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.
Centre of Excellence for Healthy Aging Launches First Research Project
The Centre of Excellence for Healthy Agency (CEHA) at Cape Breton University has launched its first research project. CEHA is serving as the Atlantic node of the CAN THUMBS-UP, a clinical research trial sponsored by the Canadian Collaboration on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). THUMBS-UP is part of an international trial looking at community-based interventions to… Read more
RNS and The Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island awards $70,000 to local researchers
Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (LANSPEI) is delighted to congratulate two local research teams who were each awarded $35,000 from the annual Legacy Research Grant awards. “We are thrilled to be supporting local research through our Legacy Research Grant,” said Robert MacDonald, President & CEO of… Read more
Research Nova Scotia and Forestry Innovation Transition Trust investing $5.38 million to deliver a 3-Year Forestry Research Program.
(Halifax, NS) Research Nova Scotia is partnering with the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust (FITT) to deliver a three-year forestry research program. This program will work to harness the creativity and expertise of Canada’s research community to support Nova Scotia’s transition to an ecological forestry model. Forestry is a key industry for Nova Scotia, supporting thousands… Read more
Culture and Perspectives on Sexual Assault Policy
Culture and Perspectives on Sexual Assault Policy (CAPSAP) is a 4-phase study that was conducted at 4 universities in Nova Scotia: Mount Saint Vincent University, Cape Breton University, Saint Mary’s University, and Dalhousie University. The research project aimed to gather diverse student perspectives on university sexual assault or sexual violence policies (SV/SA policies). The principal… Read more
Engage Nova Scotia and Research Nova Scotia Issue Call for Research Proposals
Funding will support student projects involving analyses of the 2019 Nova Scotia Quality of Life Survey results related to time adequacy and wellbeing. Read more
Centre for Water Resources Studies launches public COVID-19 wastewater dashboard.
The Centre for Water Resources Studies at Dalhousie University is proud to present its public COVID-19 wastewater dashboard. Wastewater samples from the past 18 months have been collected from four wastewater facilities in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Project partners include Halifax Water, LuminUltra Technologies, and Research Nova Scotia. Read more
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