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Faculty of Science

The Power of relationship building for Indigenous youth

June 6, 2018 — 
Addressing the complex issue of underrepresentation of Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies, and STEM fields. Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, outlines new recruitment initiatives at the University of Manitoba to attract and support Indigenous youth.

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Faculty of Science

“Big on Birds: Dr. Emily McKinnon to Speak at ‘Birds Vs. Windows’ Outreach Event”

May 14, 2018 — 
“Birds vs. Windows” is being presented in order to educate the public about the devastating impact of window collisions on bird populations, as well as how to prevent them and what to do with injured birds. This outreach event is part of NSERC’s Science Odyssey.

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Faculty of Science

“Not Just a ‘Cold One’: Science on Tap Shows the Many Sides of Beer”

May 10, 2018 — 
A microbiologist, a chemist, a neuroscientist and a medieval historian walk into a brewery… No, it’s not a joke, it’s this year’s “Science on Tap”, part of Science Odyssey Week! If you’re up for beer with a side of knowledge, then this adults-only evening is a must.

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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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Faculty of Science

‘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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Faculty of Science

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

‘It’s for the birds’: UofM MSc student wins top prize as ‘Canada’s New Noah 2018’

March 23, 2018 — 
Biological Masters student Amélie Roberto-Charron has just been chosen for a prestigious national scholarship

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Faculty of Science

Remembering our roots:  UofM’s Herbarium catalogues Manitoba’s flora for generations

March 23, 2018 — 
Tucked away in a sunny corner of the fourth floor of the Buller Building, you’ll find the Vascular Plant Herbarium of the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Kristin Flattery

Extended Education

At Migizii Agamik, Access students share love and support

February 27, 2018 — 
“I don’t know what I would do without the Access program.... It’s hard to know where you belong and can feel safe. It’s here.”- Kristin Flattery

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