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Manitoba Institute for Materials News Archive

Top research stories of 2016

December 22, 2016 — 
From bee houses and gravitational waves, to brain lasers and artificial sweeteners... we report on some great research from 2016

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The training facility classroom at MIM provides easy access to the equipment and helps foster colloboration. // Photo by Katie Chalmers-Brooks

Grand opening for Manitoba Institute for Materials

July 11, 2016 — 
Every material is on the table for examination and improvement at the newly renovated and outfitted $16.7-million Manitoba Institute for Materials (MIM), which officially opened July 8


Kevin McEleney, the MIM facility manager, prepares a sample for testing. // Photo by Katie Chalmers-Brooks

Through the lens

July 11, 2016 — 
The microscope is the first of its kind on Canadian soil and one of only 10 across North America


Issiah Lozada, a fourth year chemistry student, collaborates with CIC.

Composite collaboration

July 11, 2016 — 
The CIC has been a key player in spurring economic growth and developing innovative new materials for industrial applications. One of the most recent collaborations is a project between FibreCITY, a division of CIC, and MIM



Introducing the Manitoba Institute for Materials

July 7, 2016 — 
Manitoba Institute for Materials grand opening July 8

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Students from SHArK get hands-on experience at the MIM facility.

Manitoba Materials Conference 2016 to showcase range of interdisciplinary research work

May 9, 2016 — 
Students and researchers will present posters showcasing their work on May 10

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Faculty of Science

Staff of the Manitoba Institute for Materials recognized at the 2015 Awards of Excellence

June 28, 2015 — 
Jennifer Low McEleney (Operations Manager, MIM) and Kevin McEleney (Lab Manager, MIM/Faculty of Science) recognized.

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Pollen grain is from balsam ragwort (Senecio pauperculus, Asteraceae)

Research and International

Manitoba Institute for Materials transforms into global leader

June 25, 2014 — 
The equipment is so cutting-edge, the University of Manitoba was the first institute in the world to order it.

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