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Category: Researcher News
Pushing solar energy forward with Dr. Zahra Khatami
Solar cells are everywhere you look these days. Laid out in panels on your neighbor’s roof. Powering phone chargers or streetlights. Replacing or supplementing conventional power supplies for communications and weather infrastructure. Even hanging off the side of the International Space Station...
NBIF Funding New Technology Access Centre in Automation and Robotics at CCNB Bathurst
Ongoing innovation is important for our province to remain competitive. New Brunswick may be small, but we’re a scrappy bunch. At NBIF, we specialize in supporting our province’s innovators. We believe in our province’s dreamers and doers. And we can think of no better way of supporting...
Cannabis and the Second Green Revolution with Dr. David Joly
As cannabis sheds its counter-culture roots and moves increasingly into the mainstream, New Brunswick companies and researchers are at the forefront. At Université de Moncton, Dr. David Joly and his team of graduate students are conducting research that could help produce cannabis with a higher...
Talking Ticks and Lyme Disease Testing with Dr. Vett Lloyd
Most researchers are inspired to specialize in a particular field by a fascinating graduate course, an inspiring professor or a promising lab test. Dr. Vett Lloyd has a slightly more unique reason for devoting a large portion of her career to the study of Lyme disease: she was actually diagnosed...
Defining and Designing the Future of 3D Printing with Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi
Most of us have probably heard of 3D printing. Some of us likely even know that it involves researchers and technicians using computer systems to turn digital models or computer-aided design (CAD) files into tangible objects that we can hold in our hands. For the first few decades of 3D...
New Brunswick Center for Precision Medicine to Open in 2019
Science is a collaborative field. For every idea that is dreamed up by one mind, there are ten that come to life when people with different research projects, paradigms and backgrounds interact with one another. Incubators and labs that are housed in research centers can be crucial sources of...
NBIF Supports 13 New Positions Through 2018-2019 Research Professionals Initiative Funding Round
Before undertaking a large-scale study or developing a novel product, researchers must ensure that they have the proper equipment at their disposal: a way to observe specimens or test hypotheses, a way to collect data, and a way to analyze that data. But they also need a brilliant team of...
NBIF Funding 212 Studentships, Investing $2 Million Through Research Assistantship Initiative
This week, NBIF is pleased to announce the results of its 2018-2019 Research Assistantships Initiative (RAI) funding round. A total of $2.03 million was invested by the organization, with 61 applications and 212 studentships being awarded by a team of external reviewers. Funding requests were...
Dr. Jesse Popp on Blending Western and Indigenous Knowledge Traditions in Ecology
One of the core pieces of the NBIF mission is supporting innovative research being done by researchers around New Brunswick. These research projects show us the potential of new and exciting technologies; allow us to imagine new uses for existing procedures and materials; inspire commercial...