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Nine uOttawa scientists receive Early Researcher Award
University of Ottawa | November 7, 2006
Nine researchers at the University of Ottawa have received an Early Research Award, formerly the Premierís Research Excellence Awards....[continue]

Inaugural CBU Fall Convocation Celebration This Saturday
University College of Cape Breton | October 24, 2006
Cape Breton University will celebrate its first Fall Convocation this Saturday, October 28. The celebration takes place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre starting at 7:00 p.m. CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren will confer the parchments. Approximately 250 students are eligible to graduate....[continue]

Memorial University of Newfoundland to launch I Love MUNdays on Wednesday, Oct. 25
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 23, 2006
Dr. Lilly Walker, dean of Student Affairs and Services, together with Aimee Power, a fourth-year honours psychology student and the current Miss Newfoundland and Labrador, will officially launch I Love MUNdays at 10:15 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in the University Centre Food Court on Memorialís St. Johnís campus....[continue]

Nearly $14 million in CIHR funding for uOttawa researchers
University of Ottawa | October 16, 2006
Researchers at the University of Ottawa and its affiliate research institutions have received $13,816,386 in grants and scholarships from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)....[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]

UW digital ergonomics research seeks to make workplaces safer
University of Waterloo | October 5, 2006
Innovative digital ergonomics research led by a University of Waterloo faculty member aims to make workplaces safer by eliminating a common injury -- shoulder strain....[continue]

Memorial University professor honoured for teaching excellence
Memorial University of Newfoundland | July 17, 2006
A Memorial University of Newfoundland professor known for her passion for outdoor education and recreation has just received another top award...[continue]

Director of athletics appointed at Memorial University
Memorial University of Newfoundland | July 12, 2006
Memorial University has appointed its first-ever full time director of athletics in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation....[continue]

Provincial team defends remote operated vehicle championship
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 27, 2006
For the second straight year, the Eastern Edge Robotics Team, representing the Marine Institute of Memorial University, captured gold at the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) centreís International Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) competition....[continue]

UW researchers receive CFI support for health-related projects
University of Waterloo | June 22, 2006
University of Waterloo researchers have received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to perform work on pressing health issues, such as high blood pressure, osteoporosis and workplace injuries....[continue]

UBC Gains $7 Million in Social Sciences and Humanities Funding
University of British Columbia | June 21, 2006
Researchers at the University of British Columbia gained $7 million in federal research support for 79 social, economic and cultural research projects, earning them second place among Canadian universities this year for funding won in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) annual grants competition....[continue]

Interdisciplinary PhD in Rural and Northern Health will enhance health care in the North
Laurentian University of Sudbury | June 19, 2006
Laurentian University is pleased to announce that an Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Rural and Northern Health has been recently approved by the Ontario Council of Graduate Studies (OCGS). This will be Laurentianís fifth doctoral program and the only one of its kind in Ontario....[continue]

2,382 to receive degrees at Spring 2006 Convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | June 6, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 2,382 graduating students during six sessions of the universityís 85th Convocation ceremonies this weekend....[continue]

Public talk explores how to cope with low-back pain in workplace
University of Waterloo | May 31, 2006
A professor of medicine who directs a low-back research laboratory in the US will discuss ways on minimizing work-related risks when he delivers a Hallman Visiting Professor Lecture at the University of Waterloo next week....[continue]

Study shows economic impact of Pan-American Junior Athletic Championships
University of Windsor | May 26, 2006
A University of Windsor professor and her team of researchers will present the findings of an economic impact study of the Pan-American Junior Athletic Championships 2005, based on total visitor spending, stadium and operational costs....[continue]

Study shows economic impact of Pan-American Junior Athletic Championships
University of Windsor | May 26, 2006
A University of Windsor professor and her team of researchers will present the findings of an economic impact study of the Pan-American Junior Athletic Championships 2005, based on total visitor spending, stadium and operational costs....[continue]

The University of Ottawa to welcome 135 new doctors
University of Ottawa | May 9, 2006
They are determined, enthusiastic, motivated, and committed to the medical profession....[continue]

Over 1,000 To Graduate
Simon Fraser University | April 27, 2006
StFX Honours Gaetano Gagliano, Dr. Martha Piper, Joan Dillon and Donald Munroe...[continue]

