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2022-05-05

The Australian biomedical engineers hoping to one day build back spines

May 5, 2022 | Publication | Create (Engineers Australia)

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-04-29

Mac Eng researchers to develop and expand the power of hearing tech on personal devices

April 29, 2022 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • Towards Virtual and Augmented Acoustic Reality on Commodity Devices

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-26

York professors receive awards from Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund

April 26, 2022 | Publication | York University

Featured project(s):

  • PhoneMe app: An innovative research approach to community literacy
  • Community Science and Accountabillity for Canada's Colonial Genocide Past and Present

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-19

Young Innovators: U of S research helps sustain Indigenous farming

April 19, 2022 | Publication | Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Featured project(s):

  • miyo mâmawi atoskewin "All working together in a good way": Applying Indigenous knowledge and Western science to discern historic and contemporary agricultural land use on First Nations reserves

Exploration2018

English

2022-04-19

SFU research team innovating real-time measurement of climate-related distress in Canada

April 19, 2022 | Publication | SFU News

Featured project(s):

  • Creating an Automated Climate Change Distress Monitoring System (A-CDMS) for Measuring Population-level Distress About Climate Change

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-12

Research team receives funding from New Frontiers in Research Fund

April 12, 2022 | Publication | University of Calgary

Featured project(s):

  • Immigrant/racialized community mobilization towards empowerment through community-based health data cooperative

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-12

High-Risk, High-Reward Funding For Amniotic Fluid Study

April 12, 2022 | Publication | The Manitoban

Featured project(s):

  • Amniotic fluid as a mediator between maternal smoking and fetal lung health

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-11

Inclusive Design for Employment Access (IDEA): An initiative set to break down barriers, creating a more inclusive labour market

April 11, 2022 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • Inclusive Design for Employment Access (IDEA)

Transformation2020

English

2022-04-06

Lakehead University Professors receiving New Frontiers in Research Grants

April 6, 2022 | Publication | Net News Ledger

Featured project(s):

  • Probabilistic slope stability analysis and design under small censored samples due to pandemic
  • An ecologically valid approach to examining the behavioural and physiological responses of vulnerable populations during heat waves

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-05

Lakehead professors receiving New Frontiers in Research Grants

April 5, 2022 | Publication | Lakehead University

Featured project(s):

  • Probabilistic slope stability analysis and design under small censored samples due to pandemic
  • An ecologically valid approach to examining the behavioural and physiological responses of vulnerable populations during heat waves

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-05

Bold and Innovative

April 5, 2022 | Publication | Memorial University Gazette

Featured project(s):

  • Decarbonization Strategy through Bio-hydrogen Production from Brown Algae: Multi-Scale Investigation
  • Does exposure to micro- and nanoplastics impact pregnancy and fetal development?

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-05

Funding to advance bold, innovative research programs

April 5, 2022 | Publication | Queen’s Gazette

Featured project(s):

  • Electro-bio hybrid systems for converting carbon dioxide to bioplastic
  • Expanding urban ecology research in developing nations through coordinated community science biodiversity surveys

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-05

Study finds link between high density of fracking operations and increased risk of adverse birth outcomes

April 5, 2022 | Publication | University of Calgary

Featured project(s):

  • Impact of residential proximity to hydraulic fracturing sites on human reproduction and child development

Exploration2018

English

2022-04-05

Joint grant to Algonquin College and CHEO Research Institute supports post pandemic research

April 5, 2022 | Publication | City News

Featured project(s):

  • Transforming Health Information, Research, and Scholarship through Technology and Teamwork

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-05

$2.9 million from the Government of Canada for McGill Research

April 5, 2022 | Publication | McGill Reporter

Featured project(s):

  • Innovative and Resilient Approaches to Seabird Field Work in the Canadian Arctic
  • Physics of black holes on-a-chip
  • From carbon to forests for life: Towards sustainable Indigenous engagement
  • Exploring Social Insect Pheromones as a New Chemotherapeutic to Fight Cancer

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-04

Going boldly: five Dal scholars receive $1.1 million to move in ambitious new research directions

April 4, 2022 | Publication | Dal News

Featured project(s):

