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Grade 9 Student from Ottawa is first Canadian to win neuroscience world championship

15-year-old Helene Li from Ottawa competed against 30 students from six continents over eight days of tests and question-and-answer rounds to become the 2022 International Brain Bee World Champion. The Brain Bee is the world’s premier...
21-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Government of Canada creates Centre for Research on Pandemic Preparedness and Health Emergencies

Canada’s health research community responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic from the time the first cases were identified in late 2019. Over the past two years, researchers across the country have rallied together to create new scientific...
14-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Government of Canada backs over 5,500 trailblazing Canadian researchers

Prominent and emerging researchers focus on the environment, health, reconciliation, economic development and more
12-Jan-2022 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ask a Scientist: Should I consider getting vaccinated against COVID-19?

Ask a Scientist: Should I consider getting vaccinated against COVID-19?
10-Aug-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rare Diseases: Not So Rare

February 28th is Rare Disease Day. This day holds special significance for thousands of patients and families as rare diseases are almost certainly the most common disease class affecting children in Canada.
27-Feb-2021 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Government of Canada invests in first-of-its-kind research study on the health impacts of inactivity

Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of $3.34 million in research to understand the health impacts of extended...
24-Feb-2021 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UN and Canada to Present Roadmap for COVID-19 Recovery

The Global Research Collaboration brings research funding agencies, and their collective budget of $100 billion, together with UN entities to map out recovery efforts based on science
29-Jan-2021 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

CIHR and UN Officials to hold briefing on UN Research Roadmap on the COVID-19 Recovery

Dr. Hoffman will provide an overview of the research priorities in the Roadmap and discuss how socio-economic recovery efforts for COVID-19 can be designed to stimulate equity, resilience, sustainability and progress towards the UN Sustainable...
18-Nov-2020 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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