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UNB research indicates living near water reduces mortality rates

A new study led sociology research associate Dr. Dan Crouse suggests that living near water, such as rivers, lakes and the ocean, may lead to a longer life.

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Inaugural Health Research Chair in Diabetes named

Dr. Neeru Gupta, associate professor of sociology, becomes the first person to hold the Canadian Diabetes Association-New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Chair in Diabetes Research.

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National Framework for Responding to Intimate Partner Violence released

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police has released a framework developed through sociology research for police forces on dealing with intimate partner violence.

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UNB professor challenges concept of lone-wolf terrorist

New research by sociology professor Dr. David Hofmann is challenging the idea of the lone-wolf terrorist.

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UNB researcher earns high honour

Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark, professor of sociology (now retired), has been inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada – the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences.

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