  • Social Media Vigilantism in Canadian Gentrifying Neighbourhoods: New Risks for Societal Inclusion
  • The Little Brain of the Heart: The Importance of the Intracardiac Nervous System for Cardiac Function in Health, Disease, and Ageing
  • Prevention of Environmental Arsenic Cancer Risks: Applying Machine Learning to Predict Arsenic Related Cancers for Proactive Primary Prevention Strategies
  • A novel field-based surveillance approach for antimicrobial resistance for pandemic preparedness
  • Next Generation Wastewater Surveillance: Reliability, Specificity and Equity

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-04

UBC Medicine researchers awarded nearly $1 million from New Frontiers in Research Fund

April 4, 2022 | Publication | University of British Columbia

Featured project(s):

  • In Vivo Imaging for Investigating Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Brain and Eye
  • Cell simulator: a computer-driven approach to genetically programming cells
  • Beyond morphology: Convert disease-related gene networks to pixels in digital pathology to solve the puzzle of "vulnerable plaques" that lead to cardiovascular events
  • Developing an integrated, innovative platform for retrospectively quantifying the prenatal and early child exposome using deciduous teeth

Exploration2021

English

2022-04-04

McMaster researchers awarded $1.25 million in New Frontiers in Research Fund grants

April 4, 2022 | Publication | Brighter World

Featured project(s):

  • Ethno-ecosystem approach to conserving imperiled freshwater turtles in two indigenous Georgian Bay coastal communities
  • Development of Remote Collaboration Strategies Across Institutions through the Synthesis of Biomolecule Conjugates
  • Towards Virtual and Augmented Acoustic Reality on Commodity Devices
  • New Antibiotics Using Molecular Trickery
  • Language revitalization in infants: Lullabies as a tool to promote intergenerational mobility, Indigenous health and community well-being

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-04

NFRF Awardee Dr. John Oliffe & Team

April 4, 2022 | Publication | University of British Columbia

Featured project(s):

  • Men Building Intimate Partner Relationships

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-04

$234,000 joint grant to Algonquin College and CHEO Research Institute supports post-pandemic research

April 4, 2022 | Publication | Algonquin College News

Featured project(s):

  • Transforming Health Information, Research, and Scholarship through Technology and Teamwork

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-04-04

TRU research studies disaster-resilient communities

April 4, 2022 | Publication | Thompson Rivers University

Featured project(s):

  • Community Science : interlinking place-based knowledge, social learning, collective action and empowerment

Special2021

COVID-19

English

2022-03-31

Agile and evocative: Where live coding meets choreography

March 31, 2022 | Publication | Brighter World

Featured project(s):

  • Collaborative, online live coding of dance and movement

Exploration2020

English

2022-03-29

The next frontier in transplantation: Canadian researchers develop breakthrough technology with the goal of eliminating organ transplant waitlists

March 29, 2022 | Publication | New Frontiers in Research Fund

Featured project(s):

  • The Next Frontier in Transplantation: Ex Vivo Strategies to Repair and Rebuild Organs

Transformation2020

English

2022-03-16

Spray-On Nanotherapeutic Restores Heart Function and Electrical Conductivity

March 16, 2022 | Publication | AZoNano

Featured project(s):

  • Hand-held bio-printing device for customized on-the-spot heart repair

Exploration2018

English

2022-03-16

Colorectal Cancer Surgery: Adjusting Gut Flora to Help Healing

March 16, 2022 | Publication | Mirage News

Featured project(s):

  • Prediction of poor anastomotic healing and oncological outcomes after surgery in patients with colorectal cancer

Exploration2020

English

2022-03-15

Spray-on technology using customized gold nanoparticles could help treat heart disease

March 15, 2022 | Publication | News-Medical.Net

Featured project(s):

  • Hand-held bio-printing device for customized on-the-spot heart repair

Exploration2018

English

2022-03-14

The Ărramăt Project: “We don’t want to sit at the table …. We want to reconstruct the table”

March 14, 2022 | Publication | New Frontiers in Research Fund

Featured project(s):

  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

English

2022-03-10

Pioneering research bridges engineering and medicine

March 10, 2022 | Publication | Mirage News

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-03-02

Mathematicians build the future of materials through art: USask research

March 2, 2022 | Publication | University of Saskatchewan News

Featured project(s):

  • Topology and the Next Generation of Quantum Materials

Exploration2018

English

2022-03-01

Dr. Isaac Li studies a cell’s sense of touch through designer DNA

March 1, 2022 | Publication | UBC Okanagan News

Featured project(s):

  • Trojan tag strategy for exosome liquid biopsy

Exploration2018

English

2022-03-01

From metal coating to medical miracles: How chemistry is at the core of an international first that could transform the world’s metals industry and lead to new cancer-fighting technologies

