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USask awarded $5 million to lead new CIHR Indigenous health research networks to address health disparities

SASKATOON—University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as part of a major new national initiative that aims to create a network of Indigenous research centres driven by and grounded in Indigenous communities. Apr 1, 2020 The new $100.8-million, 16-year national program—Network Environments for Indigenous […]

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University of Saskatchewan awarded $5M for Indigenous health research – Globalnews.ca

April 1, 2020 University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The money came from a new $110.8-million, 16-year national program — Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) — led by USask faculty member and scientific director of the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ […]

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Morning Star Lodge and USask health research leader launch “Protecting Our Home Fires” strategy for COVID-19 prevention

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) health research leader Dr. Carrie Bourassa and Morning Star Lodge, an Indigenous community-based health research lab in Regina, are launching a strategy to inform Indigenous communities about the risks of COVID-19 infection and how to prevent its spread. Mar 30, 2020 “Morning Star Lodge is here to serve Indigenous […]

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USask awarded $3.6M to tackle opioid withdrawal in babies, improve health care for youth and elderly

SASKATOON – Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) health research projects have been awarded nearly $3.6 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to improve health and quality of life for children, mothers, seniors, Indigenous communities, and people in rural areas. Mar 5, 2020 One of the projects will ask the question, “When a […]

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OTC: Survey finds majority of Sask. residents believe Reconciliation possible

In a survey commissioned by the Office of the Treaty Commissioner we heard the attitudes and thoughts related to Truth and Reconciliation from over 3,000 Saskatchewan residents. We learned that people are more familiar with Residential Schools than with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and its Calls to Action. Almost all respondents agreed that […]

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History of same-sex marriage project among $1.3 million in USask research grants from SSHRC

Canada became global ‘destination’ for lesbian and gay weddings after legalization, researcher says. Jul 17, 2019 SASKATOON – The history of same-sex marriage in Canada is among eight research projects at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) awarded a total of $1.36 million in Insight grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of […]

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U of Saskatchewan: New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

SASKATOON – Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research institute based at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). Jun 27, 2019 “To truly address the serious health inequities […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019145 Views

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$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

SASKATOON – Three new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)—all held by female academics recognized as potential leaders in their fields—have been established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to carry out innovative research into air quality in cold climates, enhancing Indigenous health and well-being, and preventing cyberattacks. Jun 14, 2019 The announcement comes alongside the renewal […]

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$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

SASKATOON – Five University of Saskatchewan (USask) early career researchers have each been awarded $250,000 over two years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new federal fund designed to promote exploratory research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and enables researchers to take risks and be innovative. “The scope and creativity of these research projects […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2019163 Views

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USask Images of Research highlights research the world needs

SASKATOON – Top prizes in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Images of Research competition were awarded to images that uncover the benefits of playful behaviour in pigs, build better understanding with Indigenous peoples, and help to gain new insight into ecological change from plants, birds, bees, and glaciers. Apr 9, 2019 These were among the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2019125 Views

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