Changing fish nutrition focus of new Discovery Grant

The nutritional value of the fish that we eat will be examined by Brandon University (BU) researcher Dr. Barry Madison with support from the federal Discovery Research Programs. Dr. Madison has been awarded a $145,000 Discovery Grant, plus a $12,500 Discovery Launch Supplement by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). He […]

Brandon University hosting events for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Brandon University is encouraging everyone to participate in National Indigenous Peoples Day to celebrate and honour Indigenous peoples and cultures, to learn about Indigenous history, and to engage meaningfully with Indigeneity today. National Indigenous Peoples Day is Tuesday, June 21 this year, and BU is participating in or hosting a number of events around that […]

Brandon University students receive research funding from NSERC

The work of 10 Brandon University (BU) undergraduate students is being supported by federal funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The students are recipients of Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs), providing them each with $6,000 from NSERC in addition to $1,500 from BU. Students receiving the research funding are: […]

National award for play about residential school survivors

A pair of Brandon University professors have earned a national award for their new play, called IAP, which follows two members of an Indigenous family from Winnipeg who go through the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) for former Residential School students. Darrell Racine, an Assistant Professor in Native Studies, and Dale Lakevold, an Associate Professor in […]

Breast Cancer Society of Canada backs work of BU researcher

Exciting research from a Brandon University (BU) scientist is gaining considerable support for its potential to change the way breast cancer is detected. Dr. Mousumi Majumder is leading a project that has been awarded a $75,000 research grant by the Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC). This is the very first BCSC grant competition and, […]

Brandon University opens city’s first Pride crosswalk

With a snip from a pair of oversize scissors, the rainbow ribbon fell away, cheers erupted, and Brandon’s first Pride crosswalk was officially opened at the heart of the Brandon University campus. Connecting Harvest Hall with the John E. Robbins Library, the crosswalk is located in a highly trafficked, prominent, and very visible area near […]

Brandon University graduates received art print in new Convocation tradition

A colourful new Brandon University tradition will soon be proudly displayed in rooms around the world. Brandon University’s Class of 2022 received a unique new piece of art along with their degree parchments when they crossed the stage at Convocation. The art, which is about 8”x10” and suitable for framing, features a portrayal of BU’s […]

Brandon University thrilled to host summer Cadet Training Centre

Brandon University (BU) will be the home base for a large group of air cadets as they soar into the city this summer. Brandon University has been chosen by the Regional Cadet Support Unit (Northwest) to house and feed the cadets during a Cadet Training Centre program that will take place from June 26 to […]

To Blame or Not to Blame: BU professor profiled by Research Manitoba

Dr. Cameron Boult is conducting research into the divisive discourse that is an emerging trend in our society. An Assistant Professor and Department of Philosophy Chair at Brandon University, Dr. Boult is an expert in the area of epistemic blame. His research examines how much people should be blamed when their opinions are based on […]