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Hope for the Dying Research Secures Award for U of S Nursing Professor
University of Saskatchewan | October 27, 2006
Ground-breaking research into the power of hope for the dying has helped earn a University of Saskatchewan nursing professor the fall 2006 Distinguished Researcher Award....[continue]

The Ends of Life and Death
Dalhousie University | October 16, 2006
The Segelberg Lecture Series presents Dr. Jocelyn Downie, Professor of Law, and Former Director of The Health Law Institute, Dalhousie University....[continue]

Health and Social Impacts of Cancer Examined
University of Victoria | October 12, 2006
From clinical research to palliative care, cancer is a presence with a powerful impact....[continue]

Mini Med School doubles offerings
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 3, 2006
The Mini Medical and Health Sciences School is back for another great fall season, with a new format to increase your exposure to exciting presentations by experienced health educators....[continue]

The university of the bedside
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 18, 2006
Laurier grad Nick Ruiter has been a spiritual care coordinator for ten years now, and some find it hard to believe that he can enjoy his job as much as he does....[continue]

Patients poorly prepared for end-of-life decisions: national study
Queen's University | September 12, 2006
Terminally-ill patients in Canada are poorly prepared to deal with end-of-life issues such as whether or not they will be resuscitated if they suffer a heart attack or other life-threatening medical complication, says Queen's University professor of Medicine Daren Heyland....[continue]

StFX researchers receive $113,749 to help build capacity in Nova Scotia's health research community
St. Francis Xavier University | July 27, 2006
A team of StFX researchers will be at the forefront of building capacity in Nova Scotia's health research community thanks to five new grants worth $113,749 from the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF)....[continue]

University of Manitoba | July 20, 2006
Three professors from the University of Manitoba are among 82 scholars and scientists who have been elected to the prestigious Royal Society of Canada (RSC)....[continue]

Reporters awarded Canadian Journalism Fellowships at U of T
University of Toronto | June 23, 2006
Five journalists to spend year as senior residents of Massey College...[continue]

Arch Awards honour two high-achieving alumni
University of Calgary | June 1, 2006
A physician and tireless advocate for global survival and a former Olympian and recent med school graduate are the two newest alumni to be named recipients of the Arch Awards, which will be awarded on Monday, June 5....[continue]

Ottawa Citizen, uOttawa celebrate partnership at "Ottawa Citizen Terrace"
University of Ottawa | May 30, 2006
Two of Ottawa’s most venerable institutions are celebrating their partnership....[continue]

Congratulations to Brandon University’s Spring 2006 graduates!
Brandon University | May 29, 2006
On Saturday, May 27th, Brandon University held its 2006 Spring Convocation at the Keystone Centre Main Arena in Brandon....[continue]

Health Disparities Focus of New U of S-Led Research Projects
University of Saskatchewan | May 29, 2006
Three University of Saskatchewan-led research teams have been awarded $2.3 million over five years to explore health inequities among vulnerable populations including Aboriginal people, minority francophones, and disadvantaged people in Saskatoon....[continue]

Local volunteers establish Dr. Noël and Dr. Doreen Joubert Scholarship in Health Studies at Brandon University
Brandon University | May 18, 2006
In September 2004, the Brandon community suffered a tragic loss with the sudden passing of Dr. Noël and Dr. Doreen Joubert....[continue]

Medicine and Law grads to receive degrees Thursday
University of Calgary | May 10, 2006
Graduates from the Faculties of Medicine and Law will kick off the University of Calgary’s spring convocation ceremonies on Thursday — the first convocation of the university’s 40th anniversary year....[continue]

Nursing After Degree Program Begins
Augustana University College | May 1, 2006
The first cohort of eight students begins the University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing After-degree program in Camrose today....[continue]

Atom Egoyan guest-stars at spring convocation
University of Calgary | April 10, 2006
Acclaimed Canadian film-maker Atom Egoyan, former Canadian Football League Commissioner Douglas Mitchell, Calgary arts patron and community activist Mary Rozsa de Coquet and outgoing U of C Students’ Union President Bryan West are among the 16 respected and talented individuals who will be conferred with the University of Calgary’s highest honours in convocation ceremonies taking place between May 11 and June 9, 2006....[continue]

Lakehead U Fourth Annual Nursing Forum Marks Special Milestones
Lakehead University | March 31, 2006
On Monday, April 3, the Fourth Annual Nursing Scholarship Forum will take place at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre....[continue]

Lakehead U Fourth Annual Nursing Forum Marks Special Milestones
Lakehead University | March 31, 2006
On Monday, April 3, the Fourth Annual Nursing Scholarship Forum will take place at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre....[continue]

Students receive national, provincial and UW co-op awards
University of Waterloo | March 20, 2006
In celebrating National Co-operative Education Week, the University of Waterloo's Co-operative Education & Career Services announced today that two of the UW's co-op students have been awarded prestigious national and provincial awards....[continue]

University of Manitoba | March 6, 2006
Art and medicine fuse together at the University of Manitoba Medical Art Show....[continue]

Queen's Professor of Medicine and Oncology Deborah Dudgeon has been awarded one of six Premier's Awards
Queen's University | February 28, 2006
The circumstances around their dying - and not the location - are what matter most to terminally ill Canadians, says Queen's University Professor of Medicine Daren Heyland....[continue]

Queen’s medical oncologist receives Premier’s Award
Queen's University | February 27, 2006
Queen's Professor of Medicine and Oncology Deborah Dudgeon has been awarded one of six Premier's Awards for exemplifying the extraordinary contribution college graduates make to society....[continue]

Lakehead U Expert on Gerontology and Palliative Care Named Director of CERAH
Lakehead University | January 30, 2006
A Lakehead University expert on gerontology and palliative care has been appointed Director for the Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH)....[continue]

CIHR awards $3.78 million to York health researchers
York University | October 18, 2005
Fifteen York University researchers received some good news from Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research....[continue]

Brighter diagnosis for Canadians: National health advisory board is born
McGill University | September 21, 2005
McGill's Celeste Johnston joins newly created Canadian Academy of Health Sciences...[continue]

Nearly-weds sought for Transition to Marriage study
Simon Fraser University | September 13, 2005
September's the start of wedding fair season, when prospective brides crowd into local hotel ballrooms to drool over gowns, rings, bouquets, and other nuptial neccessities. For SFU assistant psychology professor Rebecca Cobb, it may be the perfect time to be recruiting nearly-weds for a new marriage study....[continue]



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