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Annual Report

Advancing marine research

UNB researchers dedicated to ground-breaking research and development for the marine sector.

Dr. Ben Speers-Roesch helps refute findings on effects of ocean acidification on reef fish

Dr. Ben Speers-Roesch joined an international research team to publish findings that challenge previous research on the impact of carbon dioxide on coral reef fish behaviour.

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Dr. Scott Pavey is part of a national project to identify fish species in Canada

UNB’s Dr. Scott Pavey is using his expertise, equipment and lab in a nationwide, $9.1-million funded project that will catalogue fish across Canada.

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Dr. Tommi Linnansaari provides science expertise to new Ocean Supercluster project

In hopes of better understanding the ongoing population decline of Atlantic salmon, Dr. Tommi Linnansaari, UNB’s Atlantic salmon research chair, is contributing his knowledge to Ocean Aware.

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MAMCE unveils revolutionary 3D technology

The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (MAMCE) has unveiled new 3D technology that revolutionizes manufacturing in Canada and is the first of its kind to be used in partnership with a Canadian research institution.

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Making the world a safer place

UNB is contributing to global efforts in response to COVID-19.

13 UNB projects receive funding to support COVID-19 research

UNB researchers have been awarded funding by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for 13 projects investigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UNB researchers examine gender pay gaps among health care workers before and after the pandemic

A group of researchers at UNB undertake a research project to examine trends in gender-related wage gaps among health care workers before and after the pandemic.

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Dr. James Watmough and Dr. Sanjeev Seahra join research project tackling COVID-19

Two mathematics professors joined together as part of a multi-institutional research project whose work will contribute to the global understanding of COVID-19.

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UNB nursing grads join the COVID-19 fight

Fourth-year nursing students from UNB graduated earlier than usual to join the fight against COVID-19.

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NB-IRDT releases short-term COVID-19 infection predictions

UNB’s New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data, and Training’s (NB-IRDT) 10-day COVID-19 outcome model shows New Brunswick is currently tracking towards a best-case scenario outcome.

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UNBers develop app to help track and trace COVID-19 outbreak

Students and alumni from UNB created a free mobile app to assist healthcare authorities and allowing users to keep track of their locations during COVID-19.

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UNB student part of national effort to track COVID-19 spread

Xavier Hébert-Couturier uses skills and knowledge he developed in UNB’s software engineering program to contribute to the online non-profit platform, FLATTEN, helping monitor and slow the rate of COVID-19.

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UNB’s manufacturing research initiative goes online in response to COVID-19

The JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick, moved its 2020 program as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Securing our future

New innovations and collaborations continue to advance UNB’s research and highlight its importance in today’s world.

Dr. Barry Blight is making the world a safer place from chemical weapons

Dr. Barry Blight, associate professor of chemistry, teamed up with Dr. Simon Holder from the University of Kent (UK), to develop new methods of disposing of large quantities of highly lethal substances.

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UNB and Bangor University sign letter of intent for SMR collaboration

UNB and Bangor University in Wales have signed a letter of intent to work together on the development of small modular reactors, or SMRs.

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