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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

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Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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2016 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition winners

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Three Faculty of Science Students take home prizes from Undergraduate Research Poster Competition

November 2, 2016 — 
Congratulations the three students from the Faculty who took home prizes in this year's competition

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Wpg Free Press: Global crisis, U of M breakthrough

October 17, 2016 — 
Research team's 'out-of-the-box' thinking delivers promising ammunition in war with antibiotic-resistant bacteria

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a cartoon drug stands next to a destoryed bacterium

ACSH: Hybrid Antibiotic Created With Molecular ‘Rope’ Kills Resistant Bacteria

October 5, 2016 — 
'Out-of-the-box thinking was displayed yet again by a team of scientists from the University of Manitoba'

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Peter Trokajlo on summit of Mt Blanc

CANDID: Meet Peter Trokajlo

September 28, 2016 — 
He's climbed two mountains but wishes he was less cautious in life. He volunteers at a hospital, has a difficult time deciding what his favourite element is, and researches how plastic can deliver anti-cancer drugs

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(L-R) Chemistry professor Jennifer van Wijngaarden and MP Terry Duguid look over a magnetic resonance chamber in a chemistry lab on Aug. 22, 2016.

$8 million in funding to support research at U of M

August 22, 2016 — 
'The upgrades to our lab space are critical to the optimal function of these 21st century instruments'

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Wpg Free Press: Winnipeg chemist earns prestigious British science award

May 9, 2016 — 
Alum R.J. Dwayne Miller has been named a winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Prize

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International Student Intern to Research Effectiveness of ‘Healing’ Plants

April 19, 2016 — 
Divya Lairikyengbam of India will share her knowledge of her local plants as used for medicinal purposes with Dr. John Sorensen, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry

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Not only does Michael-Eskin, a professor and researcher, rap for his students a cappella, he has a beat-heavy music video to accompany his song.

Breaking it Down

April 18, 2016 — 
When Michael Eskin wants to make a point about his favourite subject, lectures, overhead projectors and handouts aren’t enough

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NSERC funds two projects focused on laser technology and water contamination

March 1, 2016 — 
Investment of $1.09 million will impact research concerned with Canada's manufacturing and fuel industries

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