UNB Research

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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Meet Bernadette Fernandes, our new advanced manufacturing partnerships lead

UNB Research

Posted: May 20, 2021

Category: Research , Innovation & Commercialization , Research Services , Partnerships



Meet our new advanced manufacturing partnerships lead Bernadette Fernandes Bernadette Fernandes was born in Paris and studied in Portugal, Spain and Canada; as a result, she speaks five languages. Her work and travel have brought her across five continents, where she has developed successful public-private engagements and collaborations across all sectors, igniting and accelerating business and...

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Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: New Brunswick Brain Health Initiative

UNB Research

Posted: May 17, 2021

Category: Research



Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: New Brunswick Brain Health Initiative 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. Chris McGibbon and Dr. Pamela Jarrett's work examining how remotely-delivered physical and...

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UNB research using foot care tool to engage with NB seniors

UNB Research

Posted: May 10, 2021

Category: Partnerships , Research



Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Mobile Health Seniors’ Network 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. Tracey Rickards, associate professor in the faculty of nursing at UNB, whose Mobile Seniors’...

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Why does spring bring potholes? An engineering researcher fills us in.

UNB Research

Posted: May 6, 2021

Category: Research



Potholes. They’re the one spring bloom we all love to hate. But how do they happen, and why are they so hard to prevent? Dr. Xiomara Sanchez, P.Eng, assistant professor in the department of civil engineering at UNB, clears the snow from this topic: What are potholes? Potholes are bowl-shaped depressions in the pavement surface. Roads are made of pavement, of course, but this paved surface...

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Meet the Chair: Dr. Kalikinkar Mandal, NB Power Cybersecurity Research Chair

UNB Research

Posted: Apr 30, 2021

Category: Research , Accolades



Dr. Kalikinkar Mandal has recently been appointed as the NB Power Cybersecurity Research Chair, supported by $500,000 in funding from NB Power. During his five-year term, his research agenda will focus on minimizing cybersecurity risks and improving privacy in the emerging smart grid realm. Today’s electrical grid was built in the 1890s as a network of power transmission lines serving...

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Researchers share findings on COVID-19's impact on occupational disruption and chronic disease

UNB Research

Posted: Apr 9, 2021

Category: Publications , COVID-19 , Research



Around the world, researchers across different 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. Last year, we introduced you to 13 new, funded COVID-19 research projects and their teams; now, with a full year of pandemic life behind us,...

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UNB research team awarded IBM CAS 2020 Project of the Year

UNB Research

Posted: Apr 7, 2021

Category: Research , Partnerships , Accolades , Innovation & Commercialization



University of New Brunswick students in the faculty of computer science and professor Dr. Kenneth Kent were awarded the 2020 Project of the Year Award by the IBM Center for Advanced Studies for Project 1035: OMR in Resource Constrained Environments (Embedded/ IoT/ Mobile OMR). The project is the second largest ever conducted by the Centre of Advanced Studies –Atlantic...

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