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Leading by example

August 21, 2018 — 
Winnipeg surgeon Osler set to become president of Canadian Medical Association



Farms: Manure Slipping Through (Soil) Cracks

August 14, 2018 — 
Professor Genevieve Ali informs the farming process

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Wpg Free Press: Time to think big picture on Churchill rail line

August 9, 2018 — 
If the owners cannot earn enough revenue to maintain the infrastructure in a safe operating condition, it makes no economic sense to fix a highly depreciated railway.



CBC, Yahoo!: ‘Black eye to the industry:’ Report delves into polls gone awry in Calgary vote

August 8, 2018 — 
"Our report, I think, is still quite valuable, in that it provides an analysis of what went on in Calgary," said U of M's Christopher Adams



CTV, YAHOO!: Are humans ready for the rise of personal home robots?

August 8, 2018 — 
Roboto, what have you done for me lately?


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The Western Producer: The knowledge worker quandary

August 7, 2018 — 
Digvir Jayas, research and international vice-president at the University of Manitoba, also believes Canada is over-reliant on resources, but he uses different words to describe the problem


A smoke stack at sunset

Wpg Free Press: Has carbon pricing really worked so far?

August 1, 2018 — 
A 2016 report clearly shows even if a higher carbon tax of $90 per tonne is used, Canada will not come even close to its target.



Global News: U of M lab cooking up healthy snacks

July 27, 2018 — 
Students from 10 different countries have come to Canada this summer to work on different projects. One project, in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, involves using leftover bread crumbs and combining them with yellow peas to make a healthy version of Chee-tos.

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National Geographic: How Do You Study Endangered Whales? Collect Their Snot

July 26, 2018 — 
Master’s student Justine Hudson spends her field days attempting to sample beluga snot to measure stress levels across the population

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Faculty of Science

City News: Tracking with tiny tech

July 25, 2018 — 
University of Manitoba researchers are using miniaturized technology to track long-distance migration of certain insects and songbirds.

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