Last year, we announced that the Lady Beaverbrook Gym, which houses the Sir Max Aitken Pool, would be decommissioned in September, 2018. As many of you know, the City of Fredericton recently committed to taking a leadership role in finding a solution to the city’s aquatic needs. Over the past few months, we’ve been working… Read More »

Students from three provinces will descend on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus this week as they vie for more than $19,000 in cash and prizes in a business plan competition. BMO Financial Group, in partnership with the University of New Brunswick’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC), will be hosting the BMO Financial… Read More »

Two projects led by a University of New Brunswick physics professor are enabling the development of next-generation sensors and systems to enhance surveillance and detection capabilities for continental defence. The projects are part of the Department of National Defence (DND) All Domain Situational Awareness (ADSA) program and will provide valuable information about the Canadian Arctic… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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 sesquicentennial,… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

For the first time, researchers have been able to track the movements of puffin populations in the winter – a breakthrough that they hope will help provide clues to ensure the long-term survival of the species. In an international study involving researchers from the University of New Brunswick, scientists were able to track the cold… Read More »

A prestigious international award will allow a University of New Brunswick student to study a remote impact crater in Canada’s Far North that has remained unexplored by science for 50 years. Maree McGregor, a graduate student in earth sciences with UNB’s Planetary and Space Science Centre, will be heading to the Nicholson Lake impact crater,… Read More »

Has the study of history been overlooked in today’s schools? Alan Sears, professor of education at the University of New Brunswick, will explore the role of history in school curricula and its implications for social and civic engagement in the 2017 Eaton Lecture. This year’s Eaton Lecture will be held on Dec. 4 in Toronto.… Read More »

The vice-chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors has been named one of Canada’s most powerful women. The Women’s Executive Network, an international organization that creates networking, mentoring, and development opportunities for executive-minded women, released its picks for the country’s 100 most powerful women last week. Ms. Tingley was selected in the… Read More »

Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark, a professor of sociology at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, is to be inducted later this week as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada – the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences. An internationally recognized researcher, Dr. Nason-Clark’s innovative research on religion… Read More »