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Can we prevent PTSD?

February 8, 2019 — 
A new U of M study will test if meditation can prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

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a robot hand holding a human hand, surrounded by hearts

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The Conversation: For the love of technology! Sex robots and virtual reality

February 8, 2019 — 
'It is fascinating to study how people use technology in their relationships'

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Pills image from iStock.

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The Conversation: Tax breaks could soften the blow of a national pharmacare plan

February 6, 2019 — 
'Perhaps the fairest thing would be to grant tax breaks or exemptions for those working in affected businesses or industries (not simply the healthy and wealthy)'

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In 2017, Absolut Vodka ran their "Kiss With Pride" campaign

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The Conversation: Out of the closet: Easing the backlash against same-sex couples in advertising

February 6, 2019 — 
Gay-vague advertisements have proven popular with the LGBTQ community members while avoiding backlash from straight consumers. However, as society has become more accepting, mainstream brands started featuring same-sex couples in their advertisements

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An in-house developed Power Semiconductor Evolution System: Characterizing emerging power semiconductors.

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Transforming the power grid

February 4, 2019 — 
Carl Ho’s research is helping power producers transition to the era of the smart grid

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Arctic ice photo from iStock.

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Forecasting an ever-changing climate

February 4, 2019 — 
Julienne Stroeve's work measures and interprets changes to snow and sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean as a result of climate change, and cautions the world about its impact

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The Microsoft Hololens used in Pourang Irani’s lab for creating mixed reality interfaces for ubiquitous analytics. // Photo: Mike Latschislaw

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Introducing the ResearchLIFE Winter 2019 issue

February 3, 2019 — 
The research enterprise at the U of M has grown considerably over the past five years

Faculty of Arts, linguistics professor Nicole Rosen.

arts News

Preserve and predict

February 3, 2019 — 
'Linguistics provides the opportunity to scientifically analyze language and its structure, predicting patterns and changes in language and studying the social implications that result'

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Pourang Irani (right) with students inspecting a spatio-temporal dataset on a large screen display.

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The human architect

February 3, 2019 — 
Pourang Irani is focused on enhancing our human capabilities by providing data in ways that will help us make better decisions and navigate our day-to-day

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International students.

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Support for new and returning international students

February 1, 2019 — 
While the International Centre provides services for all U of M students – in addition to faculty and staff – one of its primary goals is to help international students succeed during their time at U of M

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