Daily Media Digest September 6, 2023

BIDO partners with IRIS and CNIB on creating more inclusive workplaces
“BDO will also partner with CNIB on a research project examining the accessibility of procurement processes utilized by the federal government…”
KEYWORDS: accessibility, Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Women who experience serious complications during childbirth more likely to repeat on second birth: study
“… 1 to 3 per cent of women who give birth in Canada experience serious complications. Many of these women do want to have additional children but face an added risk…”
KEYWORDS: women’s health, childbirth, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Top tips on how to battle social isolation in your community
Health Insight
“Overcoming social isolation is crucial to maintaining a healthy and fulfilling life. The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) developed…”
KEYWORDS: aging, University of Waterloo

WE-SPARK ignites 18 local research projects
CK News Today
“Research grants totalling $345,000 were distributed to research projects … “We go from diabetes research to addictions, mental health, to cancer research…”
KEYWORDS: research funding, WE-SPARK, University of Windsor

Royal Society of Canada awards three SFU scholars with country’s highest academic honour
SFU News
“… bringing SFU’s total number of active RSC members to more than 80 researchers… “Their leading research on some of today’s critical global issues is making a profound…”
KEYWORDS: Royal Society of Canada (RSC), research excellence, Simon Fraser University