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Gov't Subsidies Make Ocean Strip-mining Economically Viable: UBC Researchers
University of British Columbia | November 17, 2006
As the United Nations resume negotiations on banning bottom-trawling, researchers at the University of British Columbia demonstrate that eliminating government subsidies to dragging fleets could significantly reduce pressure on vulnerable fishery resources and ecosystems....[continue]

Change Liquor Taxes to Reduce Alcohol Problems
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Taxes on reduced-alcohol beer, wines and spirits should be lowered to encourage healthier consumer choices, says a new study by the Centre for Addictions Research (CARBC) at the University of Victoria....[continue]

McMaster student goes on exchange to England
McMaster University | November 14, 2006
Last semester, I had the opportunity to expand my horizons in a way that I know will affect the rest of my life. I was lucky enough to go on a McMaster exchange to the University of Leeds in England....[continue]

UW launches geomatics program, analyzes environment with computing tools
University of Waterloo | November 14, 2006
What are the forces driving land use change in the Amazon? Where is the best location for a business looking to expand? What areas of a city have higher rates of childhood asthma? How far back from a river does the risk of flooding and property damage extend?...[continue]

Golden Key Honour Society holds induction ceremony
McMaster University | November 9, 2006
The McMaster Chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society proudly inducted 673 new student members and five new Honourary Members at the Induction Ceremony, which was held on Friday, Nov. 3....[continue]

Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the ‘top 30’ cut in TVOntario’s competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

Conference examines global nursing shortage
McMaster University | October 25, 2006
With an unprecedented shortage of nurses expected in the future, health human resource planning is critical. The questions include the reasons few internationally trained nurses and new graduates are being hired full-time, how nurses may be encouraged to remain in the workforce and how to ensure there are enough nurses in emergencies....[continue]

Writing life: truth, politics and power in personal narratives
University of Regina | October 23, 2006
The word "I" is the most commonly used word in the English language, but what do we mean when we use it? To whom are we referring when "I" is spoken? A simple and unassuming pronoun can have profound implications on our place and meaning in the world....[continue]

Motherhood issues the focus of major York U conference
York University | October 23, 2006
The largest conference ever organized on the subject of motherhood will begin on Thursday in Toronto, with a name that reflects the size and scope of the project: "The Motherlode: A Complete Celebration of Motherhood."...[continue]

It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

Taking it One Ion at a Time
St. Mary's University | October 16, 2006
We are living in an age when the world is transfixed with notions of created substances being returned to the natural world, in a word – biodegradable....[continue]

UNB Announces First Harrison McCain Faculty Awards
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 16, 2006
The University of New Brunswick is announcing almost $200,000 in awards to faculty members as part of the first-ever Harrison McCain Faculty Awards....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
The title Professor Emeritus is an honour that is conferred by the Board of Governors after retirement on individuals who have rendered distinguished service to the university and who have significant records in teaching, research, and scholarship....[continue]

Professors to be honoured for teaching and research excellence
Brock University | October 13, 2006
Brock University will honour three faculty members for their contributions to teaching and research as part of the second ceremony of its Fall Convocation to be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., in the Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium, located in the Walker Complex....[continue]

But Atlantic Canada needs to do more
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
Atlantic Canada needs to look at other cities in the country in order to find ways to attract and retain more immigrants, said Dr. Jeffrey Reitz....[continue]

CLS and French Synchrotron SOLEIL Sign Agreement at the U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 12, 2006
The Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan signed a memorandum ofunderstanding with the new French Synchrotron SOLEIL, during a special ceremony held at the University October 5th....[continue]

White Coat Ceremony begins journey to becoming a doctor
McMaster University | October 11, 2006
First year medical students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of medicine received a symbol of their role as medical learners last night, as they took part in McMaster University's fourth annual White Coat Ceremony at the Hamilton Convention Centre....[continue]

Immigration for Nation-Building in Regions and Cities
St. Mary's University | September 28, 2006
A well-known professor of Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies in Canada will be at Saint Mary’s University in October to talk about how immigration can boost economies in regions and cities, particularly in Atlantic Canada....[continue]

U of G to Host Opera on Norman Bethune
University of Guelph | September 26, 2006
The University of Guelph is hosting a touring chamber opera chronicling the last five years in the life of renowned Canadian doctor Norman Bethune Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. in Room 107 of the MacKinnon Building....[continue]

Why is our English so different from theirs?
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 21, 2006
Ever wonder why you might hear words like tabanask and ballicatter, and phrases like "John’s after telling me he’s leaving," in parts of this province, but not in London, England – or London, Ontario, for that matter?...[continue]

