BU professor wins National Choral Award

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) School of Music professor Dr. Andrée Dagenais has been recognized with a National Choral Award. Dr. Dagenais’ critical edition of Pierre Robert, Motets pour la Chapelle du roy, vol. 1, was chosen as the Outstanding Choral Publication by Choral Canada, which presents its national awards every two years. Published by […]

Brandon University researchers to look at rural community mental health during pandemic

Brandon University researchers are exploring the impact of Covid-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of rural Manitobans. This new project will focus on two potentially vulnerable groups: older people and frontline health care professionals. “Although everyone has been affected by Covid-19, rural communities and particular groups within those communities will be affected differently,” said […]

Plastivores: Remarkable waxworms devour plastic waste in BU study

BRANDON – Could humanity worm its way out of a major pollution problem? That’s what Brandon University (BU) researchers are looking into as they study the ability of waxworms to eat plastic. Dr. Christophe LeMoine and Dr. Bryan Cassone of BU’s Department of Biology have published their findings in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, […]

BU professor writes book critiquing medical regulations

A new book by Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Ariane Hanemaayer challenges some of the core foundations of western medicine. Dr. Hanemaayer, an Assistant Professor in BU’s Department of Sociology and Gender and Women’s Studies program, authored The Impossible Clinic: A Critical Sociology of Evidence-Based Medicine. Published by UBC Press in October, the book was […]

BU will highlight local research with ‘Built in Brandon’ public event at Homecoming

Everyone is invited on Saturday, Oct. 19 to join a public celebration of world-class research being conducted right here in Brandon. “We have wonderful faculty members who are doing inspiring research every day, and this is an opportunity to hear the latest, right from them,” said Dr. Steve Robinson, BU’s Vice-President (Academic & Provost). His […]

BU at the Brandon Public Library Speaker Series debuts Thursday

A new series of free public talks at the Brandon Public Library will bring Brandon University (BU) research to the community. The inaugural season of the BU at the Public Library Speaker Series will kick off this Thursday, Sept. 19, as Doug Ramsey and Chris Malcolm discuss the importance of museums to communities and rural tourism […]

International delegations visit BU to learn about road research

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) research that could revolutionize the construction and maintenance of unpaved roads continues to draw worldwide attention. On Monday, July 8, the University will host about 45 guests from 20 different countries to share research on EarthZyme, a compound being studied at BU by Department of Geology Professor Dr. Hamid Mumin […]

Book by BU professor wins Outstanding Scholarship Prize

BRANDON – A book by Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Corinne L. Mason has been recognized with a national award. Mason was the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Prize, presented by the Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Association (WGSRF), at last week’s Congress for the Social Sciences and Humanities in Vancouver. Mason’s book, […]

Journal of Rural and Community Development receives national funding

BRANDON – A long-running and influential journal based at Brandon University (BU) will benefit from a three-year extension in support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The investment by SSHRC will provide $22,000 per year to assist with the continued publication of the Journal of Rural and Community Development (JRCD). […]

Centenary of 1919 Winnipeg General Strike highlights work of BU faculty

Brandon University’s historians are front-and-centre as Manitoba marks 100 years since the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Brandon University History Professor Jim Naylor is the chair of the committee organizing the Winnipeg General Strike Centenary Conference (WGSCC) this week at the University of Winnipeg, while BU Associate Professor Rhonda Hinther is also a member of the […]

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