Canadian University and Community College Directory
Student InfoGraduationEmploymentNews

Canada Forensic Science News from Canadian Universities

Canadian Campus Newswire

Forensic Science - Press Releases | Science and Technology

Crime and intelligence analysis degree option opens at BCIT
British Columbia Institute of Technology | October 25, 2006
The British Columbia Institute of Technology will soon be furnishing law enforcement with graduates trained in crime and intelligence analysis, as the institute launches a new degree option in Forensic Investigation....[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 university’s 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[continue]

Dead in the water: Nearly 100 people attend lecture on forensic oceanography
St. Mary's University | October 5, 2006
Droves of people — students, faculty, staff and the general public — poured into the Scotiabank Conference Theatre, Sobey Building, this afternoon to attend Dr. Michael Fennessy’s lecture....[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 don’t have all the tools they need to solve these crimes, says forensic anthropologist Dr. Tanya Peckmann...[continue]

Getting young minds hooked on science aim of Memorial University Program
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 22, 2006
A unique educational outreach program run by Memorial University of Newfoundland students is hoping to expand its mandate this year by getting into more schools to motivate young minds about the importance of science all the while promoting what Memorial has to offer....[continue]

Finding the dead near the river’s edge
St. Mary's University | September 12, 2006
Dr. Michael Fennessy will be at Saint Mary’s University in early October to discuss the importance of forensic oceanography and how this area of study will greatly assist forensic scientists and anthropologists and law enforcement agencies alike here in Canada....[continue]

Open house to showcase new Surrey campus
Simon Fraser University | September 8, 2006
SFU Surrey invites the community to check out the new Surrey campus at an open house on Saturday, Sept. 9 (noon-4 p.m)....[continue]

UW actions will probe club, overseas placements
University of Waterloo | August 28, 2006
The University of Waterloo today launched three initiatives related to the recent arrests of three UW graduates and one current student in connection with alleged support of Tamil Tiger terrorism activity....[continue]

Officers and academics gather for UofW Forensic Science Conference
University of Windsor | August 21, 2006
The University of Windsor will host Forensic scientists, students, and police officers specializing in forensic identification this week during the first-ever joint meeting of the Canadian Identification Society Educational Conference and Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences....[continue]

When the skull speaks, Dr. Tanya Peckmann listens
St. Mary's University | August 1, 2006
The forensic anthropologist at Saint Mary’s University wants to use the medical device, which is often used to check on the development of a human fetus, to measure the faces of living adults and children....[continue]

Shad Valley Open Day at Trent University to Showcase Energy-Saving Inventions
Trent University | July 27, 2006
Trent University is one of twelve universities across Canada to offer the Shad Valley program, which combines entrepreneurship with science and technology, and gives students an opportunity to attend lectures and workshops and get involved with group projects. Some participants are also offered a five-week, paid work experience with a Shad partner company upon completion of the program....[continue]

Searching for the dead
St. Mary's University | July 27, 2006
Researchers at Saint Mary's University will be testing a new electronic device in order to see if it can detect the presence of human remains buried in shallow clandestine graves....[continue]

Faculty of Law goes back to high school
University of Toronto | June 26, 2006
Law students connect with inner-city high school students, acting as positive role models and tutors...[continue]

Western Hosts Annual Microbiology/Genetics Conference and Professors Publish Book on Teen Experimentation
University of Western Ontario | June 19, 2006

Public talk on pine marten by international researcher
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 16, 2006
Those interested in pine marten will want to attend a public talk by Dr. Peter Turner at Grenfell College....[continue]

CSI at the CLS: Forensics Highlighted at Canadian Light Source Users' Meeting at the U of S
University of Saskatchewan | June 7, 2006
Television's CSI sleuths use cutting-edge technology to help solve their weekly crimes, but they haven't used a synchrotron - yet....[continue]

Kids experience university life
University of Toronto | May 8, 2006
Faculty and staff participate in annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day...[continue]

BCIT launches crime and intelligence analysis program, the first in Canada
British Columbia Institute of Technology | April 27, 2006
Students in BCIT’s Forensic Investigation degree program will soon have a new study option: crime and intelligence analysis, or CIA....[continue]

SFU celebrates 40th anniversary with Open House June 3
Simon Fraser University | April 26, 2006
Simon Fraser University’s 40th anniversary Open House on Saturday, June 3 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. is shaping up to be a huge community celebration....[continue]

BCIT launches securities fraud program: Advanced Specialty Certificate to provide new training in economic crimes
British Columbia Institute of Technology | April 24, 2006
For professionals in the financial sector looking to add to their skills and perhaps save the public from financial hardship, the British Columbia Institute of Technology will soon be offering an Advanced Speciality Certificate in Securities Fraud Analysis, as part of the economic crimes sector in the Institute’s Forensics Department....[continue]

University participates in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
University of Toronto | April 21, 2006
About 270 kids to join parents...[continue]

Lakehead U DNA Expert Assists in International Bestseller
Lakehead University | March 17, 2006
An expert in molecular and paleo DNA, Dr. Carney Matheson has applied his work in Paleo-DNA to exploring ancient populations, unravelling mummies, and even investigations of the Tomb of the Shroud – a tomb containing the oldest shroud found in the Holy Land....[continue]

