Brandon University’s ‘Let’s Talk Science’ team brings fun science sessions to Brandon Public Library

BRANDON – The Let’s Talk Science outreach team at Brandon University (BU) will host a Science Day for children tomorrow at the Brandon Public Library. The science-focused Saturday, also supported by Mini U, is the culmination of Science Literary Week at BU. Additional space has just been added, and there is still time to register. […]

Brandon University launches ‘Let’s Talk Science’ outreach team

BRANDON – Science-loving students at Brandon University (BU) will soon be sparking new learning in schools around the region. Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization that offers science, technology, engineering and math programming at no charge to kids from preschool through Grade 12. At BU, the Let’s Talk Science outreach team is made […]

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 Alumni Association announces award recipients

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) alumni will be recognized in October for their accomplishments in wide-ranging fields. Dr. Anthony Chow, Ben Dietschi, Dr. Lynn Whidden and Elder Gordon Williams will be recipients of Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) Awards at the 2017 BU Homecoming celebration. Dr. Chow will receive the Wall of Fame […]

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 […]

New institute will boost molecular biology research at BU

A new facility at Brandon University (BU) will make use of innovative techniques to conduct research on health, disease and biodiversity in Manitoba. The Integrative Biology Core Facility (IBCF) will receive $297,569 in federal funding through the Canada Foundation of Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF). The funding will contribute to the total […]

Drone certification course at BU one of the first in Canada

BRANDON – Drones are taking off at Brandon University (BU) this fall. Students and members of the public who are fascinated by the unmanned aerial vehicles can register for a university-credit course that will teach them everything they need to know to safely and legally fly the popular and useful airborne vehicles. “Drones are really […]

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 […]

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