March 1, 2022 | Publication | New Frontiers in Research Fund

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

French

2022-02-25

Cartographier les étoiles et détecter la maladie de Parkinson

February 25, 2022 | Publication | Le Droit

Featured project(s):

  • Flashes of light: discovering rare brain events by combining astronomy and microscopy image analysis

Exploration2020

English

2022-02-20

Omitting indoor air quality from COVID-19 guidance for shelters and long-term care homes is a grave mistake

February 20, 2022 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • Exposing the brain: The neurocognitive impacts of indoor air pollution

Exploration2019

English

2022-02-18

Could a Biomaterial Hydrogel One Day Treat Spinal Cord Injuries?

February 18, 2022 | Publication | MDDI Online

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-02-14

First step towards hope: developing a breakthrough treatment to improve quality of life for people living with spinal cord injuries

February 14, 2022 | Publication | New Frontiers in Research Fund

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-02-04

Transforming opportunities for marine industries in Western Newfoundland

February 4, 2022 | Publication | New Frontiers in Research Fund

Featured project(s):

  • Repurposing Marine By-Products or raw Materials for the Development and Production of Functional Foods and Bioactives to Improve Human Health and Coastal Community Sustainability

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-25

Salmon camps show youth Indigenous science at work

January 25, 2022 | Publication | UBC News

Featured project(s):

  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

French

2022-01-25

550 M$ pour appuyer la recherche scientifique canadienne

January 25, 2022 | Publication | Magazine Circuit Industriel

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-22

Researchers bioengineering ‘bridge’ to help heal spinal cord injuries

January 22, 2022 | Publication | Troy Media

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-22

Research project aims to curb decline of biodiversity and improve health of Indigenous peoples worldwide

January 22, 2022 | Publication | University of Alberta

Featured project(s):

  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-20

Queen’s chemistry gets $24M federal boost for barrier coatings research

January 20, 2022 | Publication | The Whig Standard

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-19

Concordia receives $1.9M for transformative coatings research

January 19, 2022 | Publication | Concordia University News

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-19

BIOSCAN: A global biosurveillance system may hold the answer to protecting life on the planet

January 19, 2022 | Publication | New Frontiers in Research Fund

Featured project(s):

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-17

From cancer survivor to cancer researcher: Dr. Andrew Beharry and his team aim to enhance photodynamic therapy

January 17, 2022 | Publication | The Medium

Featured project(s):

  • Darkdynamic Therapy: Photodynamic Therapy without Light

Exploration2020

English

2022-01-17

Pioneering Queen’s chemistry research gets $24M boost

January 17, 2022 | Publication | Queen’s University

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-16

Decline of biodiversity, health of Indigenous peoples interconnected

January 16, 2022 | Publication | Troy Media

Featured project(s):

  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-14

Mending the gap: U of T’s Molly Shoichet joins team developing new treatments for spinal cord injuries

January 14, 2022 | Publication | U of T News

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-14

UBC researchers to lead $24M grant to treat spinal cord injury

January 14, 2022 | Publication | University of British Columbia, Life Sciences Institute

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-13

UHN awarded transformative $24 million New Frontiers grant to advance transplant research

January 13, 2022 | Publication | University Health Network

Featured project(s):

  • The Next Frontier in Transplantation: Ex Vivo Strategies to Repair and Rebuild Organs

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-13

UHN and U of T receive $24-million federal grant for transplant research

January 13, 2022 | Publication | University of Toronto

Featured project(s):

  • The Next Frontier in Transplantation: Ex Vivo Strategies to Repair and Rebuild Organs

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

University and community researchers tackle coastal community sustainability through two-eyed seeing lens

January 12, 2022 | Publication | Memorial University Gazette

Featured project(s):

  • Repurposing Marine By-Products or raw Materials for the Development and Production of Functional Foods and Bioactives to Improve Human Health and Coastal Community Sustainability

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

UVic trio part of biodiversity project awarded $24M

January 12, 2022 | Publication | University of Victoria News

Featured project(s):

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

Western chemists engage in ‘game-changer’ metals research

January 12, 2022 | Publication | Western University News

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

UBC researchers lead $24m project to treat SCI

January 12, 2022 | Publication | iCORD

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

U of G biodiversity project receives $24 million in federal funding

January 12, 2022 | Publication | Guelph Today

Featured project(s):

