Month: July 2021

A Brandon University (BU) student researching early diagnosis of breast cancer is the recipient of a Research Manitoba Master’s Studentship Award.
Braydon Nault, who is studying in BU’s Master of Science (Environmental and Life Sciences) program, will receive $12,000 during the 2021-22 academic year to fund his work.

Scientists will test restoration techniques at a large peatland site in southeastern Manitoba as part of a Brandon University (BU) project supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
The work will build upon and inform how existing Canadian-based restoration techniques could be adapted to the drier Manitoba climate.

NEAR MELITA – Archaeologists from Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) are continuing their investigation of how Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans.
Brandon University Department of Anthropology Professor Dr. Mary Malainey and the MAS are working this summer in and around the Olson site, located south of Melita.

UPDATE: Hardware failure has been pinpointed as the cause of a server outage at Brandon University on Wednesday, July 21.
The outage prevented many users from being able to access email. The servers were rebooted and it is believed that email is working properly now.
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