The latest from the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training

HDRN - CLSA Partnership Making Data Available for Research


Posted: February 17, 2021 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Datasets

Through a partnership between the Health Data Research Network (HDRN) and the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) 20 years of data on more than 50,000 aging Canadians will soon be available for research at research data centres throughout Canada. The goal of CLSA is to find ways to help people live long and live well by gaining understanding in the different factors that impact health....

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Student Spotlight: Real GDP Growth in New Brunswick


Posted: February 12, 2021 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Labour Markets, Economics

The economic recession of 2008 severely impacted GDP growth in New Brunswick – not only at the time, but also for the years that followed. If the province’s GDP growth rates were on par with the Canadian average, NB would see higher tax revenue, more funding for public services, and greater interest from prospective businesses. So, how does our GDP growth measure up? This summer,...

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Introduction to Regression Workshop


Posted: February 11, 2021 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: Education, Health

Regression is a powerful statistical tool that is used to understand or to make predictions about the world around us. Understanding what regression is and when and how it is used is the focus of this introductory workshop. The workshop includes a comprehensive introduction to regression methods and its utility. Equipped with this knowledge, participants will feel more confident in their...

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Ask Me Anything: A New Brunswick Sexual Health Education Survey

Nancy Gesner and Samantha Fowler

Posted: February 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events, Health

New Brunswick youth have high incidence of sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancy, sexual violations, and dating violence suggestive of high-risk sexual behaviors and a lack of knowledge regarding sexual consent, personal safety and understanding of healthy relationship characteristics. Positive sexual health communication between parents and their children is an important...

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