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

Lunch and Learn: Data Services at NB-IRDT – What can we do for you?

Lindsey Gilbert

Posted: October 19, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) provides secure access to a variety of New Brunswick administrative data. Our data users include graduate students, researchers, clinicians, and representatives from government and industry and more. But where would someone start if they want to access NB-IRDT? How can data be shared with NB-IRDT? And how does one go about...

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BoostNB Student Spotlight: Meet the Students Measuring New Brunswick’s Economic Progress

BoostNB Student Spotlight: Meet the Students Measuring New Brunswick’s Economic Progress

Posted: October 4, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Economics, Training, Pathways to Professions



Each summer, NB-IRDT hosts cohorts of student research teams as part of its Pathways to Professions (P2P) experiential learning program. For 13 weeks, these students work on New Brunswick-relevant projects while attending a full curriculum of professional skills workshops. Now that the 2022 program has ended, we are excited to begin sharing our students’ projects and their findings in a...

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Introduction to Statistics 102: Drawing Conclusions

Sandra Magalhaes

Posted: September 21, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


Statistics provides a set of tools that can be used to develop insights and answer practical questions using data. How we draw conclusions from data was the focus of the second workshop in our Intro to Statistics series led by Dr. Sandra Magalhaes. This two-day course focused on developing an understanding of the statistical tools used to answer practical questions and provides an overview of...

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Mental Health Impact of Covid 19 (Update) | Effets de la COVID-19 Sur la Santé Mentale (Mise à Jour)

Sandra Magalhaes

Posted: April 27, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events



The research Pollara Strategic Insights and Mental Health Research Canada are conducting a series of 13 nationwide surveys to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of Canadians. At NB-IRDT, we are focusing on how New Brunswickers responded. Previously, we reported on the results of Survey 2 (conducted in August 2020). This presentation focuses on the results of two additional...

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Introduction to Statistics: Describing Data 101

Sandra Magalhaes

Posted: April 13, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


Statistics provides a set of tools that can be used to gain insight and answer practical questions using data, which always begins with describing data. This two-part course prestented by Dr. Sandra Magalhaes, (i) focuses on developing an understanding of the basic tools used to explore and describe data, and (ii) provides an overview of methods to generate and present summary statistics. The...

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Eimeg Tan Tleiaoltieg (We Are Home Where We Belong): Home For Life: An applied research study supporting independent living for Elsipogtog First Nations Elders

Dr. Jennifer Dobbelsteyn, Donna Augustine

Posted: March 30, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


The research The aim of this research study was to explore the needs of Elders living at Elsipogtog First Nation (largest First Nation Community in New Brunswick) and understand the services and support they need to continue to live in their own homes as long as possible. The population of Elders in First Nations in Canada is estimated to skyrocket in the coming decade, so this research is...

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