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2022-12-01

Towards an equitable, diverse, inclusive and accessible research ecosystem

December 1, 2022 | Publication | Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Featured project(s):

  • Emergency Management Cycle-Centric R&D: From National Prototyping to Global Implementation

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Svetlana Yanushkevich
  • Gregor Wolbring
  • faculty
  • studies
  • science
  • researchers
  • biochemistry
  • ability
  • focus
  • opportunities
  • edi
  • disability

English

2022-11-28

Bayano-McGill Reforestation Project named a finalist for the AASHE Sustainability Awards

November 28, 2022 | Publication | McGill Reporter

Featured project(s):

  • From carbon to forests for life: Towards sustainable Indigenous engagement

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Catherine Potvin
  • reforestation
  • mcgill
  • Bayano
  • sustainability
  • forest
  • forests
  • project
  • climate
  • trees
  • communities
  • projects

English

2022-11-28

Judith Burr applied creative methods to her interdisciplinary graduate degree

November 28, 2022 | Publication | UBC Okanagan News

Featured project(s):

  • Living with wildfire

Exploration

2018

  • Mathieu Bourbonnais
  • humanities
  • thesis
  • podcast
  • burr
  • feminist
  • graduate
  • lab
  • dr
  • conversations
  • audio

English

2022-08-16

Growing a better future

August 16, 2022 | Publication | UM Today News

Featured project(s):

  • Designing with biomaterials: A pathway towards resilient architecture in Northern Canada

Exploration

2021

  • Mercedes Garcia Holguera
  • faculty
  • phd
  • lab
  • assistant
  • dr
  • intern
  • architecture
  • housing
  • researchers

English

2022-08-15

Bold USask projects aim to advance MS therapy, agriculture innovation

August 15, 2022 | Publication | University of Saskatchewan News

Featured project(s):

  • Super-resolution Synchrotron X-ray Fluorescence Imaging to Illuminate Metals in a Multiple Sclerosis Model
  • Use of deep learning to accelerate the underground agricultural revolution: Designing root system architectures that improve crop resilience to climate change
  • Mini chromosome development in Canola: a tool to fix heterosis using apomixis technology

Exploration

2021

  • Graham George
  • Leon Kochian
  • Timothy Sharbel
  • phd
  • plants
  • breeding
  • plant
  • computer science
  • root
  • associate
  • nutrients
  • crops
  • ms

English

2022-07-18

Karen Patte earns Early Career Research honour

July 18, 2022 | Publication | Brock University News

Featured project(s):

  • Allergenicity from Childhood Adversity

Exploration

2020

  • Adam MacNeil
  • health
  • project
  • youth
  • factors
  • behaviours
  • childhood
  • health sciences
  • clinicians
  • disciplines
  • outcomes

English

2022-07-18

SFU Beedie founded Invention to Innovation (i2I) program developing scientist innovators for major international collaboration on spinal cord research

July 18, 2022 | Publication | SFU

Featured project(s):

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

Transformation

2020

  • John Madden
  • cord
  • innovation
  • researchers
  • gap
  • injury
  • commercialization
  • mend
  • entrepreneurship
  • repair
  • cords

English

2022-07-17

Caregivers were traumatized by COVID-19 public health and long-term care policies

July 17, 2022 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • Developing and assessing an innovative exergaming technology for older adults living in long-term care homes with a user-centered design approach

Exploration

2018

  • Charlene Chu
  • caregivers
  • care
  • residents
  • homes
  • pandemic
  • trauma
  • communication
  • families
  • ones
  • ltc

English

2022-07-05

Researcher will use New Frontiers funding to study racism and exclusion in academia

July 5, 2022 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • "Hidden Figures" in the Social and Natural Sciences: Exploring Racism, Whiteness, and Epistemic Oppression in the Canadian Academy

Exploration

2021

  • Nathan Andrews
  • sciences
  • universities
  • Andrews
  • social sciences
  • phd
  • disciplines
  • scholarship
  • courses
  • faculty
  • racism

English

2022-06-21

Mother tongue: How lullabies could help revitalize Indigenous languages

June 21, 2022 | Publication | McMaster University

Featured project(s):

  • Language revitalization in infants: Lullabies as a tool to promote intergenerational mobility, Indigenous health and community well-being

Exploration

2021

  • Ivona Kucerova
  • languages
  • babies
  • caregivers
  • communities
  • well-being
  • mothers
  • interactions
  • linguist
  • speakers
  • linguistics

English

2022-06-15

Backing for study exploring stem cell therapy’s use in horses

June 15, 2022 | Publication | Horsetalk

Featured project(s):

  • A transdisciplinary approach to develop stem cell therapies for equine cartilage injuries

Exploration

2021

  • Roman Krawetz
  • therapy
  • stem
  • cell
  • medicine
  • therapies
  • pain
  • equine
  • cartilage
  • injuries
  • associate

French

2022-06-14

L'impression 3D : entre art et science

June 14, 2022 | Publication | Acfas Magazine

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.

Exploration

2018

  • Martin Beauregard
  • Ahmed Koubaa
  • matière
  • impression
  • essences
  • souci
  • celle-ci
  • connaissance
  • sciences
  • recherches
  • génie

English

2022-06-13

Study explores the promising but still puzzling field of stem cell therapy for painful joint injuries

June 13, 2022 | Publication | UCalgary News

Featured project(s):

  • A transdisciplinary approach to develop stem cell therapies for equine cartilage injuries

Exploration

2021

  • Roman Krawetz
  • phd
  • therapy
  • medicine
  • stem
  • cell
  • pain
  • associate
  • equine
  • dr
  • therapies

English

2022-06-09

Adapting to life with COVID-19: Lessons our own immune system can teach us about public health information

June 9, 2022 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • Allergenicity from Childhood Adversity

Exploration

2020

  • Adam MacNeil
  • virus
  • antibodies
  • cells
  • vaccines
  • health
  • messaging
  • vaccination
  • pandemic
  • context
  • immunity

English

2022-05-31

Queen’s launches Carbon to Metal Coating Institute

May 31, 2022 | Publication | Queen’s Gazette

Featured project(s):

