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Food Systems Research Group

FSRG talk – Protecting Canada’s crops using next-generation molecular fungicides

March 19, 2019 — 
March 28 FSRG talk: Mark Belmonte shares cutting edge research on next-generation molecular fungicides

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Front row (l-r): Recipients Aaron Marshall, Michael Czubryt, Roberta Woodgate (CRC), Kellie Thiessen and Elder Katherine Whitecloud (Assembly of First Nations) (back row, l-r): Recipients Frank Schweizer and Brian Mark, MP Terry Duguid, UM VP Research & International Digvir Jayas, and recipients Ian Dixon, Leslie Roos and Benedict Albensi.

Celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge researchers

March 15, 2019 — 
$10.4M in funding for U of M researchers is part of a national investment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to support researchers studying full spectrum of health issues

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Sea lions in repose

Alumni Abroad: Science to the extreme

March 4, 2019 — 
Allyson Hindle can tell you a lot about mammals in extreme environments

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The Buller Greenhouse is a summer oasis in the middle of a harsh winter, shared by @jurisdixtion on Instagram

Wpg Free Press: Winter getaway: Inside the Buller Greenhouse

January 25, 2019 — 
The greenhouse is open to the public Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. until noon

Faculty of Science

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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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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Faculty of Science

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.


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.


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

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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Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

December 2, 2018 — 
Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor.

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