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Expand your mind with the Year of Creativity at UNB

Expand your mind with the Year of Creativity at UNB

Welcome to the Year of Creativity – an interdisciplinary collaboration that stretches across faculties, departments and centres at UNB as well as across community organizations in Fredericton. This academic year (Sept. 2015 – Sept. 2016) has been designated the Year of Creativity and features a wide range of events to raise the visibility of creative practices taking place on UNB’s Fredericton campus and across the province as a whole. Read more »

Esri Canada to open GIS Centres of Excellence at UNB and York University

Esri Canada to open GIS Centres of Excellence at UNB and York University

Esri Canada, the leading provider of geographic information system (GIS) solutions, has named the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and York University (York) to its growing network of GIS Centres of Excellence in Higher Education. The network of centres increases the opportunity for students and faculty to apply GIS software for research and learning, as well as collaborate with researchers from the seven existing centres located in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. Read more »

NB Power, Siemens and UNB Launch Network to Spur Innovation

NB Power, Siemens and UNB Launch Network to Spur Innovation

Siemens Canada, NB Power and the University of New Brunswick (UNB) are providing local and global companies with a new testing platform to drive innovation and support business ideas for development and export to world energy markets. The Smart Grid Innovation Network (SGIN) officially launched Janurary 28th, 2016. Read more »

New EarthView3D Technology Developed at UNB

New EarthView3D Technology Developed at UNB

University of New Brunswick researcher, Yun Zhang, is no stranger to Google Maps. In 2000, he participated in a Street View project led by YC Lee that resulted in Google Street View. Now he’s invented what he hopes will be the next generation of Google Maps called EarthView3D. Dr. Zhang is a Canada Research Chair in Advanced Geomatics Image Processing in UNB’s faculty of engineering. He says there are many benefits to 3D maps and he’s hoping to see 3D technology become more mainstream in the coming years. Read more »

UNB alumnus named ambassador to the United States

UNB alumnus named ambassador to the United States

David MacNaughton, a University of New Brunswick (UNB) alumnus, has been named Canadian ambassador to the United States. A business leader, political strategist and strategy consultant, Mr. MacNaughton is currently chairman of StrategyCorp Inc. The appointment will see Mr. MacNaughton, a 1971 bachelor of arts graduate, attempt to improve Canada-U.S. relations, while dealing with ongoing issues such as international trade and the environment. Read more »

Dietitian Anna Jackson joins UNB Student Health Centre

Dietitian Anna Jackson joins UNB Student Health Centre

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) Student Health Centre is pleased to welcome registered dietitian Anna Jackson to the team. A graduate of the Applied Human Nutrition Program from Mount Saint Vincent University, her experience is based in community, clinical and administrative settings. Read more »

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