The Brandon University (BU) community is saddened by the passing of Dr. R. K. (Bob) Springer, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geology. Dr. Springer passed away on Friday, Sept.
Category: Faculty of Science
A Brandon University (BU) professor and a student will benefit from funding from Research Manitoba to support their work.
Dr. Ellen Watson, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education, is the recipient of a Research Manitoba New Investigator Operating Grant.
A Brandon University Master’s student who is studying fossilized pollen and spores (called palynology) has been recognized with three awards for her ongoing research and outstanding potential.
Nidhi Patel, who is earning a Master of Science in Environmental and Life Sciences (MELS) at BU after previously earning a Bachelor of Science here, said the recognition is motivating.
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).
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:
Joshua Broome, Chemistry
Adriano Budzik, Mathematics and Computer Science
Wade Cowie, Physics and Astronomy
Hillary Derewianchuk, Biology
Kimberly Dunthorne, Geography and Environment
Bryce Friesen, Physics and Astronomy
Thomas Friesen, Physics and Astronomy
Keagan Morrison, Biology
Elisha Lisa Tariq, Chemistry
Lacey Winstone, Biology
“Working with their faculty supervisors, our students are participating in first-class research,” said Dr. Bernadette Ardelli, Dean of Science at BU. “These are exciting projects that will help our students develop.
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).
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 it means for the future were common themes today.
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.
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.
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.