GeneralResearchNipissing University has become a Knowledge & Development Partner of Bioenterprise Canada, known as Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations opens new doors into northern Ontario for the Engine’s national network and offers the Nipissing community, including agri-food and food-tech innovators, access to mentorship, partnership and funding support available through Bioenterprise Canada.
GeneralResearchDr. Kristen Ferguson, Professor in the Schulich School of Education and Dr. Melissa Corrente, instructor in the Schulich School of Education’s Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program, presented their research and toolkit on teacher mental health to teachers’ federations across Canada at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) National Staff Conference in Ottawa, November 16-18, 2022.
Today, Nipissing University celebrated the official launch of Rare Dementia Support (RDS) Canada, a national support service for people living with rare or young onset dementia led by Dr. Mary Pat Sullivan, Professor of Social Work and Social Gerontology.
Yesterday, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of more than $139 million to support 176 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs across Canada. Nipissing University is pleased to congratulate Dr. Colin McCarter who has been named Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Climate and Environmental Change and the recipient of $600,000 in funding. McCarter is an Assistant Professor cross-appointed in the Department of Geography and the Department of Biology and Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Nipissing University.
Nipissing partnering in delivery of new micro-credential addressing knowledge gaps in growing neurotech industryNipissing University is pleased to partner in the delivery of a new program led by Queen’s University designed to address knowledge gaps in the growing neurotech sector, a field gaining increasing prominence with initiatives such as Elon Musk’s Neuralink and Meta (formerly Facebook) Reality Lab’s use of neural signals to enhance virtual reality applications.
Canada Research ChairResearchNipissing University is pleased to announce the public launch of the Lake Nipissing Beading Project (LNBP), a five-metre community-based reimagining of Lake Nipissing and its tributaries and waterways, combining 444 individually-beaded pieces.
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