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Faculty of Science Co-op Program lets students earn while they learn

February 1, 2018 — 
“Earn While You Learn”: Sound too good to be true? The Faculty of Science Co-Op Program wants students to know that it’s not. Whether it’s gaining practical experience in their chosen field, building future business connections, or test-driving a career they’re not sure about, the Co-Op program has it all.

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cryo EM Seminar: Dr. Wayne Hendrickson, Violin Family Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University

January 23, 2018 — 
Dr. Wayne Hendrickson, Columbia University will deliver a seminar on technological advances in cryo EM.

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Faculty of Science

A networking celebration – Faculty of Science Alumni honoured

January 23, 2018 — 
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science - Pathways to Achievement Event

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Dr. Rod Wasylishen’s Journey from “Handy Andy” Chemist to World Class Spectrometrist

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Rod Wasylishen [MSc/70, PhD/72], Lifetime Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Alberta, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient

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Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning

January 15, 2018 — 
Dean Stefi Baum recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science advises students to find something (or many things!) that their passionate about.

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Exploring the Periodic Table: Computational Chemist awarded $300K Discovery Grant for chemical research in green energy and high-performance materials

December 4, 2017 — 
Georg Schreckenbach is a man who knows how to take advantage of an opportunity. Good thing, too, since he was recently awarded a $300,000 NSERC Discovery Grant. Not only will this money allow the computational chemist to fund four students in his lab, but to feel secure in the knowledge that his work will be adequately supported for the next several years.

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Seeing electrons: from individual atoms to processes inside cells

December 1, 2017 — 
As part of the Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary Series, Unter to Uber, Dr. Lena F. Kourkoutis will be giving a special lecture on how new technology has made it possible to “see” inside molecules, even at the atomic level.

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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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Harley Bray.

I’m carving my own path

September 22, 2017 — 
Harley Bray likes to be prepared. The third year science student has a saying: Don’t make plans; make goals

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