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An Inuit hunters walks on sea ice

Vote: SIKU mapping platform a finalist for Google challenge

March 22, 2017 — 
“We’re a small charity with a big heart. This funding will go a long way toward achieving our goals and helping Inuit communities address long-standing priorities for environmental and community health.”

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Manitoba and Genome Canada invest in research in Canada’s Arctic

January 16, 2017 — 
$4-M investment for genomics research in oil spill preparedness and emergency response in Arctic marine environment

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen

Nat’l Post: With a key Arctic research project set to close in 2018, the Trudeau government ponders next steps

January 9, 2017 — 
“(ArcticNet) has not only been useful, it has been outstanding,” said David Barber.

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Faculty and alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 3, 2017 — 
Gov. Gen. David Johnston recently announced new appointments to the Order of Canada

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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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CBC The 180: The cold truth about wind chill

December 19, 2016 — 
U of M grad student sets the record straight

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Feiyue Wang uses a glove box in his lab, allowing him to work with samples sensitive to oxygen. // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Professor leads the way in Arctic environmental chemistry

December 15, 2016 — 
Feiyue Wang was named a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Arctic Environmental Chemistry, receiving $1.4 million over seven years to support his Arctic research

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Feiyue Wang collecting frost flower samples for study. // Photo by BeiBei Lu

$2.4 million in research funding for new and renewed research chairs

December 9, 2016 — 
Two new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) have been awarded to University of Manitoba and a third has been renewed

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Yahoo!: Meet the Arctic’s New Top Predator—Killer Whales

December 7, 2016 — 
Sea ice experts explains why food chain is changing in Arctic

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CBC: Scientists gathering in Winnipeg to focus on ‘complex’ changing Arctic climate

December 5, 2016 — 
ArcticNet 2016 will see 800 scientists from across the country gather in Winnipeg this week

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