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

Transformation

2020

  • Cathleen Crudden
  • metals
  • institute
  • carbon
  • metal
  • coating
  • chemistry
  • coatings
  • processes
  • oxidation
  • surfaces

English

2022-05-19

UCalgary researcher illuminates natural gas leaks with 'smart' infrared cameras

May 19, 2022 | Publication | UCalgary News

Featured project(s):

  • Application of image recognition and machine learning to identify, localize, and quantify leak of natural gas

Exploration

2021

  • Ke Du
  • gas
  • leaks
  • emission
  • leak
  • detection
  • imaging
  • methane emissions
  • rate
  • cameras

English

2022-05-11

Stress can make you more selfish if you’re good at understanding others’ points of view

May 11, 2022 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • Understanding the neurobiology of social distancing and the impact of staying digitally connected "online"

Exploration

2021

  • Jason Gallivan
  • stress
  • hormone
  • brain
  • cortisol
  • responses
  • altruism
  • participants
  • behaviours
  • levels
  • hormones

English

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

Transformation

2020

  • John Madden
  • Gordon Wallace
  • cord
  • nerve
  • gel
  • neurons
  • gap
  • spine
  • fibres
  • lesion
  • drugs
  • injury

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

Exploration

2021

  • Rong Zheng
  • Ian Bruce
  • devices
  • psychology
  • processing
  • hearing
  • impairments
  • audio
  • engineering
  • software
  • neuroscience
  • computing

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Natalia Balyasnikova
  • Heidi Matthews
  • app
  • professor
  • science
  • literacy
  • project
  • associate
  • researchers
  • data
  • faculty
  • accountability

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

Exploration

2018

  • Melissa Arcand
  • soil
  • agriculture
  • communities
  • nutrient
  • Saskatchewan
  • knowledge
  • health
  • decisions
  • farming
  • impacts

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Kiffer Card
  • climate
  • researchers
  • impacts
  • data
  • health
  • anxiety
  • card
  • survey
  • monitoring
  • distress

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

Exploration

2021

  • Tanvir Chowdhury
  • initiative
  • disciplines
  • cooperatives
  • graduate
  • health
  • investigator
  • policymakers
  • academics
  • expertise
  • sustainability

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

Exploration

2021

  • Christopher Pascoe
  • cells
  • fluid
  • proteins
  • lungs
  • tissue
  • mice
  • fetus
  • asthma
  • researchers
  • mucus

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)

Transformation

2020

  • Emile Tompa
  • Mahadeo Sukhai
  • Krista Carr
  • people
  • disabilities
  • people with disabilities
  • employers
  • inclusive
  • IDEA
  • workplace
  • employment
  • inclusive workplaces
  • employment rates
  • Research
  • labour
  • upskill employers

English

2022-04-08

UCalgary research will investigate effects of prenatal cannabis exposure on maternal and infant health

April 8, 2022 | Publication | UCalgary News

Featured project(s):

  • Examining the current Canadian social context of prenatal cannabis consumption and intersections with maternal and infant health outcome

Exploration

2021

  • Kathleen Chaput
  • cannabis
  • researchers
  • funding
  • phd
  • cohort
  • Canada
  • perspectives
  • risks
  • studies
  • pregnancy

English

2022-04-06

$2.9 million from the Government of Canada for McGill research

April 6, 2022 | Publication | McGill

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Kyle Elliott
  • Guillaume Gervais
  • Catherine Potvin
  • Ehab Abouheif
  • mcgill
  • biology
  • professor
  • cancer
  • funding
  • pandemic
  • associate
  • projects
  • exploration
  • science

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Jian Deng
  • Nicholas Ravanelli
  • pandemic
  • approaches
  • complications
  • responses
  • dr
  • waves
  • funding
  • heat
  • analysis
  • slope

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Jian Deng
  • Nicholas Ravanelli
  • pandemic
  • approaches
  • complications
  • responses
  • dr
  • waves
  • funding
  • heat
  • analysis
  • slope

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?

Exploration

2021

  • Sohrab Zendehboudi
  • Karl Jobst
  • Lindsay Cahill
  • faculty
  • department
  • dr
  • applied science
  • science
  • chemistry
  • drs
  • engineering
  • obstetrics
  • chemical engineering

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

Exploration

2021

  • Cao Thang Dinh
  • Frances Bonier
  • researchers
  • health
  • psychology
  • pandemic
  • biology
  • sciences
  • science
  • computing
  • rehabilitation
  • potential

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

Exploration

2018

  • Amy Metcalfe
  • risk
  • carly
  • amy
  • researchers
  • health
  • wells
  • fracturing
  • cent
  • sites
  • living

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • James McNally
  • Algonquin
  • social sciences
  • researchers
  • lab
  • innovations
  • medicine
  • context
  • tool
  • research institute
  • studies

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Kyle Elliott
  • Guillaume Gervais
  • Catherine Potvin
  • Ehab Abouheif
  • McGill
  • biology
  • professor
  • cancer
  • funding
  • pandemic
  • associate
  • projects
  • exploration
  • science

English

2022-04-04

Living Near Fracking Sites Linked to Adverse Birth Outcomes

April 4, 2022 | Publication | Medpage Today

Featured project(s):

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

Exploration

2018

  • Amy Metcalfe
  • outcomes
  • risk
  • toxicity
  • researchers
  • studies
  • health
  • birth
  • pregnancy
  • anomalies
  • ci

English

2022-04-04

New funding ensures Ontario Tech researchers will continue to monitor COVID-19 and other indicators of health in wastewater

April 4, 2022 | Publication | Ontario Tech University

Featured project(s):

  • Wastewater epidemiology to measure community gastrointestinal disease

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Jean-Paul Desaulniers
  • tech
  • faculty
  • wastewater
  • funding
  • science
  • Ontario
  • indicators
  • dr
  • virus
  • funds

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

Exploration

2021

  • Lisa Berglund
  • Alex Quinn
  • Syed Sibte Raza Abidi
  • Zhenyu Cheng
  • Graham Gagnon
  • cancer
  • pandemic
  • wastewater
  • arsenic
  • cancers
  • health
  • harnessing
  • biomarkers
  • faculty
  • surveillance

