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Lake trout caught by researchers

Lake Trout adjust their behaviour in the face of a changing climate, new study

August 15, 2017 — 
For years scientists told tales of fish such as Lake Trout adapting their feeding behaviour as temperatures change, but no empirical evidence existed. Now it does.

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Savannah sparrow chick (the host species that was parasitized by the brown-headed cowbird) by Emily Pipher

Birds in Alberta oil fields forced to raise imposters at alarming rate

July 18, 2017 — 
NRI's Nicola Koper's latest study finds oil and gas infrastructure has lead to a four-fold increase of parasitic brown-headed cowbirds, which is bad news for songbirds

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Students

Collaborate with Community Service-Learning

July 4, 2017 — 
If you’re interested in collaborating on new projects and supporting Indigenous communities abroad through research and academic work, now is your chance

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CBC: The Canada Warbler and efforts to help the species

July 4, 2017 — 
Listen to CBC New Brunswick's interview with MSc student Amelie Roberto-Charon from the University of Manitoba on the Canada Warbler and efforts to help the species

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Books / Photo d-221, flickr

A message to researchers and scholars from the VP (Research and International)

June 28, 2017 — 
An opportunity to profile your research

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Award

Faculty of Education

‘Keen scholar’ first recipient of Magsino award

June 26, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Education’s first recipient of the Dr. Romulo & Patricia Magsino Prize in Education is described as “a keen scholar, an exceptional leader, and is highly active in community involvement.” Kristen Erickson was nominated by Dr. Michelle Honeyford, who taught the BEd graduate in two classes and worked with her on a four-month research project.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Research Days celebrates graduate health research

June 6, 2017 — 
Over 300 of Canada’s brightest graduate students and postdocs from 21 universities will convene at the University of Manitoba Bannatyne campus for the 30th annual Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF).

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Jean L. Polfus, winner of the Governor General’s Gold Medal for outstanding achievement at the graduate level.

Academic medalists 2017: Students creating pathways for change

June 5, 2017 — 
Launched in 1873, the Governor General’s academic medals have become the most prestigious award for outstanding achievements that Canadian students can receive

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Faculty of Science

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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CBC: From space mice to artificial intelligence: UM scientist, entrepreneur is breaking new ground

May 1, 2017 — 
Baran has completed a doctorate at the University of Manitoba, focusing on breast cancer research that uses safe and inexpensive microwave imaging.

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