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Vanier scholars 2019

Six minds that will change our society now call the U of M home

May 16, 2019 — 
U of M students receive prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to pursue trailblazing research

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2019 Vanier Scholar: Kyle Monkman

May 16, 2019 — 
Kyle Monkman is one of six 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients from the University of Manitoba - a record setting year for the university.

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2019 Vanier Scholar: Andrew Hogan

May 16, 2019 — 
Andrew Hogan is one of six 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients from the University of Manitoba - a record setting year for the university.

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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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CBC: ‘It’s all about the hands-on’: Kids see the science of everything at Science Rendezvous

May 13, 2019 — 
Thousands take in annual festival at University of Manitoba

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients (l-r) Lindy Norris, Marcia Nozick, Romel Dhalla, Gemma Dalayoan, Dr. Hersh Shefrin

2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence

May 8, 2019 — 
On May 8, 2019, at the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards, five new recipients were welcomed

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Faculty of Science

Don’t miss this year’s Science Rendezvous – a free, family festival on Saturday, May 11

May 7, 2019 — 
From robots to bugs, fossils to outer space, it’s fun for preschoolers, tweens, parents and grandparents alike

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Wpg Free Press: Manitoba not immune to biodiversity decline

May 7, 2019 — 
Humans, who make up a hundredth of one per cent of the entire biomass on the planet, have reduced the biomass of plant life such as trees by half, said University of Manitoba biology Prof. Kevin Campbell.

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Reading a book. Trees in the background. // Image from Pixabay

Alumni

10 inspiring books to read this summer

May 7, 2019 — 
We asked our alumni and UM community to tell us about the most inspiring books they’ve ever read and they answered with an eclectic list

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Engaging youth in science

May 2, 2019 — 
On May 2, four University of Manitoba science outreach projects received a record $746,900 to promote and enhance science and math education in Manitoba

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