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Student Spotlight: Meet the VitalSignsNB Team

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: October 12, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Media , Training , Health



NB-IRDT’s recent VitalSignsNB project on vaccination delivery in New Brunswick has sparked a great deal of public interest – leading to radio interviews, newspaper articles, and conference proceedings on the results. VitalSignsNB is an important project at NB-IRDT, not only because of its timely and relevant focus but also because it allowed us to partner with the upcoming generation of NB researchers. As part of NB-IRDT’s 2021 Pathways to Professions experiential...

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VitalSignsNB: The Results Are In

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: October 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Media , Health



Vaccines have been dominating news outlets this year, with COVID-19 vaccination rates a topic of great interest and even greater concern. In New Brunswick, COVID vaccines are provided free of charge at pharmacies, joining the yearly flu shot as the only other vaccine pharmacists can provide to New Brunswickers at no personal cost to the recipients.   Pharmacist-administered COVID vaccines are being subsidized to promote and speed up vaccination among New Brunswickers – but what...

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2021 Pathways to Professions Program in Review

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Team News , Media



As Summer 2021 comes to a close, so too does the 2021 Pathways to Professions. This year, NB-IRDT is proud to have hosted 20 students from the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University – all of whom completed NB-relevant research projects and participated in our full curriculum of research and professionalism workshops. 2021 students, we wish you all the best as you return to school or embark on new careers! What is Pathways to Professions (P2P)? Pathways to Professions...

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Opportunity for Citizen Partners to Join NB-IRDT’s Data and Research Committee

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Partners , Media



The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is committed to research that benefits New Brunswickers. To accomplish this, we are always looking for ways to incorporate NB citizens in our research process.   At the moment, we are seeking two NB residents to join our Data and Research Committee (DRC) Working Group as Citizen Partners. What is the NB-IRDT Data and Research Committee? NB-IRDT is a research and data institute that collects and uses data to carry out...

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Apply here for a summer job

Mara Mallory

Posted: February 12, 2020 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Team News , Media , Partners



The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training at UNB has joined forces with the Atlantic Institute for Policy Research and FutureReadyNB to host the very first Pathways to Professions. Pathways to Professions is a 13-week (May 18 - Aug. 14, 2020) paid summer program for undergraduate students at UNB interested in research, communi- cations, and more. Successful applicants will work on research projects for not-for-profit and municipal employers while being paid wages supported...

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NB poised to be research leader

Mara Mallory

Posted: June 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Datasets , Media , Team News



With the passage of Bill 29 during the most recent sitting of the Legislature, New Brunswick is now positioned to be one of the leading jurisdictions for health and population research in the country, says one of Canada’s leading data researchers. Dr. Ted McDonald, the founder of the New Brunswick Institute for Data, Research and Training (NB-IRDT) and the Atlantic Canada StatsCan Research Data Centre, says Bill 29 expands the 2017 Act Respecting Research to include a wider range of...

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