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Chemistry and carotenoids: Dr. John Sorensen’s research group teams up with local biotech company Myera Group to great effect

April 18, 2019 — 
John Sorensen is a man who believes in happy accidents. While that might seem a bit strange for an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry who spends his days conducting experiments and analyzing data, it’s particularly apt when describing the genesis of Sorensen’s current collaboration with Bruce Hardy of Myera Group, a Winnipeg-based biotech company.

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President's student leadership program

President’s Student Leadership Program announces first cohort of students

April 11, 2019 — 
Twenty-seven successful candidates from across Manitoba have been selected to participate in the first cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program.

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Convocation Time Lapse screen shot

Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians among recipients of honorary degrees

April 11, 2019 — 
Each year, the University of Manitoba bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancement of culture, communications, education, administration, scholarship, leadership, philanthropy, mentorship, or business.

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Nazariy Demkowicz

Faculty of Science News

Life among the stars

April 2, 2019 — 
Nazariy Demkowicz grew up with a passion for science and exploration which resulted in incredible research opportunities and experiences.

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Faculty of Science News

The wheels on the bus:  Harley & Roxana take kids for a “magical” spin at Science Rendezvous

April 2, 2019 — 
Mom and daughter team are two of Science Rendezvous’ most visible volunteers

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Faculty of Science News

A “delightful link”: Science Rendezvous’ new coordinator Kyla Smith tells why Science Rendezvous is “not to be missed”

April 1, 2019 — 
Don't miss this year's Science Rendezvous, a free family festival on Saturday May 11, 2019

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Kenneth G. Standing (left) with Werner Ens.

Alumni News

Remembering Ken Standing, emeritus physics professor

April 1, 2019 — 
Nationally recognized Winnipegger developed technologies for life-saving discoveries

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Faculty of Science News

Hocus pocus and away we go: Science Rendezvous volunteers make magic (again)

April 1, 2019 — 
The Chemistry Potions Class show and Physics Adventure Show hope to entertain and mystify thousands of attendees

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Making an impact

March 27, 2019 — 
On March 22, a delegation from the University of Manitoba visited the University of Toronto. Their mission? To learn how Canada’s largest university promotes innovation and commercialization of new discoveries

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Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan (centre) at U of M Health Sciences campus for announcement of CFI-JELF awards.

Research and International News

Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI

March 14, 2019 — 
More than $1.1 million in support of seven U of M research projects in areas such as disease, food processing and supercomputers

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