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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Horizon Research Services is offering drop-in virtual office hours twice a week on the following topics:

  1. Methods and Stats Consultations: Wednesdays at 10:00 AM | Starting Wednesday, February 3rd, this session will be available to answer any questions about designing a research study, analysing your data, or presenting your results. Hosts will be one (or more) members of our project management team, all of whom have experience in quantitative or qualitative research methodologies and analyses. No need to RSVP - simply join our virtual office.
  2. Regulatory & Research Conduct Consultations: Fridays at 10:00 AM | Starting on Friday, February 5th, join Stella Park, HRPP Quality Assurance Manager, as she hosts an open discussion and review of topics relating to the conduct of research at Horizon. This is an informal session - join and leave as you like! No need to RSVP, but contact Stella for the meeting link.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Each year, the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) celebrate health researchers for their achievements and contributions in health research and innovation through the Researcher of the Month Program.

In 2021, they are celebrating those individuals playing a critical role in building the capacity and expertise for competitive health research. In particular, they are recognizing those who have taken a special interest in helping another person develop into a successful researcher. They celebrate New Brunswick's health research mentors.

This month, they received a number of outstanding nominations and announced DMNB's own Dr. Thomas Pulinilkunnil as the February 2021 Mentor of the Month!

Read the full article here.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The research team at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick strongly recommends this series for any Faculty of Medicine researcher or student in New Brunswick who wishes to enhance their research knowledge:

Explore Research Series

January 2021: Trending Towards Significance

Wednesday, January 20 at 12:00 PM (Atlantic)

Presented by: Dr. Andrew Flewelling, Research Project Facilitator, Horizon Research Services

Event Summary: A lot of "significance" is placed on p < 0.05, but what does hypothesis testing actually tell us? Is there really such a thing as "trending" towards significance? Our presentation will share ways to present your results so that your study can be used to make clinical decisions more effectively.

Location: Online event (Zoom) - Register on Eventbrite to receive the link.

About Explore: As part of Horizon Health Network's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), our Office of Research Services is pleased to present its 2020-2021 "Lunch and Learn" series. Research Services staff, as well as guest lecturers, will present each month on specific topics relating to clinical and applied health research. This series is free to attend, but we ask that you please register.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Dr. Paul Atkinson, DMNB's Assistant Dean of Research, was featured on The Fac Dev Lounge, DMNB's faculty development podcast hosted by Dr. Sarah Gander.

Listen to Episode 11: "Why Research Is Sexy" w/ Paul Atkinson [50:34] now on:

Friday, October 2, 2020

Funding Announcement from the NBHRF: The NBHRF Travel Grant is now the NBHRF Knowledge Translation (KT) Grant!

Travel is still included as an eligible activity. For requirements and application details, please visit their website:  

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Launching the 2021 MSSU Studentship/Fellowship Awards in New Brunswick!

The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) is pleased to launch the 2021 MSSU Studentship/Fellowship Awards in New Brunswick. These awards are designed for individuals at all graduate degree levels wishing to pursue patient-oriented health research training. Application deadline is January 6, 2021.

Learn about the requirements here.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Dr. Thomas Pulinilkunnil was recently interviewed by Diabetes Canada. Read the full transcript here: "Getting to the heart of the matter: A Q&A with one of our researchers".

Dr. Pulinilkunnil was also featured in the 2019-2020 DMRF Impact Report. You can watch his video HERE.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Dr. Paul Atkinson succeeded Dr. Anthony Reiman as the next Assistant Dean, DMNB Research, thus assuming responsibility for the oversight of the human, physical, and financial infrastructure of the DMNB biomedical research facility and of the clinical research activities of the Faculty of Medicine at the DMNB campus. Dr. Atkinson will also represent DMNB at the university level to both internal and external organizations as required.

Dr. Reiman inaugurated the position of Assistant Dean, DMNB Research and has helped to build the now thriving research enterprise at DMNB over the past 11 years.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

We are hiring!

If you're passionate about studying the Biology of Nutrient Metabolism in Health and Disease, the laboratories of Dr. Thomas Pulinilkunnil and Dr. Petra Kienesberger are inviting applications for two full-time graduate student/postdoctoral positions starting in May or September 2020.

Learn more about the positions and apply here.