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

Exploration

2021

  • Joanne Matsubara
  • Nika Shakiba
  • Ying Wang
  • Michael Kobor
  • medicine
  • researchers
  • pathology
  • exploration
  • projects
  • professor
  • project
  • dr
  • faculty
  • simulator

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Patricia Chow-Fraser
  • Katherine Bujold
  • Rong Zheng
  • Eric Brown
  • Ivona Kucerova
  • researchers
  • pandemic
  • project
  • approaches
  • faculty
  • exploration
  • collaboration
  • devices
  • methodologies
  • grants

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • John Oliffe
  • relationships
  • perspectives
  • partner
  • discourse
  • participants
  • strategies
  • interviews
  • participant
  • tips
  • zoom

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • James McNally
  • networking
  • platform
  • online
  • software
  • pandemic
  • innovation
  • institute
  • sr
  • Canada
  • researchers

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

Special

COVID-19

2021

  • Bala Nikku
  • disasters
  • Nepal
  • hazards
  • sri lanka
  • knowledge
  • disaster
  • earthquakes
  • communities
  • scientists
  • researchers

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

Exploration

2020

  • David Ogborn
  • coding
  • dance
  • katere
  • choreography
  • code
  • programming
  • audience
  • technologies
  • dancer

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

Transformation

2020

  • Shaf Keshavjee
  • Humar Atul
  • transplant transplantation lung organs organ patient blood donor doctors kidney

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

Exploration

2018

  • Emilio Alarcon
  • heart
  • mice
  • chemistry
  • dr
  • therapy
  • researchers
  • nanoparticles
  • medicine
  • laboratory
  • particles

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

Exploration

2020

  • Manuela Santos
  • patients
  • surgery
  • cancer
  • complications
  • gut
  • recurrence
  • infection
  • bacteria
  • disease
  • stool

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

Exploration

2018

  • Emilio Alarcon
  • medicine
  • faculty
  • biochemistry
  • mice
  • immunology
  • microbiology
  • dr
  • researchers
  • nanoparticles
  • heart

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

Transformation

2020

  • Danika Littlechild
  • Brenda Parlee
  • Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine
  • Sherry Pictou
  • Murray Humphries
  • John O’Neil
  • biodiversity
  • well-being
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • knowledge
  • project
  • research
  • health
  • decision-making
  • nature
  • opportunities
  • conservation
  • arramat

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

Transformation

2020

  • Victor Yang
  • patients
  • imaging
  • medicine
  • dentistry
  • surgery
  • cord
  • surgeons
  • therapeutics
  • robotics
  • yang

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

Exploration

2018

  • Steven Rayan
  • quantum
  • materials
  • mathematics
  • geometry
  • physics
  • crystals
  • metals
  • temperatures
  • tools
  • sensors

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

Exploration

2018

  • Isaac Li
  • cells
  • disease
  • molecules
  • metastasis
  • interactions
  • cell
  • dna
  • biophysics
  • inflammation
  • li

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

Transformation

2020

  • James Forren
  • chemistry
  • coating
  • metal
  • radiation
  • corrosion
  • coatings
  • cancer
  • chemist
  • treatment

French

2022-02-25

Cartographier les étoiles et détecter la maladie de Parkinson

February 25, 2022 | Publication | ULaval nouvelles

Featured project(s):

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

Exploration

2020

  • Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal
  • astrophysique
  • genie
  • detection
  • université de toronto
  • neurosciences
  • intelligence
  • informatique
  • maladies
  • microscope
  • neurones

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

Exploration

2020

  • Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal
  • Renee Hlozek
  • astrophysique
  • genie
  • detection
  • neurosciences
  • intelligence informatique
  • maladies
  • microscope
  • neurones

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

Exploration

2019

  • Jeffrey Siegel
  • health care
  • ventilation
  • airborne
  • outbreaks
  • disease
  • homes
  • physicians
  • transmission
  • guidance

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

Transformation

2020

  • Laura De Laporte
  • Wolfram Tetzlaff
  • cord
  • nerves
  • gel
  • lesion
  • tissue
  • injury
  • rods
  • patient
  • lesions
  • liquid

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

Transformation

2020

  • John Madden
  • Wolfram Tetzlaff
  • Karen Cheung
  • Victor Yang
  • Molly Shoichet
  • Alyson Fournier
  • Karim Fouad
  • Dena Shahriari
  • Laura De Laporte
  • spinal cord injuries
  • SCI
  • team
  • nerves
  • nerve fibres
  • project
  • researchers
  • damage
  • repair
  • transformation
  • bridging
  • technology
  • treatment
  • quality
  • life
  • central nervous system
  • Mend the Gap

English

2022-02-06

A better post-pandemic future means not giving in to COVID-19 now

February 6, 2022 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

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

Exploration

2019

  • Hendrik Poinar
  • infections
  • influenza
  • vaccines
  • pandemic
  • health
  • infection
  • diseases
  • virus
  • lives
  • diabetes

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

Transformation

2020

  • Raymond Thomas
  • Kelly Hawboldt
  • Newfoundland
  • Chief Mildred Lavers
  • Western Newfoundland
  • Indigenous communities
  • Labrador
  • team
  • Indigenous community
  • economic uncertainty
  • waves of economic
  • project
  • researchers
  • marine

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

Transformation

2020

  • Andrea Reid
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Reid
  • Indigenous youth
  • Andrea Reid
  • science camp
  • salmon
  • fish
  • migration
  • empower
  • engaging
  • Research
  • Indigenous Fisheries
  • Nisga’a Nation
  • project
  • learn
  • Biodiversity

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

Transformation

2020

  • Cathleen Crudden
  • surfaces métalliques
  • carbone
  • résistance
  • oxydation
  • recherche
  • scientifique
  • Champagne
  • financement

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

Transformation

2020

  • Karim Fouad
  • cord
  • nerve
  • treatments
  • lesion
  • injury
  • nerves
  • neurons
  • grafts
  • treatment
  • fibres

