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UNB takes home 70 per cent of awards at event celebrating New Brunswick innovators

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Posted: Nov 30, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton


On Nov. 22, entrepreneurs and innovators from the University of New Brunswick (UNB) took home 70 per cent of the awards at the inaugural InnovateNB Celebration for their future-forward businesses and services. The InnovateNB Celebration is a day-long event held in Saint John to raise awareness of the most current innovative work taking place in New Brunswick. The event included an industry...

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Dr. Joel Martin helps UNB uncover the challenges and opportunities of a digital world

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Posted: Nov 29, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick (UNB), in collaboration with Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada, recently welcomed Dr. Joel Martin, the Chief Digital Research Officer and Chief Science Officer for the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), back to the Fredericton campus. As the person tasked with promoting digital transformation across all areas of research in...

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UNB scholar awarded prestigious Banting Fellowship

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Posted: Nov 29, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



With only 70 Banting Fellowships offered annually, it’s not every day that an institution has the opportunity to welcome and celebrate one. This year, for only the second time since the program’s inception in 2010, the University of New Brunswick has that honour. On Nov. 28, the Government of Canada announced this year’s recipients of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships and...

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Exciting international partnership will bring more nurses to New Brunswick

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Posted: Nov 24, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) continues to find unique ways to address the province-wide nursing shortage and work toward growing New Brunswick’s population. UNB recently partnered with Horizon Health Network, the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB), the Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour (PETL) and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), located...

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UNB advancing artificial intelligence and data science with $2.5 million commitment

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Posted: Nov 24, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



University of New Brunswick (UNB) alumnus Dick Carpenter (BA ’72) and the McKenna Institute are pleased to announce a gift of $2.5 million to advance the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and data science at UNB. AI and data science have become essential elements in the creation of effective digital products and services. AI depends on large data sets for developing reliable...

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Free legal services now available at UNB Legal Clinic

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Posted: Nov 22, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick (UNB) celebrates the official grand opening of the UNB Legal Clinic today. The clinic provides individuals who cannot afford representation or who do not qualify for legal aid access to free legal services. The UNB Law Clinic aims to improve access to justice in the province by filling some gaps in New Brunswick’s legal aid system. It offers legal services...

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Research partners SPECTRAL and Kognitiv Spark combine to become innovators in mixed reality

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Posted: Nov 21, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is advancing immersive technology research thanks to partnerships with local industry. The result is a pipeline where students receive hands-on training within a top mixed reality (MR) research lab and collaborate with an industry-leading MR company. The Spatial Computing Training and Research Lab (SPECTRAL) is an applied research outfit under the...

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UNB alum helping Canada become a global leader in clean energy

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Posted: Nov 16, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



University of New Brunswick (UNB) alumna, Maggie Manley (BScCHE'08, MScCHE'10, PhD'18), is helping New Brunswick and Canada to become a global leader in the nuclear energy industry. Manley and her team at ARC Clean Technology Canada Inc. (ARC) are in the process of licensing and commercializing Canada’s first-ever grid-scale Generation four advanced small modular reactor (aSMR), the...

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UNB is opening doors to graduate education for bachelor of health students

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Posted: Nov 16, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John



The University of New Brunswick (UNB) will now offer the honours distinction for qualified students enrolled in the bachelor of health program. This is another step in the growing expansion of the Integrated Health Initiative (IHI) at UNB. As the world of health and healthcare grows more complex, the bachelor of health program at the UNB Saint John campus is training and preparing the next...

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UNB welcomes seasoned senior executive as newest Vice-President

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Posted: Nov 15, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton


William (Bill) Best, the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) newly announced Vice-President, Administration and Finance, said he sees his upcoming move back East as a repatriation of sorts. It is the story of a Maritimer coming home, which, he said, was always the intent. Currently, the president of Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario, Best, has spent his entire career in post-secondary...

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