Student Life

First Student Led National Geomatics Competition Starts Today

Posted on
The first ever student led consulting engineering competition based in the field of Geomatics, bringing together students and industry representatives from across the country is happening in Fredericton this weekend.

The first ever student led consulting engineering competition based in the field of Geomatics, bringing together students and industry representatives from across the country is happening in Fredericton this weekend. The goal in the creation of the NGC is threefold: 1. To increase the visibility of the Geomatics profession and of the respective programs. 2. To give […]

Educational

Innovative UNB Story Mapping Unearths New Insights Into Loyalists

Posted on
In an innovative digital story-mapping project, librarians and students at the University of New Brunswick are plotting the lives and far-flung travels of Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick in the 18th century.

In an innovative digital story-mapping project, librarians and students at the University of New Brunswick are plotting the lives and far-flung travels of Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick in the 18th century. Staff and students at the Harriet Irving Library on UNB’s Fredericton campus are building a new dimension to the library’s renowned collection […]

Educational

STEM At The Ville Cooperative

Posted on

Justen Di Ruscio from JDG Solutions is facilitating a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math program at The Ville for teens 12-18. The eight week program will result in a fully functioning String Racer robot (featured below) by learning and using skills such as programming, 3D printing, and electronics engineering. The Ville STEM Program looks to […]

Awards

City Invites Public to Submit Ideas to Win $10 Million Smart Cities Challenge prize

Posted on
The City of Fredericton invites the public to give their ideas on improving life in Fredericton and addressing the most important challenges facing the city.

The City of Fredericton invites the public to give their ideas on improving life in Fredericton and addressing the most important challenges facing the city. The City is participating in Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge – a federal government competition open to all municipalities to encourage them to adopt a smart cities approach to improve […]

Business

State of the Province Address Focuses Upon Business Competitiveness, Job Creation, Families and Education

Posted on
Premier Brian Gallant announced more than $20 million for an economic competitiveness package to help the provincial economy work for all New Brunsickers as part of the annual state of the province address. During the address, Gallant focused upon growing the economy, supporting families, and improving educational opportunities.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant announced more than $20 million for an economic competitiveness package to help the provincial economy work for all New Brunsickers as part of the annual state of the province address. During the address, Gallant focused upon growing the economy, supporting families, and improving educational opportunities. “Through the multi-year economic […]

General News

Investments of 1.4 million to Make New Brunswick First Fully Connected Province

Posted on
The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $1.4 million to install nine additional charging sites around the province for electric vehicles. This will nearly double the number of fast-charging stations in NB Power’s eCharge Network

New Brunswickers will benefit from the installation of nine additional e-charging sites in the province. The 1.4 million dollars investments will double the fast-charge eCharge Network and will make New Brunswick the first fully connected province in Canada with a DC Fast charging network for electric vehicles. The investments include $774, 500 from the Province […]

Cool People

UNB Receives Funding From Federal Government

Posted on
UNB awarded $2.9 million in funding from federal government to enable the development of Arctic surveillance capabilities

UNB awarded $2.9 million in funding from federal government to enable the development of Arctic surveillance capabilities Two projects led by a University of New Brunswick physics professor are enabling the development of next-generation sensors and systems to enhance surveillance and detection capabilities for continental defence. The projects are part of the Department of National […]

Technology

UNB To Develop Smart Grid Solutions For Industry And Utilities

Posted on
Thanks to an investment of more than $4.3 million from the Government of Canada and Emera Inc., the University of New Brunswick (UNB) will build on existing smart grid expertise infrastructure and refine technology to deliver solutions for renewable energy.

Funding of more than $4.3 million will help refine technology to promote renewable energy Investing in next-generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy, meet the world’s future energy needs and help realize our climate change goals. “Technology and innovation are key to the future of Canada’s economy. […]

New Brunswick Government

Investment In Innovation And Research

Posted on
The provincial government is investing $10 million over five years in the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. The investment will be used to expand the foundation’s role in supporting research and development and ventures investments.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is investing $10 million over five years in the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. The investment will be used to expand the foundation’s role in supporting research and development and ventures investments. “To grow our economy we must foster innovation so New Brunswick businesses can compete on an international stage,” […]