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SSHRC: Launch of new tri-agency Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

The new tri-agency Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. The initiative will support short-term targeted interdisciplinary events, outreach activities and position papers to help guide new ways of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20184 Views

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Federal Minister of Science announces major funding for social sciences and humanities research at Congress – URegina

May 28, 2018 Today, at Congress 2018, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced $158.4 million for 808 research projects across Canada. Funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the projects being supported range from education and immigration to Indigenous arts leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201810 Views

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Supporting research that touches Canadians’ lives everyday

May 28, 2018, Regina, Saskatchewan—Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Social sciences and humanities research is at the heart of understanding many of the challenges and opportunities faced by Canadians. This research informs policies and plays an important role in building a healthier, stronger and more prosperous Canada. That is why the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201811 Views

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University of Ottawa: Food security, nutritional health and traditional food go hand in hand for First Nations in Saskatchewan

Newly published results from a study on nutrition, food security and the environment in Saskatchewan First Nations show that food insecurity is a major concern and that many households would like more access to traditional foods.The study found that out of the 1042 participants, 37% of First Nations’ households in Saskatchewan are food insecure compared […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 201817 Views

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University of Regina announces new Canada Research Chair – U Regina

May 3, 2018 Today, the University of Regina announced its newest Canada Research Chair (CRC), Dr. Allyson Stevenson, a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice. “It’s difficult to put into words how meaningful this acknowledgement of my research is, especially because it is connected to my personal values as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201834 Views

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Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies and new graduate scholarships established at U of S

SASKATOON – The Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies and Gabriel Dumont Graduate Scholarships for Métis Students have been launched in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). Apr 26, 2018 Both initiatives are part of a new five-year partnership agreement between the U of S and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201815 Views

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University of Regina: Public policy school appoints new director of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre

March 28, 2018 After more than a decade of working with Indigenous groups in defining healthy communities, Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose has assumed leadership of the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) as the new director, under the guidance of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS). After more than a decade of working […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201841 Views

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Synchrotron scientists pledge $50K for FSIN partnership – CBC

Money allows researchers to visit Indigenous students in remote, northern communities Mar 20, 2018 Whether it’s learning when to pick willows for building sweat lodges or effective moose-calling techniques, Indigenous leaders say young people need more science in their lives. Officials from the Canadian Light Source in Saskatoon have signed a $50,000 agreement over the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201844 Views

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Government of Canada investing $5.2 million in science and innovation at the University of Saskatchewan

From Canadian Institutes of Health Research Government supporting researchers studying safe driving, sleep disorders, cancer, and swine welfare March 15, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scientific discovery holds the key to finding solutions to many of the economic, social, and health challenges we face as a nation and around the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201844 Views

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Media Advisory – Minister Ralph Goodale to highlight Government support for research into health issues affecting the people of Saskatchewan

March 9, 2018 The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will visit the University of Regina to highlight Government-funded research into Indigenous health, cancer, addiction, and safe driving. Media are invited to participate in a media availability with the Minister, Dr. Vianne Timmons, University of Regina President, and Dr. Randy Johner, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201846 Views

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