Daily Media Digest November 23, 2018

UCalgary News
“The Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) has a 12-year history of encouraging students to engage with the research function of the University …”
TAGS: students, young researchers, symposium


“The Awasisak Indigenous Health Program aims to make staying at the Stollery Children’s Hospital less stressful for Indigenous children and their …”
TAGS: Indigenous, access, health care


The London Free Press
“Lawson Health Research Institute – the research arm of the London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London – and Western …”
TAGS: drug users, heart surgery, infection, treatment, study


Dal News
“She later became a faculty member, and built a pan-Canadian research network focused on military and Veteran health research from the ground up.”
TAGS: Alice Aiken, leadership, Research, innovation


“Dr. Stephen Freedman, who teaches at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine and also works at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, led …”
TAGS: paediatrics, probiotics, children, study


McGill Newsroom
“In the inaugural round, seven research teams, each co-led by a Western and … BrainsCAN is Western University’s research initiative in cognitive and …”
TAGS: research, partnership, brain research, neuroscience


“NEO Kids in Sudbury, a children’s care hub at Health Sciences North, wants to make the job easier by purchasing money for a new piece of equipment …”
TAGS: paediatrics, children, IV, health care


“Amid the latest warning over concerns of E. coli contamination in romaine lettuce, researchers out of Western University are promoting a new rapid …”
TAGS: E. coli, rapid testing kit, public health


CTV News
“The interactions between opioids and cannabis have been explored at the clinical and pharmacological levels for decades. But the potential of …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, addiction, treatment, cannabis


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
“Nominations are now open for the 2019 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize, awarded annually to a BC-based clinician scientist whose research and impact is internationally recognized. “
TAGS: 2019 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize, Health Research, British Columbia