The latest from the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training

SAS Software Licences Available to UNB Students, Staff and Faculty


Posted: July 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Datasets

Looking for software to help with data management and analysis? SAS software is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute Inc. for data management and advanced analytics, with applications for topics like multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a...

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COVID-19 Rapid Response Reports Support Government Response in NB

NB-IRDT and MSSU Staff

Posted: July 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Health

The arrival and spread of COVID-19 led to rapid changes to all aspects of our society not the least of which our health care system and our economy. For provincial governments tasked with implementing many of these changes, dealing with the considerable uncertainty is challenging. The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) and the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU)...

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Are you a New Brunswick English-speaking male over 19 years experienced in or trying to lose weight?


Posted: July 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Population Research, Health

The purpose of this study is to determine if text message support assists men who are seeking to lose weight. Previously conducted in the United Kingdom, a research team is now looking to conduct the same study in Canada. One component of the study is a survey. Before launching the survey, however, the research team would like to recruit English-speaking men with experience in trying to lose...

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