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

NB-IRDT’s 2021 Training Report is Now Available


Posted: January 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Training , Media , Team News

  2021 was a busy year at NB-IRDT, especially for our training team! Read our 2021 Training Report for a highlight of last year’s initiatives – including our data literacy training for public servants, experiential learning for students, and continuing education for professionals.   We look forward to spearheading even bigger and better things in 2022 and can’t wait to see what this year has in store.   If you have any questions about past, current, or...

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2021 Pathways to Professions Program in Review


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 school or embark on new careers! What is Pathways to Professions (P2P)? Pathways to Professions (or,...

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Apply here for a summer job

Mara Mallory

Posted: February 12, 2020 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Team News , Media , Partners

The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training at UNB has joined forces with the Atlantic Institute for Policy Research and FutureReadyNB to host the very first Pathways to Professions. Pathways to Professions is a 13-week (May 18 - Aug. 14, 2020) paid summer program for undergraduate students at UNB interested in research, communi- cations, and more. Successful applicants will work on research projects for not-for-profit and municipal employers while being paid wages supported...

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NB-IRDT is hiring a program evaluator

Mara Mallory

Posted: February 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Team News

Are you interested in doing fascinating work that makes a real difference in New Brunswick?  We're hiring a program evaluator to work with our Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer Unit (MEKTU). MEKTU is the result of a partnership between NB-IRDT and the New Brunswick Aging Secretariat. The unit coordinates the active program evaluation of funded projects under the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project. The unit is also tasked with monitoring the on-going deployment of approved projects...

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NB poised to be research leader

Mara Mallory

Posted: June 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Datasets , Media , Team News

With the passage of Bill 29 during the most recent sitting of the Legislature, New Brunswick is now positioned to be one of the leading jurisdictions for health and population research in the country, says one of Canada’s leading data researchers. Dr. Ted McDonald, the founder of the New Brunswick Institute for Data, Research and Training (NB-IRDT) and the Atlantic Canada StatsCan Research Data Centre, says Bill 29 expands the 2017 Act Respecting Research to include a wider range of...

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