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Global networking event “Empowering Women in Chemistry” comes to U of M

February 10, 2019 — 
Women in Chemistry breakfast brings together local women at all STEM career levels on Feb. 12

ARTIST'S IMPRESSION OF A KILONOVA, BY A. SIMONNET

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A kilonova in our neighbourhood

February 4, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers, led by U of M astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, proposes that the merging of two neutron stars relatively near the Earth has created a “kilonova remnant”

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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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someone hold up slides of what looks like blood

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$10.5 million investment in transformative health research

January 28, 2019 — 
CIHR funds 15 studies that will benefit individuals coping with disabilities and many life-threatening conditions

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Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

January 21, 2019 — 
On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event.

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Michelle Boyce was part of a team of astronomers who used a large arc array to detect odd signals coming from distant galaxies

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The U of M cosmic connection

January 18, 2019 — 
Physics grad part of major discovery

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Exhibit: Exploring the natural world through artist books

January 14, 2019 — 
An exhibition of extraordinary handmade books revealing the biological world from miniature to gigantic format

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UofM hosts successful Manitoba Lake Sturgeon Science Workshop

January 11, 2019 — 
Held on the UofM’s Fort Garry Campus, the event (co-organized by Biological Sciences’ Dr. Gary Anderson and Manitoba Hydro) drew more than 100 representatives from over 30 different organizations, including provincial and federal bodies, First Nations and industry for a variety of presentations, sharing of knowledge, and discussion of best practices.

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Gizmodo: New Theory Suggests Charles Darwin Suffered from Lyme Disease

January 10, 2019 — 
“Charles Darwin’s strange collection of symptoms defied the medical experts of his day for an explanation,” U of M's Jeffrey M. Marcus tells the magazine.

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The northern fulmar, bird of prey // Image: Mark Mallory

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Where to eat in the North American Arctic

January 4, 2019 — 
Researchers develop novel maps to help protect crucial Arctic ecosystems

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