Research and graduate studies will get new prominence at the highest levels of administration at Brandon University (BU), with the appointment of a new member of the senior leadership team. Dr. Bernadette Ardelli has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice-President (Research and Graduate Studies).
A state-of-the-art new lab at Brandon University houses a research team working to save lives through early detection of breast cancer.
Ten talented Brandon University (BU) Science students are working on significant research projects with federal funding. The students are recipients of $6,000 Undergraduate Student Research Awards from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada.
More than $1 million in new money will flow into Brandon University’s (BU’s) research programs over the next five years though the federal Discovery Grant program.
MELITA – Archaeologists from Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) are continuing their multi-year investigation of how Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans — and members of the public are invited to get a first-hand look at their latest work this weekend and later this month.
The research project involves archaeological sites in the Pierson Wildlife Management Area (WMA) on Treaty 2 lands, which are the traditional homelands of the Dakota, Anishanabek, Ojibway-Cree, Cree, Dene, and Métis peoples.
Sweeping changes in how people used technology were one of the side effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, and a new Brandon University research project wants to capture your memories of those changes.
“We’re gathering a base of information about this time period, where some changes have already come and gone, like the practice some people had of washing and sanitizing groceries,” said Sydney Houlihan, a student researcher who is working on the project.
A team representing Brandon University, the City of Brandon, and Prairie Mountain Health has been awarded federal funding to engage city of Brandon residents and national and world-class leaders in discussions about how to improve public spaces.
Their new project, called “Walking the Walk in Smaller Cities,” will involve listening to the community, learning from other cities in Canada and abroad, and developing recommendations from this combination of local and global voices.
Brandon University becomes Bioenterprise Canada Knowledge & Development Partner
Guelph/Brandon, 02 May 2023 – Bioenterprise, Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine, is expanding its footprint in Manitoba by welcoming Brandon University as its newest Knowledge & Development Partner. The two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to empower and support new commercialization opportunities for start-ups and growth-oriented companies in Manitoba’s food and agriculture sector.
The Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) program at Brandon University (BU) is accepting proposals for grants that will support community-based programs that aim to reduce discrimination and oppression.
Supported by the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund, the grants foster links between non-profit community organizations and GWS. Projects could include those with the goal of reducing discrimination related to gender, race, class, sexuality, disability and neurodivergence.