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NB-IRDT Launches Pathways to Policies Undergraduate Course

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 29, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Pathways to Professions, Training, Education



We are happy to announce that the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training has partnered with the Department of Political Science at the University of New Brunswick to launch a new undergraduate course starting in January 2023: Pathways to Policies. POLS 3216: Pathways to Policies is a third-year undergraduate course at UNB that explores the process of using data to inform policy...

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NB-IRDT Completes Evaluation of Cost-Effectiveness of Breath-Based Lung Cancer Screenings

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 15, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Partners, Health



Lung cancer is a dangerous, costly disease to treat. In Canada alone, nearly 30,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer each year, and around 21,000 people die from the disease annually. The cost of treating lung cancer in Canada reaches approximately $2 billion a year, with each case costing around $70,000. Needless to say, this disease is taking a heavy toll on the Canadians who are...

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