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.
Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Larry Maguire got a first-hand look at the high-quality work being done by Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology students on Wednesday.
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.
BRANDON – The late Dr. Murray Smith has been recognized with a place on the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Education Wall of Honour.
Dr. Smith is the first addition to the Wall in more than 10 years.
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).
Several Brandon University (BU) alumnae and employees were in the spotlight last week as the YWCA Brandon celebrated the accomplishments of area women at the annual Women of Distinction Gala.
Brandon University partnered with Assiniboine Community College to sponsor the Education and Mentorship award, which was presented to Deidre Gregory, the Indigenous Student Transition Co-ordinator at BU.
Other recipients included BU Dean of Science Dr. Bernadette Ardelli, who was presented with the newly created Science, Technology and Trade Award, and Dr. Cathy Mattes, who recently left the IshKaabatens Waasa Gaa Inaabateg Department of Visual Art at BU for a position at the University of Winnipeg.
Nine Brandon University (BU) students are getting a boost for their research through increased funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
The students are recipients of this year’s NSERC’s Undergraduate Student Research Awards.
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.