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COVID-19 research: Remote Breathing Therapy

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 31, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. PhD student Aaron Tabor is researching the use of mobile devices in facilitating breathing exercises for recovery and rehabilitation. He is working with Dr....

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Attention MATLAB Users - Steps to update your MATLAB installation

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has renewed our campus-wide license for MATLAB & Simulink for one year, effective July 1, 2020. To continue to access MATLAB, you may need to update the license file. Open MATLAB. If you are prompted to activate a new license file: Click on ‘Activate Software’.  Choose to ‘Activate using Internet’.  Once the reactivation is complete, restart MATLAB. For issues related to...

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You're invited to UNB's Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:10:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our dedicated teams have been working hard to ensure the safety of our campuses as well as adapting teaching and learning strategies to include virtual formats. September 2020 will definitely look different in many ways. One thing that won’t be different is...

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Looking Ahead to Fall

Communications Office

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:09:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to keeping our community informed with the latest COVID-19 updates and advice. Whether you are a returning student or future student, we are here to help you navigate this unprecedented moment in time. As we continue to prepare and look forward to the fall semester, there are a number of public health guidelines that you need to be aware of. Over the coming weeks as we finalize...

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Booking a workout or swim time at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


When URec reopens on Tuesday, Aug. 4, members will notice many changes at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER and SMA Pool that have been implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most notable changes will be the requirement to book a workout (or swim) time in advance of accessing the facilities. Booking a workout (or swim) time will allow us to adhere to and maintain capacity...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? Do you want to become more active? UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free seven month...

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UNB researchers providing science expertise to new Ocean Supercluster project

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Tommi Linnansaari, UNB’s Atlantic salmon research chair and an associate professor in the department of biology and in the faculty of forestry and environmental management in Fredericton, is contributing his knowledge of Atlantic salmon to Ocean Aware, a new, $29 million project announced today, in hopes of better understanding ongoing population decline. Ocean Aware is a...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet (Business, Saint John) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects. They will be investigating...

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Are you looking for an interesting upper-level elective to complete your fall schedule?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you are new to the subject or are considering a minor or major in Sociology, add Women and Nonviolence (SOCI 3668) to your schedule and take an in-depth look at how women from around the globe have worked to make the world a better place through nonviolent strategies. This term-based online course is open to students who have completed 30 ch of university courses or by permission...

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COVID-19 research: Antigen production

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Shawn MacLellan, Dr. Michael Duffy and Dr. Aurora Nedelcu (Biology, Fredericton) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects,...

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UNB MTME students showcase their startups

Communications Office

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students in the UNB Master of Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (MTME) program pitched their start-ups to more than 100 venture capitalists, government officials, angel investors, mentors and supporters on July 16 – all together via Zoom. The MTME is a rigorous year-long program through the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship that equips students...

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Equipment Pool Opening

Debbie Goguen

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note: The Equipment Pool, (located in Marshall d’avray Hall) will open on limited basis, for appointment only beginning Monday, July 20th.  The schedule will be as follows: Monday 10am -2pm Pick up and return Wednesday 10am-2pm Pick up ONLY  Friday 10am -2pm – Pick up and return Please note the following steps to pick up and drop off equipment: To reserve equipment...

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URec set to reopen August 4

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4, URec will be ready to welcome back members at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool. As URec reopens, members will notice many changes that have been implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these implemented changes include the following: All URec programs, services & facility access will follow a phased reopening approach. As an added safety...

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Orientation Week Coffee House

Niko Coady

Posted: July 22, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hello everyone! This year, UNBSU Orientation is hosting a Coffee House as one of our events for virtual orientation week. We are putting out a call for talent submissions, as we know there are many talented folks in the UNB community! If you would like to submit a talent (singing, dancing, poetry, juggling...and more!), please send a video under 5 minutes to viceorientation@unbsu.ca before...

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CETL Media Lab Re-Opens (Appointments Only)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 22, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Media Lab in Marshall d'Avray Hall (Room 234) is open by appointment only. To set up a meeting, please contact medialab@unb.ca or leave a message at 447-3400. We will contact you as soon as possible. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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Thesis Proposal Discussion

Tricia Canning

Posted: July 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that you are invited to attend MN student, Hanin Omar’s, thesis proposal discussion which will take place on Friday, July 24th at 0930.  The title of Hanin’s work is, Health Resilience of Arabic-Speaking Refugees with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus during Covid 19 Pandemic Mitigation Measures. Her supervisor is Dr. David Busolo, and committee members...

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UNB COVID-19 research profile: Dr. Anna Ignaszak

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 21, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Anna Ignaszak (Chemistry, Fredericton) is leading one of 13 recently-announced COVID-19 research projects; her lab is working on a portable and...

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UNB’s Summer Institute welcomes nine Canadian companies

UNB Communications

Posted: July 21, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Summer Institute at the University of New Brunswick has accepted nine companies from across Canada into its intensive entrepreneurship program, the largest cohort yet in its seven-year history. The program, offered through UNB’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, is a three-month accelerator for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and the passion to...

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Graduate Student Support Group

Matthew MacLean

Posted: July 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This group is designed specifically for the graduate student experience. Common difficulties will be explored through a focus on resilience, connection, skill building and peer support. This is a dynamic, responsive, process-oriented group, which invites participants to share their experiences and learn from each other in a facilitated setting. This group is confidential and facilitators ensure...

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SAS software licences available to UNB students, staff and faculty

Olivia Hanson

Posted: July 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


SAS software licences available to UNB students, staff and faculty   Looking for software to help with data management and analysis? SAS software is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute Inc. for data management and advanced analytics, with applications for topics like multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics....

