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End of life literature review for pandemic response

NB-IRDT

Posted: June 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Health, Seniors



NB-IRDT research analyst Jeff Gaudet was one of several Moncton-based researchers who produced a rapid-response literature review examining issues, concerns, best practices, and recommendations for end of life care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lead author was Marc-Andre Gaudet, an Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU) researcher. The report was produced to support Vitalité Health...

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NB-IRDT gets experiential learning program off the ground and at a distance

NB-IRDT

Posted: June 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Education



NB-IRDT's experiential learning program, Pathways to Professions, has proceeded full speed ahead, despite the challenges of operating during a global pandemic. The program was developed-- and then adapted to be delivered remotely-- by staff at the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) in partnership with the Atlantic Institute for Policy Research (AIPR),...

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Funding announced for GNB employee data literacy training

NB-IRDT

Posted: June 2, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Datasets, Training



The University of New Brunswick's NB-IRDT has been awarded $200,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to develop a training program for Government of New Brunswick policymakers on how to incorporate data into decision-making. NB-IRDT currently has research partnerships with four government departments. The new training program will expand on these existing...

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NB-IRDT Research Featured in Food Security Webinar

NB-IRDT

Posted: June 2, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Economics, Health



Food insecurity touches at least one in every six households in New Brunswick. It takes many forms: anxiety about running out of food, missing meals, and not being able to afford food. NB-IRDT platform research featured prominently in “What the Food?” a Food for All NB webinar on May 20. The first in a series on New Brunswick’s food sector, the talk was titled...

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