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RN Educators Present Research at Conference
University of Victoria | November 15, 2006
Nursing ethics, support for caregivers of elderly people, and improving the quality of nursesí workplaces will all be part of the discussion at an upcoming national nursing research conference in Victoria....[continue]

More nurses needed for rural Ontario
McMaster University | November 15, 2006
The sustainability of the nursing workforce and delivery of quality patient care could be threatened in rural areas of Ontario, according to a McMaster University study....[continue]

New program evaluates seniors' risk for cardiovascular disease
McMaster University | November 14, 2006
A new cardiovascular health promotion program for seniors is wrapping up this week in communities across Ontario....[continue]

Professor and his patients 'star' in film
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
House Calls wins Gemini...[continue]

State of Our Health, GIS Mapping and War Correspondent
University of Western Ontario | November 13, 2006
The following items from The University of Western Ontario may be OF INTEREST....[continue]

Five inducted into Community of Distinction
McMaster University | November 10, 2006
A champion of problem-based learning, a leader who shaped health care research, a facilitator of the new health sciences centre, a scientist of population health, and a nursing professor who took McMaster's multi-professional team-building approach abroad are being honoured by McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences....[continue]

Students launch exciting new careers through ABE
Malaspina University College | November 8, 2006
Malaspina University-Collegeís Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is helping Mike Bates and Laura Painter launch exciting new careers....[continue]

Health studies program goes to the community
University of Regina | November 6, 2006
The University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada are launching an extensive consultation of health agencies and stakeholders to connect health studies students with knowledge and expertise in the health community....[continue]

War and remembrance are focus for York film student
York University | November 6, 2006
Ryan Knight was 13 when he saw Saving Private Ryan and decided to become a filmmaker....[continue]

Brandon University holds official opening of Convergys Learning Centre
Brandon University | October 27, 2006
On Thursday, October 26, Brandon University held an official opening for the Convergys Learning Centre, located in the John E. Robbins Library on the BU campus. The opening featured a short formal presentation and ribbon cutting followed by a reception and demonstration of some of the equipment in the room Brandon University Reference Librarian Rainer Schira. Among the attendees were Julie Hewitt, Brandon Site Leader for Convergys, Cheryl McLelland, Human Resource Manager, Convergys Brandon, Patrick Robineau, from MBNA Canada, Mike Dutka, Manager, Staples Brandon and His Worship Dave Burgess, Mayor of Brandon....[continue]

Fall Convocation 2006 Award Recipients Announced at U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 27, 2006
Each year, the University of Saskatchewan honours those whose achievements benefit people at home, nationally and internationally. This year's award presentations will take place at Fall Convocation on Saturday, October 28, 2006....[continue]

Hope for the Dying Research Secures Award for U of S Nursing Professor
University of Saskatchewan | October 27, 2006
Ground-breaking research into the power of hope for the dying has helped earn a University of Saskatchewan nursing professor the fall 2006 Distinguished Researcher Award....[continue]

U of S, U of R Researchers partner with aboriginal communities to address health professional shortage
University of Saskatchewan | October 26, 2006
A research initiative led by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan is joining forces with the aboriginal community and health agencies to find ways to put more aboriginal doctors and nurses into Saskatchewan communities....[continue]

Researchers partner with aboriginal communities to address health professional shortage
University of Regina | October 26, 2006
A research initiative led by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan is joining forces with the aboriginal community and health agencies to find ways to put more aboriginal doctors and nurses into Saskatchewan communities....[continue]

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]

U of S Fall Convocation - October 28, 2006
University of Saskatchewan | October 25, 2006
The University of Saskatchewan will honour its graduates and confer approximately 780 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the annual Fall Convocation, October 28, 2006 at TCU Place in Saskatoon....[continue]

Northern Communities Aim to Make Themselves Attractive to Future Nurses
University of Northern British Columbia | October 24, 2006
Four northern BC communities have been participating in a project that is intended to make the communities more welcoming to Nursing students who are participating in clinical placements....[continue]

Mount Allison student receives funding to study Nunatsiavut land claim agreement
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Harry Borlase, a Canadian Studies student at Mount Allison University and resident of Goose Bay, NL, is the recipient of a Canadian Northern Studies Trust Northern Resident Award, valued at $5,000, from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)....[continue]

