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A partial view of the apparatus used at Jefferson Lab to measure the weak charge of the proton. The electron beam travelled down a vacuum pipe from left to right. Electrons scattered from the liquid hydrogen target were selected by a contoured shielding system and deflected radially outwards by an 8-fold symmetric magnetic spectrometer in the center of the figure; they were detected by an array of quartz Cerenkov bars forming the black octagonal structure at the far right. The Canadian group designed and constructed the magnetic field coils with support from NSERC and TRIUMF. U of M students and scientists played a key role in building and operating the electron detector array, which was surrounded by a heavy concrete shielding structure (not shown) during data taking.

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The weak side of the proton

May 9, 2018 — 
An international team, including several university of Manitoba researchers, have gained new insight into the most elusive of the four fundamental forces in nature

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Extended Education May 2 event at Forth.

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Smart City – Intelligent Ideas

May 9, 2018 — 
Winnipeg: Smart City-Intelligent Community was a chance to start, and continue, the conversation about how we will make our community not only Smart with its adaptation of technology, but also Intelligent in using that technology to improve people’s lives.

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards features graduating Faculty of Music student Elena Howard-Scott and U of M, Bison and NFL alumnus Israel Idonije

Prepare to be dazzled at the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

May 9, 2018 — 
Recipients’ defining moments explored at this year’s gala celebration

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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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Winnipeg: Smart city – intelligent community

May 1, 2018 — 
The first session of the Dean’s Lecture Series on May 2

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Rick Riewe collecting plants early in his career

Ride with Rick

April 30, 2018 — 
Rick Riewe, a 76-year-old retired senior biologist with Parkinson’s Disease, is preparing to go on the trip of a lifetime

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‘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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Students

Big Bold Beautiful Breakfast 2017 – What We Heard

April 20, 2018 — 
Student Engagement and Success highlights and celebrates some of the experiential education opportunities available at the University of Manitoba.

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Food Systems Research Group

Inaugural symposium unites food systems graduate students

April 12, 2018 — 
Graduate Student Food Systems and Sustainability Symposium will take place June 27, 2018

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Explore the idea of a Smart City.

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The Dean’s Lecture Series

April 12, 2018 — 
The session will be held on Wed. May 2 from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm at Forth, 171 McDermott.

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