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CIHR Funding Opportunity: SPOR National Training Entity (NTE)

A component of the SPOR Capacity Development Initiative, the National Training Entity (NTE) will: Serve as a central body for systematic patient-oriented research training and mentoring in Canada. Cultivate a community in patient-oriented research capacity developmentSupport mentors and trainees, including Patient-Oriented Research Award recipients and trainees from other SPOR-funded entitiesDevelop collaborations and partnerships Funding Info: … Continue reading CIHR Funding Opportunity: SPOR National Training Entity (NTE)

Research Nova Scotia Introduces Inaugural CEO

Halifax – September 04, 2019 – Research Nova Scotia (RNS), a not-for-profit corporation created last year to support local academic research and development opportunities, welcomes Stefan Leslie as Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds interim CEO Marli MacNeil, whose leadership was invaluable throughout the organization’s first few months of operation. Leslie holds degrees in international development … Continue reading Research Nova Scotia Introduces Inaugural CEO

Researcher creates state-of-the-art music studio at Acadia University

This fall, students of Acadia’s School of Music should expect to get an earful – of sound that is.   Dr. Derek Charke, Professor of Composition and Theory in the School of Music at Acadia University is the creator and director of the new Acadia Electroacoustic Music Studio (AEMS). With his summer break nearing its end, the award-winning … Continue reading Researcher creates state-of-the-art music studio at Acadia University

‘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 … Continue reading ‘Omics project takes de-risking NS’s offshore to next phase – Genome Atlantic

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 … Continue reading Researcher looking for Nova Scotia families for study of preschoolers’ screen time | The Chronicle Herald