‘Every Shot is a Winning Shot’

Tuition, parking, meals and more up for grabs with Brandon University vaccine incentives Brandon University is putting up more than $10,000 in prizes to encourage and reward vaccination against Covid-19. The ‘Winning Shot’ campaign offers a Grand Prize of $5,000 towards a vaccinated student’s tuition and other fees, including books, residence or meal plan, if […]

BU awarded record number of federal Insight Grants

Brandon University (BU) researchers are studying the opioid crisis, online pricing, and Indigenous traditional knowledge with support from federal Insight Grants announced on Tuesday. The project leads, Drs. Ariane Hanemaayer, Patricia Harms and Hejun Zhuang will receive a total of more than $275,000 in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada […]

Brandon University celebrates Pride Month

Brandon University (BU) is celebrating gender diversity during Pride Month. The rainbow flag is being proudly displayed on the front of Clark Hall this month in support of 2SLGBTQIA+ members of the BU community and everywhere. “So many people work hard to promote gender equality, and we’re proud to host faculty- and staff-driven initiatives to […]

Finding Indigenous Children: The Brandon Indian Residential School Project

In collaboration with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation (SVDN), researchers from Simon Fraser University, Brandon University and the University of Windsor are conducting an investigation to identify the children buried in unmarked graves at the Brandon Indian Residential School, in Manitoba. The Brandon Residential School Cemeteries Project intends to identify the names of children who died […]

Researchers to share mental health projects in short presentations

Health research at Brandon University (BU) will be in the spotlight at a special online event open to the public this month. On Wednesday, June 16, from noon to 1 p.m., six research projects will be presented in short talks on topics related to mental health, including access to service in rural areas, psychological problems […]

Brandon University urges vaccination to get back ‘Faster, Together’

Brandon University is lending its weight as part of a growing national initiative to “get back together, faster” through vaccinations. As a founding partner of the “Faster, Together” initiative, which officially launched last week, Brandon University has joined more than 100 other institutions from across the country, representing a broad cross-section of sectors. “Vaccination — […]

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