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U of S-Led Partnership Launches Anxiety and Depression Research Initiative
University of Saskatchewan | November 17, 2006
Research into anxiety and depression at the University of Saskatchewan receives a $780,000 boost today to develop early diagnosis tools for these debilitating conditions and develop treatments to improve the quality of life of both patients and their caregivers....[continue]

U of S VIDO team discovers key step in flu virus replication
University of Saskatchewan | November 15, 2006
As public health officials around the world keep a nervous eye on the spread of avian influenza, the University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has uncovered a key step in how the influenza virus causes infection....[continue]

Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture located at the U of S Recognizes Donors to its Founding Chairs Program
University of Saskatchewan | November 9, 2006
Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture located at the U of S Recognizes Donors to its Founding Chairs Program...[continue]

Mongolian author to read at Malaspina University-College
Malaspina University College | October 24, 2006
Mongolian author, chieftain, shaman and poet Galsan Tschinag is visiting Malaspina University-College’s Nanaimo campus for a free reading from his latest book, The Blue Sky....[continue]

Canada Research Chair in ACS Gets Big Support for Health Research Project
St. Mary's University | October 20, 2006
Dr. Peter Twohig, Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies (ACS) at Saint Mary’s, received some good news today....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 20, 2006
42 new projects include studies of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease and prenatal care....[continue]

UBC Researchers Find Food-free Route to Obesity
University of British Columbia | October 19, 2006
Can people get fat -- and risk debilitating diabetes -- without overeating?...[continue]

National health research institute awards Queen’s researchers $6.3 million
Queen's University | October 16, 2006
Researchers studying fetal alcohol disorders, chemotherapy resistant tumours, and tissue-engineered cartilage are among 12 Queen’s projects to receive a total of $6.3 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)....[continue]

Exhibition reveals the impact of pop culture on the general public
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
The Robert Langen Art Gallery will feature the works of artist Daryl Vocat in an exhibition entitled The Translator’s Conundrum....[continue]

Prof studies language usage by health-care professionals
University of Waterloo | October 16, 2006
A University of Waterloo expert in rhetoric heads a study into links between language and how health-care professionals conduct themselves in their dealings with patients and other professionals....[continue]

Laurier hosts premiere of award-winning movie short
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
The Canadian premiere of Up on the Rope, a short film by Paula M. Froehle, will take place in Laurier’s Paul Martin Centre on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm....[continue]

Researchers at Acadia University awarded $134,000 CANADA-HOPE scholarship to implement aging and health research in India
Acadia University | October 6, 2006
F: 902.585.1072E-mail:[continue]

$25 million commitment to U of A includes largest ever one-time gift to a Canadian pharmacy school
University of Alberta | October 6, 2006
The Katz Group-Rexall Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research to open in 2008...[continue]

National science advisor gives talk on the changing face of science
University of Waterloo | September 20, 2006
Canada's national science advisor to the prime minister will give a talk on scientific research and global challenges during a public lecture later this month at the University of Waterloo....[continue]

Dr. Richard Leigh named to the University of Calgary’s GSK-CIHR Professorship in Inflammatory Lung Disease
University of Calgary | September 14, 2006
Research focuses on the functional changes that occur with asthma and other chronic lung diseases...[continue]

Sudan Media Study Summary
Concordia University | September 8, 2006
Mass Atrocity Crimes in Darfur and the Response of Government Sudan Broadcasters to International Pressure...[continue]

CLLRNet Supports North Bay Student to Research Family Literacy at UPEI
University of Prince Edward Island | August 29, 2006
Ashleigh McBain of North Bay, Ontario has just said farewell to her colleagues at the University of Prince Edward Island after spending the summer carrying out research in family literacy....[continue]

St. Francis Xavier University Receives $4 Million in Funding to Host Centre for Determinants of Health
St. Francis Xavier University | August 18, 2006
St. Francis Xavier University will receive over $4 million over the next three years from the Public Health Agency of Canada to host the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, announced at a press conference in Antigonish on August 18....[continue]

UBC Discoveries May Yield New Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia in Down Syndrome
University of British Columbia | July 25, 2006
fax 604.822.2684...[continue]

UNBC Hosts Second Western Canada Conference on RNA Genetic Research
University of Northern British Columbia | July 22, 2006
50 researchers – primarily from BC and Alberta – will be meeting at UNBC on July 24-25 to present some of their findings on the frontier of genetic research....[continue]

