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Discovery research and training supported

May 21, 2019 — 
$13.7 million in new funding announced

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Elvina

Faculty of Education

Education’s ‘unlimited potential’

May 10, 2019 — 
Reflecting on her experience at the Faculty of Education, Elvina Mukhamedshina says she can see that field of education has unlimited potential.

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Wpg Free Press: Manitoba not immune to biodiversity decline

May 7, 2019 — 
Humans, who make up a hundredth of one per cent of the entire biomass on the planet, have reduced the biomass of plant life such as trees by half, said University of Manitoba biology Prof. Kevin Campbell.

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Herbarium Exhibit

Faculty of Science

Dry Media IV: A Herbarium Art Exhibit

October 29, 2018 — 
Week-long exhibit in downtown Winnipeg will celebrate the diversity of plants located in the U of M Herbarium by featuring the work of a wide variety of artists

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Faculty of Science

CBC: Killer whales eating their way farther into Manitoba

December 5, 2016 — 
Research scientist, Steven Ferguson, biological sciences, will be presenting his findings in Winnipeg this week at ArcticNet 2016, the largest single gathering of scientists focused on the rapidly changing Arctic.

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Riley Fache is fourth-year biology student in the University of Manitoba Faculty of Science who is making and marketing her own line of skin care products that are easy on the skin but also less harmful on the environment than many commercial creams and bath oils.

The environmental science of beauty

December 2, 2016 — 
Riley Fache is a fourth-year biology student who is making and marketing her own line of skin care products that are easy on the skin, but also less harmful on the environment than many commercial creams and bath oils

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Dr. Andrew Halayko.

Breathing made easier

September 15, 2016 — 
Asthma and COPD research pioneer inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

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Winnipeg Sun: Manitoba fisheries some of world’s worst-managed

November 10, 2015 — 
'It may be a bit of a wakeup call for the industry'

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Faculty of Science

Lecture: Isaac Newton’s Alchemy

October 6, 2015 — 
Why one of the most insightful scientists in history was convinced that alchemical transformations were scientifically plausible.

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Gizmodo: 9 animals that masturbate

August 13, 2015 — 
U of M researcher first to quantify unique behaviour in rodents

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