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U of M’s Evelyn Forget selected for Donner Prize shortlist

April 2, 2019 — 
As the Donner Canadian Foundation has announced, Evelyn Forget an economist and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, has made the short list for the Donner Prize

Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan (centre) at U of M Health Sciences campus for announcement of CFI-JELF awards.

Research and International

Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI

March 14, 2019 — 
More than $1.1 million in support of seven U of M research projects in areas such as disease, food processing and supercomputers

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

The Conversation: No vacation? Find serenity with these five financial wellness tips

February 27, 2019 — 
Have you been thinking about money lately? Wondering where to find more?

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a stethoscope wraps around the globe

The Conversation: Fighting tuberculosis: Databases are new and powerful weapons

January 30, 2019 — 
'Partnerships with communities most impacted by TB are essential to ending TB through earlier diagnosis'

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Adult holds newborn baby's hand. // Image from iStock.

The Conversation: Huge disparities in C-sections highlights inequalities in healthcare

January 18, 2019 — 
Because they can save women’s and infants’ lives, C-sections should be universally accessible, but they aren't

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CBC: Future 40 Under 40

November 19, 2018 — 
CBC is doing its annual Future 40 under 40 and like always, U of M community members are a part of it. 

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(L-R): Michelle Driedger, with research partners at Manitoba Metis Federation, Georgina Liberty and Sheila Carter (Julianne Sanguins, with back to camera).

Risky communications

September 24, 2018 — 
Michelle Driedger is fascinated by the power of communication and knowledge translation and the effect that they have on public health policy and public trust

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Cancer patients obtain meds more consistently without cost barrier, study shows

September 20, 2018 — 
In-depth analysis of health data can inform policies that best support Manitobans’ health

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Lounge renovations give students a place to relax

September 11, 2018 — 
Student space gets a make-over

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Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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