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Asper School of Business News

Six new Canada Research Chairs, two renewed

May 12, 2017 — 
'Leading crucial investigations into a wide-range of problems our society is facing'

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Indigenous News

Globe and Mail: How to improve Indigenous health? Address jurisdictional disputes

May 9, 2017 — 
Josée Lavoie, a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and director of the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, at the University of Manitoba, wrote an article for the Globe and Mail


a brain made up of words associated with dementia

Faculty of Arts News

Are you a family member living with someone with cognitive impairment or dementia whose behaviours are changing?

May 5, 2017 — 
Research study seeking participants

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pride flag flapping

Faculty of Arts News

New study reveals extent of issues facing trans youth in the Prairies

May 4, 2017 — 
Over half (53 per cent) of school-aged trans youth from the Prairies reported being bullied in school

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asthma inhaler

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Can breastfeeding help protect babies from wheezing?

May 2, 2017 — 
U of M study shows that babies who are breastfed longer are less likely to wheeze, putting them at lower risk for asthma later on.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Q&A with Rachel Nickel, U of M’s 3MT champion heading to regionals

April 26, 2017 — 
Rachel Nickel won the Archie McNicol Prize for First Place at U of M’s 2017 3MT competition (and also received the People's Choice Award) and is heading to Saskatoon to compete in the regionals on April 28

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Ship going through Arctic ice

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources News

International team of researchers release status report on changing Arctic

April 25, 2017 — 
SWIPA give politicians and the public an understanding of what is occurring in this vital landscape

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Baby shoes // pixabay

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Apparent practice of gender selection among Indian-born immigrants continues despite time spent in Canada, study finds

April 24, 2017 — 
This is contrary to what the researchers expected

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Manitoba Schools Science Symposium (MSSS)

Research and International News

Planetarium manager speaks to young scientists at Manitoba Schools Science Symposium

April 21, 2017 — 
All students will be involved in hands-on science and design activities throughout the day


Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Faculty of Science News

New weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance discovered

April 20, 2017 — 
'We have not only defined a new and effective target, we have designed a drug to attack it'

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