Follow along for updates on current funding opportunities, upcoming events, award recipients, and researcher stories that highlight the mission-oriented research taking place in Nova Scotia.
Research Nova Scotia Investing an Additional $1.1 Million in Infection Control Research in Long-Term Care Facilities
June 7, 2023 (Halifax, NS) – Research Nova Scotia is investing an additional $1.1 million to test whether UV lights installed in long-term care (LTC) facilities will reduce respiratory viral infections (RVI) among LTC residents. “The foundational work completed as part of a pandemic response has established Nova Scotia as a leader in this area… Read more
Scotia Scholars Spotlight: Erin Noftall
In 2021, Erin Noftall, a student in the Bachelor of Science, Human Kinetics program at St. Francis Xavier University, received a Scotia Scholars Undergraduate Award from Research Nova Scotia. The award allowed her to gain valuable research experience, create connections, and prepare for her future education and career. Leading up to the summer of 2022,… Read more
Dalhousie Forestry Research Team Receives $1.57 Million to Study Nova Scotian Forests
May 9, 2023 (Halifax, NS) – A team of forestry researchers led by Dalhousie University is receiving $1.57 million to undertake research on Nova Scotia’s forests and the industries and communities who depend upon them. The new project forms the cornerstone of Research Nova Scotia’s (RNS) forestry research program, which seeks to identify and convene… Read more
Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Yulia Komburlei
“There was one question; what should I do after this project? Because I couldn’t get back home. My town is occupied now, and I couldn’t do anything. I just had to find a possibility to stay here, to continue my project.” In February 2022, Yuliia Komburlei was ecstatic over the news that she was awarded… Read more
Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Kateryna Rudenko
“My parents lost their jobs, and they didn’t have any savings prepared for the war,” says Kateryna Rudenko. “I have to financially support my whole family at this point, simultaneously trying to build my network here, people I know, and trying to establish myself here in Canada, somehow, to be able to help them further… Read more
NSCAD Professor Jennifer Green’s Flaxmobile Project Recieves Support From Research Nova Scotia
The following article was created and originally posted by NSCAD. Jennifer Green, associate professor, Division of Craft, has received $232,524.52 in funding from Research Nova Scotia (RNS) for her Flaxmobile Project: From Producer to Maker, Closing the Material Security Gap Across Mi’kma’ki. Building on a pilot study completed last year, this RNS Intentional Initiative Award enables… Read more
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