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Acadia leads all primarily undergraduate universities from Atlantic Canada for corporate research income in the fiscal year 2020.

"We are proud to be Atlantic Canada's leading undergraduate university for corporate research income," says Dr. Anna Redden, Associate Vice-President, Research. "Our exceptional faculty and students work closely with our Office of Industry and Community Engagement to deliver impactful results within our region, throughout Canada, and around the world."

Read our January newsletter for the President's winter term welcome and links to stories about the President's Anti-Racism Task Force, our new Elder in Residence, faculty in the news, and more.

Acadia University’s newest Tier II Canada Research Chair in Healthy Inclusive Communities is Dr. Emily Bremer, Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology.

Dr. Bremer’s appointment is part of the Canada Research Chairs Program investment in new and renewed Chairs across Canada to attract global talent and increase diversity.

Acadia University has taken a major step towards greater equity, diversity, and inclusion with its release of the Report of the President’s Anti-Racism Task Force (PART) and the official response by the University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Peter Ricketts.

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Over the past several months more than 4,000 athletes from a wide range of sports participated, performing core speed, strength, power, and endurance tests for review by talent scouts from eight different Olympic sports.

The top 100 deemed to have great Olympic potential, including Pinch, will now compete in the RBC Training Ground national final, with the chance of being one of 30 athletes to earn funding and an accelerated path to the Olympics.

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