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

UBC spinal cord research breakthrough team buoyed by $24 million grant

January 12, 2022 | Publication | Vancouver Sun

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

Lila Kari and M. Tamer Özsu lend CS expertise to BIOSCAN, a global multidisciplinary biodiversity project

January 12, 2022 | Publication | University of Waterloo

Featured project(s):

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

ENGAGED RESEARCH: Sustainable solutions to marine biomass innovations

January 12, 2022 | Publication | Memorial University

Featured project(s):

  • Repurposing Marine By-Products or raw Materials for the Development and Production of Functional Foods and Bioactives to Improve Human Health and Coastal Community Sustainability

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

McMaster researchers ready to reimagine workplaces for employees with disabilities

January 12, 2022 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • Inclusive Design for Employment Access (IDEA)

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

Building a Better World with the Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples

January 12, 2022 | Publication | Dalhousie University

Featured project(s):

  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

New Canada Research Chairs and New Frontiers in Research Fund Recipients

January 12, 2022 | Publication | University of Alberta

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

January 12, 2022 | Publication | The University of British Columbia

Featured project(s):

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

BIOSCAN Receives $24 Million to Illuminate Biodiversity

January 12, 2022 | Publication | International Barcode of Life

Featured project(s):

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

Global Biodiversity Project Led by U of G receives federal funding

January 12, 2022 | Publication | University of Guelph

Featured project(s):

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet

Transformation2020

French

2022-01-12

Un demi-milliard octroyés à 5500 chercheurs

January 12, 2022 | Publication | La Presse

Featured project(s):

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-Level Innovation

Transformation2020

English

2022-01-12

Ottawa’s new science grant recipients to tackle complex challenges, including Indigenous-led solutions to stem biodiversity loss

January 12, 2022 | Publication | The Globe and Mail

Featured project(s):

  • Ărramăt: Strengthening Health and Well-Being through Indigenous-Led Conservation and Sustainable Relationships with Biodiversity

Transformation2020

English

2021-12-15

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)

December 15, 2021 | Publication | University of Toronto

Featured project(s):

  • Sugar Made Us Free? Diabetes and the Afterlife of Slavery in Barbados: Art, Archive & the Gendered Dimensions of Risk
  • Darkdynamic Therapy: Photodynamic Therapy without Light
  • On-demand, long-term cellular imaging for stem cell therapy

Exploration2020

English

2021-11-24

Smart sound system could relieve anxiety for ICU patients

November 24, 2021 | Publication | The Kindersley Clarion

Featured project(s):

  • Autonomously Adaptive Soundscapes for Reducing Stress in Critically-Ill Patients

Exploration2019

English

2021-11-24

University of Alberta to develop sound system to de-stress ICU patients

November 24, 2021 | Publication | Medical Device Network

Featured project(s):

  • Autonomously Adaptive Soundscapes for Reducing Stress in Critically-Ill Patients

Exploration2019

English

2021-11-23

Brock researchers launch call for photos to promote reconnecting with nature

November 23, 2021 | Publication | The Brock News

Featured project(s):

  • Beyond sustainability: radical transformation through system thinking

Exploration2019

English

2021-11-18

VIDEO: Brock prof studies nature-based methods of mitigating climate change impacts

November 18, 2021 | Publication | The Brock News

Featured project(s):

  • Beyond sustainability: radical transformation through system thinking

Exploration2019

English

2021-09-10

Living with wildfire

September 10, 2021 | Publication | UBC Okanagan News

Featured project(s):

  • Living with wildfire

Exploration2018

English

2021-09-07

New era for quantum computing possible thanks to warped crystals: USask research

September 7, 2021 | Publication | University of Saskatchewan News

Featured project(s):

  • Topology and the Next Generation of Quantum Materials

Exploration2018

English

2021-09-03

New faculty help raise Indigenous voices across campus

September 3, 2021 | Publication | Western News

Featured project(s):

  • Sonic Coordinates: Decolonizing through land-based music composition

Exploration2018

English

2021-08-17

First-of-its-kind project at the Global Institute for Food Security imaging live plants for more nutrient-efficient crop breeding

August 17, 2021 | Publication | University of Saskatchewan News

Featured project(s):

  • Dynamics of mineral nutrient distribution and homeostasis, at the cellular to whole-plant levels

