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…

‘The echo pandemic of mental health’: survey finds that Nova Scotia has the highest COVID-19 Anxiety and Depression levels in Canada

Halifax, October 1, 2020 – “The echo pandemic of mental health will be one of the legacies of COVID-19” said Dr. Katie Aubrecht, assistant professor in the department of sociology at St. Francis Xavier University. Nova Scotians are reporting Canada’s highest levels of anxiety and depression due to COVID-19, and the greatest nation-wide increase since…