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Glimpse to past adds weight to global warming forecasts
University of Calgary | March 23, 2006
A new examination of the period of global warming that planet Earth underwent 130,000 years ago is helping scientists to confirm the accuracy of projections for the next century – particularly over Canada’s North....[continue]

Of globalization and roving bandits
University of Manitoba | March 16, 2006
Interdisciplinary team of resource management scholars warn of global impact on the oceans...[continue]

Water and Health Focus of Hammond Lectures
University of Guelph | March 16, 2006
"Water and Health" is the topic of the 2005/06 Kenneth Hammond Lectures on Environment, Energy and Resources, to be held March 24 and 25 at the University of Guelph....[continue]

Prof Earns Prestigious Steacie Award
University of Guelph | March 13, 2006
A University of Guelph ecology professor has received a 2006 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, considered one of Canada’s premier science and engineering prizes....[continue]

Continuing Education at Brock, not your ordinary classroom
Brock University | March 9, 2006
Scotch, self-hypnosis, natural detoxification and a walking tour of a St. Catharines heritage district are just some of the special interest non-credit courses still available this winter from Continuing Education at Brock. Registration for Winter term courses is still ongoing....[continue]

Passion for Speech Communication
University College of Cape Breton | March 9, 2006
Passion for Speech Communication Emanates through the Generations at CBUProgram Pioneer Establishes Scholarship for Students in the Discipline...[continue]

CBU and AgraPoint Nova Scotia Partner …
University College of Cape Breton | March 3, 2006
Plans are underway by Cape Breton University and AgraPoint Nova Scotia to present a conference on agriculture in the Atlantic Region in July, 2006....[continue]

Women's Studies Research Day Being Held at Trent University March 10
Trent University | March 1, 2006
Trent University's Women's Studies Program will be holding its second annual Research Day, aimed at showcasing the new research being undertaken by faculty interested in Women's Studies, on Friday, March 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the "Pit" at Lady Eaton College on the Symons campus....[continue]

Experts discuss national security at uOttawa interdisciplinary conference
University of Ottawa | February 23, 2006
Security and privacy experts from across North America will gather at the University of Ottawa March 3 and 4, 2006 to discuss the most pressing issues facing world governments today....[continue]

Physician Faced the World's Worst Crises
University of Victoria | February 20, 2006
As a physician with Medécins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Dr. James Orbinski has helped the victims of some of the world’s worst humanitarian crises....[continue]

Trent University Awarded Funding to Conduct Groundbreaking Study on Declining Moose Populations in the Southern Range
Trent University | February 20, 2006
Trent University is pleased to announce the receipt of significant funding from the Strategic Project fund of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to undertake a leading-edge three year research project exploring the factors affecting the decline in distribution and abundance of moose in their southern range, with emphasis on southcentral Ontario....[continue]

BU Tourism Research Centre to host Rural Tourism Week February 27 to March 3
Brandon University | February 17, 2006
From February 27th to March 3rd, 2006 the Brandon University Tourism Research Centre will be hosting a Rural Tourism Week on the BU campus....[continue]

WLU Retirees' Association meeting cancelled
Wilfrid Laurier University | February 17, 2006
The WLU Retirees' Association regrets to announce that today's meeting has been canceled due to weather conditions....[continue]

Laurentian to lead climate change study with local, provincial and federal partners
Laurentian University of Sudbury | February 14, 2006
Laurentian University, in collaboration with a number of stakeholders, including the City of Greater Sudbury, Collège Boréal and Cambrian College, announced the launch of the Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Program, at Tom Davies Square Monday, February 13, 2006....[continue]

Laurier Golden Hawks represent Canada at the Olympics
Wilfrid Laurier University | February 13, 2006
Two former Golden Hawk athletes are in Torino, Italy for the twentieth Winter Olympic Games....[continue]

Research Week at Laurentian celebrates researchers and research activities
Laurentian University of Sudbury | February 13, 2006
Laurentian University's annual Research Week, starting Monday, February 13, is a week-long celebration of researchers and research activities....[continue]

Student-led conference on sustainability to be held at MTA Feb. 3-5
Mount Allison University | January 25, 2006
EcoAction, an organization made up of Mount Allison University students, in collaboration with Symbiose, the Youth Action Group, and the Sierra Youth Coalition, will be presenting a bilingual conference for high school and university students in Atlantic Canada entitled: Building a Culture of Sustainability: Sharing Tools for a New Paradigm, February 3 through 5 on the Mount Allison University campus....[continue]

# Cities Key to Growing Saskatchewan - U of S Public Policy Brief
University of Saskatchewan | January 13, 2006
Growing Saskatchewan's urban centres is the best potential source of economic growth and prosperity for the province, says a new University of Saskatchewan public policy brief aimed at improving government planning....[continue]

Memorial University unearthing ancient stories at new seminar
Memorial University of Newfoundland | January 12, 2006
The archaeologist who excavated the earliest known fishing site in the New Worldis coming to Memorial University for a special public lecture next week....[continue]

