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New antibacterial compound to combat cystic fibrosis infections

November 27, 2018 — 
Dr. Silvia Cardona publishes results of cystic-fibrosis-related research in prestigious ASM journal

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Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

November 8, 2018 — 
On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event.

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Spooky Science at the University of Manitoba

October 9, 2018 — 
Let’s Talk Science will be hosting their annual Spooky Science Event on Saturday, Oct. 20

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Fare Thee Well to the newly retired Joan McConnell

September 18, 2018 — 
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan McConnell, Student Services Lead. Her long and fruitful career was celebrated by colleagues and many close friends who attended a retirement reception held in St. John’s College.

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Finding connections: Artist Rebecca Kamen bridges the gap between science and art

September 17, 2018 — 
Rebecca Kamen, Artist in Residence in the Computational Neuroscience Initiative and Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania visits the University of Manitoba, September 24-28, 2018

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Invent the Future contest

September 17, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Science is asking students in grades 1, 2, and 3 from Manitoba to send us their ideas for an invention.

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Government of Canada: NSERC PromoScience announcement – support for organizations to encourage the next generation of scientists and researchers

September 17, 2018 — 
On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, kicked off Science Literacy Week, Sept. 17 – 23, in Ottawa with the announcement of the 2017 recipients of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience Program. The announcement includes 11.9 million in funding for 163 grants that support hands-on learning experiences for young Canadians and teachers.

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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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