April 20, 2022
Aiming for the moon
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Renewed international interest in our closest celestial neighbour is giving academics a chance to build out Canada’s space exploration expertise.
BY ELIZABETH HOWELL | APR 20 2022

Indigenous research spotlighted in new government report on climate change
Indigenous research spotlighted in new government report on climate change
Authors hope to increase awareness of the impact of climate change on Indigenous peoples’ health.
BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 18 2022

On internal alignment: objectives, outcomes, outputs, and contributions in CIHR Project grant applications
On internal alignment: objectives, outcomes, outputs, and contributions in CIHR Project grant applications
You wouldn’t start a road trip without a destination in mind or a map of your route. Grant applications work in the same way.
BY LETITIA HENVILLE | APR 19 2022

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How to protect francophone postsecondary education outside Quebec
How to protect francophone postsecondary education outside Quebec
Recent summit on the topic capped off a year of consultations, and found that collaboration will play a key role.
BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY | APR 19 2022

Student research mobility: a little support goes a long way
Student research mobility: a little support goes a long way
Research mobility makes for better science; it builds and shares capacity.
BY HEATHER CLITHEROE | APR 20 2022

COVID-19: updates for Canada’s universities
COVID-19: updates for Canada’s universities
Lifting of vaccine requirement at some Ontario universities.
BY UA/AU | MAY 04 2022

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Marcia Anderson University of Manitoba

On March 1, Marcia Anderson became the University of Manitoba’s new vice-dean Indigenous health, social justice and anti-racism. Dr. Anderson, who currently serves as vice-dean, Indigenous health, will be expanding her responsibilities to include the office of equity, diversity and inclusion, the office of community management, and social accountability. Before completing her MD at the U of M in 2022, she served as a medical officer of health for Indigenous Services Canada during the pandemic while also playing a senior advisory role regarding the management of COVID concerns for students, staff and faculty at the university. She also previously served as chair of the Indigenous Health Committee for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, which has led to a heightened awareness of the Indigenous community, the needs to support the education of Indigenous students as well as improved coordination between faculties of medicine in Canada.  From 2017-2020, Dr. Anderson also served as executive director, Indigenous academic affairs for the Ongomiizwin-Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing at the U of M.

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