UNB Research

UNB research administration staff honoured for contributions to innovation ecosystem

UNB Research

Posted: Jun 18, 2024

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



Three current and former University of New Brunswick (UNB) research administrators have been recognized for their contributions to Springboard Atlantic and its support for research and innovation in the region. The celebrations occurred as Springboard marked its 20th anniversary of working in the region. Hart Devitt, director of research and innovation partnerships, has been a part of...

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UNB researchers combine history and technology to create a new perspective on urban change.

UNB Research

Posted: Nov 27, 2023

Category: Research



Two University of New Brunswick (UNB) researchers have teamed up to develop a novel approach to understanding 20th century urbanization. By combining interdisciplinary research methods from social history and geomatics engineering, Dr. Sasha Mullally, a professor of historical studies, and Dr. Yun Zhang, a professor of geodesy and geomatics engineering, along with a team of researchers, are...

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Intersex Awareness Day: Dr. Celeste Orr and Cripping Intersex

UNB Research

Posted: Oct 26, 2023

Category: Research , Publications



Today, October 26, is National Intersex Awareness Day, a day intended to highlight human rights issues faced by intersex people. In recognition of this day, we're highlighting UNB's Dr. Celeste Orr, assistant professor of sociology and Wendy J. Robbins Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies. Last year, Dr. Orr published Cripping Intersex (2022), in which they explore how interphobia and...

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Recognizing 2022 Award for Excellence in Research recipient, Dr. Shelley Doucet

UNB Research

Posted: Oct 4, 2023

Category: Research , Accolades



As part of our 2023 Research Celebration Week, we are highlighting the most recent recipients of two of UNB’s major research awards: The University Research Scholar award, and the Award for Excellence in Research. Dr. Shelley Doucet is the 2022 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Research. The following is an excerpt from vice-president (Saint John), Dr. Petra Hauf’s comments...

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Recognizing 2023 University Research Scholar, Dr. Donald Wright

UNB Research

Posted: Oct 4, 2023

Category: Accolades , Partnerships , Research , Innovation & Commercialization


As part of our 2023 Research Celebration Week, we are highlighting the most recent recipients of two of UNB’s major research awards: The University Research Scholar award, and the Award for Excellence in Research. Dr. Donald Wright is the 2023 recipient of UNB’s University Research Scholar award, which "honours members of the active faculty complement of the University of New...

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Welcome to the 2023 UNB Research Celebration Week

UNB Research

Posted: Oct 3, 2023

Category: Partnerships , Accolades , Research , Innovation & Commercialization


UNB’s annual Research Celebration Week is an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the efforts and contributions of our institution's research community: the faculty, students and staff who help make the world better through their scholarly work. It's also an opportunity for us to recognize some of the organizations and individuals that help make that research possible: our funders and...

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This photo of a tiny worm is one to keep an eye on

UNB Research

Posted: Sep 15, 2023

Category: Accolades , Publications , Research



Natasha Hynes is a graduate student at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), where she is completing her master of science in biology. Hynes is also a finalist in this year’s NSERC Science Exposed contest, an annual contest organized by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and devoted exclusively to images of scientific research, in all fields of study. It is...

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Meet the chair: Dr. Hamed Asgari, Lockheed Martin Research Chair in Additive Manufacturing

UNB Research

Posted: Jul 14, 2023

Category: Partnerships , Innovation & Commercialization , Research



Dr. Hamed Asgari is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and Lockheed Martin Research Chair in Additive Manufacturing at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). With his appointment, the university’s sector-leading expertise in marine additive manufacturing will get a new boost in capacity as Asgari takes metal-part fabrication from 3D printing to 4D. 4D printing involves...

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UNB experts join Black Arcs to create novel disease modelling system

UNB Research

Posted: Jun 20, 2023

Category: COVID-19 , Partnerships , Research , Innovation & Commercialization



At the height of COVID-19, Fredericton company Black Arcs knew they could help governments and experts with better pandemic response planning. They already had Citisketch, a product that simulates the daily life of communities; how people move around and behave throughout their day. They’d built it with trusted, anonymized statistical data and knew it provided reliable insights about...

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National conference will attract hundreds of physicists to UNB

UNB Research

Posted: Jun 16, 2023

Category: Research


The University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Fredericton campus will soon welcome hundreds of physicists attending the Congress of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP). They’ll spend five days exchanging ideas and sharing research advances. Members of the public will also have an opportunity to learn something new from one of the leading minds in the field. Dr. Ben Newling, a...

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