Actualités

How the Coronavirus Pandemic has Impacted International Research Programs: A Personal Perspective

Anglais seulement. This fascinating and timely article was published in June, written by AWB volunteer and University of Manitoba professor, Dr. Jason Kindrachuk. The article references the three weeks he spent on an AWB project…

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Un monde exempt de racisme

USF considère l’enseignement supérieur comme un outil essentiel à la création d’un monde plus prospère, plus sain et plus stable. Or, ce monde n’est possible que s’il est exempt de racisme et d’injustice, quelles que…

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Why higher education is important for the world’s health

Anglais seulement. May 2, 2020 – University World News – “In late February, well before much of the world beyond China had recognised the full reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bill Gates, writing in the…

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U of T researchers volunteer to help Brazilian university build its first qualitative health research program

Anglais seulement. “Rozilaine Redi Lago, a visiting PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research (CQ) four years ago, taught the only qualitative research course at the Federal University of…

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Article about AWB’s work with African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Anglais seulement. AIMS works with partners to develop environmental policy – October 13 “The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) initiated a project to develop a comprehensive environmental policy for the AIMS network. AIMS acknowledges…

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AWB’s Executive Director participates in panel at Carleton University

Anglais seulement. Greg Moran, Executive Director of AWB, participated in a panel of experts on the topic of internationalization at a Sept. 9, 2019 event to support strategic planning at Carleton University. Carleton posted an…

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Brock volunteers enhancing education across the globe

Anglais seulement. “Through an international partnership, members of the Brock community have been busy travelling the world offering their expertise to developing nations. A handful of volunteers have taken advantage of the University’s connection to…

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Centennial College devient le premier collège du Réseau d’USF

Universitaires sans frontières accueille le premier collège de son Réseau d’établissements d’enseignement postsecondaire canadiens. Le Collège Centennial rejoint ainsi 18 universités canadiennes vouées à l’édification d’un monde meilleur pour tous. Le Réseau d’USF – formé…

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How international faculty projects can change lives at home and abroad

Anglais seulement. “In a remote area of Nepal, an eight-year-old boy is carried into a tiny hospital by his grandparents. The boy has fallen from a height and sustained a complex fracture in his elbow.…

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For a country to develop, so must its post-secondary institutions

Anglais seulement. “Higher education advocates across Canada and beyond will often claim that academics make an enormous impact on the world beyond the ivory tower, but skeptics are often quick to ask, “How, exactly?” Advocates…

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Blogues des bénévoles

May 29, 2018 – Volunteer Blog from Nepal

En anglais seulement. PAHS (Patan Academy of Health Sciences) established a master’s program in Public Health last year, with a view to improving underlying health conditions across the country through public health programs. In 2016,…

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February 9, 2018 – Volunteer blog from Malawi

En anglais seulement. My goodness – our third and final week in Malawi! Our work with the Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) faculty, students and key stakeholders has flown by. This past week, Pammla and…

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February 2, 2018 – Volunteer blog from Malawi

En anglais seulement. Our second week in Malawi has been characterized by a hands-on approach to the ongoing research capacity building we are doing together here at Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN). Monday and Tuesday,…

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January 26, 2018 – Volunteer blog from Malawi

En anglais seulement. Our first week in Malawi has been very busy, and the Dean of Nursing, Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN), Dr. Gertrude Mwalabu, Dr. Pammla Petrucka and I feel that we have exceeded…

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Postes de bénévoles

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