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NB-IRDT Wins Grant to Undertake New Study on Workplace Mental Health

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: April 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Team News , Media , Health



It is our great pleasure to announce that NB-IRDT has been awarded one of two New Brunswick Mental Health Impact grants for the 2021-2022 year. Awarded by Mental Health Research Canada in partnership with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, these grants are intended to support research addressing the mental health needs of New Brunswick communities. To meet this mandate, NB-IRDT is undertaking a new project that focuses on the impact of psychological health problems in the...

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New NB-IRDT Student Research Stream Receives Support from Mitacs and NBHRF

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: April 6, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Training , Team News , Media



Student training initiatives like Pathways to Professions (P2P) provide valuable inroads for students looking to stay and work in New Brunswick, and these programs couldn’t exist without the generous support of our partners and funding agencies across Canada. NB-IRDT is proud to be the recipient of a 2022 Mitacs Accelerate grant, which is providing funding from both Mitacs and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation to support four UNB students as they undertake a new P2P research...

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NB-IRDT’s 2021 Training Report is Now Available

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: January 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Training , Media , Team News



2021 was a busy year at NB-IRDT, especially for our training team! Read our 2021 Training Report for a highlight of last year’s initiatives – including our data literacy training for public servants, experiential learning for students, and continuing education for professionals. We look forward to spearheading even bigger and better things in 2022 and can’t wait to see what this year has in store. If you have any questions about past, current, or upcoming training...

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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 (or,...

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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-IRDT is hiring a program evaluator

Mara Mallory

Posted: February 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Team News



Are you interested in doing fascinating work that makes a real difference in New Brunswick?  We're hiring a program evaluator to work with our Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer Unit (MEKTU). MEKTU is the result of a partnership between NB-IRDT and the New Brunswick Aging Secretariat. The unit coordinates the active program evaluation of funded projects under the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project. The unit is also tasked with monitoring the on-going deployment of approved projects...

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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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