Students Benefit from Growing First Nations Partnerships at CBU
University College of Cape Breton | October 23, 2006
Today, in celebration of Miíkmaq History Month, the Miíkmaq College Institute at Cape Breton University recognized First Nation community partnerships with a special dedication and an open house....[continue]

Husky Energy Enables Advanced Health Research in the North
University of Northern British Columbia | October 23, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia will be engaged in cutting-edge research on diabetes in children and the effects of environmental contaminants on health thanks to a donation from Husky Energy....[continue]

Sharing Art, Spreading Hope
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Fine arts and health are coming together at Mount Allison University in support of a great cause. The department of fine arts and the Student Health Centre are pleased to present the second annual Sharing Art, Spreading Hope event on Wednesday, October 25 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Owens Art Gallery....[continue]

Unique bra eases womenís recovery from heart surgery
University of Calgary | October 22, 2006
A national clinical trial led by a University of Calgary researcher has found that wearing a specialized compression bra significantly reduces womenís breast pain following heart surgery....[continue]

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA HEALTH RESEARCHERS RECEIVE $8.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING
University of Manitoba | October 20, 2006
42 new projects include studies of cancer, Alzheimerís disease, cardiovascular disease and prenatal care....[continue]

Student inventor competes for top prize
University of Toronto | October 18, 2006
Medical student has many talents...[continue]

Students learn about teamwork at first interprofessional education event
University of Toronto | October 18, 2006
A new way to look at health science education...[continue]

Fall celebrations kick off in St. Johnís and Corner Brook - I love MUNdays and I fell for Grenfell
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 18, 2006
Memorial University is again celebrating its accomplishments and the spirit and atmosphere of creativity and ingenuity....[continue]

Renovations Begin at New Terrace Campus
University of Northern British Columbia | October 18, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia has selected two companies from the Northwest region to undertake renovations at its new Terrace campus building....[continue]

ASSESSING CARE IN MANITOBAíS NURSING HOMES
University of Manitoba | October 17, 2006
What quality indicators (QIs) can be used to measure care in nursing homes?...[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]

UNBC and Prince George to Host National Rural Health Conference
University of Northern British Columbia | October 12, 2006
One of the biggest rural health conferences ever to be held in Northern BC will be in Prince George from October 19-21....[continue]

TD Bank donates $1 million to York to enhance education and outreach in neighbouring communities
York University | October 12, 2006
York University Foundation is pleased to announce that TD Bank Financial Group is committing $1 million to provide a permanent York University satellite centre in the neighbouring Jane-Finch community....[continue]

Kamloops alumni to be honoured at TRU
Thompson Rivers University | October 11, 2006
Three distinguished alumni from Kamloops will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards this Friday at a banquet beginning at 6 pm in TRUís Culinary Arts Building....[continue]

Trinity Western University's new president to appear on Omni TV's The Standard, Thursday October 12, 2006 at 9:00pm PST.
Trinity Western University | October 11, 2006
Viewers are exposed to riveting stories from around the world, meeting newsmakers up close, and discovering the spiritual sides of famous men and women from all walks of life....[continue]

Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the universityís 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[continue]

World Rural Women's Day Chance to Recognize Contributions, Prof Says
University of Guelph | October 10, 2006
World Rural Womenís Day is Oct. 15, but rural women around the world probably wonít find time to celebrate....[continue]

Office of interprofessional education to enhance interdisciplinary learning
University of Toronto | October 6, 2006
Lessons in co-operation...[continue]

Ottawa Life Science Innovators Honoured at OLSC Annual Achievement Awards Dinner
University of Ottawa | October 4, 2006
The Ottawa Life Sciences Councilís (OLSC) 13th Annual Achievement Awards Dinner celebrates the outstanding achievements and innovations of Ottawa-area individuals, teams and companies....[continue]

TRU a community focus this October
Thompson Rivers University | October 3, 2006
Town and gown meet at the Thompson Rivers University campus next week in a variety of public events....[continue]

School of Health Studies Awards
Brandon University | September 28, 2006
The School of Health Studiesí Bachelor of Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing Departments held their inaugural Student Awards Ceremony on Friday, September 22, 2006 in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall in the School of Music at Brandon University....[continue]

Mount Allisonís Aboriginal Community Development Centre launches online digital repository
Mount Allison University | September 26, 2006
Pilot project documents First Nationís path to self-governance...[continue]


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