Exploration2020

English

2021-08-16

Tick-Talk with researcher Robert Colautti

August 16, 2021 | Publication | Queen’s Gazette

Featured project(s):

  • In situ detection, characterization, risk assessment, and management of tick-borne diseases

Exploration2018

English

2021-08-06

Study to explore new targeted treatment approach for type 2 diabetes

August 6, 2021 | Publication | UNBC

Featured project(s):

  • Adipose tissue-targeted drug delivery for the treatment of metabolic disease

Exploration2020

English

2021-07-21

Sault Ste. Marie researcher studying how to predict, prevent 'chemo brain'

July 21, 2021 | Publication | CBC Sudbury

Featured project(s):

  • Enhancing Brain Health After Cancer Therapy: Countering Chemo Brain using Novel, Early Detection Tools

Exploration2020

English

2021-07-20

Research examines real actions in response to climate emergencies

July 20, 2021 | Publication | University of Prince Edward Island

Featured project(s):

  • Turning climate emergency declarations into real actions: a systematic modeling and decision-making framework

Exploration2020

English

2021-07-20

Over $300k in funding awarded to Algoma University researchers

July 20, 2021 | Publication | SooToday

Featured project(s):

  • Enhancing Brain Health After Cancer Therapy: Countering Chemo Brain using Novel, Early Detection Tools

Exploration2020

English

2021-07-19

LU researchers secure $250K grant to harness tech potential in Northern Ontario

July 19, 2021 | Publication | Sudbury.com

Featured project(s):

  • Human-Robot Interaction and Collaboration as a Catalyst for Creative Economy, Community Outreach and Emerging Design-Build Solutions in Ontario's North

Exploration2020

English

2021-07-05

U of T researchers to explore impact of gender and body image on post-surgery pain

July 5, 2021 | Publication | U of T News

Featured project(s):

  • Exploring the relationship between gender, body image and pain - a mixed models approach

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-23

Lassonde Professor Matthew Perras receives award from Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund

June 23, 2021 | Publication | York University

Featured project(s):

  • Using machine learning to understand ancient climatic influences on the stability of cliffs and tombs in the Theban Necropolis of Egypt

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-18

Research team explores 'paradigm shift' for treating orphan diseases

June 18, 2021 | Publication | UCalgary News

Featured project(s):

  • Somatic engineering - a new approach to medical intervention

Exploration2019

English

2021-06-14

Faculty of Medicine researchers receive funding to develop therapeutic approach for inflammatory and immune-mediated diseases

June 14, 2021 | Publication | UBC Faculty of Medicine

Featured project(s):

  • Endothelial glycocalyx repair and rebuild as a novel treatment for inflammatory and immune-mediated diseases

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-14

UCalgary research to give voice to minimally verbal autistic population

June 14, 2021 | Publication | UCalgary News

Featured project(s):

  • Exploring Next Generation Communication Technology for Minimally Verbal Autistic Individuals

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-13

Five Faculty of Medicine PIs garner a combined $1.25M in NFRF Grants

June 13, 2021 | Publication | University of Ottawa

Featured project(s):

  • A pilot study of Hyperacute mEchAnicaL endoscopic Minimally invasive surgical intracranial hemorrhage Evacuation (HEALME)
  • Preclinical multicenter studies of sepsis: assessing feasibility and team mental models
  • Effects of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields and acoustic energy on anti-tumor activity and proliferation of natural killer cells
  • From global to local - Global signal topography as novel diagnostic marker in psychiatric disorders
  • A clinically-applicable biomaterial-guided local drug delivery system to promote post-stroke brain regeneration and functional recovery

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-10

Queen’s Engineering projects among six selected for New Frontiers in Research Fund support

June 10, 2021 | Publication | Queen's University

Featured project(s):

  • Molten Salt Small Modular Reactors bringing Power to Remote Communities
  • A 10,000-ton Algal Liver: Genetic Engineering for Improved Wastewater Treatment
  • Back to the Future: Exploring Digital Fabrication Technology in Designing Interactive Museum Artifacts
  • Advancing knowledge of highly heterogeneous neuroendocrine neoplasms through graph neural network modeling of post-transcriptional gene regulatory networks
  • The early molecular events setting up acute brain injury

Exploration2020

French

2021-06-08

Catherine Girard et Catherine Laprise – Bénéficiaires d’un financement Nouvelles frontières volet Exploration

June 8, 2021 | Publication | Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Featured project(s):