Meaning of ‘Home’ and Identity Explored in New Book by Lakehead Professor
Lakehead University | September 19, 2006
A Lakehead University Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Professor has co-edited and published a book entitled "Multiple Dwelling and Tourism: Negotiating Place, Home and Identity."...[continue]

Papua New Guinea honours Rotman professor
University of Toronto | September 19, 2006
David Beatty is country’s honorary consul...[continue]

Study shows that diabetes can be prevented with drug therapy
McMaster University | September 15, 2006
A drug used to treat diabetes may significantly reduce the chances of developing the disease when taken by those most at risk, according to an international trial led by CIHR-funded researchers at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University....[continue]

Study shows that diabetes can be prevented with drug therapy
McMaster University | September 14, 2006
A drug used to treat diabetes may significantly reduce the chances of developing the disease when taken by those most at risk, according to an international trial led by CIHR-funded researchers at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University....[continue]

UBC Astronomers Help Put Einstein’s General Relativity Theory Through Its Most Stringent Test Yet
University of British Columbia | September 14, 2006
Two UBC astronomers are part of an international research team that has shown Einstein’s theory of general relativity is correct to within 0.05%....[continue]

Brandon University welcomes acclaimed writer Tomson Highway to campus as Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor
Brandon University | September 13, 2006
Brandon University and the Brandon University Faculty of Arts are proud to welcome internationally acclaimed author and playwright Dr. Tomson Highway to the BU campus as the Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting professor...[continue]

CCOVI presents "Better Wine for Better Health"
Brock University | September 13, 2006
The Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) is pleased to present: "Better Wine for Better Health."...[continue]

Casual Work Trends to be Explored in UNBC Workshop
University of Northern British Columbia | September 12, 2006
The changing structure of the workplace will be explored at a workshop that will be held at UNBC this coming Friday and Saturday. In particular, the workshop will focus on casual work and include perspectives from British Columbia, Canada, and the world. Casual work describes temporary jobs that normally last no more than six months....[continue]

University of Western Ontario | September 1, 2006
London Hall celebrates relationship between the University and the City...[continue]

University of Saskatchewan graduate student working with BUs Dr. David Greenwood to reconstruct ancient B.C. ecosystem
Brandon University | August 30, 2006
On August 27, University of Saskatchewan graduate student in Environmental Science Robin Smith visited Brandon University to meet with one of her advisors, BU's Dr. David Greenwood....[continue]

University of Windsor Withdraws from Maclean's
University of Windsor | August 30, 2006
After extensive consideration and evaluation, the University of Windsor today informed Maclean’s Magazine that it will withdraw from its annual ranking survey of Canadian universities....[continue]

Governor General’s Award winner joins Mount A
Mount Allison University | August 24, 2006
Mount Allison University is excited to welcome Canadian Studies scholar Dr. Christl Verduyn to campus....[continue]

UNBC Hosts Commonwealth Conference
University of Northern British Columbia | August 21, 2006
Senior officials from 13 universities are visiting Prince George starting this weekend to participate in an annual benchmarking conference hosted by the Association of Commonwealth Universities at UNBC....[continue]

Now here’s a classic tune: SMU graduate student studies 450-year-old manuscript
St. Mary's University | August 15, 2006
Judy Dietz, a student enrolled in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at Saint Mary’s, is combing through the lines of a rare 450-year-old manuscript that has not been performed for centuries....[continue]

Pipe bands first and second
Simon Fraser University | August 13, 2006
It was a first and a second for the Simon Fraser University pipe bands atthe World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland August 12.The junior Robert Malcolm Memorial pipe band placed first in the Grade 2 competition at Glasgow Green – and the famed senior SFU Pipe Band placedsecond in the prime Grade 1 event....[continue]

Milner Gardens’ jazz concert strikes summer high note
Malaspina University College | August 10, 2006
Summer strikes a high note at Milner Gardens’ third annual Jazz in the Garden, a magical display of musical virtuosity held August 20 in this equally magical Qualicum Beach setting....[continue]

Mount A physicists collaborate with Japanese counterparts
Mount Allison University | August 10, 2006
Mount Allison physicists have made a quantum leap…to Japan. Mount Allison University is pleased to announce the signing of an exchange agreement with Ochanomizu University, Japan...[continue]

University of Ottawa Chancellor’s Scholarships – Continuing Success Stories and Experiences
University of Ottawa | August 1, 2006
The University of Ottawa is proud to announce the winners of the 2006-2007 Chancellor’s Scholarship....[continue]

Macquarie Bank Foundation donates to S.M.I.L.E program at Acadia University
Acadia University | July 31, 2006
C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

New Interim Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-President (Research)
University of Lethbridge | July 31, 2006
The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Dr. Jo-Anne Fiske as Interim Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-President (Research). The position is effective August 1, 2006....[continue]



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