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Vanier Scholar - Deirdre Khan

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Meet Vanier Scholar Deirdre Khan

September 20, 2017 — 
To this day, an incident from kindergarten involving a unicorn and a witch deeply bothers her

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Faculty of Science News

Dr. Henry G. Friesen appointed Distinguished Fellow of CAHS

September 19, 2017 — 
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences has announced that Henry G. Friesen has been appointed a Distinguished Fellow, the highest honour awarded by the Academy

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Shayna Timmerman received a 2017 Schulich Leader Scholarship and is entering the Faculty of Science

Donor Relations News

2017 Schulich Leader: Shayna Timmerman

September 13, 2017 — 
She's on top of the world but there's two sides to every story

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Faculty of Science News

Bullseye! Robotics Lab Hits the Mark at Taiwan 2017 HuroCup

September 7, 2017 — 
The Autonomous Agents Laboratory in the University of Manitoba’s Department of Computer Science won big at last month’s FIRA HuroCup humanoid robot competition, walking away with three medals: two gold and one silver.

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Faculty of Science News

Fall term is off to a great start!

September 6, 2017 — 
Over 500 newly admitted direct entry students participated in the first Science Orientation, Sept. 5 & 6.

Faculty of Science News

Nothing But Blue Sky: How Research for Its’ Own Sake Can Change the World

September 6, 2017 — 
Barrie Reece, CPhys, FinstP, was a post graduate student in the 60s who invented a superconducting solenoid/magnet, that unbeknownst to him, would later become the basis of the design for the first MRI machines.

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Alumni News

Women in Science

September 5, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Science Homecoming event on September 12 will showcase breakthroughs in Science, but gender inequality for Women in STEM still exists.

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Faculty of Science News

The Making of “Persistence & Vision”: An Adventure in Both

September 1, 2017 — 
When BSc student Mahalia Lepage (Genetics, ‘16) was asked by STEAM Coordinator Seema Goel to create an animated video about undergrad research, she knew she had her work cut out for her. It wasn’t that Lepage lacked an interest in the subject; it’s that she had never actually done any animation before.

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Partial solar eclipse image from October 2014 from Frank Carey/Flickr.

Faculty of Science News

Solar eclipse viewing party set for Aug. 21

August 15, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba, in partnership with Degrees Restaurant in UMSU University Centre, will host a solar eclipse viewing party on the Degrees patio

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Faculty of Engineering News

Researchers get cutting-edge equipment

August 15, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba is receiving $480,000 from CFI for three projects

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