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FNUniv Cultural Safety Lab Media release

April 18, 2016

First Nations University of Canada Researcher Wins Award from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to Support Cultural Safety Research

April 15, 2016—Dr. Carrie Bourassa, a Professor of Indigenous Health Studies at First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) and one of the nation’s most highly regarded researchers in Indigenous health, has been awarded $205,178 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to develop the Cultural Safety Evaluation, Training and Research Laboratory. The investment was made by the Government of Canada through the prestigious John R. Evans Fund (JELF)—a fund designed to help universities attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world by giving them state-of-the-art research tools.

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