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Celebrating Outstanding Faculty Members

November 17, 2017 — 
The first inaugural Faculty of Science Awards were distributed to exemplary faculty members. In many cases, the recipients were nominated by their peers, students and colleagues.

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Atlantic: Where Do Songbirds Go to Die?

November 17, 2017 — 
Kevin Fraser finds where purple martins go

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How do sunlike stars explode?

November 14, 2017 — 
U of M astrophysicist part of international team announcing discovery of cosmic ‘recipe’ for nearby universe

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a beluga whale on the water's surface

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Beluga whales modifying what they eat due to climate change, U of M study

November 8, 2017 — 
U of M researchers have gained valuable new insights into how it is affecting beluga whales, Greenland halibut, and the forage fish they both eat

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CINS: Neutrons Aid the Development of Cancer-Killing Nanoparticles

November 6, 2017 — 
Physicist, Dr. Johan van Lierop, is part of an international research team developing a cancer treatment method that uses magnetic nanoparticles to kill tumours with heat.

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Life As A ‘Brog’: Professor Susan Cooper’s Love Affair with Math

October 30, 2017 — 
Meet Dr. Susan Cooper whose enthusiasm for Math is obvious

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Winners for five different categories of the 2017 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

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Showcasing research discoveries from students

October 30, 2017 — 
This year’s Undergraduate Research Poster Competition examined a diverse group of topics

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Extreme Weather: Who or What is to Blame?

October 20, 2017 — 
On Friday, October 20, Dr. Francis Zwiers, climate scientist and director of the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) at the University of Victoria, will explain his findings on extreme weather, who or what is to blame at a free public lecture.

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Spooky Science at the University of Manitoba

October 17, 2017 — 
Let’s Talk Science will be hosting their annual Spooky Science Event on Saturday, Oct. 21

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Madeline Stanley in her field lab.

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Commending perseverance

October 17, 2017 — 
1,467 students receiving their parchment at this year’s Fall Convocation

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