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Interdisciplinary plant science conference brings top researchers to Winnipeg

December 19, 2017 — 
The latest discoveries and innovations in plant biology were showcased recently in downtown Winnipeg at the Alt Hotel during the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB) and Canadian Botanical Association, (CBA) Joint Western Regional Meeting, December 10-12, 2017.

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This little App came to market: UofM students develop LinkUp to connect Winnipeggers

December 4, 2017 — 
New App connects Winnipeggers with each other and local businesses.

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Life as a ‘Brog’: Susan Cooper’s love affair with math

October 30, 2017 — 
Meet Dr. Susan Cooper whose enthusiasm for Math is obvious

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Justin Trudeau views Kelvin High School student Grace Ma's climate change research at the first annual Prime Minister's Science Fair on Sept. 26.

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Sub-arctic research leads to Parliament Hill meeting with P.M.

October 5, 2017 — 
Since 2007, the International Student-Led Arctic Monitoring and Research project has brought together students, teachers and researchers to study the effects of climate change.

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Women in Science

September 5, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Science Homecoming event on September 12 will showcase breakthroughs in Science, but gender inequality for Women in STEM still exists.

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PIMS: Math Mania reaches First Nations communities in Manitoba

June 29, 2017 — 
Thanks to the efforts of Darja Barr, Math Mania, has made it to the Canadian Prairies in the form of an Indigenous Outreach and Mentorship Project. This project is making considerable strides in building connections with Indigenous communities across the province as well as with Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba.

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A Passion for Numbers: Associate Professor of Statistics Alexandre Leblanc’s First Love Remains Constant

June 9, 2017 — 
Associate Professor Alex Leblanc, Department of Statistics reflects on his passion for good data.

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Adding It All Up: Stats Alum Reid Linney and the Power of Choice

May 31, 2017 — 
Fifty years after the Department of Statistics was founded at the University of Manitoba, alum Reid Linney (Statistics, ’73) is reminiscing about how he spent his free time during his second year.

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Coffee to go, Swedish style: math student Colin Desmarais enters PhD program at prestigious Uppsala University

May 25, 2017 — 
Sweden will be a big change for the Manitoba born and bred Desmarais, who began his MSc studies here at the University of Manitoba in Fall 2015. Under the supervision of Mathematics Assistant Professor Dr. David Gunderson.

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Back to the future: countering the rise of today’s “Superbugs”

May 8, 2017 — 
Antibiotic resistant bacteria exist right here in Manitoba. Dr. Ayush Kumar warns bacteria-contaminated drinking water on First Nations reserves is a ticking time-bomb.

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