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

Transformation

2020

  • Danika Littlechild
  • Brenda Parlee
  • Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine
  • Sherry Pictou
  • Murray Humphries
  • John O’Neil
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Elders
  • Littlechild
  • Parlee
  • Wallet Aboubakrine
  • Pictou
  • decline
  • Humphries
  • O’Neil
  • Biodiversity
  • environment
  • health
  • science
  • Research
  • project
  • Tuareg
  • interconnected
  • Indigenous
  • global
  • agriculture

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

Transformation

2020

  • Cathleen Crudden
  • coatings
  • metals
  • chemistry
  • Canada
  • metal
  • corrosion
  • industry
  • advertisement
  • below
  • potential

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

Transformation

2020

  • Cathleen Crudden
  • Christian Moreau
  • coatings
  • metals
  • researchers
  • corrosion
  • potential
  • aerospace
  • cancer
  • coating
  • chemotherapy
  • treatments

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

Transformation

2020

  • Christian Moreau
  • coatings
  • researchers
  • metals
  • Canada
  • aerospace
  • corrosion
  • coating
  • project
  • innovation
  • engineering

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

Transformation

2020

  • Paul Hebert
  • species
  • Research Chair
  • Canada
  • DNA
  • planet
  • Molecular Biodiversity
  • biosurveillance system
  • Fund
  • protecting life
  • Genomics
  • BIOSCAN project
  • University
  • Guelph

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

Exploration

2020

  • Andrew Beharry
  • therapy
  • cancer
  • cells
  • treatments
  • cancers
  • cell
  • dr
  • oxygen
  • treatment
  • patient

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

Transformation

2020

  • Cathleen Crudden
  • Chantelle Capicciotti
  • Kevin Stamplecoskie
  • Alastair McLean
  • Canada Research Chair
  • Fund
  • Cathleen Crudden
  • Transportation Research Centre
  • Metal Organic Chemistry
  • Surface Transportation Research
  • University
  • Ocean Networks Canada
  • National Research Council
  • Frontier
  • chemistry
  • Automotive

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

Transformation

2020

  • Danika Littlechild
  • Brenda Parlee
  • Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Littlechild
  • Parlee
  • Wallet Aboubakrine
  • decline
  • Biodiversity
  • environment
  • health
  • science
  • Research
  • project
  • Tuareg
  • interconnected
  • Indigenous
  • global
  • agriculture

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

Transformation

2020

  • Molly Shoichet
  • spinal cord injury
  • Shoichet
  • Research
  • project
  • hydrogels
  • treatment
  • repair
  • regeneration
  • stem cells
  • healing
  • Mend the Gap

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

Transformation

2020

  • Karen Cheung
  • spinal cord injury
  • Cheung
  • Research
  • project
  • biomaterials bridge
  • treatment
  • repair
  • nerve fibres
  • Mend the Gap

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

Transformation

2020

  • Shaf Keshavjee
  • Atul Humar
  • Siba Haykal
  • Transplantation
  • transplant
  • Keshavjee
  • Humar
  • Haykal
  • repair
  • rebuild
  • organs
  • UHN
  • research
  • innovation

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

Transformation

2020

  • Shaf Keshavjee
  • Atul Humar
  • Marcelo Cypel
  • Siba Haykal
  • Ajmera Transplant Centre
  • UHN
  • Toronto Lung Transplant
  • research
  • organs
  • Ajmera Transplant
  • Transplant Centre
  • Lung Transplant Program
  • Canada Research Coordinating
  • University Health Network
  • Frontiers
  • Fund
  • Canada
  • Council

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

Transformation

2020

  • Raymond Thomas
  • Kelly Hawboldt
  • Newfoundland
  • sustainability
  • dr
  • Mi’kmaw
  • knowledge
  • marine
  • Labrador
  • communities
  • thomas
  • kelly

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

Transformation

2020

  • Paul Hebert
  • Julia Baum
  • David Castle
  • Crystal Tremblay
  • BIOSCAN
  • Baum
  • Earth
  • survival
  • life
  • project
  • research
  • extinction
  • global system
  • survey
  • biodiversity
  • ecosystem
  • climate change
  • species

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

Transformation

2020

  • Paul Ragogna
  • Yolanda Hedberg
  • James Noël
  • metals research
  • Metallic Surfaces
  • corrosion
  • molecular coatings
  • scientists
  • molecular science

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

Transformation

2020

  • John Madden
  • Wolfram Tetzlaff
  • Brian Kwon
  • Dena Shahriari
  • Mend the Gap
  • SCI
  • spinal cord injury
  • research
  • project
  • biomaterials
  • bridge
  • nerve fibres
  • treatment
  • less invasive
  • science and innovation

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

Transformation

2020

  • Paul Hebert
  • BIOSCAN
  • Hebert
  • Earth
  • biodiversity
  • research
  • project
  • species
  • insects
  • Costa Rica
  • Ghana
  • farming practices
  • DNA

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

Transformation

2020

  • John Madden
  • Wolfram Tetzlaff
  • Brian Kwon
  • spinal cord
  • research
  • Madden
  • Tetzlaff
  • Kwon
  • injury
  • repair
  • regrowth
  • engineering
  • neurons
  • regeneration
  • Mend the Gap
  • bridge

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

Transformation

2020

  • M. Tamer Ozsu
  • Lila Kari
  • BIOSCAN
  • Ozsu
  • Kari
  • pattern
  • life
  • planet
  • biodiversity
  • research
  • project
  • Earth
  • DNA
  • Computer Science
  • biomolecular computation
  • data

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

Transformation

2020

  • Raymond Thomas
  • Kelly Hawboldt
  • Memorial University
  • Memorial Grenfell Campus
  • ENGAGED RESEARCH
  • principle
  • coastal community sustainability
  • Indigenous knowledge systems
  • Newfoundland
  • Cape Breton University
  • Chief Joanne Miles
  • public
  • Flat Bay Band
  • marine
  • biomass
  • Indigenous research teams

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)

Transformation

2020

  • Emile Tompa
  • Rebecca Gewurtz
  • persons with disabilities
  • disabilities
  • workplaces
  • associate professor
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Canada
  • Canadian
  • McMaster researchers
  • Institute for Work
  • Inclusive
  • reimagine
  • Health

