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Historic donation creates the Evaskevich Centre for Health Research and Innovation

GRANDE PRAIRIE – Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is honoured to receive the largest individual donation in College history from Grande Prairie residents, Paul and Coreen Evaskevich. This generous contribution will establish the Evaskevich Centre for Health Research and Innovation. The state-of-the-art facility, located in the College wing of the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202037 Views

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Indigenous researcher puts allyship under the microscope – UCalgary

Psychology research project takes hard look at nature and effectiveness of allyship with First Nations groups After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its final report in 2015, resulting in the federal government’s commitment to resetting its relationship with Canada’s First Nations, many non-Indigenous people began waving the flag, so to speak, proclaiming […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202028 Views

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Introducing UCalgary’s Indigenous Research Support Team – UCalgary

New office provides Indigenous research and scholarship guidance Peigan Trail and Blackfoot Trail are well-known roadways in Calgary that many people use daily. But for Amber Bedard, these are more than just roads — they hold a deeper personal connection to history that not many people are aware of. “I have two grandfathers who signed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202046 Views

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Stantec to partner on Arctic Research Support contract

Global design firm Stantec will support Battelle on a 10-year, US$260-million Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services (ARSLS) contract from the US Government’s National Science Foundation (NSF). The team will provide infrastructure and logistics support to academic researchers conducting NSF-funded studies in Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland, and other Arctic areas. Specifically, Stantec will provide engineering, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2020117 Views

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Two Bears named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts Research and Technology

August 24, 2020 The Government of Canada has named Jackson Two Bears, associate professor of Indigenous art studio and media arts at the University of Lethbridge, a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Arts Research and Technology. As a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) person, the core of Two Bears’ research is respect: respect for land, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2020103 Views

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U of Lethbridge: Storytelling project seeks to understand Indigenous youth experiences to mitigate youth homelessness

University of Lethbridge professor Dr. Janice Victor intends to be part of the solution strategy put forward by Making the Shift Inc. — a Centre of Excellence of Canada that is seeking to shift the focus from management to prevention of youth homelessness. Victor has been awarded $85,580 for her project, Ai’aoskiikowaata (providing guidance to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2020159 Views

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New research reveals surprising seasonal changes in Hudson Bay currents – Folio

February 11, 2020 Flow reversal in May and June may be partly due to hydroelectric power generation, studies by U of A oceanographers suggest. Research by University of Alberta oceanographers is shedding new light on the complexities of currents in Hudson Bay—and how the hydroelectric power industry may be affecting them. “Our most significant finding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2020145 Views

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UCalgary researchers host workshop for northern Indigenous hunters – UCalgary

North and south learn from each other about Arctic wildlife health For many years, researchers from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) have travelled to northern communities to work with locals to respond to concerns about wildlife health. Through collaborative community-based wildlife health surveillance programs, Inuit and First Nations hunters collect samples […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2020128 Views

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Waterloo U: Natural causes are the key driver of change in Athabasca Delta flood patterns, research shows

Natural environmental processes—not upstream energy projects—are the primary cause of changing flood patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta, new research shows. The research also shows there is no evidence to support the perception that energy projects have increased the amount of metal pollutants in the delta ecosystem. Two recent studies, led by researchers at the University […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019183 Views

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Funding awards support research at AU

Dr. Connie Blomgren, Assistant Professor in the Centre for Distance Education Dr. Connie Blomgren has received funding for one year from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grant program for her research initiative entitled, Annora Brown Art, Life and Legacy Education Project. Funding will support the hosting of two workshops where […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2019136 Views

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