Month: June 2016

BRANDON, Man. – Cutting-edge research at Brandon University (BU) has received a huge boost, with the announcement of five new Discovery Grants, worth a total of $660,000 over five years, awarded to members of the Faculty of Science.
The grants, awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), bring the number of Discovery Grant projects led by BU researchers to 9. In each of the previous four years, one member of the Faculty of Science has been awarded a Discovery Grant.

In a brief ceremony this morning at the Healthy Living Centre (HLC), representatives from Special Olympics Manitoba and Brandon University (BU) officially launched a one-year countdown to the 2017 Special Olympics Manitoba Provincial Summer Games, which will be held in Brandon next June.
“Special Olympics Manitoba is very excited to host our 2017 Provincial Summer Games in Brandon,” said Jenn Campbell, Special Olympics Manitoba incoming President and CEO. “We know that Brandon will be a fantastic host for our athletes from across the province!

Brandon University (BU) English professor Dr. Jonathan A. Allan says it was “a pun-filled event” as he officially launched his new book, “Reading From Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus” at the prestigious 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Regina late last month. But he also took time to point out how important it is to take butt stuff seriously.

BRANDON, Man. – The relationship between music and community will be examined by a new research institute at Brandon University (BU).
The mission of the Institute for Research in Music and Community (IRMC) is to explore issues such as how communities develop around music, how music emerges from communities, and how communities use music to fulfil their needs.