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The Conversation: How an NHL street party caused a social media storm about racism

April 18, 2019 — 
'We — and our media outlets — need to think about the ways we use language and how that language may perpetuate bias'

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Greenland glacier photo. Credit: Image by Bernd Hildebrandt Pixabay

Dreams of ice

April 17, 2019 — 
A new Canada Excellence Research Chair has joined the University of Manitoba, adding to the university’s knowledge in the Arctic

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right) with Minister for Research in Denmark Tommy Ahler, looking at a piece of ice from the Glacial period.

New CERC to advance sea ice research

April 17, 2019 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen will be researching how Canadian and Greenlandic glaciers drain fresh water into the ocean

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Dr Ghia winning award

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Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia, 2019 Young Investigator Award Recipient

April 17, 2019 — 
Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia, Associate Professor, Immunology and Internal Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences who was recently awarded the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology’s (CAG) 2019 Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through basic or clinical research by a young investigator.

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Factors in health aging

Research and International News

Factors in Healthy Aging

April 10, 2019 — 
More and more Canadians are reaching old age and Canada’s population as a whole is aging. By 2031, an estimated one in four Canadians will be aged 65 or older. This population shift includes a boom in the number of Canadians aged 85 or older – particularly, centenarians.

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Seniors

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What makes the University of Manitoba an age-friendly campus?

April 9, 2019 — 
In 2016, the University of Manitoba became Canada’s first Age-friendly University. At that time, it joined a global network of Age-friendly Universities, established by Dublin City University in Ireland. Globally the network now extends to more than 50 universities.

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Dr. Allan Becker, 2018 recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award, for his outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric allergy and asthma research. // Photo by Daniel Gwozdz

Clinician scientists: critical for the evolution of healthcare

April 8, 2019 — 
Dr. Allan Becker is the recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

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An aerial view of the Kapyong Barracks in an affluent area of Winnipeg, site of one of the most recent urban First Nations reserves. It will soon be transferred to seven Treaty One First Nations. // Image from Facebook

The Conversation: Urban reserves are tests of reconciliation

April 3, 2019 — 
'One approach to mitigating treaty violations is the additions-to-reserve process'

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Frank Deer

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Helping Canadian schools support Indigenous language learning

March 22, 2019 — 
The language we speak influences how we see the world. Its expressions and nuances bear cultural and historical significance. To lose our language is to lose a piece of our identity.

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Front row (l-r): Recipients Aaron Marshall, Michael Czubryt, Roberta Woodgate (CRC), Kellie Thiessen and Elder Katherine Whitecloud (Assembly of First Nations) (back row, l-r): Recipients Frank Schweizer and Brian Mark, MP Terry Duguid, UM VP Research & International Digvir Jayas, and recipients Ian Dixon, Leslie Roos and Benedict Albensi.

Celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge researchers

March 15, 2019 — 
$10.4M in funding for U of M researchers is part of a national investment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to support researchers studying full spectrum of health issues

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