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International student health coverage FAQs updated

August 14, 2018 — 
New information about the international student health coverage for the 2018-2019 academic year

Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic of 1918 // Photo: Library of Congress

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U of M researchers decode the Spanish Flu, advance in microbial ‘arms race’

August 14, 2018 — 
They found that the Spanish Flu, unlike other flu viruses, induced specific and unique changes early in infection

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engineering News

Tooth decay, diabetes and sleep apnea: three U of M research projects recently funded by CIHR

August 14, 2018 — 
It will allow dedicated researchers to advance the science that will benefit the entire population

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agricultural-and-food-sciences News

Saving our wetlands

August 13, 2018 — 
Soil science professor David Lobb is part of a “dream team of investigators” looking into a project of critical importance to the Canadian landscape

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Asprin // Daniel Foster, Flickr

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An aspirin a day may keep HIV away, U of M study finds

August 9, 2018 — 
“These are highly promising results,” said the study’s lead author, Keith Fowke

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research News

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


The burrowing owl // Photo: Jennie Horvat

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For grassland bird conservation, it’s not the size that matters

August 7, 2018 — 
U of M researchers uncover something unusual that will help us save grassland birds

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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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science News

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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William Kennedy

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First research vessel dedicated to Hudson Bay will explore previously understudied Arctic regions

July 25, 2018 — 
The William Kennedy left port in Summerside, PEI to explore some of the most understudied regions of the Arctic

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