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

Transformation

2020

  • Sherry Pictou
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Pictou
  • Canada Research Chair
  • Indigenous Governance
  • processes
  • Sherry Pictou
  • Indigenous women
  • empower
  • engaging
  • food
  • Research
  • Indigenous organizations
  • project
  • impact

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

Transformation

2020

  • Karim Fouad
  • Brenda Parlee
  • Kimberly TallBear-Dauphine
  • Ellen Goddard
  • Noreen Willows
  • Mark Poesch
  • John Parkins
  • Sherilee Harper
  • Debbie McKenzie
  • Fiona Schmiegelow
  • Jessica Kolopenuk
  • Florence Glanfield
  • Research
  • Fund
  • Recipients
  • University
  • Canada Research Chairs
  • Stollery Children Hospital
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Children Hospital Foundation
  • Alexander
  • Pediatric Nephrologist
  • Children Health Research
  • Frontiers
  • Dentistry

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

Transformation

2020

  • John Madden
  • Wolfram Tetzlaff
  • Dena Shahriari
  • Brian Kwon
  • Karen Cheung
  • Judy Illes
  • spinal cord injury
  • UBC researchers
  • Mend the Gap
  • treatment
  • Science
  • nerve fibres
  • SCI
  • traumatic
  • soft gel

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

Transformation

2020

  • Paul Hebert
  • Mehrdad Hajibabaei
  • Graham Taylor
  • Canada Research Coordinating Committee
  • Biodiversity
  • Genomics
  • Humanities
  • Council
  • Engineering
  • illuminate
  • Canadian-led
  • project
  • University of Guelph
  • BIOSCAN
  • interdisciplinary
  • team
  • Centre for Biodiversity
  • protect
  • potection
  • natural resources

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

Transformation

2020

  • Paul Hebert
  • Research Council
  • Canada
  • BIOSCAN
  • Biodiversity
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Hebert
  • Funding
  • Guelph
  • Project
  • Biodiversity Project
  • species
  • Science
  • Global Biodiversity
  • life

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

Transformation

2020

  • Cathleen Crudden
  • oxydation
  • métaux
  • chimiste
  • champagne
  • catalyseurs
  • corrosion
  • réconciliation
  • innovation
  • nanoparticules
  • ph

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

Transformation

2020

  • Danika Littlechild
  • project
  • research
  • Nisga’a Village
  • Nisga’a Salmon
  • University
  • projects
  • Indigenous
  • British Columbia
  • research funding
  • science
  • Andrea Reid
  • Nisga’a
  • grant recipients
  • Salmon Science
  • Science Camp
  • Canada
  • funding
  • support
  • science grant
  • Indigenous-led solutions

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

Exploration

2020

  • Nicole Charles
  • Andrew Beharry
  • Hai-Ling Cheng
  • Charles
  • Beharry
  • Cheng
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • chronic illness
  • sugar
  • amputation
  • nutrition
  • diabetes management
  • photodynamic
  • PDT
  • cancerous tissue
  • singlet oxygen
  • darkdynamic
  • therapy
  • stem cell
  • cellular imaging
  • genetic engineering
  • research

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

Exploration

2019

  • Michael Frishkopf
  • Frishkopf
  • stress
  • ICU
  • patients
  • critically-ill
  • sound
  • music
  • de-stress
  • sound therapy
  • AI
  • soundscapes

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

Exploration

2019

  • Michael Frishkopf
  • Frishkopf
  • stress
  • ICU
  • patients
  • critically-ill
  • sound
  • music
  • de-stress
  • sound therapy
  • AI
  • soundscapes

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

Exploration

2019

  • Liette Vasseur
  • Christine Daigle
  • Vasseur
  • Daigle
  • sustainability
  • nature
  • reconnecting
  • system thinking
  • perspectives
  • interconnectedness
  • photographers

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

Exploration

2019

  • Liette Vasseur
  • Vasseur
  • climate change
  • mitigate
  • impacts
  • ecosystem
  • management
  • adaptation
  • sustainable
  • agriculture
  • crops
  • soil

English

2021-09-10

Living with wildfire

September 10, 2021 | Publication | UBC Okanagan News

Featured project(s):

  • Living with wildfire

Exploration

2018

  • Mathieu Bourbonnais
  • Andreas Rutkauskas
  • wildfire
  • forest
  • fire
  • grasses
  • fires
  • forests
  • recreation
  • wildfires
  • mountain
  • ecosystems

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

Exploration

2018

  • Steven Rayan
  • quantum
  • geometry
  • physics
  • materials
  • phd
  • applications
  • crystal
  • crystals
  • technologies
  • computers

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

Exploration

2018

  • Spy Dénommé-Welch
  • Indigenous
  • faculty
  • filmmaking
  • filmmaker
  • arts
  • welch
  • spy
  • sally
  • knowledge
  • sofia

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

Exploration

2020

  • Byung-Kook Ham
  • Jean-Claude Kieffer
  • plants
  • nutrients
  • nutrient
  • plant
  • phd
  • imaging
  • lab
  • dr
  • project
  • synchrotron

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

Exploration

2018

  • Robert Colautti
  • ticks
  • diseases
  • symptoms
  • pathogens
  • tick
  • rna
  • dna
  • feeding
  • disease
  • deer

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

Exploration

2020

  • Sarah Gray
  • Urs Hafeli
  • Gray
  • Hafeli
  • targeted
  • treatment
  • type 2 diabetes
  • drug-delivery
  • tools
  • anti-diabetic
  • drugs
  • magnetic nanoparticles
  • clinical
  • intervention

English

2021-08-05

Sudbury research team developing portable robot for automated building fabrication

August 5, 2021 | Publication | Construct Connect Canada

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

Exploration

2020

  • Steven Beites
  • fabrication
  • applications
  • tools
  • materials
  • neuroscience
  • robot
  • architecture
  • interface
  • software
  • user

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

Exploration

2020

  • Nirosha Murugan
  • brain
  • treatment
  • symptoms
  • cancer
  • chemotherapy
  • patient
  • dementia
  • Alzheimer
  • tumour
  • schizophrenia

