UNB Research

Pan-Canadian Network Involving UNB Researchers working to Model COVID-19 Data

UNB Research

Posted: Sep 17, 2021

Category: Research , Partnerships



Earlier this year, Mathematics for Public Health (MfPH), a pan-Canadian network of multi-disciplinary researchers, announced that the network received $3 million in funding from the federal Emerging Infectious Disease Modelling Initiative. Established by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada developed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Initiative pledges $10 million...

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UNB researchers adding a new dimension to ocean exploration

UNB Research

Posted: Sep 9, 2021

Category: Innovation & Commercialization , Research , Partnerships



University of New Brunswick researchers are joining forces with industry-leading companies to help develop a way of seeing ocean floor maps like never before: in three dimensions. Hydrospark is a new project funded by Canada’s Ocean Supercluster that uses mixed reality technology and three-dimensional visualization to explore subsea data remotely and realistically. UNB researchers Dr....

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Two UNB engineering faculty members receive American Concrete Institute Foundation awards

UNB Research

Posted: Aug 18, 2021

Category: Accolades , Research



This spring, two University of New Brunswick engineering faculty members were recognized by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation. Dr. Michael Thomas, professor of civil engineering, received the Robert E. Philleo Award, and Dr. Ashlee Hossack, adjunct professor at UNB and materials engineer at GEMTEC Consulting Engineers and Scientists Limited, received the Young Member award for...

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Creating healthier communities in health research

UNB Research

Posted: Aug 17, 2021

Category: Research , Partnerships



University of New Brunswick researchers are organizing an institution-wide virtual Health Research Conference on August 19th, 2021. The event, co-chaired by Dr. Jon Sensinger, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Dr. Shelley Doucet, professor of nursing and health sciences, will feature presentations from more than 25 UNB research teams, showcasing the diversity of health...

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New UNB research program working to save the environment while saving on costs

UNB Research

Posted: Aug 11, 2021

Category: Research



Making contaminated soil and water safe for human use is a complex and expensive process, but University of New Brunswick researcher Dr. Allison Enright is exploring a better way forward. Dr. Enright is an earth scientist and assistant professor in the faculty of science whose research is centered around the development of sensor-based environmental monitoring systems. The unseen complexity of...

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Unlocking the secrets of the universe -- with lasers

UNB Research

Posted: Aug 11, 2021

Category: Research



Photo: European Space Agency. UNB researcher Dr. Brynle Barrett wants you to be able to know exactly where you are in the world – and answer some of the most fundamental questions of the universe while he does so. Dr. Barrett is an atomic physicist and assistant professor whose research explores cold-atom-based systems that could provide alternatives to GPS, among many other uses. While...

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UNB researchers explore augmented reality and high-speed data to support first responders

UNB Research

Posted: Jun 23, 2021

Category: Research , Innovation & Commercialization , Accolades



A team of University of New Brunswick-affiliated researchers has recently won a 5G-focused event to develop and implement potential solutions to municipal issues using leading-edge network technology. The Fredericton Innovation Partnership/Rogers 5G BOOST Innovation Camp took place the week of May 31st, with the winning team announced following pitch presentations on Friday, June 4. Led by Dr....

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Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Zoomers for All

UNB Research

Posted: Jun 7, 2021

Category: Research , Partnerships



Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Zoomers for All. In February, we announced the five UNB projects funded by the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project (HSPP). We've been working with the research teams to help tell their stories and share insight into their research. Today, we feature Dr. Danielle Bouchard, associate professor in the faculty of kinesiology at UNB, whose Zoomers for All project was awarded...

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Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Band-Frail Program

UNB Research

Posted: May 31, 2021

Category: COVID-19 , Research



Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Band-Frail program In February, we announced the five UNB projects funded by the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project (HSPP). We've been working with the research teams to help tell their stories and share insight into their research. Today, we feature Dr. Martin Sénéchal, associate professor in the faculty of kinesiology at UNB, whose Band-Frail project was...

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We're hiring: Come help us tell our research story this summer!

UNB Research

Posted: May 28, 2021

Category: Research Services


UNB's Office of Research Services is looking to fill two summer Marketing Coordinator positions through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Title: CSJ - Marketing Coordinator (Research Engagement)Location: Remote (Fredericton or Saint John), but see note.Duration: 8 weeks, 35 hours per weekWage: $15/hour Job location note: Most of the work can be done remotely, although there may be some on-campus...

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