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, […]

Faculty of Science, Faculty of Education, and School of Music at BU celebrate graduates

The first day of Brandon University’s expanded Convocation 2022 celebrated this year’s graduates from the Faculties of Science and Education and the School of Music with two ceremonies today and welcomed back graduates from 2021 and 2020 whose own celebrations had been curtailed by the pandemic. Reflections on the challenges of the pandemic and what […]

Brandon University prepares for one of its largest Convocations ever

Brandon University returns to an in-person Convocation this week with one of its largest graduating classes ever. A total of 641 students will receive their degrees at Spring Convocation 2022, a two-day celebration of academic achievement with four separate ceremonies. It’s the largest graduating class since 2010 and one of the largest ever. “We couldn’t […]

Valedictorians represent Class of 2022 at Brandon University Convocation

A total of six valedictorians, representing top academic achievement and community commitment from Brandon University’s graduating students, will be lauded at BU’s Spring Convocation 2022 later this month. Valedictorians have been selected from every faculty and the School of Music, with the Faculty of Education selecting two this year. They will address their fellow graduates […]

Earl Oxford students visit Geology classroom at BU

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology hosted more than 20 Grade 4 students from Earl Oxford School on Tuesday for a Geology Rocks! class visit. It marked the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began that local elementary school students visited the department. During their visit to the John R. Brodie Science Centre, the […]

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 […]

Brandon University celebrates Women’s Week

Brandon University (BU) is honouring some of its outstanding female students in celebration of International Women’s Day on Tuesday. The Status of Women’s Review Committee (SWRC) at BU will hold a virtual awards ceremony to recognize 14 students on Tuesday. Additionally, the Office of International Activities will hold a drop-in meet-and-greet for students in its […]

Brandon University Foundation presents Apex Award to Jeff Cristall

A dedicated board member and volunteer who has devoted countless hours of service to Brandon University will receive the prestigious Apex Award from the Brandon University Foundation. Jeff Cristall, who says his earliest memories of BU were lending a hand as a kid from the sidelines for the then-College Caps football squad in the 1960s, […]

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