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

Library offers glimpse into the mind of Isaac Newton
McMaster University | November 16, 2006
A rare first edition of Isaac Newton's Opticks, recently acquired as McMaster University library's two millionth book, has provided the inspiration for an imaginative interdisciplinary collaboration between the library, the Learning Technologies Resource Centre (LTRC) and instructors in the Arts and Science program....[continue]

Please note the following upcoming thesis defenses
St. Mary's University | November 15, 2006
Amanda Topen will defend her MA in Women's Studies thesis, Labour Market Integration Experiences of Immigrant Women from Sub-Saharan Africa, on November 16, 2006 at 1:00 in McNally Main 208....[continue]

New fund to aid lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students
University of Toronto | November 15, 2006
Bursaries and emergency financial aid fund to be established...[continue]

Notice of Thesis Defense
St. Mary's University | November 14, 2006
Kelly Dye will defend her PhD Business Administration (Management) Thesis, Acker Through the Looking Glass: Exploring ‘Gendered Sub Structures’ for Understanding the Gendering of Organizations on November 20, 2006 at 10:00 AM in the Conference Room, Patrick Power Library....[continue]

Pratt expert to deliver Pratt Lecture at Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 8, 2006
One of the principal authorities on the writing of poet E. J. Pratt and how oral traditions influence literature will deliver Memorial University’s 2006 Pratt Lecture on Friday, Nov. 17....[continue]

Rotman School explores building diverse workplaces
University of Toronto | November 8, 2006
Gay, lesbian communities focus of Nov. 6 seminar...[continue]

Understanding the Sexes through Psychology
St. Mary's University | November 7, 2006
The mental processes encompassing differences between the sexes have fuelled the research interests of soon to be Saint Mary’s graduate Melissa Gray, a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia....[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]

Dramatic film based on research into crab asthma's devastating impact
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 6, 2006
A 20-minute dramatic film depicting the impact of asthma on snowcrab processing workers, their families and communities in this province, will be publicly screened on Friday, Nov. 10....[continue]

University of Manitoba | November 6, 2006
Programs will focus on HIV/AIDS prevention, care, support and treatment for vulnerable population....[continue]

Reel Life: StFX Welcomes 2006 Women's Film Festival
St. Francis Xavier University | November 3, 2006
A series of edgy, independent films shot through a feminist lens will be showcased during the 2006 Women's Film Festival at StFX, which will run Nov.8 to10....[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.

Play explores homophobia, xenophobia, tolerance and acceptance
University of Regina | October 26, 2006
The University of Regina Theatre Department will present Moisés Kaufman's The Laramie Project from Nov. 1 to Nov. 5 at the University Theatre, Riddell Centre....[continue]

Gender and Disaster in Canada: New Thinking, New DirectionsVictoria Park Garrison, Sydney, October 31st – Nov 2nd, 2006
University College of Cape Breton | October 26, 2006
Cape Breton University’s International Centre for Emergency Management Studies is holding its first inaugural workshop focused on gender factors as they relate to the emergency management cycle in the Canadian context....[continue]

Nipissing hosting Take Back the Night March
Nipissing University | October 25, 2006
The Nipissing University Women’s Centre is holding their fourth annual Take Back the Night March on Friday, October 27....[continue]

Science Seminar Series presents BU Psychology professor Dr. Shannon Gadbois
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
On Tuesday, October 31 from 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brandon University Science Seminar series will present a talk by Brandon University's Dr. Shannon Gadbois, (Department of Psychology), titled If You Let Me Play Sports ...Does Sports Involvement Always Correlate with High Self-Esteem? Dr. Gadbois' talk will take place in room 3-42 of the Brodie Sciences Building and is free of charge. All are welcome!...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 25, 2006
Cutting-edge education experts from coast to coast will offer keynote addresses at the Atlantic Educators’ Conference in Fredericton, Nov. 17 and 18. The public is welcome to attend the keynote addresses at no charge....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
Biologist William Seabrook and historian Gillian Thompson have joined the ranks of professors emeriti at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. They received the honorary emeritus designation at fall Convocation, Oct. 19, in recognition of their distinguished careers....[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]