Turin's shrouded history
Trinity Western University | March 16, 2006
Turin, Italy's most recent fame may be due to the 2006 winter games, but its long-standing notoriety has derived, in part, from being home to one of the most scrutinized pieces of archaeology—the Shroud of Turin....[continue]

Beyond Hollywood: Forensic experts at McGill
McGill University | March 15, 2006
Temperance Brennan, the heroine of the television show Bones, can crack a case in under an hour. But what role do forensic scientists like her real-life alter ego, forensic anthropologist and crime writer Kathy Reichs, actually play in crime solving?...[continue]

UBC Gains $5 Million for Hi-tech Oral Health Centre
University of British Columbia | March 9, 2006
A $5-million gift from a world leader in esthetic dental products to the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Dentistry will be recognized with the naming of a new oral health facility....[continue]

FBI Forensic Examiner Delivering Public Lecture at Trent University March 9
Trent University | March 2, 2006
The Forensic Science Program at Trent University is pleased to announce that Heather Seubert, a Forensic Examiner with the FBI, will be delivering an interactive discussion on her career and experiences on Thursday, March 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Room 114 at Gzowski College on the Symons campus....[continue]

Forensic Anthropologist Speaks About Digging Into Guatemala's Past
University of Northern British Columbia | February 22, 2006
On March 2nd at 7:00 pm, in room 7-238 at UNBC, members of the public are invited to attend a public lecture presented by an international expert on the forensic archaeological investigations of war crimes....[continue]

Success of Combining Policing and Education
University College of Cape Breton | December 8, 2005
Police Academy, CBU and Regional Police Service Build on Partnership...[continue]

The ‘Bones Lady’ returns to Mount Allison
Mount Allison University | November 28, 2005
Students in the anthropology department at Mount Allison University are fortunate to have Professor Moira McLaughlin, a forensic anthropologist return to teach Introduction to Forensic Anthropology in January 2006....[continue]

Centre will foster excellence in accounting research and education
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 15, 2005
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University are today opening a new research and education centre designed to increase the expertise of Ontario’s accounting graduates and practitioners....[continue]

Forensic science expert to speak at Laurentian University
Laurentian University of Sudbury | November 10, 2005
Dr. George Carmody, a widely recognized expert in population genetics, will be at Laurentian University to present a lecture entitled "Identification of Humans Using DNA" on Thursday, November 17, at 8 p.m., in room C-304 of the Classroom Building....[continue]

Trent University Tops Again, "Research University of the Year"
Trent University | October 25, 2005
Trent University has once again landed the number one spot as Research University of the Year for 2005, in a national survey ranking Canada's innovation leaders....[continue]

Lakehead University and Genesis Genomics Inc. Open New Microarray Facility
Lakehead University | October 13, 2005
Lakehead University’s Paleo DNA Laboratory and Genesis Genomics Inc. have officially opened the new Microarray Facility in the Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre (NOTC)....[continue]

The science of crime: forensic science program to host 7th annual seminar
British Columbia Institute of Technology | October 4, 2005
BCIT’s Forensic Science Technology Program will host its 7th annual day-long seminar this Saturday, October 8, at the Burnaby Campus. The topic: Crime and Science 2005 – Terrorism and Mass Disasters....[continue]

Lakehead U Hosts Elementary School Students as part of Biotechnology Week
Lakehead University | September 21, 2005
BioBus students gain hands-on Biotech experience on campus...[continue]

Six to receive Order of Ontario
University of Toronto | September 14, 2005
Six members of the university community -- all of them from the Faculty of Medicine -- are among the 29 recipients of the Order of Ontario for 2004, this province’s highest and most prestigious honour....[continue]

Trent University welcomes Over 2,000 New Students
Trent University | September 12, 2005
Trent University is attracting more scholarship students, transfer students, interest in professional programs and enrollment at Trent in Oshawa this year as the institution welcomes more than 2,000 new students when classes begin today....[continue]

Discover Dalhousie!
Dalhousie University | September 12, 2005
Discover the fascinating world of forensics. Experience rock and roll in the classroom. Climb to new heights on the largest climbing wall east of Ontario. Find out what the 'hot' job sectors are and where a university degree can take you. You can do all of this and much more at Discover Dalhousie, Dalhousie University's Open House, Oct. 14, 2005....[continue]

University introduces hybrid SUV for community policing
University of Toronto | September 7, 2005
Escorted by students and campus police on bicycles, the University of Toronto Police Service (UTPS) new Ford Escape Hybrid made its debut today in a parade around King's College Circle....[continue]

Three Carleton University Professors Make the Top Ten in Academic Idol Competition
Carleton University | September 6, 2005
Today, the Chair and CEO for TVOntario, Isabel Bassett, announced that three Carleton University professors placed in the top ten of the first TVO Best Lecturer Competition....[continue]



Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Business and Law

Campus Activities

Canadian Cities

Canadian Provinces

Education and Teaching

Fine Arts and Design

Health and Medicine

Language and Culture

Science and Technology

US States

World Countries

World Cities

Student InfoGraduationEmploymentNews

Copyright 2003-2008 -