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

Exploration

2020

  • Xander Wang
  • social sciences
  • climate
  • decision-making
  • institutes
  • framework
  • dr
  • climate
  • declarations
  • wang
  • modelling
  • frameworks

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

Exploration

2020

  • Nirosha Murugan
  • Murugan
  • cognitive
  • impairment
  • cancer treatments
  • diagnostic tool
  • chemo-brain
  • electrical brain networks
  • cutting-edge
  • neuropsychiatric disorders

English

2021-07-19

The Transformative Power of Moving Together

July 19, 2021 | Publication | Carleton University

Featured project(s):

  • Frictions of Futurity and Cure in Transplant Medicine: Re-Thinking Central Challenges Through Feminist/Crip Science and Technology Studies

Exploration

2019

  • Kelly Fritsch
  • disability
  • justice
  • readers
  • ways
  • transplant
  • communities
  • books
  • dr
  • reader
  • accessibility

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

Exploration

2020

  • Steven Beites
  • technologies
  • communities
  • project
  • researchers
  • aims
  • economies
  • engineering
  • robot
  • fund
  • neuroscience

English

2021-07-08

Environmental racism: New study investigates whether Nova Scotia dump boosted cancer rates in nearby Black community

July 8, 2021 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • Genes and Geography: Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Outcomes in a Black Canadian Community

Exploration

2020

  • Juliet Daniel
  • Ingrid Waldron
  • cancer
  • racism
  • factors
  • health
  • communities
  • dump
  • determinants
  • incidence
  • nova scotia
  • rates

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

Exploration

2020

  • Massieh Moayedi
  • Cassandra Lord
  • pain
  • surgery
  • treatment
  • disorders
  • patients
  • researchers
  • gender
  • experience
  • medication
  • diagnosis

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

Exploration

2020

  • Matthew Perras
  • Usman Khan
  • climate
  • tombs
  • crack
  • stability
  • learning
  • civil engineering
  • growth
  • archaeology
  • data
  • unesco world heritage site

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

Exploration

2019

  • Mark Ungrin
  • diseases
  • engineering
  • biology
  • associate
  • institute
  • medicine
  • science
  • faculty
  • gene therepy
  • spinal
  • muscular atrophy

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

Exploration

2020

  • Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu
  • Caigan Du
  • Christopher Nguan
  • Jayachandran
  • Caigan
  • Christopher
  • novel
  • treatment
  • inflammatory
  • immune-mediated
  • diseases

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

Exploration

2020

  • Diwakar Krishnamurthy
  • Vikram Jaswal
  • Mea Wang
  • Diwakar
  • developmental disabilities
  • autism
  • communication technology
  • minimally
  • verbal
  • intervention
  • speech
  • picture-based
  • communication
  • systems

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

Exploration

2020

  • Richard Aviv
  • Manoj Lalu
  • Jenna Evans
  • Seung-Hwan Lee
  • Shulabh Gupta
  • Georg Northoff
  • Sara Tremblay
  • Jing Wang
  • Eve Tsai
  • institutes
  • medicine
  • disorders
  • sepsis
  • researchers
  • faculty
  • proliferation
  • hemorrhage
  • breakthroughs
  • studies

English

2021-06-12

Epigenomics and Mechanisms Branch (EGM)

June 12, 2021 | Publication | International Agency for Research on Cancer

 

 

  •  
  • cancer
  • studies
  • epidemiology
  • mechanisms
  • biomarkers
  • methodologies
  • pathways
  • etiology
  • prevention
  • risk

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

Exploration

2020

  • Mark Daymond
  • Suraj Persaud
  • Bas Vriens
  • Martin Petkovich
  • Sara Nabil
  • Neil Renwick
  • Kathrin Tyryshkin
  • Robert Andrew
  • wastewater
  • researchers
  • treatment
  • brain
  • pharmaceuticals
  • salts
  • fabrication
  • therapy
  • energy
  • mechanisms

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

Exploration

2020

  • Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe
  • Paquette Alain
  • Catherine Girard
  • Catherine Laprise
  • subvention
  • volet
  • sciences
  • fonds
  • université du québec

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)

Exploration

2020

  • Giovanni Beltrame
  • Michel Meunier
  • Stephan Reuter
  • Mohammad Sharawi
  • génie
  • cellules
  • biologie
  • infections
  • sciences
  • chercheur
  • enzymes
  • nanoparticules
  • physique
  • métastases

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

Exploration

2020

  • Zhenyu Cheng
  • Daniel Boyd
  • Ingrid Waldron
  • Paola Marignani
  • Evangelos Milios
  • Cheng
  • Boyd
  • antibiotic
  • resistance
  • global health
  • pathogens
  • therapeutic
  • technology
  • Waldron
  • Marignani
  • genes
  • geography
  • disparities
  • cancer
  • African ancestry
  • Black Canadian
  • environmental
  • biological
  • genetic
  • socio-economic
  • lifestyle
  • factors
  • Milios
  • visual
  • analytics
  • text-intensive
  • research
  • social sciences
  • immigration

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

Exploration

2020

  • Cristina Delgado Vintimilla
  • Denielle Elliott
  • Sarah Flicker
  • Jen Gilbert
  • Matthew Perras
  • Usman Khan
  • Dayna Scott
  • project
  • researchers
  • faculty
  • climate
  • sexuality
  • landscapes
  • crack
  • tombs
  • growth
  • infrastructure

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

Exploration

2020

  • David Ogborn
  • Juliet Daniel
  • Ingrid Waldron
  • researchers
  • associate
  • disparities
  • exploration
  • science
  • projects
  • coding
  • innovation
  • investigator
  • mcmaster

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

Exploration

2020

  • Trevor Charles
  • Zhao Boxin
  • science
  • pollution
  • researchers
  • waste water
  • innovation
  • faculty
  • degradation
  • environments
  • disciplines
  • biology

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

Exploration

2020

  • Feng Jiang
  • Jiang
  • artificial
  • trees
  • extreme
  • weather
  • resilient
  • cities
  • densely
  • populated
  • rapid
  • urbanization
  • issues

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

Exploration

2020

  • Nandita Basu
  • science
  • researchers
  • innovation
  • faculty
  • disciplines
  • energy
  • projects
  • emissions
  • project
  • sustainability