When Hippos Roamed Suffolk
University of Lethbridge | December 20, 2005
U of L Geography Researcher Helps Verify 700,000-year-old Human Occupation of Prominent United Kingdom Archaeology Site...[continue]

York space scientist discovers 200-km/hour winds high above earth
York University | December 20, 2005
York University co-hosted an event with the Canadian Space Agency to highlight the research findings and mark the successful conclusion of WINDII after 14 years in orbit....[continue]

Cold Hands Warm Hearts - AAA raises funds and AIDs awareness
Augustana University College | December 20, 2005
What do a former surveyor from Newfoundland, an organic farmer from Viking Alberta and a young Ugandan woman who wants to be a nurse, have in common? They have the University of Alberta, Camrose and a cause. They are members of the Augustana Against AIDs Student Society, a small group of students with great big goals at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus. Their goal is to raise awareness about AIDs in Africa, to create a long-term twinning project between the campus and an orphanage in Africa , and they also want to $50K for the Stephen Lewis Foundation this year....[continue]

Fuel Cells
University of British Columbia | December 20, 2005
Fuel cells will play an important role in energy sustainability and global climate change, two of the biggest issues for the 21st century. Fuel cells are poised at roughly the same place as personal computers were a few decades ago, and we’ll soon see them in handheld electronic devices, PCs and other portable devices....[continue]

Professors celebrate Quirks & Quarks' 30th anniversary
University of Toronto | December 8, 2005
Explaining science in common language key to success...[continue]

Memorial researchers take leading role in new fishery study
Memorial University of Newfoundland | December 5, 2005
GeoCod — that’s the name of a brand new high-tech research project headed by Memorial University which aims to use cutting-edge technology to provide those involved in the fishery with a comprehensive and accurate analysis of changing marine ecosystems....[continue]

McGill goes green at BIOCAP
McGill University | December 5, 2005
McGill researchers provide Canadian perspective at climate change conference...[continue]

McGill experts offer insight into federal election campaign issues
McGill University | December 5, 2005
Preparing coverage for the upcoming federal elections and need experts who can offer insight?...[continue]

Hammond Lectures Focus of CBC Radio Program
University of Guelph | December 1, 2005
A CBC Radio program based on the 2004/05 Kenneth Hammond Lectures on Environment, Energy and Resources is set to air Dec. 7 at 9:05 p.m on 89.1 FM....[continue]

UNBC Names New President
University of Northern British Columbia | December 1, 2005
An outstanding university administrator with roots in British Columbia and extensive experience in the North will be the University of Northern British Columbia’s next President....[continue]

University to mark 16th National Day of Remembrance
University of Toronto | December 1, 2005
Ceremonies to be held on all three campuses...[continue]

Dal amphitheatre project in Cheticamp wins national design award
Dalhousie University | November 30, 2005
Le Théâtre Petit Cercle, designed and constructed by 27 students and professors in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Architecture and Planning, took the top architecture honour last night at the National Post Design Exchange Awards in Toronto....[continue]

Concordia University | November 28, 2005
The Canadian Solar Decathlon Team, of primarily Concordia engineering and communications students will be showcasing their net zero energy solar-powered house, The Northern Light, in conjunction with the United Nations Climate Change Conference – Parallel Events — A World of Solutions....[continue]

Mount Allison receives Federal Energy Award and funding for newest residence, Campbell Hall
Mount Allison University | November 25, 2005
Natural Resources Canada's Commercial Building Incentive Program (CBIP) for New Buildings has recognized Mount Allison University, for the energy-efficient design of its newest residence, Campbell Hall....[continue]

Laurentian University and Greater Sudbury partners takes part in UN's Climate Change Conference
Laurentian University of Sudbury | November 25, 2005
Laurentian University, along with the City of Greater Sudbury and Science North, will be represented at the upcoming United Nations' Climate Change Conference taking place in Montreal , from Monday, November 28, to Friday, December 9 ([continue]

Network's website offers information about sea and lake ice, frozen surfaces
University of Waterloo | November 24, 2005
An information portal based at the University of Waterloo is providing researchers around the world with key and timely information about the state of the cryosphere -- sea ice, lake ice, snow cover, frozen ground and glaciers -- which plays a significant role in the Earth's climate system....[continue]

Stabilizing climate change more daunting than thought
University of Calgary | November 23, 2005
If the world is serious about halting global warming then it will have to reduce carbon emissions over the next century by as much as 230 billion tonnes more than previously thought, according to new research from the University of Calgary....[continue]

Media Alert: Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium
McGill University | November 22, 2005
Top climate change scientists to speak...[continue]

Expert Alert: Climate change and energy needs
McGill University | November 18, 2005
The conference will be historic....[continue]

E-Dialogue and Public Forum on Creating a Post-Carbon Society
Royal Roads University | November 18, 2005
Royal Roads University will launch a national on-line discussion Wednesday, Nov. 23 on how Canada can secure a more sustainable energy future....[continue]

Green roofs in winter: Hot design for a cold climate
University of Toronto | November 17, 2005
First conclusive data about green roofs on exhibit at the Design Exchange...[continue]



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