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KRG: NRRA Project Announcement – November 2020

It is a pleasure to announce the development of the Nunavik Regional Research Authority project. Increasing amounts of various types of research have been, are being and continue to be conducted in Nunavik, which puts growing pressure on Nunavik communities and organizations. Well-conducted research that is aligned with Nunavik’s research priorities can play a central […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2020187 Views

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A New Canada Research Chair at UQAT – Suzy Basile Appointed Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Women’s Issues

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, Oct. 28, 2020  – The Canada Research Chairs Secretariat has awarded $500,000 to the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) to fund the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Women’s Issues, which is held by Suzy Basile, a professor at UQAT’s School of Indigenous Studies. Indigenous Women’s Issues The Canada Research Chair in Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2020203 Views

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Canada Research Chairs Program announces new and renewed chairs for McGill Profs

The Canada Research Chairs Program (CRC) stands at the centre of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development. The CRCs aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences. This season’s cohort reflects Canada’s diverse research talent and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2020285 Views

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McGill U: Indigenous Peoples around the globe are disproportionately affected by pollution

But they are also finding ways to limit pollution and advocate for change Indigenous Peoples around the world are suffering disproportionately from the impacts of pollution. After surveying close to 700 articles covering different disciplines and regions of the world, a research team led by Helsinki University and involving McGill has highlighted key factors that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 2020394 Views

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Combatting discrimination is a prominent pandemic issue, according to Concordia researcher

Political scientist Nicole De Silva says Canada’s human rights commissions are being vigilant about evolving threats under COVID-19 May 13, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, and in some cases, it has changed how we look at our economies, governments and societies. In times of crises like this one, institutions and principles that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2020401 Views

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Researchers watching the balance between Nunavik’s wolves and caribou – Nunatsiaq News

While the hunter depends on the hunted, their populations aren’t always in sync 27 April 2020 The wolf and caribou populations in Nunavik are constantly in flux, and closely related. But the number of wolves seen by hunters has some concerned. “There are many wolves nowadays and the wolves get the caribou,” said Sarollie Weetaluktuk […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2020237 Views

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McGill University receives Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) Award

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health has awarded a CAD$3.5 million operating grant to Dr. Treena Wasontí:io Delormier of McGill University’s School of Human Nutrition. The grant will help to establish a Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) over the next five years in the province of Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 2020349 Views

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Homeless Health Research Network releases evidence-based clinical guideline

9Mar2020 A collaborative approach is required to build healthcare pathways that will end homelessness in Canada, says the Homeless Health Research Network, a pan-Canadian team of experts including researchers from McGill University. Clinicians can play a role by tailoring their interventions using a comprehensive new clinical guideline on homelessness published in the Canadian Medical Association […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2020299 Views

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Media Advisory – Media Availability with Parks Canada’s Underwater Archeology Team Following the Announcement of Results from their 2019 Research Mission and the Unveiling of New Artifacts from HMS Erebus

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 20, 2020 – Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and minister responsible for Parks Canada, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the President of Inuit Heritage Trust, Pamela Gross, announced the results from Parks Canada’s Underwater Archeology Team’s 2019 research mission and unveiled newly discovered jointly-owned artifacts recovered from HMS Erebus. The exploration of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 2020310 Views

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UNB team receives funding for eelgrass research in Eeyou Istchee

Dec 20, 2019 A University of New Brunswick professor and her team are looking to map eelgrass beds from the sky. Together with colleagues from McGill University, University of British Columbia and University of Quebec at Rimouski, Drs. Brigitte Leblon and Armand LaRocque at UNB received funding from Niskamoon Corporation and MITACS to study eelgrass […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2020289 Views

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