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

Exploration

2020

  • Michael Levin
  • David Cooper
  • Brian Ham
  • imaging
  • bone
  • nerve
  • patients
  • cell
  • osteoporosis
  • proteins
  • phd
  • ms
  • cells

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

Exploration

2020

  • Massieh Moayedi
  • pain
  • surgery
  • treatment
  • disorders
  • gender
  • patients
  • researchers
  • experience
  • patient
  • medication

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

Exploration

2020

  • Roxana Suehring
  • Gagan Gupta
  • Linda Zhang
  • professors
  • researchers
  • professor
  • faculty
  • science
  • interactions
  • communities
  • innovation
  • resilience
  • environment

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

Exploration

2020

  • Annie Castonguay
  • Jinyang Liang
  • Federico Rosei
  • Naccache Rafik
  • Davide Brambilla
  • Daria Podmetina
  • mélanome
  • traitement
  • plaies
  • hydrogène
  • imagerie
  • énergie
  • nanoparticules
  • chaleur
  • projets
  • professeur

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

Exploration

2019

  • Hendrik Poinar
  • antibodies
  • antibody
  • disease
  • pathogen
  • antigen
  • morbidity
  • infections
  • infection
  • mortality
  • cell

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

Special

COVID-19

2020

  • Kenneth Fung
  • Josephine Wong
  • Fung
  • Wong
  • mental health
  • crisis pandemic
  • COVID-19
  • depression
  • anxiety and suicide
  • risk factors
  • coping resources
  • front-line health-care providers
  • vulnerable populations

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

Exploration

2019

  • Marya Ahmed
  • antibiotics
  • peptides
  • inflammation
  • chemistry
  • dr
  • peptide
  • infections
  • treatments
  • pathogens
  • diseases

English

2021-02-17

Viruses can ‘hijack’ cellular process to block immune response

February 17, 2021 | Publication | McGill Newsroom

Featured project(s):

  • Targeting modulators of non-canonical translation initiation for the treatment of patients with glioblastoma

Exploration

2019

  • Nehalkumar Thakor
  • infection
  • virus
  • cells
  • viruses
  • molecules
  • interfer
  • on
  • cell
  • infections
  • mrna
  • pathogens

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.

Exploration

2019

  • François Nougarou
  • cerveau
  • avc
  • illusion
  • département
  • approches
  • activité
  • mouvements
  • bras
  • subvention
  • exploration

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

Exploration

2019

  • Makhsud Saidaminov
  • energy
  • cells
  • materials
  • silicon
  • radiation
  • crystals
  • chemist
  • crystal
  • chemistry
  • structure

English

2020-12-29

UBC researchers launch smell-based app in Vancouver

December 29, 2020 | Publication | Globe and Mail

Featured project(s):

  • Cannabis cultivation in Canada: Assessing the air, health, and equity impacts of a growing and uncharted industry

Exploration

2019

  • Naomi Zimmerman
  • prof
  • smell
  • odour
  • vancouver
  • ubc
  • zimmerman
  • app
  • academics
  • sustainability
  • environment

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

Exploration

2019

  • Amy Parent
  • Keane Tait
  • learning
  • totem
  • pole
  • reality
  • culture
  • project
  • parent
  • edinburgh
  • knowledge
  • youth
  • Virtual Reality
  • VR
  • language
  • Jerry Adams
  • Nass Valley

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

Exploration

2019

  • Aaron Gruber
  • Nehalkumar Thakor
  • neuroscience
  • brain
  • grants
  • psilocybin
  • social sciences
  • anxiety
  • researchers
  • activity
  • mice
  • expertise
  • treatments
  • cancer
  • synthesis
  • protein
  • biochemistry

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

Exploration

2019

  • Khan Wahid
  • Kiven Lukong
  • capsule
  • cancers
  • cancer localization
  • intestine
  • fluorescence
  • bleeding
  • sensors
  • phd
  • patient

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

Exploration

2019

  • Peter Dawson
  • Dawson
  • digital
  • archive
  • Alberta
  • residential
  • school
  • surviving
  • First Nations
  • Métis
  • Inuit
  • children
  • intergenerational trauma
  • Indigenous Peoples

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

Exploration

2019

  • Olena Zenkina
  • Bradley Easton
  • infections
  • antibiotics
  • bacteria
  • infection
  • medicines
  • coatings
  • contamination
  • treatments
  • dr
  • hemoglobin

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

Exploration

2019

  • Melanie Zurba
  • Erica Mendritzki
  • dr
  • climate
  • social sciences
  • grief
  • ecology
  • disciplines
  • professors
  • natural sciences
  • emotions
  • project

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)

Exploration

2019

  • Aimée Craft
  • Pilar Riano
  • governance
  • professor
  • aims
  • project
  • nations
  • responsibilities
  • colombia
  • entity

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

Exploration

2019

  • Vanessa D'Costa
  • Patrick Giguère
  • Baptiste Lacoste
  • Marc-André Langlois
  • JianLi Wang
  • Xiaohui Zha
  • disease
  • asd
  • pain
  • treatments
  • disorders
  • health
  • therapy
  • Alzheimer
  • opioid
  • institution

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

Exploration

2019

  • Michael Zhang
  • Steven Smith
  • disciplines
  • mental health
  • faculty
  • health care
  • youth
  • conditions
  • dr
  • science
  • psychology
  • illnesses
  • technology

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?

