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Coffee to Go, Swedish Style: Math Student Colin Desmarais enters PhD program at prestigious Uppsala University

May 25, 2017 — 
Sweden will be a big change for the Manitoba born and bred Desmarais, who began his MSc studies here at the University of Manitoba in Fall 2015. Under the supervision of Mathematics Assistant Professor Dr. David Gunderson.

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Science Rendezvous promotional photographs at the University of Manitoba

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Science in the city

May 11, 2017 — 
Festivities kick-off with hands-on science activities for schoolchildren at the U of M on Friday, May 12, with more than 1,000 students registered to attend

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Riding the Wave: COGRAD’s Research Into Safeguarding Our Water

May 8, 2017 — 
In a world where clean water is becoming an increasingly rare resource, Department of Chemistry professor Gregg Tomy’s research is a valuable tool in the search for ways to protect our water supply.

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Taylor Morrisseau

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Back to the Future: Countering the Rise of Today’s “Superbugs”

May 8, 2017 — 
Antibiotic resistant bacteria exist right here in Manitoba. Dr. Ayush Kumar warns bacteria-contaminated drinking water on First Nations reserves is a ticking time-bomb.

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a brain made up of words associated with dementia

Faculty of Arts News

Are you a family member living with someone with cognitive impairment or dementia whose behaviours are changing?

May 5, 2017 — 
Research study seeking participants

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Alumni News

Canadian Business: Meet Canada’s next generation of software stars

May 3, 2017 — 
U of M alum Matthew Brzezinski, 24, Software Developer, ThinkBox Software Inc

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Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Q&A with Rachel Nickel, U of M’s 3MT champion heading to regionals

April 26, 2017 — 
Rachel Nickel won the Archie McNicol Prize for First Place at U of M’s 2017 3MT competition (and also received the People's Choice Award) and is heading to Saskatoon to compete in the regionals on April 28

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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New weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance discovered

April 20, 2017 — 
'We have not only defined a new and effective target, we have designed a drug to attack it'

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Peeling the Mitochondrial “Onion”, One Layer At A Time

April 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Jason Treberg, Canada Research Chair, investigates how changes in the environment influence the metabolism of a given organism.

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Mark Belmonte mentored Vanessa Hoi as part of Experience Research, the undergraduate research award offered by the office of the vice-president (research and international). // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

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Marching for Science to effect positive change

April 18, 2017 — 
Biologist Mark Belmonte hopes the March for Science on April 22 will bring attention to the importance of science, data and empirical evidence when it comes to policy making at all levels of government

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