UNB joins search for life on Mars (Comments Off)
Spray, Elliott and Thompson team up with NASA Following a tense and delicate – yet ultimately successful – landing on Mars last August 6, NASA’s Curiosity rover almost immediately began sending information back to Earth. On that early [...]
UNB takes lead in going green (Comments Off)
In eliminating almost 50,000 tons of carbon dioxide, the same as planting four million mature trees, the University of New Brunswick’s energy management program has saved more than money; it has helped save the environment. Committed to cutting its [...]
UNB enjoys banner year for fundraising (Comments Off)
With the support of its alumni, and friends, the University of New Brunswick raised the second largest sum in its history last year. Thanks to the contributions of 5000 alumni, UNB collected $25 million in 2011-12. “Beyond the gifts [...]
The University of New Brunswick is studying earthquake activity in the Maritimes thanks to the recent purchase of a seismograph. Seismographs record the arrival of seismic waves from earthquakes by measuring voltages generated when ground movements cause electrical coils [...]
UNB welcomes new Vice President of Research (Comments Off)
On August 1, 2012, the University of New Brunswick will welcome Dr. David Burns as its new vice president of research. As a member of UNB’s senior management team, Dr. Burns will help shape UNB’s strategic research direction [...]
Addressing issues affecting urban aboriginal communities (Comments Off)
More and more Aboriginal people are choosing to live outside of First Nations communities and are migrating to Canada’s cities.
Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Brunswick, and proud alumnus Kevin Englehart is giving a hand to those who need it the most – literally.
Robots to the rescue (Comments Off)
A team of University of New Brunswick researchers – and their robots – are leading the way in the field of unmanned vehicles.
The University of New Brunswick’s Planetary and Space Science Centre (PASSC) has been honoured with receiving the 2011 “Best Website Award” by the Geological Society of America’s Geoscience Information Society (GSIS).
A new perspective on science (Comments Off)
An audience in Saint John is about to get a new perspective on science through the use of dance.
Understanding cybersex (Comments Off)
UNB psychology graduate student Krystelle Shaughnessy’s work is helping define the concept of cybersex.
Making the private public (Comments Off)
Sandra Byers’ work has impacted – intimately – the lives of thousands of people in New Brunswick and around the world.
Understanding infant food security (Comments Off)
What is infant food security? Are all Canadian babies receiving it? The University of New Brunswick’s Lesley Frank, a PhD candidate in sociology, sought to answer these questions at Congress 2011. Frank presented her paper, “Is [...]
Revolutionizing health care (Comments Off)
UNB Fredericton researcher Linda Duffet-Leger is helping revolutionize health care in Canada.
De-Criminalizing Sex Work in Atlantic Canada (Comments Off)
In a UNB-STU Congress 2011 Signature Session panel that explored the role of research in promoting harm-reduction and influencing policy change regarding sex work in the Maritimes, Gayle MacDonald, Leslie Jeffrey, Meredith Ralston and Laura Winters [...]