Researchers at the University of New Brunswick have released results of the UNB Sexual Assault Climate Survey that will give the university a better understanding of both attitudes towards and experiences of sexual violence among students at UNB Fredericton. The survey, developed by Dr. Rice Fuller, Dr. Lucia O’Sullivan and PhD graduate student Charlene Belu,… Read More »

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, an innovative hub for research, training and industry collaboration, opened at the University of New Brunswick today with more than $4.5 million in funding and the establishment of a research partnership with a global technology firm. Dr. Eddy Campbell, UNB president and vice-chancellor, was joined by officials with the federal… Read More »

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Photo credit: Gracen Johnson The Summer Institute in collaboration with the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) at the University of New Brunswick is now accepting applications for their next cohort of aspiring entrepreneurs. The accelerator offers a three-month intensive for passionate people who want to take their innovative ideas and… Read More »

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A new centre set up to aid children with complex health conditions and their families has been launched by researchers at the University of New Brunswick and Mount Allison University. NaviCare/SoinsNavi is a virtual centre that will help young patients and their families navigate the maze of health care needs and professionals they often confront.… Read More »

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Photo credit: Nathalie Marsh Acclaimed author Lisa Moore will read from Flannery on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Written in Lisa Moore’s exuberant and inimitable style, Flannery is by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, empowering and harrowing — often all on the same page. It is a novel whose spell… Read More »

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UNB has been named one of the top 25 employers in Atlantic Canada for 2017. This is the fifth consecutive year UNB has been recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine as one of the region’s top employers. Dr. Eddy Campbell, UNB president and vice-chancellor, said fostering a rewarding and fulfilling work environment benefits all aspects of… Read More »

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University of New Brunswick postdoctoral fellow Shabnam Jabari is developing technology that promises to be a game-changer for government, aid organizations and first responders around the world. During Dr. Jabari’s senior year of undergraduate study at University of Tehran, a disastrous earthquake struck the southern Iranian city of Bam. The 6.6-magnitude quake in 2003 destroyed homes… Read More »

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For Jon Sensinger, associate director of University of New Brunswick’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering, a childhood dream has turned into an innovative career – one that is changing lives across the globe. A pioneer in the field of biomedical engineering, Dr. Sensinger was recently named 2016 Young Health Researcher of the Year by the New… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission and Sylvia (Bryson) Dooley have reached an agreement following the Labour and Employment Board’s March 2, 2016 ruling compelling UNB to reinstate a women’s varsity hockey team. UNB had applied for a judicial a review of the ruling, and had also struck a task… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors has voted in favour of ratifying a new four-year collective agreement with the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) Contract Academic Employees (CAE) membership. This follows a positive ratification vote held by AUNBT’s CAE membership on Sept. 13, 2016. “We are pleased to have reached… Read More »

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The provincial government has invested more than $216,000 in the Promise Partnership over the last two academic years at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus through the Access and Success program. “Your government believes that a well-educated workforce is essential to growing the economy and creating jobs. That is why we are pleased… Read More »

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CyberLaunch Academy and University of New Brunswick partnered with Garden Creek Elementary School to hold a two-hour technology workshop for students Friday. UNB computer science students and CyberLaunch Academy’s instructors introduced the fourth graders to computer science and modern information technology. Students wrote their first computer program using visual programming environment Tynker and applied their… Read More »

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Biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca Canada Inc. and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) have announced a strategic collaboration with the New Brunswick government and the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) based at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. This partnership will accelerate the creation of an integrated health information platform… Read More »

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Program will support development of energy and cybersecurity startups The J. Herbert Smith Technology Management Entrepreneurship Centre at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) will establish an Energy Innovation Program, thanks to help from the Government of Canada and key partners focused on advancing the energy and cybersecurity sectors. Delivered through a unique accelerator, Energia… Read More »

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IBM announced this morning that the University of New Brunswick is one of the top organizations around the world working with the global firm to push new frontiers in cognitive security – leveraging IBM Watson for Cyber Security to enhance their own live security operations, while also helping IBM refine Watson’s cybersecurity capabilities and pioneer… Read More »

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