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University students back to class, not many back on campus

The student union building on the UNB campus in Fredericton would normally be bustling with people at the start of a new school year. But this year, it's almost a ghost town.

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UNB to develop device for Canadian Space Agency

UNB has been selected by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop and install a new space weather monitoring instrument in the Canadian Arctic. It has been awarded $300,000 from the agency for the project.

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13 UNB projects receive funding to support COVID-19 research

UNB researchers have been awarded $409,854 by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for 13 projects investigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Canadian COVID-19 Math Modelling Task Force

Two of our professors have joined international experts on the Canadian COVID-19 Math Modelling Task Force as they work to develop mathematical technologies to aid in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Repurposing the MRI

Jill and Derrick Green were happily living in Cleveland, Ohio, when they got a call from Derrick’s former professor at the University of New Brunswick. Bruce Balcom, an expert in materials science, had discovered a way to use magnetic resonance imaging to analyse the behaviour of oil and gas inside rocks, and he wanted them to move back to New Brunswick to commercialize it.

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