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Student Spotlight: New Brunswick Labour Force Participation

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From May to August 2020, NB-IRDT hosted the very first Pathways to Professions: an experiential learning program that provided six UNB students with hands-on workplace experience and training in...

Posted: Nov 2, 2020

Category: Economics , Population Research , Youth

Student Spotlight: New Brunswick's Farm Population

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From May to August 2020, NB-IRDT hosted the very first Pathways to Professions: an experiential learning program that provided six UNB students with hands-on workplace experience and training in...

Posted: Aug 28, 2020

Category: Population Research


Artificial Intelligence for Health Task Force Releases Reports

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In September 2019, CIFAR convened the Artificial Intelligence for Health (AI4H) task force – a group developed to advance the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. AI4H has released...

Posted: Aug 12, 2020

Category: Health

COVID-19 Rapid Response Reports Support Government Response in NB

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The arrival and spread of COVID-19 led to rapid changes to all aspects of our society not the least of which our health care system and our economy. For provincial governments tasked with...

Posted: Jul 15, 2020

Category: Health


End of life literature review for pandemic response

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NB-IRDT research analyst Jeff Gaudet was one of several Moncton-based researchers who produced a rapid-response literature review examining issues, concerns, best practices, and recommendations for...

Posted: Jun 10, 2020

Category: Health , Seniors

NB-IRDT gets experiential learning program off the ground and at a distance

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NB-IRDT's experiential learning program, Pathways to Professions, has proceeded full speed ahead, despite the challenges of operating during a global pandemic. The program was developed-- and then...

Posted: Jun 10, 2020

Category: Education


Funding announced for GNB employee data literacy training

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The University of New Brunswick's NB-IRDT has been awarded $200,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to develop a training program for Government of New Brunswick...

Posted: Jun 2, 2020

Category: Datasets , Training

NB-IRDT Research Featured in Food Security Webinar

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Food insecurity touches at least one in every six households in New Brunswick. It takes many forms: anxiety about running out of food, missing meals, and not being able to afford food. NB-IRDT...

Posted: Jun 2, 2020

Category: Economics , Health


COVID-19 projected outcomes to April 24

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This rapid response report provides updated projections estimating the trajectory COVID-19 could follow in New Brunswick (NB) if the province has outcomes similar to those of countries and...

Posted: Apr 21, 2020

Category: Health

CANUE webinar highlights NB-IRDT's new environmental data

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La version française suit On March 27, 2020, the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) hosted a webinar about the connections between CANUE and three provincial data...

Posted: Apr 7, 2020

Category: Datasets


The cost of workplace cancers

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Many jobs in New Brunswick involve regular exposure to carcinogens. While it is difficult—and in many cases impossible—to prove a case of cancer was caused by exposure to workplace...

Posted: Mar 9, 2020

Category: Economics , Health

Need a summer job? Apply here.

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The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training at UNB has joined forces with the Atlantic Institute for Policy Research and FutureReadyNB to host the very first Pathways to...

Posted: Feb 12, 2020

Category: Team News , Media , Partners


Busier obstetricians means fewer patient complications

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Women undergoing C-sections with lower volume providers or specialists other than obstetricians are at much higher risk...

Posted: Feb 3, 2020

Category: Population Research , Health , Evidence-based Policy

We're hiring a program evaluator

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Are you interested in doing fascinating work that makes a real difference in New Brunswick?  We're hiring a program evaluator to work with our Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer...

Posted: Feb 1, 2020

Category: Team News


Data Access Support Hub (DASH) launched

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The Health Data Research Network (HDRN) has launched the Data Access Support Hub (DASH), a one-stop shop for requesting access to data from multiple provincial, territorial and pan-Canadian...

Posted: Feb 1, 2020

Category: Datasets , Partners , Population Research

Study shows NB library use increasing

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New Brunswickers still love the province’s traditional libraries despite rapid technological and social change over the past decade, according to research from the New Brunswick Institute...

Posted: Jan 8, 2020

Category: Population Research , Economics


Will they stay or will they go?

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It’s easy to track how many immigrants are accepted into a province as permanent residents through immigration programs. It is much harder to keep track of what happens after they...

Posted: Nov 7, 2019

Category: Evidence-based Policy , Economics , Population Research , Labour Markets

How many people will NB have in 2036?

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In 2017, we published one of the first in-depth examinations of how New Brunswick’s population is expected to change over the coming decades, both in terms of geographic distribution and...

Posted: Nov 5, 2019

Category: Evidence-based Policy , Population Research


NB poised to be research leader

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With the passage of Bill 29 during the most recent sitting of the Legislature, New Brunswick is now positioned to be one of the leading jurisdictions for health and population research in the...

Posted: Jun 7, 2019

Category: Datasets , Media , Team News


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