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Job Opportunity: Part-Time Research Assistant

Leanne Skerry

Posted: July 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you or someone you know like to be part of the research team for an exciting project on spiritual care screening and assessment for hospitalized patients in New Brunswick? We are seeking a motivated individual within New Brunswick for part-time employment (flexible hours) at a competitive rate ($25.00 per hour) with Horizon Health Network over an approximate 6-month period. Employment is...

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Recruiting male participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: July 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male participants 19+, struggling to maintain a healthy body weight to take part in an exercise study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free six-month exercise program with an exercise professional. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance...

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Share with your friends and family - Buy 1 get 1 Free ABA Training for Families and Caregivers courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning offers Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers, an array of online courses covering different topics based on the principles of ABA.  Designed for busy parents and caregivers, participants can work at their own pace, one course at a time, while networking and learning from others who are facing similar challenges. Choose from the...

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13 UNB projects receive funding to support COVID-19 research

UNB Communications

Posted: July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have been awarded $409,854 by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for 13 projects investigating the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will support researchers in disciplines ranging from nursing to education to chemistry who are contributing to pandemic response...

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Equipment Pool Re-Opening!

Debbie Goguen

Posted: July 15, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Equipment Pool, located in Marshall d’Avray Hall, will open on limited basis, for appointment only, beginning Monday, July 20th.  The schedule is as follows:  Monday 10am -2pm Pick up and return  Wednesday 10am-2pm Pick up ONLY Friday 10am -2pm – Pick up and return Please note the following steps to pick up and drop off equipment:  To reserve...

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Seeking Participants for Study on Improving Transitions from Paediatric to Adult Healthcare. Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Kaelin Barry

Posted: July 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care is currently seeking participants for a study on improving transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth/young adults with complex care needs in New Brunswick. Participants may be entered in a draw to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! We are recruiting youth/young adults with complex care needs between the ages of 14-30 years who are...

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Seeking Participants for Study on Improving Transitions from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare. Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Kaelin Barry

Posted: July 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care is currently seeking participants for a study on improving transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth/young adults with complex care needs in New Brunswick. Participants may be entered in a draw to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! We are recruiting youth/young adults with complex care needs between the ages of 14-30 years who are...

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Anywhere. Anytime. Earn your FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program online @ UNB

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Considered an invisible disability, FASD impacts an estimated 4% of Canada’s population. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FASD diagnosis, intervention, and support.   The UNB College of Extended Learning’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Intervention...

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Canada Student Service Grant

UNB Communications

Posted: July 6, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In response, the Government of Canada has created the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG), a program that will provide post-secondary students and recent graduates with volunteer opportunities to help with the response to COVID-19 at Canadian not-for-profit organizations. Participating post-secondary students and recent graduates will be eligible to apply for a grant, which will provide from...

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Natasha Simon named MWC Director

UNB Communications

Posted: July 6, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Natasha Simon has been named Nikanahtpat (Director) of the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, effective July 1, 2020. Nikanahtpat is a Wolastoqey term meaning “one who leads by mind, body and spirit.” Natasha is Mi’kmaq from Elsipogtog, N.B. In her personal and professional lives, she has worked tirelessly to center Indigenous knowledge systems and history in her work. Natasha...

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Speaker Series Online with Muthu Singaram

Nandi Kaul

Posted: July 6, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Welcome to the UNB Faculty of Management's Speaker Series Online! In this episode, Muthu Singaram talks about building a start-up, as a career, and shares his journey as an entrepreneur. Muthu Singaram is the CEO of the IIT Madras Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre Incubator, founder of multiple start-ups including VibaZone, & Start-up Podium. A lifelong learner and an author of two books...

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Mac users on Fredericton campus: Pop-up window appearing asking for credentials

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Some Mac users working on the Fredericton campus are seeing a pop-up window appear every 15-20 minutes asking you to enter your credentials. Please ignore this window and, instead, make the following change to your Mac to stop the pop-up window from appearing again. If you are working from home, you do not need to make this change but should once you return to campus. You must be on campus and...

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Recruiting male participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: July 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male participants 19+, struggling to maintain a healthy body weight to take part in an exercise study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free six-month exercise program with an exercise professional. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance...

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UNB cybersecurity training for students

Erik Denis

Posted: July 3, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB, so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. Get started on the training now: Enroll at go.unb.ca/beauceron (see the 'Getting Started' section), then use the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal...

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Virtual Social for Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) students: July 16, 2020

Lindsey Gilbert

Posted: July 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) program are invited to participate in our very first virtual social! It will take place on Thursday, July 16th, at 7:30 pm Atlantic time (UTC-4:00). Come say hi, introduce yourself, and chat about your experiences as a student in the BIS program! If you are interested in attending, or can't make this event but would be...

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: July 2, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Attention all students entering first year studies in healthcare programs.  CIBC is graciously donating $500,000 over the next two years to help the next generation of health care workers realize their ambition of having a career in health care.  This two-year initiative will support 300 students like you entering their first year of a healthcare profession program with a $2,500...

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UNB research focuses on life satisfaction after traumatic spinal cord injury

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: July 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A study, conceived and designed by a University of New Brunswick PhD candidate, is examining the perceptions and reality of life satisfaction following traumatic spinal cord injuries. “An Examination of Life Satisfaction Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Induced Quadriplegia and Paraplegia: Comparing Society’s Expectations to Patient Reported Life Satisfaction” was...

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UNB’s Career Café on Ten Thousand Coffees CONTEST TIME!

Kyra Arthur

Posted: July 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are giving away a $50 Amazon and a $50 Tim Hortons digital gift card to two UNB students or alumni!  Winners will be selected on July 31st, 2020 @10kcoffees. To Enter Click this Link🔗: https://www.unb.ca/initiatives/tenthousandcoffees/  

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