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CBC: Straight-A student, aspiring Inuk doctor, from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, wins $5K scholarship

September 29, 2017 — 
'Receiving this scholarship is not just about receiving the money, but to me, it also told me that I am seen as having potential for the future of our society'


Wpg Free Press: Tech could deliver a good night’s rest

September 26, 2017 — 
Breakthrough diagnostic technologies for sleep disorders


Yahoo!/ Sun: Winnipeg rally urges MPs to adopt UN declaration on Indigenous rights

September 25, 2017 — 
A group embarked on a 12-kilometre walk to the University of Manitoba's National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Dr. Zahra Moussavi, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, is receiving $1,737,960 for her project on investigating the efficacy of high-frequency rTMS treatment for Alzheimer's disease

The Conversation: Experimental brain technology can rewind Alzheimer’s disease

September 21, 2017 — 
Alzheimer’s disease is considered a global challenge of the century. Alzheimer’s disease is a thief.

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CBC: Ignored to death: Brian Sinclair’s death caused by racism, inquest inadequate, group says

September 19, 2017 — 
"Medicine and health always sees itself as benevolent and caring for people. It's not true for many Indigenous people, it's a violent encounter"


The Conversation: Do minorities prefer ads with white people?

September 18, 2017 — 
'In a forthcoming paper in the International Journal of Research in Marketing, our team of marketing experts at three Canadian universities reports a backlash effect'


CBC: Health-care premiums are about taxation, not health care, policy expert says

September 14, 2017 — 
"This is all about taxation and not so much about health care, so I think that we are seeing an outcry from both sides … based on their own philosophies around tax increases," said Dr. Alan Katz, director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University of Manitoba.


CBC: A healthy deal for Manitoba?

September 13, 2017 — 
Professor Emeritus Paul Thomas, political studies, wrote the following op-ed for CBC. It was originally published on Sept. 12, 2017.


Yahoo!: Soil testing underway for 100 properties in St. Boniface amid contamination concerns

September 12, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba researchers and volunteers went yard-to-yard in south St. Boniface Monday collecting garden vegetables and soil samples for testing amid concerns the dirt is contaminated.


Toronto Sun: Let’s put Wynne where she belongs

September 12, 2017 — 
A study by political scientists Andrea Rounce and Karine Levasseur at the University of Manitoba in 2015 showed public sector workers tend to vote on the left,

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