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Dr. Sara Eisler’s Organic Lego Blocks
What if you could make things like solar panels more effective and efficient? That’s a question the University of New Brunswick’s Dr. Sara Eisler and her research group are tackling. Her team’s research is focused on organic materials - think carbon-based. “We make things – it’s a lot...
Agenda Announced for the R3 Innovations in Aging Conference
The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has announced the R3 Innovations in Aging conference agenda. This year's R3 event will take place April 10th - 12th, 2018 in Fredericton, NB.
R3 Innovations in Aging event spotlights complex issue
With 2018 marking the R3 event’s 10-year anniversary, the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) is proud to announce a new 3-day format and the timely theme of innovations in aging. The event will take place in Fredericton, New Brunswick, from April 10th to 12th, 2018.
UNB Launches Innovation Fellowships
New Brunswick researcher, Ed Cyr, is studying applications of artificial intelligence in 3D printed materials.
Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi - A Star Researcher in NB
Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi, a relatively new researcher to New Brunswick, has secured more than $450,000 from NBIF since he was recruited in 2015.
NEW $7M GRAD STUDENT INCENTIVE PLAN LAUNCHED
Until this program was announced last week, the province offered no stipends to graduate students while other provinces, such as Ontario and Alberta, offered $5,000 and $3,500 respectively. Under the new program, graduate students and doctoral students can access between $4,000 and $21,000 in...
New Graduate Scholarships Expand Focus On New Brunswick Innovation
To boost New Brunswick’s position as a hotbed for Canadian innovation, a new graduate and doctoral scholarship initiative was launched today. Ranging between $4,000 and $21,000, the scholarships are designed to attract, train and retain the talent the province needs to feed its growing...
NBIF-backed research provides new insight to cancer using transparent fish
New Brunswick researchers have, for the first time in the province, transferred genes from one species into those of another, giving scientists a window into how cells develop in more complex creatures. The researchers at the University of New Brunswick added genes to zebrafish — small fish that...
Looking For Solar Power Advances - Telegraph Journal
Imagine a world in which curtains, roof shingles and vinyl siding could convert sunlight into electricity at an affordable cost. That’s the world Felipe Chibante is trying to create. Chibante, the Richard J. Currie chair in nanotechnology in the department of chemical engineering at the...