In order to create a Constituted Research Institute or Centre, researchers must follow the process outlined in the UNB Policy Governing Research Institutes and Centres at the University of New Brunswick. The process culminates with the approval of the UNB Senate from the applicable campus and the Board of Governors.
The Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) was founded in 2001 as a collaboration of researchers at the University of New Brunswick at both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses to develop the aquatic science needed to understand, protect, and sustain water resources for the region, nation, and the planet. Today, CRI has grown into a collaborative of hundreds of research associates, graduate students, and staff based at institutions across Canada and internationally working towards the vision of “making every river a healthy river."
The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) undertakes activities that will contribute broadly to the elimination of family violence from society. We provide an Atlantic Canadian perspective on research in the field of family violence and actively seek the participation of researchers from across the country and around the world.