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In memoriam: Professor Emeritus Alfred LehmanLehman was brilliant researcher
University of Toronto | October 24, 2006
Professor Emeritus Alfred Lehman of mathematics and computer science died May 8 after a long struggle with diabetes. He was 74 years old....[continue]

Honorary and Earned Degree Recipients Announced at U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 18, 2006
This year’s recipients of honorary and earned degrees were announced by the University of Saskatchewan and will be presented at Fall Convocation on Saturday, October 28, 2006....[continue]

New software makes library's online catalogue more user-friendly
McMaster University | October 10, 2006
McMaster University will radically transform its online library catalogue, becoming the first Canadian library to use a vibrant, revolutionary software; the same interface used by such retailers as Home Depot and Chapters/Indigo....[continue]

CCEPA Presents: Trust in Science - Setting the Scene: From Magician to Miracle Maker
St. Mary's University | October 6, 2006
In our day to day lives we invest a great deal of trust in science and its institutions to tell us the truth about ourselves, about the world we live in and our place in it - whether it's about the foods we eat, our health, the technologies we use, or our general sense of well-being....[continue]

UBC Research Garners High Scores in Latest International Surveys
University of British Columbia | September 21, 2006
In the last month, the University of British Columbia has scored eighth, 27th and 36th in surveys that compare the world’s best research universities....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 11, 2006
It’s a dynamic challenge for the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Not to mention unique....[continue]

University of Alberta names new director of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute
University of Alberta | September 7, 2006
University of Alberta Vice-President (Research), Dr. Gary Kachanoski, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Marianne Douglas as director of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute (CCI) effective 1 September 2006....[continue]

Paint-on semiconductor outperforms chips
University of Toronto | July 12, 2006
Finding has enormous value for communications, imaging and monitoring applications...[continue]

Mount Allison student receives prestigious Killam Fellowship
Mount Allison University | July 4, 2006
Bridget Arsenault of Halifax, NS has received a Killam Fellowship. The Mount Allison University English student will attend Smith College, an all-women’s college in Northampton, Massachusetts next year....[continue]

Decline of World’s Estuaries and Coastal Seas Has Accelerated in Last 150-300 Years
Dalhousie University | June 22, 2006
Human activity over the centuries has depleted 90% of marine species, eliminated 65% of seagrass and wetland habitat, degraded water quality 10-1,000 fold, and accelerated species invasions in 12 major estuaries and coastal seas around the world, according to a study published in Science Magazine on Friday, June 23d, and supported in part by the Lenfest Ocean Program....[continue]

Cure Found for Huntington Disease in Mice Offers Hope for Treatment in Humans
University of British Columbia | June 16, 2006
Researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT) have provided ground-breaking evidence for a cure for Huntington disease in a mouse offering hope that this disease can be relieved in humans....[continue]

Humanities, Arts & Science Convocation
McMaster University | June 6, 2006
The Great Hall at Hamilton Place will see degrees conferred upon 616 students from the Faculty of Humanities and 56 students from the Arts & Science program today in a joint ceremony....[continue]

Plummer, Huston among McGill honorary degree recipients
McGill University | May 8, 2006
Seventeen highly accomplished individuals, including acclaimed actor Christopher Plummer, author Nancy Huston, diplomat James Bartleman and civil aviation pioneer Pierre Jeanniot, will receive honorary McGill University degrees during this year's spring convocation ceremonies, May 29-June 6....[continue]

York hosts first international conference on caregiving
York University | May 5, 2006
As Canada continues its national debate over child care, York University’s Association for Research on Mothering will host a conference that examines issues surrounding child care, elder care, home care, and volunteer or community care....[continue]

Two Nobel laureates to speak at grand opening of the Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation (CCRI)
University of Ottawa | May 2, 2006
On May 11, the University of Ottawa will celebrate the grand opening of the Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation (CCRI)....[continue]

Don Matthews on Football
St. Mary's University | May 2, 2006
This is a news release to inform all media that Don Matthews, Head Coach of the Montreal Alouettes, will be available for media interviews starting at 1:15 PM this Thursday, May 4 in the Tower Courtside Lounge at Saint Mary’...[continue]

Renowned international architects shortlisted for U of C
University of Calgary | May 2, 2006
American and European firms among those in talks...[continue]

Nobel laureate to discuss 'the coolest stuff in the universe'
University of Toronto | April 25, 2006
Physicist to discuss how scientists are improving atomic clocks, using demos and down-to-earth explanations...[continue]

McGill prof Dr. Nahum Sonenberg elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
McGill University | April 25, 2006
Distinguished McGill University researcher Dr. Nahum Sonenberg is among the newly elected Foreign Honorary Members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2006....[continue]

