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Government of Canada announces major investments in scientific research to protect Canadian waters from oil spills

March 18, 2019 Boston, Massachusetts – Keeping our oceans and coastal areas clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making significant investments, under the Oceans Protection Plan, to help protect Canadian coasts and waterways from oil spills. Today, on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201916 Views

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Government of Canada highlights investment of $10M in 15 research projects at the University of Manitoba

March 15, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canada is home to highly trained and creative health researchers, and the Government of Canada is proud to support their important work. Today, while touring the research facilities at the University of Manitoba on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201923 Views

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UWinnipeg receives SSHRC research grants

Jan 30, 2019 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that will enable $360,658 in a variety of research projects and assist six UWinnipeg graduate students, our next generation of social sciences and humanities researchers. “UWinnipeg continues to undertake unique and exciting research,” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201931 Views

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Manitoba Releases Research Report on Sexual Exploitation

January 30, 2019 Recommendations Will Guide Next Steps for Tracia’s Trust Strategy: Stefanson The Manitoba government has released a research report on sexual exploitation that will guide the Tracia’s Trust strategy to help vulnerable young Manitobans, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “It is horrific to read that children in Manitoba are being violently victimized […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201935 Views

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SSHRC awards Concordia researchers $100K for Indigenous research capacity and reconciliation activities

January 23, 2019 From Inuit-specific arts training to the Dish with One Spoon, Heather Igloliorte and Nadia Myre pursue important and holistic interdisciplinary projects Two Concordia faculty members have been awarded $50,000 each — the maximum amount possible — through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) special Indigenous Research Capacity and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201930 Views

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APTN is Conducting the first Ever National Indigenous Music Impact Study

APTN is Conducting the first Ever National Indigenous Music Impact Study Jan. 8, 2019, Winnipeg, Man. – APTN is conducting a National Indigenous Music Impact Study (NIMIS), the first of its kind in Canada. The study will look at the challenges and successes that the Indigenous music community faces, and will estimate the economic contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019152 Views

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New BU class will put students to work in local food

December 18, 2018 A new class next term at Brandon University will send students into the community to learn about and participate in local food initiatives. And if you’re involved with food in Westman, there’s an opportunity for you to get involved, too. “I am eager to see what students decide to explore and what […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201852 Views

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A tale of two centres at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the official opening of the Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) and the re-opening of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC). Co-located in UWinnipeg’s Centennial Hall, the two cultural studies centres share a newly configured joint space funded through the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201863 Views

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201845 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Community-based participatory research book launch

October 19, 2018 There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon (urban and inner-city studies) launches her edited book, Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner, 541 Selkirk […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201844 Views

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