, and create a network of, researchers of African descent in a range of fields. The directory will be a “go to” place for researchers looking to work collaboratively and…