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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In August 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about the Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201810 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In July 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about these Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. Webinar […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201813 Views

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Prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellow joins University of Regina research community – U of Regina

July 19, 2018 A researcher whose project focuses on working with Indigenous communities to learn how to best mitigate the negative impact that pipeline leaks have on their communities has joined the University of Regina research community after winning a prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. The award is funded for two years through the federal government. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201824 Views

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U of S awarded $2.4M for Indigenous health care, stroke recovery and cancer research

SASKATOON – Two Indigenous health initiatives are among four University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research projects awarded more than $2.4 million by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR). Jul 18, 2018 “This major health funding will accelerate research into cancer, stroke, and infectious diseases such as HIV, improving the lives of patients and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201815 Views

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Indigenous cancer care, MS among U of S research projects awarded $2 million

Complicated, foreign and often inhospitable. This is how an Indigenous patient once described Saskatchewan’s complex cancer care system to University of Saskatchewan researcher Dr. Gary Groot. Jul 4, 2018 That conversation convinced Groot that more needs to be done to support Indigenous cancer patients in the province, who continue to encounter systemic and racial barriers […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201868 Views

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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, 201817 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, 201818 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, 201820 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, 201828 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, 201847 Views

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