Paint-on laser could rescue computer chip industry
University of Toronto | April 19, 2006
Engineers use quantum dots and a hairdryer to make laser that could avert ‘interconnect bottleneck’...[continue]

UW places fifth in Putnam Math Competition
University of Waterloo | April 5, 2006
The University of Waterloo is among the top five teams in North America's prestigious William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition, which draws students from 550 post-secondary institutions....[continue]

Dal places 1st in Canada, 9th in North America for post-docs
Dalhousie University | March 31, 2006
Dalhousie University is the best place to work in Canada for post-doctoral fellows, according to a study conducted by The Scientist, a monthly research magazine....[continue]

Nobel Laureate Joins UBC to Boost Science Education
University of British Columbia | March 20, 2006
A Nobel laureate renowned for his leadership in science education is joining The University of British Columbia....[continue]

Book History and the History of Reading – 2006 MacKay Lecture Series Kicks off this Month
Dalhousie University | March 6, 2006
In recent years, the history of the book has emerged as a promising new field of interdisciplinary inquiry....[continue]

Two researchers receive Sloan Fellowships
University of Toronto | February 28, 2006
Physicist, computer scientist tapped for two-year prize...[continue]

Trent University Awarded Funding to Conduct Groundbreaking Study on Declining Moose Populations in the Southern Range
Trent University | February 20, 2006
Trent University is pleased to announce the receipt of significant funding from the Strategic Project fund of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to undertake a leading-edge three year research project exploring the factors affecting the decline in distribution and abundance of moose in their southern range, with emphasis on southcentral Ontario....[continue]

Thousand StFX Students To Receive X-Ring
St. Francis Xavier University | December 2, 2005
Alumni Around the World Gather to Celebrate StFX Day...[continue]

Engineering professor named to Scientific American
University of Toronto | November 15, 2005
A U of T scientist at the forefront of nanotechnology research has been named to the 2005 Scientific American 50 – an annual list recognizing outstanding leaders in science and technology from the past year....[continue]

Dalhousie Business Ethics Case Competition
Dalhousie University | November 15, 2005
Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the third annual Dalhousie Business Ethics Case Competition (DBECC), Titled: Parnaki Hydraulics: What is the ‘cost’ of business in India, Brazil and Russia?...[continue]

University shines in worldwide rankings
University of Toronto | November 2, 2005
Times Higher Education Supplement ranks U of T among world’s top 30 universities...[continue]

Scientists uncover key to sharks’ deadly success
University of Calgary | October 27, 2005[continue]

SWGC: Catherine Bush - Reading from her fiction
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 27, 2005
The English Program, SWGC and Casual Jack's Roadhouse present Catherine Bush - Reading from her fiction....[continue]

The most important consideration of ethical discussion is what ought we to do
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 26, 2005
Memorial University biology major Jessica Bossé recently received the prestigious Killam Fellowship Award to study at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, for the 2005-2006 academic year....[continue]

Amtrak President & CEO to Speak at Annual CBU Alumni Progress Dinner
University College of Cape Breton | October 25, 2005
The businessman who oversees America’s intercity passenger rail system will address guests at the Annual Cape Breton University Alumni Progress Dinner on Tuesday...[continue]

UBC Researcher Seeks Solution to Largest Mass Poisoning in History
University of British Columbia | October 21, 2005
A UBC geological engineer is looking for ways to alleviate daily arsenic poisoning of up to 80 million people in Bangladesh and India....[continue]

SOLEON DAY 1: U of C's solar car forges through Australian heat
University of Calgary | September 25, 2005
Legendary road trains, willy-willies (dust-devils), and tenacious black flies: the Australian Outback deservedly has a formidable reputation....[continue]

Saint Mary's Honours the Greats in Varsity Sport
St. Mary's University | September 16, 2005
Some of the finest Santamarians in Varsity Sports will soon be honoured by the University. Officials from the Saint Mary's University Sport Hall of Fame and Heritage Centre Steering Committee have announced the 2005 inductees into the Hall....[continue]

2005 Potato Festival at Memorial University Botanical Garden cancelled
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 14, 2005
The director of Memorial University’s Botanical Garden has announced that the 2005 Potato Festival has had to be cancelled...[continue]

Engineering professor among world's top innovators
University of Toronto | September 8, 2005
A leading artificial intelligence engineer at the University of Toronto has been named among the world's top 35 innovators under the age of 35 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) prestigious Technology Review magazine....[continue]

Memorial University encourages attendance at Katrina fundraiser
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 8, 2005
Memorial University's Office of Student Recruitment is hosting a BBQ in support of Katrina relief....[continue]



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