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 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: […]

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, […]

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 […]

RESCHEDULED: Student research in spotlight with Senior Colloquium, Three-Minute Thesis

UPDATE: Due to the storm, which has closed campus and is expected to cause power and internet outages, the Senior Student Colloquium and Three-Minute Thesis event scheduled for Thursday, April 14 has been postponed to Thursday, April 28th. The program and Zoom link remain the same are accessible here: www.brandonu.ca/colloquium A pair of Brandon University […]

New autism research at Brandon University will explore Indigenous approaches

A new research study at Brandon University will explore Indigenous approaches to autism in education. Dr. Patty Douglas, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, is the academic lead on the project, working in partnership with Leah LaPlante, Vice President of the Manitoba Métis Federation Southwest, and with Gail Cullen, Executive Director of the Brandon […]

BU researcher examines effects of resource extraction through art

The long-term effects of large-scale resource extraction are being looked at in a unique way thanks to a project led by artist and Brandon University (BU) Adjunct Professor Ben Davis. Davis has been awarded a Research and Creation Grant worth $21,800 from the Canada Council of the Arts to support the project, titled extracted. The […]

Safe Places for Aging and Care project seeks participants in Manitoba to contribute to research on improving care environments

Researchers at Brandon University (BU), Carleton University, Dalhousie University, University of Manitoba, and St. Francis Xavier University have begun collecting data for the Safe Places for Aging and Care project. The researchers are examining how features of care environments in both home care and personal care homes influence violence. Their aim is to improve violence prevention strategies across long-term care, […]

Week of events planned around National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

As the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approaches on Thursday, Brandon University (BU) is welcoming all to gather, listen and learn about Indigenous culture and the harmful history of Canada’s residential schools. Most campus services will be closed on Thursday, but BU encourages everyone to take time for reflection on the National Day […]

Nine BU student projects supported by NSERC undergraduate research awards

Nine Brandon University (BU) students are getting a boost for their research through increased funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The students are recipients of this year’s NSERC’s Undergraduate Student Research Awards. The value of the awards has been increased from $4,500 to $6,000, with BU providing $1,500 in […]

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