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.
‘Omics project takes de-risking NS’s offshore to next phase – Genome Atlantic
For Immediate Release – July 24, 2019 Halifax, NS – A major new initiative that adds genomics technologies to traditional geoscience aims to reduce the risk for oil exploration in Nova Scotia’s offshore. The $6.5 million project, Validation and Integration of Genomics Solutions for Offshore Oil Exploration in Nova Scotia and Beyond, was announced today… Read more
Researcher looking for Nova Scotia families for study of preschoolers’ screen time | The Chronicle Herald
If you spend any time around children, you’ve likely been amazed at how quickly even toddlers can figure out the workings of a cellphone or tablet. But that instinctive comfort with gadgetry could interfere with a young child’s overall development, a Universite Sainte-Anne educational expert says. Continue reading: Researcher looking for Nova Scotia families for… Read more
Halifax researcher hopes cow tendons can replace metal in orthopedic patients The Chronicle Herald Regular trips to a slaughterhouse might appear to be a strange errand for a research scientist. But the cow’s legs that Brendan Grue picks up at a Nova Scotia abattoir are crucial to his goal of creating a new class of… Read more
SMU PhD student to receive Research Nova Scotia Quest Award
“I was surprised and honoured to be chosen,” says Grue. “I think it reflects the growing research community here at Saint Mary’s.” Brendan Grue, a Saint Mary’s University (SMU) PhD in Applied Science student, is the 2019 recipient of Research Nova Scotia’s (RNS) prestigious Quest Award. The Quest Award is presented to the graduate student… Read more
Leslie Chosen to Lead Research Nova Scotia
Mr. Leslie holds degrees in international development (University of King’s College and Dalhousie University) and marine management (Dalhousie University) and has been the Executive Director of the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network for the past three years. Previously, he worked for Fisheries and Oceans Canada and spent several years with the federal… Read more
In the news: Dr. Ian Pottie, MSVU
Halifax researchers’ new spectrometer will help quest to detect Alzheimer’s – The Chronicle Herald Read more
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