  • Do urban trees affect human respiratory health and autoimmune diseases through microbiomes, air contaminants, and allergens

Exploration2020

French

2021-06-07

Volet Exploration du fonds Nouvelles frontières en recherche: Polytechnique Montréal obtient 1 M$ pour quatre projets de recherche

June 7, 2021 | Publication | Polytechnique Montréal

Featured project(s):

  • Human-in-the-loop Control of Multi-Vehicle Autonomous Systems
  • Nanoparticle-mediated laser optoporation of CRISPR gene editing enzymes
  • Redox-based physical plasma therapy for controlling spread of metastatic bone cancer and orthopaedic infections
  • Transparent In-Glass Excited Radiator Systems (TIGERS)

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-07

Feds boost high risk, high reward research at dal with new frontiers funding

June 7, 2021 | Publication | Dal News

Featured project(s):

  • Creating a breakthrough technology to overcome antibiotic resistance
  • Genes and Geography: Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Outcomes in a Black Canadian Community
  • Visual analytics for text-intensive social science research on immigration

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-06

Four York professors receive awards from Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund

June 6, 2021 | Publication | York University

Featured project(s):

  • Ecological Devastation in Extractive Zones: Resistance, Recuperation and Regeneration
  • Transnational Perspectives on COVID-19's Impact on Youth Sexuality, Risk and Relationships
  • Using machine learning to understand ancient climatic influences on the stability of cliffs and tombs in the Theban Necropolis of Egypt
  • Jurisdiction Back: Infrastructure beyond Extractivism

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-04

Humanities researchers receive $500,000 in Exploration grants from the federal government’s New Frontiers in Research Fund

June 4, 2021 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • Collaborative, online live coding of dance and movement
  • Genes and Geography: Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Outcomes in a Black Canadian Community

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-04

Trevor Charles awarded $250,000 through The New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration competition

June 4, 2021 | Publication | University of Waterloo

Featured project(s):

  • Synergistic photocatalytic and biocatalytic degradation for controlling microplastic pollution

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-03

Feng Jiang & Partners Project: Developing Artificial Trees for Extreme Weather-Resilient Cities Awarded New Frontiers in Research Funding

June 3, 2021 | Publication | UBC Faculty of Forestry

Featured project(s):

  • Developing Artificial Trees for Extreme-Weather-Resilient Cities

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-02

Nandita Basu awarded $250,000 through The New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration competition

June 2, 2021 | Publication | University of Waterloo

Featured project(s):

  • Recoupling the Livestock Nutrient Economy: Developing sustainable and integrative solutions to food-water-energy challenges

Exploration2020

English

2021-06-01

USask researchers funded to tackle MS, osteoporosis, and plant health

June 1, 2021 | Publication | Global Institute for Food Security

Featured project(s):

  • An innovative approach designed to disrupt RNA binding protein aggregation and attenuate neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis
  • A Novel Platform for Investigating Osteoporosis Treatment: Integrating Four-Dimensional Synchrotron Imaging and Computational Modeling
  • Dynamics of mineral nutrient distribution and homeostasis, at the cellular to whole-plant levels

Exploration2020

English

2021-05-NULL

U of T researchers to explore impact of gender and body image on pain post-surgery in transgender men and cisgender women

May 2021 | Publication | University of Toronto

Featured project(s):

  • Exploring the relationship between gender, body image and pain - a mixed models approach

Exploration2020

English

2021-05-31

Ryerson researchers receive New Frontiers in Research Fund grants

May 31, 2021 | Publication | Ryerson University

Featured project(s):

  • Identification of microplastic sources using environmental forensic fingerprinting techniques
  • CHEMO-ID : tracking drug interactions inside cells
  • Spaces Beyond Imagination: Therapeutic virtual reality co-creation for community empowerment through architecture

Exploration2020

French

2021-05-21

750 000 $ du CRSH en soutien aux idées novatrices de l’INRS

May 31, 2021 | Publication | Institut national de recherché scientifique

Featured project(s):

  • TARANTULA: TerAheRtz-Assisted Nanoparticle Therapeutics Using LAsers
  • See, Aim, Kill: A one-stop precise theranostic platform for in-situ detection and elimination of early-stage melanoma
  • Towards sustainable development: improving hydrogen production and integrating it in the global energy system

Exploration2020

English

2021-04-27

Anthropology Professor, Hendrik Poinar, is a recipient of the New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration 2019 Grant

