Familiar faces to continue atop School of Music and Faculty of Health Studies

Familiar faces will continue to lead the School of Music and Faculty of Health Studies at Brandon University. Greg Gatien has been renewed as Dean of Music for a second five-year term. And Dr. Linda Ross, Acting Dean of Health Studies, has had her term extended while the university prepares to initiate its search for […]

Brandon University researchers explore the facts and stories that matter to rural healthcare workers during COVID-19

One year after first surveying healthcare workers to explore the impact of Covid, Brandon University researchers are doing a follow-up survey to check in. “We know that health care workers are facing a lot right now, and we are so grateful for the time and generosity from those who have already participated in our research.” […]

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 science student heads to Western Regionals with Three-Minute Thesis on microplastics

Brandon University’s Laura Janiaski is headed to Western Regionals with her Three-Minute Thesis. Janiaski, a graduate student in the department of Biology at BU, presented her research on microplastics in a virtual showcase earlier this month, and was selected by community judges as having the best presentation. In a nutshell, the Three-Minute Thesis, or 3MT, […]

Student research in spotlight at Senior Colloquium

Fifteen upper-years students will present their research as the Senior Colloquium returns to Brandon University (BU) on Monday, April 12. The Colloquium was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will take place online this year, with live presentations to be streamed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The students will cover a […]

Women’s Week at BU begins with celebration of outstanding female students

Brandon University (BU) students are choosing to challenge inequality to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8. International Women’s Day will kick off Women’s Week at BU as the university’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) recognizes 17 outstanding female students as nominated by faculty and staff members. Profiles of the students appear on […]

BU takes part in project studying intimate partner violence during pandemic

Researchers from Brandon University (BU) and the University of Manitoba (UM) are working with the Manitoba Status of Women Secretariat to study the experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence who are seeking help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nadine Henriquez, an Assistant Professor in Nursing at BU, is a co-investigator in the project, which is […]

BU Research Committee awards $100,000 in funding

Brandon University (BU) researchers are exploring topics from underground artifacts to far-away galaxies thanks to more than $100,000 in BU Research Committee (BURC) funding. BURC is providing $102,941 to support 27 projects during the 2019-20 period. Supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as internal BU funds, BURC helps […]

Linda Ross returns to BU as Acting Dean of Health Studies

A former Dean of Health Studies is temporarily stepping back into the role. Linda Ross has assumed the position of Acting Dean of Health Studies, stepping in for John Moraros, who has taken a personal leave with the support of the university. Ross was the first Dean of Health Studies and served in that role […]

Health Studies and Science supplies will aid COVID-19 containment

The Faculty of Health Studies and the Faculty of Science at Brandon University (BU) have answered the call to assist the non-profit sector in Brandon. The two faculties collected items to help with the containment of COVID-19 and delivered them to the Westman Women’s Shelter and Meredith Place on Wednesday. The BU contribution was: 38 […]

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