U of A earns six Canada Research Chairs and $3.9 million
University of Alberta | July 19, 2006
Dr. Patrick MacDonald, a world leader in Type 2 diabetes research, arrived at the University of Alberta two weeks ago from his post at Oxford University in England. Today he was named the new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Islet Biology....[continue]

Cancer researchers confirm brain tumour genetic subtype informs treatment, predicts outcome
University of Calgary | July 6, 2006
Research confirms that determining the genetic composition of brain cancers can better inform doctors and patients for treatment options and prognosis....[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 Laurentian’s fifth doctoral program and the only one of its kind in Ontario....[continue]

U of S names new laboratory after founder of ParticipACTION
University of Saskatchewan | June 19, 2006
Today University of Saskatchewan President, Peter MacKinnon, officially opened a new laboratory in the College of Kinesiology focused on physical activity and health promotion and dedicated it to the past president of ParticipACTION - Russ Kisby....[continue]

Researchers at York receive $3 million from SSHRC
York University | June 15, 2006
York university researchers have been awarded almost $3 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)....[continue]

Drug provides key to halting Alzheimer's disease in mice
University of Toronto | June 12, 2006
Clinical trials on humans beginning in June 2006...[continue]

American oilman donates US $2M to brain research
University of Calgary | June 9, 2006
Reach!, the joint fundraising initiative of the University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, honoured Texas oilman Boone Pickens today for donating US $2 million to the Hotchkiss Brain Institute....[continue]

Naïm Kattan
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
Born in 1928 in Baghdad, where he attended secondary school and studied law, Naïm Kattan received a scholarship from the French government in 1947 to continue his studies of literature at the Sorbonne....[continue]

1, 564 students to graduate from Laurentian University
Laurentian University of Sudbury | May 29, 2006
Laurentian University will celebrate its 1,564 new graduates during Spring Convocation ceremonies, 1,253 of which will be recognized at on-campus ceremonies to be held at the Fraser Auditorium from Wednesday, May 31, to Saturday, June 3....[continue]

CIHR president & directors visit McMaster
McMaster University | May 26, 2006
McMaster's extensive health research was showcased Wednesday during a visit by top scientists of Canada's national health research funding agency....[continue]

CIHR president & directors visit McMaster
McMaster University | May 26, 2006
McMaster's extensive health research was showcased Wednesday during a visit by top scientists of Canada's national health research funding agency....[continue]

Ramon J. Hnatyshyn Lecture features prominent MUN stroke researcher
Memorial University of Newfoundland | May 25, 2006
Dr. Dale Corbett, Canada Research Chair in Stroke and Neuroplasticity at Memorial University, will present the fourth annual Ramon J. Hnatyshyn Lecture on Tuesday, May 30, starting at 7 p.m. at The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave, St. John’s....[continue]

The 2006 Ontario Provincial French Language Competition
Laurentian University of Sudbury | May 8, 2006
Laurentian University’s department of French Studies and Translation will host, on its campus, the province’s leading French language students at the 2006 Ontario Provincial French Language Competition....[continue]

King's Selects a New Vice President
University of King's College | April 27, 2006
The University of King’s College is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Elson BA(Vind), MA(Dal), Dr de 3e cycle (Sorbonne) has accepted the position of Vice President for a five-year term starting July 1, 2006, subject to the final approval of the Board of Governors....[continue]

Engaging the Community—Sharing the Knowledge Symposium, April 28
University of Prince Edward Island | April 27, 2006
On April 28, university researchers and community members from an innovative project that aims to improve the health of children and youth in six rural communities will meet at UPEI to share the results of their work....[continue]

Laurentian University announces honorary degree recipients for Spring 2006
Laurentian University of Sudbury | April 26, 2006
Laurentian University will award honorary doctorates to eight distinguished citizens at its Spring Convocation Ceremonies, May 31 through June 3, 2006....[continue]

Queen’s health researchers receive $7.1 million
Queen's University | April 21, 2006
Researchers studying the interaction of stress and cocaine, disinfection byproducts, first-onset depression and the prevalence of autism are among 27 Queen's projects to receive a total of $7.1 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)....[continue]

UW-led research team receives provincial innovation award
University of Waterloo | April 21, 2006
A research team led by the University of Waterloo's "ideas for Health" research group is one of five recipients of the inaugural Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Innovation Award....[continue]

SPEAKER BIO - Natalia Teplova
Concordia University | April 20, 2006
Natalia Teplova is a professor at the Département d’études française at Concordia University....[continue]

SPEAKER BIO - Sathya Rao
Concordia University | April 20, 2006
Sathya Rao is a professor of French translation at the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta....[continue]



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