April 27, 2021 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • Ancient memory: Reconstructing the antibody repertoires of ancient humans to probe infectious diseases of the past

Exploration2019

English

2021-04-19

Suicide prevention during COVID-19: The healing power of connection and mutual support

April 19, 2021 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • PROTECH Pandemic Rapid response Optimization To Enhance Community-Resilience and Health

Special2020

COVID-19

English

2021-03-08

UPEI bovine mastitis research supported by New Frontiers of Research Fund

March 8, 2021 | Publication | University of Prince Edward Island

Featured project(s):

  • Antibacterial Peptide Scaffolds for Treatment of Mastitis

Exploration2019

French

2021-02

François Nougarou obtient une subvention du programme Nouvelles frontières en recherche

February 2021 | Publication | Le Bulletin: L’infolettre de la recherche a L’UQTR

Featured project(s):

  • Comment duper le cerveau pour réadapter les victimes d’AVC? Développement de dispositifs innovants basés sur l’illusion et la reconnaissance de mouvements.

Exploration2019

English

2021-01-29

Next generation solar energy

January 29, 2021 | Publication | University of Victoria

Featured project(s):

  • Teaching a Machine to Synthesize New Semiconductors

Exploration2019

English

2020-12-27

Project to use virtual reality technology to teach Nisga'a culture and language

December 27, 2020 | Publication | CBC News

Featured project(s):

  • Raising: Nisga’a language, sovereignty, and land based education through traditional carving knowledge

Exploration2019

English

2020-08-16

U of L scientists receive two New Frontiers in Research awards

August 16, 2020 | Publication | Lethbridge News Now

Featured project(s):

  • Do entheogens expand the mind: neural mechanisms of culturally-significant plant compounds
  • Targeting modulators of non-canonical translation initiation for the treatment of patients with glioblastoma

Exploration2019

English

2020-08-08

Building next generation ‘smart pill’ gut-imaging device with AI sensors for improved cancer detection

August 8, 2020 | Publication | University of Saskatchewan News

Featured project(s):

  • SmartCap: next generation fully trackable e-capsule for early detection of gastrointestinal cancers

Exploration2019

English

2020-07-27

Digital archives of Alberta residential schools may serve educational role

July 27, 2020 | Publication | University of Calgary News

Featured project(s):

  • Digitally Preserving Surviving Indian Residential Schools In Alberta

Exploration2019

English

2020-06-16

Ontario Tech researchers exploring a colourful solution to stopping antibiotic resistance

June 16, 2020 | Publication | Ontario Tech University

Featured project(s):

  • Antimicrobial self-cleaning materials

Exploration2019

English

2020-06-09

NSCAD’S Erica Mendritzki tackling growing issue of climate grief

June 9, 2020 | Publication | NSCAD University News

Featured project(s):

  • Creating vocabularies and rituals for climate grief through multiple knowledge systems and the artistic process

Exploration2019

English

2020-06-09

Professor Aimée Craft explores Indigenous water governance in Canada and Colombia

June 9, 2020 | Publication | University of Ottawa

Featured project(s):

  • Sacred Responsibilities to Water: Indigenous Knowledge Exchange (Canada-Colombia)

Exploration2019

English

2020-06-07

Six Faculty of Medicine PIs garner a combined $1.5M in NFRF Grants

June 7, 2020 | Publication | University of Ottawa

Featured project(s):

  • Anticancer Drug Discovery: Using Bacterial Toxins to Fight Cancer
  • Exploration of hybrid analgesic to tackle the opioid crisis
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurovascular deficiencies in autism
  • Discovery of Novel Extracellular Vesicle Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Predicting population risk of suicide using health administrative data
  • Elevated Lysosome-Viscosity as Early Detection of Neuronal Degeneration Diseases

Exploration2019

English

2020-05-29

Research project aims to transform mental health care for youth in Canada

May 29, 2020 | Publication | St. Mary’s University

Featured project(s):

  • Supporting Youth with Mental Health Conditions using Machine Learning and Analytics

Exploration2019

English

2020-05-26

Tackling Fundamental Problems from New Perspectives

May 26, 2020 | Publication | Dal News

Featured project(s):

  • Gesture and Form: A Field-based Approach to New Methods of Architecture and Handcraft in Textiles Using Augmented Reality Technologies
  • Creating Ethical Space for Mi’kmaq Led Genetic, Epigenetic, and Other Biological Research in Nova Scotia
  • Testing “It’s the song, not the singer(s)”: microbiomes to Gaia
  • An avatar for every tumor: using multiparametric profiling to predict the dynamics and fates of patient tumors
  • Creating vocabularies and rituals for climate grief through multiple knowledge systems and the artistic process
  • Healthy brain—how do nutrition and microbiota affect the neurodegeneration?

