BU to host national herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – A large-scale event for Canadian herpetologists is coming to Brandon University (BU) this week. About 70 people from across Canada will take part in the fourth Annual Conference of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS), from Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17. The participants will include representatives from universities, government agencies and […]

Brandon University launches BSAFE app

Download BSAFE Please, take a moment and download the BSAFE app to your phone and tablet: iPhone Android   BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go. The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android […]

Three new BU research projects funded by federal Discovery Grants

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) research projects in sub-atomic physics, vascular biology and fractional calculus have received significant federal funding through the Discovery Grant program. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded Discovery and Discovery Development Grants, totaling $360,000 of support, to three projects led by BU faculty members. […]

BU Dean of Arts selected for research collaboration with prestigious Greek university

BRANDON, Man. – A continuous drive to build knowledge and develop critical, editorial, and textual skills in the field of literature has led Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Dean of Arts at Brandon University (BU), to connect with his Greek roots. Tryphonopoulos, who was born in Greece, has been recognized by the New York-based Institute for International […]

BU unveils new Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and Procedures

BRANDON, Man. – New resources at Brandon University (BU) will help all faculty, staff and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict. A committee comprised of union, Brandon University Students’ Union, Student Services and Human Resources representatives worked together for well over a […]

Meir Serfaty appointed Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) new Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) is a familiar face whose wealth of experience and institutional knowledge will continue to support BU’s many ongoing academic initiatives. Dr. Meir Serfaty has been appointed to the key leadership position for a one-year term. One of BU’s most experienced educators, Serfaty joined the University in […]

Brandon University professor examines anti-violence initiatives in new book

BRANDON, Man. – Violence against women has always been an urgent issue for survivors, feminist activists, and concerned academics. And yet, the development industry has only recently placed anti-violence initiatives at the top of their agenda. Why has this issue come to matter to the development industry now? Dr. Corinne L. Mason, a Brandon University […]

Rural Development Institute and Rural Policy Learning Commons recommend infrastructure investment to Senate committee

BRANDON, Man. – A new report by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU), the BU-housed Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) and the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) recommends an overhaul of infrastructure funding for rural areas of Canada. The report was presented to the Senate of Canada’s Committee on National Finance this […]

Researcher secures grants to further quantum computing at BU

BRANDON, Man. – Quantum computing at Brandon University (BU) will get a major lift thanks to two major federal grants earned by a member of the Faculty of Science. Dr. Sarah Plosker has been selected as a Chairholder under the Canada Research Chair (CRC) Program. Plosker will be awarded $500,000 over the next five years […]

Dr. Dennis Anderson awarded President Emeritus title by BU Board of Governors

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Dennis Anderson, the longest-serving Brandon University (BU) President since BU received its charter in 1967, will be honoured this month. The BU Board of Governors will confer the title of President Emeritus on Dr. Anderson at the University’s Spring Convocation on May 26. Dr. Anderson served as President and Vice-Chancellor of […]

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