Exploration

2019

  • James Forren
  • Amy Bombay
  • Ford Doolittle
  • Brendan Leung
  • Melanie Zurba
  • Francesca Di Cara
  • Forren
  • Bombay
  • Doolittle
  • Leung
  • Zurba
  • Di Cara
  • architectural design
  • technology
  • human computer interaction
  • health inequities
  • ethical space
  • Mi’kmaq
  • biospecimens
  • collection
  • risks
  • microbiomes
  • individuality
  • function
  • causation
  • emergence
  • hierarchy
  • microenvironments
  • tumour
  • cells
  • patient-derived
  • PDT
  • climate grief
  • visual
  • linguistic
  • vocabularies
  • artistic
  • process
  • healthy
  • brain
  • degeneration
  • peroxisomes
  • Neurodegenerative diseases

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

Exploration

2019

  • Liette Vasseur
  • thinking
  • humans
  • sustainability
  • impacts
  • pesticide
  • worldview
  • science
  • environment
  • philosophy
  • animals

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

Exploration

2019

  • Lauren Beck
  • perspectives
  • academics
  • studies
  • beck
  • literatures
  • courses
  • maps
  • exploration
  • approaches
  • fields

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

Special

COVID-19

2020

  • Jeanna Parsons Leigh
  • researchers
  • parsons
  • dr
  • virus
  • knowledge
  • data
  • leigh
  • healthcare
  • faculty
  • interventions

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

Special

COVID-19

2020

  • Darryl Falzarano
  • vaccine
  • virus
  • disease
  • vaccines
  • animal
  • humans
  • susceptibility
  • animals
  • infection
  • scientists

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

Exploration

2018

  • Arif Jetha
  • workers
  • jobs
  • skills
  • workforce
  • automation
  • labour
  • employment
  • opportunities
  • technologies
  • future

English

2020-01-17

CBU prof says he's developed device that cheaply cleans waste water

January 17, 2020 | Publication | CBC News

Featured project(s):

  • Harvesting Visible and Near-Infrared Light with Upconverting Black Titania Nanowire Membrane Devices for Water Treatment

Exploration

2018

  • Xu Zhang
  • waste
  • pollutants
  • catalyst
  • technology
  • device
  • chemical
  • molecules
  • zhang
  • chemicals
  • pesticides

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

Exploration

2018

  • Ali Ahmadi
  • Russell Kerr
  • bacteria
  • pods
  • fungi
  • microbes
  • pod
  • domestication
  • lab
  • kerr
  • petri
  • dish

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

Exploration

2018

  • Martin Beauregard
  • génie
  • sciences
  • professeur
  • arts
  • institut
  • fonds
  • instituts
  • Walid Ghie
  • Ahmed Koubaa

English

2019-07-30

Could a daily pinprick lead to better health? This U of T researcher thinks so as he seeks to turn blood into big data

July 30, 2019 | Publication | University of Toronto News

Featured project(s):

  • Early detection of cancer using machine learning and mass spectrometry-based metabolomics

Exploration

2018

  • Hannes Rost
  • disease
  • blood
  • cancer
  • pregnancy
  • medicine
  • samples
  • researchers
  • spectrometry
  • proteins
  • data

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

Exploration

2018

  • Roxanne Lemieux
  • Altérations biologiques
  • Cycles intergénérationnels de maltraitance
  • Développement neurobiologique de l’enfant
  • Programme STEP
  • Soins périnataux
  • Soutenir la transition et l’engagement dans la parentalité
  • Système immunitaire
  • Transmission intergénérationnelle

English

2019-06-20

Lack of personal identification ‘serious problem across the north’ says Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic director of administration

June 20, 2019 | Publication | Anishinabek News

Featured project(s):

  • Personal Identification (PID) and Social Determinants of Health: Invisibility as a Barrier to Services among First Nations in Northern Ontario

Exploration

2018

  • Thomas Sanders
  • clinic
  • births
  • re
  • identification
  • birth
  • id
  • health care
  • sanders
  • funding
  • lack

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

Exploration

2018

  • Azadeh Kushki
  • adhd
  • autism
  • asd
  • researchers
  • biology
  • outcomes
  • funding
  • disorders
  • genetics
  • diagnoses

English

2019-06-04

Historical Blackfoot artifacts to be recreated as 3D models through U of L project

June 4, 2019 | Publication | CBC News

Featured project(s):

  • Concepts That Bite Through Time

Exploration

2018

  • Christine Clark
  • museums
  • artifacts
  • blackfoot
  • objects
  • library
  • project
  • researchers
  • elders
  • potts
  • museum

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

Exploration

2019

  • Lindsay Jibb
  • Quinn Grundy
  • apps
  • health
  • data
  • privacy
  • app
  • nursing
  • advertising
  • cancer
  • servers
  • child

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

Exploration

2018

  • Drew Marquardt
  • researchers
  • neutron
  • drugs
  • neutrons
  • risks
  • funding
  • biology
  • treatments
  • discoveries
  • chemistry

English

2019-05-19

Dal researcher developing paint-on solar cells that can fix themselves

May 19, 2019 | Publication | CBC News

Featured project(s):

  • Self-Regenerative High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Exploration

2018

  • Ghada Koleilat
  • silicon
  • cells
  • panels
  • durability
  • lab
  • hybrid
  • researchers
  • engineering
  • perovskite
  • crack

English

2019-05-15

Give bees a chance: We can’t afford to lose our wild native pollinators

May 15, 2019 | Publication | The Conversation

Featured project(s):

  • A biocultural and interdisciplinary approach to pollinator conservation through ecology, art and pedagogy

Exploration

2018

  • Sheila Colla
  • bees
  • biodiversity
  • wildlife
  • bee
  • ecosystem
  • ecosystems
  • habitat
  • conservation
  • populations
  • pollinators

English

2019-05-13

Sudbury professor leads effort to reclaim lost Indigenous art

May 13, 2019 | Publication | Sudbury Star

Featured project(s):

  • azhen giinawaa mazinibii'iganan: Repatriating Indigenous Children's Artwork in Anishinabe & Algonquin Territory

Exploration

2018

  • Celeste Pedri
  • fund
  • frontiers
  • recipients
  • science
  • researchers
  • drawings
  • investment
  • phd
  • spade
  • duncan

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

Exploration

2018

  • Meaghan Jones
  • Renée El-Gabalawy
  • Sabine Kuss
  • Pooneh Maghoul
  • patients
  • surgery
  • antibiotics
  • anesthesia
  • psa
  • outcomes
  • medicine
  • infrastructure
  • climate
  • strategies

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

Exploration

2018

  • Clement Bataille
  • Anne Broadbent
  • Corrie daCosta
  • Julian Chan
  • professors
  • professor
  • mathematics
  • chemistry
  • department
  • researchers
  • faculty
  • science
  • environmental
  • sciences
  • statistics

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