UNB Research

Meet the chair: Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi, CRC in Marine Additive Manufacturing

UNB Research

Posted: Jan 17, 2022

Category: Innovation & Commercialization , Accolades , Partnerships , Research



Meet the chair: Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi, CRC in Marine Additive Manufacturing On January 12, the Government of Canada announced research funding that included $151 million in funding for 188 new and renewed research chairs at 43 institutions across Canada. We’re proud to have two of these new chairs here at UNB, joining the 9 other Canada Research Chairs at UNB. Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi is the...

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Meet the chair: Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, CRC in Resilient Communities

UNB Research

Posted: Jan 14, 2022

Category: Research , Accolades



Meet the Chair: Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, CRC in Resilient Communities On January 12, the Government of Canada announced research funding that included $151 million in funding for 188 new and renewed research chairs at 43 institutions across Canada. We’re proud to have two of these new chairs here at UNB, joining the 9 other Canada Research Chairs at UNB.Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik is the...

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Blue water, green futures: OFI Seed Fund supports four UNB projects in 2021

UNB Research

Posted: Dec 17, 2021

Category: Research , Innovation & Commercialization


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick have received funding for four projects from the Ocean Frontier Institute’s (OFI) Seed Fund program. This funding will enable novel research opportunities that advance UNB’s emphasis on, and leadership in, scholarship that supports the blue economy and a healthier future for our oceans. The projects funded will create new knowledge and...

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UNB researcher receives book, journal awards for groundbreaking work on race and disability

UNB Research

Posted: Dec 10, 2021

Category: Research , Accolades , Publications



What happens when disability and race intersect? For Dr. Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, it opens a window into an entire area of history previously left to the margins. Dr. Hunt-Kennedy is an associate professor of Caribbean, Atlantic World and Disability history at the University of New Brunswick, and the author of Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean (University of...

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Wolastoqey Elder and linguist Dr. Peter Lewis Paul honoured with exhibit

UNB Research

Posted: Dec 1, 2021

Category: Research



A Wolastoqey Elder and his work are being honoured with a special display in the University of New Brunswick’s Harriet Irving Library (HIL) Research Commons. The late Dr. Peter Lewis Paul (1902-1989), an Elder and linguist from Woodstock First Nation, worked with scholars throughout his life to record and preserve elements of the Wolastoqey language. April Saulis is the UNB student who...

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UNB PhD student wins 2021 NSERC Science Exposed photo contest

UNB Research

Posted: Nov 22, 2021

Category: Research , Accolades



If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you’ve likely seen Gina Lonati’s photos of whales in the Bay of Fundy. Last week, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) announced her as one of four winners of their 20201 Science Exposed photo contest. She was awarded one of the three Jury Prizes selected by a group of experts in research and culture. The...

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The tales bones tell: uncovering lost voices at the Fortress of Louisbourg

UNB Research

Posted: Nov 4, 2021

Category: Partnerships , Research



Like so much of settler-colonial history, events at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia have been documented mainly from the perspective of men in positions of privilege. This means that when we look at the experience of women, especially non-settler women, at Louisbourg, their stories are told through this very particular lens. Dr. Amy Scott is working to change that, giving...

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UNB partners with Kognitiv Spark as first university to offer remote research site tours using Microsoft’s Hololens technology

UNB Research

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

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



The University of New Brunswick’s Research & Innovation Partnerships (R&IP) team is used to seeing and sharing innovative new solutions to major challenges. Today, they’re implementing one of their own, offering secure, remote tours of research facilities to support new and existing R&D partnerships. This new offering is the first use of Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 and Kognitiv...

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COVID-19 modelling: the complex science of simple lines

UNB Research

Posted: Oct 15, 2021

Category: Partnerships , Research , COVID-19



Four curves in four different colours: No change; reduction of contacts when compared to baseline (October 8, 2021) by 20%; by 40%; by 60%. Many New Brunswickers are likely familiar with this graph, which was shared with media on October 8, 2021. It’s simple enough to understand the immediate implications: reducing our in-person contact will result in fewer hospitalizations, and less...

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AARMS receives milestone federal funding

UNB Research

Posted: Sep 22, 2021

Category: Partnerships , Research


Earlier this year, the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) was awarded approximately $278,000 in new funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). So, what does this mean for UNB and for the region? AARMS is one of four regional institutes that serve the mathematical sciences community in Canada and is currently headed...

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