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National microbiology conference welcomes respected Listeria researcher Dr. Nancy Freitag

June 18, 2018 — 
A respected Listeria researcher and professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Chicago at Illinois is the plenary speaker the 68th Annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists Conference

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U of M hosts international conference on Canada’s role in global public health

June 11, 2018 — 
International and Canadian leaders in the field of global public health will gather in Winnipeg on June 12 and 13 to discuss Canada’s role in making a healthier world

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“Not Just a ‘Cold One’: Science on Tap Shows the Many Sides of Beer”

May 10, 2018 — 
A microbiologist, a chemist, a neuroscientist and a medieval historian walk into a brewery… No, it’s not a joke, it’s this year’s “Science on Tap”, part of Science Odyssey Week! If you’re up for beer with a side of knowledge, then this adults-only evening is a must.

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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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‘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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Mathlete in the House: NFLer-cum-mathematician John Urschel to deliver public lecture at U of M

April 23, 2018 — 
When Stephen Kirkland, head of the Department of Mathematics, invited John Urschel, former NFL star, PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), to speak at the U of M, the gesture, he confesses, wasn’t solely altruistic. There was a bit of self-interest at play as well.

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On April 14 Science marches on!

April 9, 2018 — 
For an event that only started a year ago, the March for Science has a lot of momentum behind it

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Solar cell pioneer speaks on alternative energy sources

April 9, 2018 — 
World-renowned electrochemist Michael Grätzel's upcoming lecture, entitled “Energy Beyond Oil,” will review recent progress in the area of exploitation of solar energy converters

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Remembering our roots:  UofM’s Herbarium catalogues Manitoba’s flora for generations

March 23, 2018 — 
Tucked away in a sunny corner of the fourth floor of the Buller Building, you’ll find the Vascular Plant Herbarium of the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Dr. David Barnard presented Sherwin Khalili Ghomi with the Dr. Archie McNicol Prize for 1st Place in the 3MT competition

Rock-solid performance wows judges at 3MT

March 22, 2018 — 
International student gave strong presentation on designing buildings to withstand earthquakes

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