Exploration2019

English

2020-05-07

Brock research team receives New Frontiers in Research Fund grant

May 7, 2020 | Publication | Brock News

Featured project(s):

  • Beyond sustainability: radical transformation through system thinking

Exploration2019

English

2020-05-05

Mount Allison professor receives national funding to explore diverse approaches in Western literary and visual culture

May 5, 2020 | Publication | Mount Allison University

Featured project(s):

  • Indigenous Approaches to the Western Literary and Visual Canon

Exploration2019

English

2020-03-25

How three Canadian research teams are battling the pandemic

March 25, 2020 | Publication | University Affairs

Featured project(s):

  • Socio-Cultural Implications of COVID-19: Educating, Engaging & Empowering the Public

Special2020

COVID-19

English

2020-03-06

VIDO-InterVac-led research team at USask awarded almost $1M to fight new coronavirus

March 6, 2020 | Publication | EurekAlert!

Featured project(s):

  • Animal models for SARS-CoV-2: vaccines and immune enhancement

Special2020

COVID-19

English

2020-03-02

The future of work will hit vulnerable people the hardest

March 2, 2020 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • Future-proofing young Canadians with disabilities for the changing labour market

Exploration2018

English

2019-10-02

Why researchers are creating a tiny petri dish to use under water

October 2, 2019 | Publication | CBC News

Featured project(s):

  • Development of technologies for cultivating "uncultivable" marine bacteria: a paradigm shift in natural product discovery

Exploration2018

French

2019-09-11

L’UQAT reçoit sa première subvention du fonds Nouvelles frontières en recherche

September 11, 2019 | Publication | Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Featured project(s):

  • L'impression 3D de résidus industriels forestiers au service du développement durable : l'exploration de nouvelles formes de matérialité aux frontières des arts, du génie des matériaux et du génie mécanique

Exploration2018

French

2019-07-09

Interrompre les conséquences biologiques de la maltraitance - Roxanne Lemieux reçoit une subvention de 250 000 $ du Fonds Nouvelles frontières en recherche

July 9, 2019 | Publication | Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Featured project(s):

  • A psychosocial program to interrupt the intergenerational transmission of the biological consequences of child abuse and neglect

Exploration2018

English

2019-06-07

Dr. Azadeh Kushki one of the first early career researchers to receive funding for exploratory research in autism

June 7, 2019 | Publication | Holland Bloorview News

Featured project(s):

  • Challenging the Labels of Autism and ADHD: A New Paradigm for Discovering Biologically-Similar Groups that Transcend Diagnostic Labels

Exploration2018

English

2019-05-NULL

Drs. Lindsay Jibb & Quinn Grundy awarded New Frontiers in Research Exploration Grant

May 2019 | Publication | University of Toronto

Featured project(s):

  • Children’s privacy and mobile health applications: An analysis of data sharing practices and impact

Exploration2019

English

2019-05-30

Funding to support exploration of new frontiers

May 30, 2019 | Publication | University of Windsor

Featured project(s):

  • Neutron generation from accelerators for material research

Exploration2018

English

2019-05-13

Research pushing the boundaries

May 13, 2019 | Publication | University of Manitoba News

Featured project(s):

  • Reversing markers of aging through transmission of epigenetic age by extracellular vesicles
  • A targeted preoperative virtual reality intervention with artificial intelligence integration for anxiety in patients undergoing breast cancer surgery
  • Investigation of Antibiotic Resistance by Electrochemistry
  • Threat Assessment for Northern Civil Infrastructure Affected by Climate Change Using an AI-Based Geomechanical Model

Exploration2018

English

2019-05

Supporting Future Leaders Through the New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration Stream

May 2019 | Publication | University of Ottawa

Featured project(s):

  • Phenotype-genotype associations for migratory behavior in insects: combining isotope geolocation and next-generation sequencing tools
  • Algebraic Techniques for Quantum Security
  • Next-generation biosensors based on engineered ligand-gated ion channels
  • Probing Novel Molecular Designs for Organic Excitonic Superconductors

Exploration2018


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