Fruit fly dating game provides clues to our reproductive prowess
Queen's University | October 23, 2006
Researchers have discovered that seeking out the most attractive mate may be unhealthy for any offspring....[continue]

Women's Math Performance Affected by Theories on Sex Differences: UBC Researchers
University of British Columbia | October 19, 2006
[News editors: UBC provides ISDN lines for radio interviews and a TV studio with fibre optic access to facilitate double-ender interviews.]...[continue]

Waterloo to stand up to make poverty history and attempt to set world record
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 12, 2006
Members of Waterloo Region are invited to gather on Sunday, October 15th to attempt to set a Guinness World Record for standing up to make poverty history worldwide by 2015....[continue]

Same-sex marriage and parenting rights forums at York U
York University | October 11, 2006
Public forums on two vital national social policy issues – same-sex marriage and parental rights – will take place October 11 and 18 at York University....[continue]

World Rural Women's Day Chance to Recognize Contributions, Prof Says
University of Guelph | October 10, 2006
World Rural Women’s Day is Oct. 15, but rural women around the world probably won’t find time to celebrate....[continue]

New College officially welcomes new leader
University of Toronto | October 5, 2006
Ninth principal is leading historian, former director of the Centre for the Study of the United States...[continue]

Second Queerical Up North meeting October 5
National Theatre School of Canada | October 5, 2006
Queer students and LGBTTIQ friends and allies are invited to attend the second meeting of Queerical Up North on Thursday October 5, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in room H110....[continue]

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

Youth Gambling Study Undertaken at Mount Saint Vincent University
Mount Saint Vincent University | October 2, 2006
A team of six researchers has been awarded a 10-month grant by the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) to conduct a comprehensive, independent research study into youth gambling....[continue]

Youth Gambling Study Undertaken at SMU
St. Mary's University | October 2, 2006
A professor from Saint Mary’s University is part of a team of researchers from Halifax, NS who have been awarded a 10-month grant by the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) to conduct a comprehensive, independent research study into youth gambling....[continue]

McMaster Engineers Without Borders volunteer in Africa
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
Two McMaster engineering students have recently unpacked their bags after completing a four-month volunteer term in Zambia and Ghana....[continue]

Thermal imaging shatters arousal gender gap myth
McGill University | September 29, 2006
A new McGill University study that used thermal imaging technology for the first time ever to measure sexual arousal rates has turned the conventional wisdom that women become aroused more slowly than men on its head....[continue]

Brandon University brings back traditional Fall Homecoming weekend September 29, 30 & October 1
Brandon University | September 21, 2006
Brandon University is happy to announce the return, by popular demand, of Fall Homecoming....[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]

Year of Languages kicks off
University of Toronto | September 21, 2006
2006-07 a celebration of importance in education, research and the global community...[continue]

Class cancellation
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 19, 2006
Memorial University course, Women's Studies 2000, with instructor Lori Yetman scheduled for 7-9:30 pm., is cancelled for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006....[continue]

How Will New Brunswick Vote? Political Science Experts Discuss Outcome at APPSA Conference
Mount Saint Vincent University | September 15, 2006
The New Brunswick election has the Liberals and Conservatives locked in a tight race, with the NDP lagging....[continue]

Inaugural Queerical Up North meeting Monday
Nipissing University | September 15, 2006
Queer students and LGBTTIQ friends and allies are invited to attend the first meeting of Queerical Up North on Monday, Sept. 18, from 4-6 p.m. in room H160 at Nipissing University....[continue]

BU Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies profs in high demand for their expertise
Brandon University | September 6, 2006
As the Brandon University Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (A-DES) program is one of only a few of its kind in North America, it should come as no surprise that professors in the program are in high demand to serve as experts at conferences and other speaking engagements around North America following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of last year....[continue]

Overconfidence — too much of a good thing or not?
Mount Allison University | August 31, 2006
Could that arrogant guy in your office, with his overconfident demeanour, be on to something?...[continue]



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