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Dr. Digvir Jayas

Research and International

Jayas earns Doctor of Science

June 4, 2019 — 
Distinguished Professor and Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas is being bestowed an earned doctorate by the University of Saskatchewan. The award is in recognition of his substantial and sustained knowledge and contributions in his field of research, beyond that required for a typical doctorat

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Left to right: Cutting the ribbon on the new Stanley Pauley Engineering Building Dr. Marcia Friesen (U of M), Dr. Digvir Jayas (U of M), Terry Duguid (Parliamentary Secretary & MP for Winnipeg South), The Honourable Kelvin Goertzen (Minister of Education, Province of Manitoba), Sarah Guillemard (MLA for Fort Richmond), President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. David Barnard (U of M), Dr. Zahra Moussavi (U of M), Dr. Jonathan Beddoes (Dean, Faculty of Engineering)

The Stanley Pauley Engineering Building officially opens

May 31, 2019 — 
Thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment at the University of Manitoba, a new engineering facility officially opened its doors on May 31, 2019

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Robots battle to the death…of weeds

May 29, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba’s Agricultural Robotics Team (UM-agBOT) captured third place at a recent international competition.

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Students prepare for samples at the SmartPark pond Tuesday morning.


Verna J. Kirkness Program encourages youth for 10th year

May 29, 2019 — 
The Program has attracted 41 students from 12 different communities throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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Faculty of Engineering

Memorial Design Competition winners announced

May 28, 2019 — 
Memorial to honour 14 women killed in the Montreal massacre

Shea Hunt (3rd from Left) at the Rehabilitation Centre for Children


Convocation 2019 – Meet Engineering’s Shea Hunt

May 28, 2019 — 
In celebration of the University of Manitoba’s 140th Spring Convocation, UM Today is celebrating some of the outstanding students who are graduating

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Faculty of Engineering

ICTAM: Immigrant Women in Technology: Navneet Thind

May 28, 2019 — 
Navneet Thind graduated with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree in 2012 but it took her close to six years to find an industry job in Canada.


Black hole // Image: NASA

Discovery research and training supported

May 21, 2019 — 
$13.7 million in new funding announced

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Food Systems Research Group

Second UofM Food Systems Student Symposium set to “Bridge the Gap”

May 16, 2019 — 
Register today for the University-wide Food Systems Student Symposium - F3S - taking place June 26th. 

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This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a number of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae diplococcal bacteria. Note that extending from the organisms’ exterior were type IV pili, or hair-like appendages, which in this case, are used to promote motility for these bacteria, and improve surface adherence. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

Research pushing the boundaries

May 13, 2019 — 
Early career researchers are among the inaugural recipients of funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund

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