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2023 Program in Review

Each summer since 2020, NB-IRDT has hosted Pathways to Professions – a 13-week experiential learning program that provides post-secondary students in New Brunswick with the opportunity to participate in hands-on, NB-relevant research while attending a full curriculum of networking sessions and skills-boosting workshops. Pathways to Professions (P2P) is an annual highlight for NB-IRDT, and as our fourth year of P2P comes to a close, we want to reflect on the rewarding summer we’ve had.

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Data Privacy & AI - What's the Issue?

An overview of some of the most prevalent and harmful issues related to privacy and ethics arising from AI use in data research.


Projected Outcomes of Extending Public Funding of Pharmacy Services

At a time when millions of Canadians are without a family doctor, the issue of access to healthcare is more pertinent than ever. Recently, NB-IRDT researchers lent their expertise to study the impact of expanding the availability of publicly funded immunizations. Their research suggests that maximizing the scope of practice for pharmacy professionals could result in improved health outcomes, such as enhanced accessibility to care, increased vaccination rates, and a reduced burden of illness and costs.

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