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Student Spotlight: Meet the ConnectNB Team

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: January 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Pathways to Professions , Media



ConnectNB is a student research stream in the Pathways to Professions experiential learning program at NB-IRDT – and a part of NB-IRDT’s Data Connect project. Through Data Connect (funded by a 3-year SSHRC Partnership Development Grant with the Government of New Brunswick), NB-IRDT is working towards creating an inventory of policy-relevant project ideas connecting students across NB with GNB to undertake research at NB-IRDT. This summer, ConnectNB involved three undergraduate...

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Student Spotlight: Tourism Expansion in New Brunswick

NB-IRDT

Posted: January 11, 2021 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Pathways to Professions , Economics



From May to August 2020, NB-IRDT hosted the very first Pathways to Professions: an experiential learning program that provided six UNB students with hands-on workplace experience and training in research methods and job readiness. Each month, our Student Spotlight series will highlight some of the students’ research findings on the population demographics and economic progress of New Brunswick. Tourism has a direct impact on the development of the New Brunswick economy, contributing...

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Student Spotlight: Immigrant Mobility in New Brunswick

NB-IRDT

Posted: November 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Pathways to Professions , Population Research , Labour Markets



From May to August 2020, NB-IRDT hosted the very first Pathways to Professions: an experiential learning program that provided six UNB students with hands-on workplace experience and training in research methods and job readiness. Each month, our Student Spotlight series will highlight some of the students’ research findings on the population demographics and economic progress of New Brunswick. In New Brunswick, immigration has been identified as a key solution to the province’s...

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What our Pathways to Professions staff and students were up to over the summer

NB-IRDT

Posted: October 30, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Education , Pathways to Professions



Check out the 2020 Program in Review to learn more about the program, the students, the research, and ways you can get involved. Meet the Editor: The 2020 Program in Review was compiled and edited by this year’s Student Communications Coordinator, Noubahar Hasnain. Noubahar is a fourth-year Business Administration student at UNB, originally from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. She has aspirations to use her Honours in Finance and Minors in Economics and International Business to pursue a...

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Pathways to Professions program comes to a close

NB-IRDT

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

Category: Population Research , Pathways to Professions , Education



At NB-IRDT, we research priority issues in New Brunswick, like outmigration. We also dedicate resources to being part of the solution. This summer marked the inaugural run of our experiential student research program – Pathways to Professions. Through this and other such programs we are investing in the future workforce and future research capacity in New Brunswick. In recent years, New Brunswick has seen many graduates and young workers move to other provinces for career...

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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: Pathways to Professions , 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), FutureReadyNB, Planet Hatch, and the Director of Experiential Education at UNB. Students are working remotely...

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