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Annual Report

The McKenna Institute at UNB received $750,000 grant from 2021 TD Ready Challenge

The McKenna Institute at UNB, the Joint Economic Development Initiative Inc. (JEDI) and the Ulnooweg Education Centre’s digital acceleration program were named one of the 15 recipients of the 2021 TD Ready Challenge presented by TD Bank Group.

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Barrett Chair in Entrepreneurship for Digital Transformation

The McKenna Institute and UNB announced the launch of the Barrett Chair in Entrepreneurship for Digital Transformation, funded by a $2.5-million commitment from Edward (Ed) and William (Bill) Barrett.

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UNB is committed to the delivery of effective and sustainable health care.

Researcher’s innovative work is helping to reform healthcare

With more than 20 per cent of the Saint John population living in poverty, one UNB researcher is addressing this issue as a societal challenge and tackling it in a way that will drive social progress and improve the lives of children.

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National Campus Peer Support pilot program

Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced an investment of $2 million for a three-year Campus Peer Support pilot project led by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).

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Sustainability and environmental impact

UNB is tackling the challenges of a changing climate for current and future generations.

UNB ranks in top 25% in the world for four UN Sustainability Development Goals

UNB has ranked in the top 25% globally for four UN Sustainability Development Goals, outlined in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking Results.

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UNB is collaborating with community partners to improve our energy efficiency.

Partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories cements nuclear research leadership

A partnership between UNB and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) will enable closer research and training collaboration between UNB’s Centre for Nuclear Energy Research (CNER) and the nation’s premier nuclear science and technology organization

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We create and foster innovation in the security sector to keep our world safe.

Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity builds IoT Security Lab with ACOA funding

The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) opened a state-of-the art Internet of Things (IoT) laboratory through funding secured from Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).

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