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Deep space objects studied by Dr. Stefi Baum

AAAS and the University of Manitoba Announce 2017 Fellow

November 20, 2017 — 
Dr. Stefi Baum named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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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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Beware of Manitoba’s ‘vampire’

October 19, 2017 — 
It’s out there. Lurking, ready to feast on the blood of its victims, like the mythological vampire

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Justin Trudeau views Kelvin High School student Grace Ma's climate change research at the first annual Prime Minister's Science Fair on Sept. 26.

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Sub-Arctic Research Leads to Parliament Hill Meeting with P.M.

October 5, 2017 — 
Since 2007, the International Student-Led Arctic Monitoring and Research project has brought together students, teachers and researchers to study the effects of climate change.

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Kwok Chu Tom Li

I’m exploring new ways to grow

September 26, 2017 — 
Biological Sciences student Kwok Chu Tom Li wants to change the world with plants

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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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Going With Her Gut: Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe Explains Why Microbes Aren’t the Enemy

July 14, 2017 — 
Normal human gut microbiota are currently one of the least understood parts of the human body, having been previously virtually ignored by the research community.

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CBC: Climate change threatening some migratory birds that breed in Canada

May 18, 2017 — 
"Even a small number of days can make a difference," said U of M's Kevin Fraser

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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

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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Why you should duck from that goose

April 17, 2017 — 
The nesting of geese on campus is only the first part of the problem.

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