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

2021 Pathways to Professions Program in Review

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Team News, Media



As Summer 2021 comes to a close, so too does the 2021 Pathways to Professions. This year, NB-IRDT is proud to have hosted 20 students from the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University – all of whom completed NB-relevant research projects and participated in our full curriculum of research and professionalism workshops. 2021 students, we wish you all the best as you return to...

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Digging Deeper into Graduate Retention: International and Domestic Students

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Education



The retention of post-secondary graduates is of great importance to New Brunswick, as keeping qualified graduates in the province has the potential to boost the labour market, produce higher returns on investment in post-secondary education, and combat the shrinking and aging of the NB population. The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training has been exploring graduate retention...

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Opportunity for Citizen Partners to Join NB-IRDT’s Data and Research Committee

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Partners, Media



The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is committed to research that benefits New Brunswickers. To accomplish this, we are always looking for ways to incorporate NB citizens in our research process.   At the moment, we are seeking two NB residents to join our Data and Research Committee (DRC) Working Group as Citizen Partners. What is the NB-IRDT Data and...

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Who Are New Brunswick’s Low-Skilled Workers?  

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: September 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Labour Markets, Datasets, Economics



What does it mean to be low-skilled in New Brunswick? And which New Brunswickers are most likely to have low levels of skills in the workplace?   NB-IRDT researchers explore these questions in a recent report, in which they construct profiles of low-skilled workers in the province. By focusing on groups with low levels of education, jobs with low...

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