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UNB researchers study whether love for hockey can help middle-aged men lose weight

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Posted: December 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are turning to the campus hockey arena to seek recruits for a novel new study testing whether male bonding and passion for sport can bolster the health of overweight sports fans. Kinesiology and psychology researchers at the university are on the lookout for middle-aged men who are avid fans of UNB’s nationally ranked men's Varsity Reds hockey...

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UNB to develop smart grid solutions for industry and utilities

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Posted: December 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Funding of more than $4.3 million will help refine technology to promote renewable energy Investing in next-generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy, meet the world’s future energy needs and help realize our climate change goals. Thanks to an investment of more than $4.3 million from the Government of Canada and Emera Inc.,...

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UNB researchers named among top researchers for Canada 150

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Four University of New Brunswick researchers are being hailed as among Canada’s top emerging innovators. The national not-for-profit organization Mitacs is saluting 150 researchers from all across Canada who it says are shaping the future of the country. The researchers highlighted represent various academic disciplines, and mirror Canada’s diversity and innovative spirit. “For Canada’s...

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UNB's J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship recruits new director for startup accelerators

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship at the University of New Brunswick has recruited a new executive who brings additional might to its efforts to propel new startups. Prior to his appointment as managing director, accelerator programs, Joe Allen served as director of investments for the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. “I couldn’t be more...

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Startup to showcase microhome powered completely by renewable energy

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Mbissa Energy, a technology startup focused on bringing renewable energy to underserved markets, invites stakeholders, partners, and media to visit the location of its New Brunswick microhome and meet founder Caleb Grove on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. Guests will learn how Mbissa’s technology can transform lives not only in rural Africa, where the company has established a key beachhead for...

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UNB earns silver in worldwide sustainability ranking

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus is the first in the province to earn a silver rating in a worldwide ranking of sustainable practices among institutions of higher learning. The evaluation by the Philadelphia-based Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education found UNB’s energy score was among the best by participating Canadian universities. The...

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UNB to honour Montreal Massacre victims

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick will be hosting memorial events in Fredericton and Saint John next week to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and to remember the 14 women killed during the Montreal Massacre on Dec. 6, 1989. This year marks the 28th anniversary of the murders of 14 young women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. Many of these women...

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