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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...
$460,000 Investment To Make Solar Power More Accessible
Dr Felipe Chibante and his team of researchers at UNB are positioning themselves to be on the cutting edge of advancements in the solar energy market. With $460,000 in funding support announced today by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, the team is working to meet growing demand for carbon...
Research Technician Initiative Recipients Announced - Times & Transcript
One of the recipients is Dr. Luc Tremblay from l’Université de Moncton, who is researching novel methods for the characterization of fossil fuels and preservation of non-biodegradable organic matter. Tremblay said the funding from NBIF reduces stress on professors as well as students. It allows...
Seven NB Researchers Awarded $500,000 - Daily Gleaner
Five of the seven funding awards go to researchers at the University of New Brunswick. One of the recipients is Kevin Engelhart with the university’s biomedical engineering institute. The institute is considered a world leader in research and development of artificial limbs. Engelhart said their...
Seven Research Projects Receive $1M - Telegraph Journal
Seven research projects in the province were given a boost on Thursday, with $1 million to hire new technicians under the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation's Research Technicians Initiative.
NBIF chairman Robert Hatheway said the applied researchers work on things with incredible "commercial...