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Rural Action and Voices for the Environment (RAVEN)

Dr. Susan O'Donnell, adjunct professor of sociology, is coordinating a new research hub on rural action for the environment, aiming to strengthen the voices of those living on Wabanaki territory.

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Understanding the gender gap in heart health

Dr. Neeru Gupta, professor of sociology and Diabetes Research Chair, is undertaking research to better understand social and gender gaps in cardiometabolic health in New Brunswick.

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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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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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