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One family, eight degrees from McMaster
McMaster University | November 17, 2006
Convocation will be a family affair for the de Bruins today....[continue]

Dalhousie University to Study Restorative Justice
Dalhousie University | November 16, 2006
Nova Scotiaís restorative justice program will be the subject of a significant research project led by Dalhousie University....[continue]

Social Work project combines art and research
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Coming Together photos on display through Nov. 29...[continue]

More Americans than Canadians (almost half) find anti-terrorism laws intrusive Ė international surveillance survey finds
Queen's University | November 13, 2006
Almost half of Canadians and even more Americans say they find new laws aimed at protecting national security post 9/11 intrusive....[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]

Shopping with your heart makes sense, says business prof
Queen's University | November 9, 2006
Going with your "gut feeling" when making a major purchase isn't a bad thing after all, says Queen's University School of Business researcher Laurence Ashworth....[continue]

Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

School of Graduate Studies hosts open house
McMaster University | November 6, 2006
McMaster's School of Graduate Studies is hosting two Graduate Studies Open Houses on Monday, Nov. 6 and Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the McMaster University Student Centre....[continue]

SMU named a national leader in Humanities Research
St. Mary's University | November 6, 2006
Researchers in the Faculty of Arts at Saint Mary's University have been recognized for a high rate of publication from 1999-2004....[continue]

International researchers convene to explore governance of natural resources in a complex world
Brock University | October 27, 2006
Researchers at Brock and Wilfrid Laurier University will lead a two-day international workshop on Oct. 27 and 28 at Wilfrid Laurier to address the challenge of natural resources use and protection in a complex and increasingly connected world. Participants at the workshop will take stock of recent developments in the governance of natural resources (e.g., fisheries, wildlife, forests), and identify new directions for research and policy....[continue]

McMaster establishes new graduate program in neuroscience
McMaster University | October 26, 2006
McMaster University has long been a leader in neurosciences, and a new graduate program will create an interdisciplinary, research-oriented training program....[continue]

Six York profs in the running for TVO's Best Lecturer 2007
York University | October 26, 2006
Six York professors have made the Ďtop 30í cut in TVOntarioís competition for Best Lecturer 2007.

People with strong faith donate, volunteer more: study
Ryerson University | October 23, 2006
Professor Ida Berger recently published a study on the influence of religion on philanthropy in Canada...[continue]

Brock's graduate students step onto world stage of research
Brock University | October 18, 2006
At Brock University's Fall Convocation, 147 students will receive master's and doctoral degrees during the Oct. 20 ceremony, a reflection of the institution's development and growth in post- graduate education....[continue]

Prof studies language usage by health-care professionals
University of Waterloo | October 16, 2006
A University of Waterloo expert in rhetoric heads a study into links between language and how health-care professionals conduct themselves in their dealings with patients and other professionals....[continue]

Laurierís Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights receives distinguished scholar award
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 13, 2006
Dr. Rhoda Howard-Hassmannís research, teaching, and focus on mentoring Ė not to mention her status as Ďone of the greatsí in the field of human rights Ė led to her selection as the first recipient of the American Political Science Association (APSA)ís Distinguished Scholar of Human Rights award....[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]

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]

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]

Western reappoints Dean of Social Science
University of Western Ontario | October 10, 2006
The University of Western Ontario has announced the reappointment of Dr. Brian Timney as Dean of the Faculty of Social Science. Dr. Timney will begin a six-year term on July 1, 2007....[continue]

Brock launches a Master of Applied Disability Studies for students and working professionals
Brock University | October 5, 2006
A newly created graduate program in Applied Disability Studies at Brock will provide education and training that is particularly suitable for specialists currently working in the field....[continue]

University and community service to be recognized at 2006 Clark Awards
University of Windsor | October 4, 2006
A dedicated feminist who has devoted her retirement to the work of the University of Windsorís Friends of Womenís Studies, the organizing group for the Distinguished Visitor in Womenís Studies program, is one of five outstanding community and University of Windsor supporters who will be honoured with the 2006 Clark Award....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 3, 2006
Five internationally known and highly regarded researchers in the area of text analysis will highlight the 2006 Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis (CaSTA) being held at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton from Oct. 11 to 15....[continue]

UNBC Participates in Major Northern Research Program
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 3, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia will play a leading role in one of the biggest research projects ever undertaken in northern Canada....[continue]

McGill and Montreal Matters: All about school
McGill University | October 3, 2006
Series to highlight education policy, preventing bullying and more...[continue]

Elizabeth Dawson becomes Brandon University's first Environmental Sciences graduate
Brandon University | October 3, 2006
Brandon University is pleased to announce that, in October 2006, Elizabeth Dawson will become the first graduate of the Brandon University Environmental Sciences program, which was introduced in September 2003....[continue]

University and community service to be recognized at 2006 Clark Awards
University of Windsor | October 2, 2006
A dedicated feminist who has devoted her retirement to the work of the University of Windsorís Friends of Womenís Studies, the organizing group for the Distinguished Visitor in Womenís Studies program, is one of five outstanding community and University of Windsor supporters who will be honoured with the 2006 Clark Award....[continue]

Workshop examines impact of ecosystem degradation on human health
McMaster University | October 2, 2006
Every year, unsafe water, coupled with a lack of basic sanitation, kills at least 1.6 million children under the age of five years....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
A study on the prevalence of violence against women has led to a disturbing finding....[continue]

Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy
Lakehead University | September 29, 2006
The largest Northern Social Science research grant has been awarded to establish the Social Economy Research Network for Northern Canada (SERNNoCa)....[continue]

Student NSERC & SSHRC Information Sessions
Nipissing University | September 29, 2006
Attention All Science as well as Social Sciences & Humanities Students...[continue]

Brock University's 2006 Fall Convocation and installation of its fifth President and Vice-Chancellor
Brock University | September 28, 2006
Brock's 2006 Fall Convocation will be celebrated during ceremonies taking place on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21....[continue]

Acadia University to host RSC: The Academies Governor General's Lecture Series
Acadia University | September 27, 2006
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Convocation honors arts, science and sports greats
Simon Fraser University | September 26, 2006
A pair of internationally-known filmmakers and a football great are among five individuals who will be honored during SFU's fall convocation ceremonies on Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6....[continue]

Facing crime: Forensic anthropologist at SMU works to find missing Aboriginal Canadians
St. Mary's University | September 25, 2006
While Aboriginal people are more likely to be victims of violent crime in Canada, police officers donít have all the tools they need to solve these crimes, says forensic anthropologist Dr. Tanya Peckmann...[continue]

McMaster Provost steps down
McMaster University | September 22, 2006
I wish to inform you of a significant change in the senior leadership of the University. Ken Norrie has resigned as McMaster's provost....[continue]

Three AU Masterís Students Win SSHRC Scholarships
Athabasca University | September 22, 2006
Three Athabasca University masterís students have been awarded 2006 scholarships by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada....[continue]

Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News photojournalism exhibit to open at uOttawa
University of Ottawa | September 21, 2006
The University of Ottawa, in collaboration with Carleton University and the Embassy of Afghanistan, will play host to an important exhibition highlighting the story of female communicators in Afghanistan....[continue]

New programs to recognize researchers, entrepreneurs
University of Toronto | September 21, 2006
University will make nominations for provincial awards...[continue]

"Research at SMU has a big bang for its buck," says Dean
St. Mary's University | September 20, 2006
Saint Maryís University is a leader when it comes to faculty published in major academic journals, according to the Canadian University Publications (CUP)....[continue]



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