Public presentations by candidates for new director of athletics at Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | April 21, 2006
Memorial University ís School of Human Kinetics and Recreation is holding a series of public presentations over the next three weeks to hear from candidates for the position of director of athletics....[continue]

Celebrating UPEI Engineering Excellence, April 22
University of Prince Edward Island | April 20, 2006
This Saturday, April 22, UPEI will be hosting a public reception to showcase the success of its Engineering students....[continue]

University of Ottawa receives more than $1.3 million in CFI funding
University of Ottawa | March 27, 2006
A dozen researchers at the University of Ottawa have received a total of $1,330,750 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar: March 21 to 26 2006
University of Ottawa | March 21, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

University of Ottawa students "Walk for Sean" to raise funds for special scholarship named for late Everest climber
University of Ottawa | March 20, 2006
On March 24, University of Ottawa students will honour the memory and the spirit of Prof. Sean Egan with a full day of special events....[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]

Flags to Be At Half-Mast Monday in Memory of Student
University of Guelph | March 3, 2006
Campus flags will be at half-mast Monday to mark the Saturday funeral service for Annie Belandis, a fourth-year human kinetics student who died March 1....[continue]

Memorial University committee to explore collaborative health education and research; lectures series will help inform discussion
Memorial University of Newfoundland | March 1, 2006
Memorial University has responded to one of the requests contained in the White Paper issued last summer by the provincial government by forming a Committee on Collaborative Health Professional Education and Research....[continue]

Memorial University Field House to show Olympic curling final on big screen
Memorial University of Newfoundland | February 23, 2006
The Memorial University Alumni Association and The Works have arranged for the gold medal match in menís curling at the Olympics to be shown on a big screen in the universityís Field House on Westerland Road....[continue]

Lakehead U Lecturer Co-Author of Textbook on Outdoor Leadership
Lakehead University | January 30, 2006
A Lakehead University lecturer with the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism has co-authored a textbook which will be available later in January....[continue]

Memorial University hosts community forum on athletics
Memorial University of Newfoundland | January 12, 2006
Memorial University of Newfoundland is holding a public forum with special interest groups and sport and community organizations Jan. 17 to discuss a new study that examines the reporting relationship and funding mechanisms of its varsity athletics program....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | January 3, 2006
The benefits and concerns of workplace wellness will highlight the opening leg of the second year of the University of New Brunswick in Frederictonís faculty of kinesiologyís speaker series for 2006....[continue]

Memorial Universityís varsity athletics program focus of new report
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 24, 2005
Memorial University will hold consultation meetings to discuss a new report that examines its varsity athletics program....[continue]

Memorial University appoints new director for the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 18, 2005
Dr. Mary Bluechardt is the new director of the School of Human Kineticsand Recreation. Dr. Bluechardt's appointment is for a five-year term, effective Jan. 1, 2006....[continue]

Outstanding faculty and staff recognized at Memorial
Memorial University of Newfoundland | November 15, 2005
Memorial University honoured the efforts of its best educators, researchers and staff members at a special ceremony today at the Fluvarium in St. Johnís....[continue]

Jackman to preside over final Convocation as Chancellor
University of Windsor | October 13, 2005
Chancellor and long-time University of Windsor supporter, Frederic (Eric) Jackman, will be one of two outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees this Saturday, October 15, during the University of Windsorís 84th Convocation Ceremonies at the University of Windsorís St. Denis Centre. Jackman and fellow recipient Sergio Marchionne (BComm í79) will be honoured for their outstanding contributions to their communities and fields of endeavour....[continue]

Memorial University forum to explore average citizen's influence on governance of health, education, municipalities and economic development
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 29, 2005
The province has recently announced changes in the regional structure of health and education boards and has established new regional councils for promoting economic development....[continue]

Alumni, Athletics Highlight Homecoming 2005
University of Guelph | September 20, 2005
The University of Guelph's annual Homecoming celebration runs Sept. 30 and Oct. 1....[continue]

Visionary Trinity Western University leader to complete presidential tenure
Trinity Western University | September 7, 2005
Chancellor of R. Neil Snider, Ph.D., has announced that in June 2006, after 32 years, he will complete his final term as President of Trinity Western University....[continue]

UBC Researcher Developing New Test to Detect "Gene Doping" in Athletes
University of British Columbia | February 6, 2005
A University of British Columbia researcher is developing a new test to screen "gene-doping" in athletes....[continue]



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