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U of L art professor’s research program boosted by Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

A University of Lethbridge project is one of 332 research infrastructure projects to receive support through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), as announced today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. More than $77 million in funding will go to projects at 50 Canadian universities. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202150 Views

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Community update on the work taking place at the former Crowfoot School location

August 3, 2021 Work taking place at the former Crowfoot School location Clean up and renovations will begin this week at the former Chief Crowfoot School location that will include a thorough clean-up of the site, demolition of old buildings and the construction of a much-needed community centre. The work will begin August 3rd under […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2021142 Views

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Alberta spending $8 million for First Nations to research unmarked burial sites and undocumented deaths at residential schools – Wetaskiwin Times

First Nations communities will lead the way when it comes to researching undocumented deaths and burials at residential schools. Last week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin MLA and Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson announced the Provincial Government would provide $8 million in funding to support community-led research into the undocumented deaths and burials […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202158 Views

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Two vet med scholars awarded prestigious Canada Research Chairs – University of Calgary

World leader in Arctic One Health research and exceptional emerging scholar in cellular programming recognized with CRCs For a young and relatively small veterinary college, UCalgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is punching well above its weight when it comes to outstanding research. This week, the federal government announced more than 150 new and renewed […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202154 Views

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Researchers test role of drones in delivering pandemic supplies to remote Indigenous communities – University Affairs

The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations. A team of professionals from the University of Calgary, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the Stoney Nakoda Nation have been testing the use of drones into help remote communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2021127 Views

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Edmonton researcher looks into autism spectrum disorder through a First Nations lens – CBC

Grant Bruno studying life of families of kids with autism in Maskwacis, Alta. Apr 10, 2021 After struggling to find information to help him parent two sons on the autism spectrum, Grant Bruno decided to study autism in First Nations communities to help families in the future. Despite his university education — he has a master of science […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202171 Views

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Researchers test role of drones in delivering pandemic supplies to remote Indigenous communities – University Affairs

The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations. A team of professionals from the University of Calgary, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the Stoney Nakoda Nation have been testing the use of drones into help remote communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202163 Views

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Alaxo Airway Stents establishes partnership with Portage College.

Alaxo Airway Stents (Alaxo), providers of FDA-cleared and Health Canada-registered, clinically proven, internationally patented, innovative stent-based therapies to support healthy, natural, nasal breathing solutions for sleep, snoring, sleep apnea, enhanced athletic performance and overall improved health and well-being, announces its partnership with Portage College, Alberta, Canada. Alaxo is establishing operations in Portage College’s campus in the Town […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2021166 Views

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Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects – U News

Mootookakio’ssin, at its simplest description, is a project to create detailed images of historical Blackfoot objects housed in British museums. At its most complex, it is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202187 Views

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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, 2020123 Views

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