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Arctic Research News Archive

An Inuit hunters walks on sea ice

Vote: SIKU mapping platform a finalist for Google challenge

March 22, 2017 — 
“We’re a small charity with a big heart. This funding will go a long way toward achieving our goals and helping Inuit communities address long-standing priorities for environmental and community health.”

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Manitoba and Genome Canada invest in research in Canada’s Arctic

January 16, 2017 — 
$4-M investment for genomics research in oil spill preparedness and emergency response in Arctic marine environment

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Feiyue Wang uses a glove box in his lab, allowing him to work with samples sensitive to oxygen. // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Professor leads the way in Arctic environmental chemistry

December 15, 2016 — 
Feiyue Wang was named a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Arctic Environmental Chemistry, receiving $1.4 million over seven years to support his Arctic research

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Feiyue Wang collecting frost flower samples for study. // Photo by BeiBei Lu

$2.4 million in research funding for new and renewed research chairs

December 9, 2016 — 
Two new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) have been awarded to University of Manitoba and a third has been renewed

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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

‘Genice’: Genomics and Ice

December 8, 2016 — 
New research project partners teams at Universities of Manitoba and Calgary to study the impact of oil spills in Arctic environments

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CBC: Scientists gathering in Winnipeg to focus on ‘complex’ changing Arctic climate

December 5, 2016 — 
ArcticNet 2016 will see 800 scientists from across the country gather in Winnipeg this week


Dr. Janice Ristock has been named as the University of Manitoba’s next Provost and Vice-President (Academic).

Three University of Manitoba professors elected to the Royal Society of Canada

September 8, 2016 — 
Three University of Manitoba professors have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the country’s most esteemed association of scholars and scientists

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Free Press, Metro, et al.: Gov’t will pour $9M into Churchill scientific facility

August 11, 2016 — 
Supported by government, the University of Manitoba is taking the lead in understanding how ice and oil mix.

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Professor Søren Rysgaard guides US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to witness Climate Change in Greenland

June 28, 2016 — 
Søren Rysgaard guides John Kerry to witness Climate Change

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Arctic Deeply: New May record for arctic sea ice

June 20, 2016 — 
Most recent data shows old arctic sea ice records continue to fall by the wayside


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