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U of M study tracks high-risk drinkers’ use of health and other services

June 22, 2018 — 
A groundbreaking Manitoba research study of heavy drinkers’ interactions with the health-care, social service and justice systems will be released on Monday, June 25, 2018.

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Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice Dean, Indigenous Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

indigenous News

Wpg. Free Press: Métis doctor recognized for building health links

June 21, 2018 — 
It’s typical of Catherine Cook that she edited a statement to emphasize teamwork in a national award for her work to be announced on National Indigenous Peoples Day

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Carmine Slipski

graduate-studies News

Worth losing sleep over: our fight against superbugs

June 21, 2018 — 
How queer it is that life decisions and trajectories can pivot on petty events, like opening a toy on Christmas and then watching a movie

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Kevin Boreskie

graduate-studies News

Do we have to get old?

June 18, 2018 — 
We’re all getting older, but some of us age faster than others. It doesn’t have to be this way

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Mohammad Reza Kazemian

graduate-studies News

Bacteria, get out of my kitchen

June 14, 2018 — 
Graduate student Mohammad Reza Kazemian has found a way to banish bacteria from cooking surfaces

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The falling weight deflectometer drops about 180 kilograms (400 pounds) onto the road while sensors gather data to reveal the quality of the pavement below. // PHOTO FROM LEIF NORMAN

engineering News

CBC: Pavement-pounding technology that gathers data on road condition hits Winnipeg streets

June 13, 2018 — 
City hopes hydraulic weight platform technology will contribute to more efficient road repairs

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agricultural-and-food-sciences News

Western Producer: Deep learning methods guide computers to insect identification

June 11, 2018 — 
U of M scientists have developed a program where computers can identify insects within grain bins


Yang Xin Zi (Cindy) Xu

graduate-studies News

Solving a problem of the sexes

June 11, 2018 — 
In broad terms, men and women are at greater risk for different diseases. Why?

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a stethoscope warps around the globe

research News

Wpg. Sun: Young entrepreneur honoured for better-tasting hospital food replacement

June 8, 2018 — 
Erin Goldberg, a 29-year-old entrepreneur and co-founder of ViTal Functional Foods Inc., is being awarded the Social Mitacs Entrepreneur Award in Montreal for her creation, Thrive


David Capelle sampling water // Photo: L.Dalman

clayton-h-riddell-faculty-of-environment-earth-resources News

From the field: Hudson Bay research with BaySys Team 4

June 8, 2018 — 
Post-doc fellow David Capelle is having a fruitful time in the field working with his advisor Tim Papakyriakou, and filed a report on his research investigating carbon cycles in Hudson Bay

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