Fonds 1244, Item 867

Warring identities

Mary Chaktsiris
Can buying pigeons be a crime? In 1916, a seemingly routine act of receiving a crate of pigeons was misconstrued…
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Laurier: Donna Kotsopoulos appointed Acting Associate Vice-President: Research; Deborah MacLatchy appointed Acting Vice-President: Research

November 21, 2014

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Donna Kotsopoulos to the role of Acting Associate Vice-President: Research, commencing Nov. 20.Dr. Donna Kotsopoulos will lead the Office of Research Services and report to Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, who will serve as Acting Vice-President: Research in addition to her role as Vice-President: Academic and Provost. Read full article

Five Top Ontario Researchers Awarded Polanyi Prizes honouring Nobel Winner

November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 – Five leading Ontario researchers are being awarded prestigious Polanyi Prizes today for breakthroughs in research that have the potential to, among other things, forge a new understanding of gravity, and target and kill cancer cells. Read full article

Lakeshore Advance: No easy answers to terrorist recruitment

October 14, 2014

Where does the road diverge between the youth who choose the path of helping and those who choose the path of harm? And are there points along their journey where they might be set on a positive path?We turned to two Canadian experts who have spent years studying radicalization and terrorism: Lorne Dawson, a University of Waterloo sociologist, and Michael Zekulin, a political scientist at the University of Calgary. Both are regularly sought by media, and the RCMP and CSIS have on numerous occasions asked Dawson to share his expertise. Read more: http://www.lakeshoreadvance.com/2014/10/09/how-do-young-canadians-end-up-among-the-jihadis 
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