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Sociologist wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Communications

Posted: December 20, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Dr. Will van den Hoonaard was recently presented with an Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Health Improvement Institute's Awards for Excellence in Human Research Protection. Dr. van den Hoonaard has been previously honoured with a UNB President's Medal, a Merit Award, and the United Nations Association of Canada Global Citizen Award for his exceptional record in teaching, research and...

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Analyzing the content of online porn

Communications

Posted: December 16, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick have published a new study that examines depictions of sex in specific types of pornography and their impacts on those who watch. “Schoolgirls and Soccer Moms: A Content Analysis of Free ‘Teen’ and ‘MILF’ Online Pornography” was recently published in the Journal of Sex Research by Sarah Vannier, Anna Currie and Lucia O'Sullivan. Free, full-length...

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Scientist examining effects of fibromyalgia on sexual well-being

Communications

Posted: December 12, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Dr. Pablo Santos Iglesias, a postdoctoral fellow in the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) psychology department, has won a prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to examine sexual well-being in couples living with fibromyalgia. Dr. Santos Iglesias came to UNB from Spain in September as the university’s first Banting Postdoctoral Fellow—a...

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Hamilton man inducted into Engineering Wall of Fame

Communications

Posted: December 11, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events, UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Joe Ng, the man behind the multi-continent, multi-industry JNE Group of Companies, will be officially inducted into the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Engineering Wall of Fame on Thursday at the Art Gallery of Hamilton in Ontario. UNB President Eddy Campbell will officially induct Dr. Ng, alongside Dean of Engineering, David Coleman.  Dr. Ng received an honorary doctor of science degree at...

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UNB celebrates Computer Science Education Week

Communications

Posted: December 10, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Universities across North America - and even Google - are participating in Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) from December 9-15, 2013. Held annually in recognition of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper's birthday (December 9, 1906), this thematic week is dedicated to raising awareness about the computer science field.  The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of computer...

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UNB Fredericton celebrates teaching excellence

Communications

Posted: December 6, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Ten University of New Brunswick (UNB) faculty members on the Fredericton campus were recently celebrated for their commitment to teaching excellence.  The following faculty members were recognized for their role in providing an exceptional and transformative student experience. Jasen Golding – Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching:  Mr. Golding is a senior instructor in the faculty...

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Emera CEO to discuss Atlantic Canada s energy future at UNB

Communications

Posted: December 3, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events, myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Chris Huskilson, president and CEO of Emera Inc. and University of New Brunswick alumnus, is the final speaker in the UNB Andrews Initiative’s series on Energy and the Environment. Mr. Huskilson will present his talk, entitled "Energy in Atlantic Canada: Present and Future," on Monday, December 9 at 7 p.m., at the Wu Conference Centre auditorium on the UNB Fredericton campus. Admission is free...

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