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National microbiology conference welcomes respected Listeria researcher Dr. Nancy Freitag

June 18, 2018 — 
A respected Listeria researcher and professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Chicago at Illinois is the plenary speaker the 68th Annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists Conference

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Faculty of Science

Full STEAM ahead – Science Rendezvous!

May 8, 2018 — 
Science Rendezvous, a free day of fun and discovery returns to the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry campus Saturday, May 12

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‘Messy and Magical’: Elementary students to enjoy ‘Discovery Days’ May 3 and 4

April 27, 2018 — 
Paper marbling, a potions class à la Hogwarts School of Wizardry!, math mania or a physics stunts show? These are just some of the options available to the nearly 2,000 elementary school students attending this year’s “Discovery Days” on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. Hosted by the Faculties of Science and Engineering on May 3rd and 4th.

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Mathlete in the House: NFLer-cum-mathematician John Urschel to deliver public lecture at U of M

April 23, 2018 — 
When Stephen Kirkland, head of the Department of Mathematics, invited John Urschel, former NFL star, PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), to speak at the U of M, the gesture, he confesses, wasn’t solely altruistic. There was a bit of self-interest at play as well.

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Faculty of Science

On April 14 Science marches on!

April 9, 2018 — 
For an event that only started a year ago, the March for Science has a lot of momentum behind it

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Faculty of Science

Solar cell pioneer speaks on alternative energy sources

April 9, 2018 — 
World-renowned electrochemist Michael Grätzel's upcoming lecture, entitled “Energy Beyond Oil,” will review recent progress in the area of exploitation of solar energy converters

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Volunteer for Science Rendezvous!

March 22, 2018 — 
Consider volunteering for Science Rendezvous, the largest celebration of science and engineering in Canada!

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Faculty of Science

Acclaimed American astronomer to speak on theory of multiverse

March 20, 2018 — 
Dr. Virginia Trimble believes there isn’t just one universe, but many

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Faculty of Science

Puzzling it out: solving the mysteries of molecules, one spectrum at a time

February 13, 2018 — 
For the uninitiated, microwave and infrared spectroscopy is the study of the movement of molecules on a microscopic level. Van Wijngaarden and her team research the properties of these structures, including the way they interact with one another. Crucial to our very existence, molecules make up everything in our world, including us.

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Professor Hélène Perreault, recognized for outstanding work in mass spectrometry

February 12, 2018 — 
Professor Hélène Perreault was awarded the 2017 Fred P. Lossing Award, given by the Canadian Society for Mass Spectrometry (CSMS).

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