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President David Barnard with winners of the 2019 3MT Competition, and Dr. Todd Mondor, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

3MT winner takes first step toward regional finals

March 19, 2019 — 
A student who is developing a way to test heart health through a simple stepping exercise impressed a prestigious panel of judges at the Three-Minute Thesis competition

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Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan (centre) at U of M Health Sciences campus for announcement of CFI-JELF awards.

Research and International

Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI

March 14, 2019 — 
More than $1.1 million in support of seven U of M research projects in areas such as disease, food processing and supercomputers

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ARTIST'S IMPRESSION OF A KILONOVA, BY A. SIMONNET

A kilonova in our neighbourhood

February 4, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers, led by U of M astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, proposes that the merging of two neutron stars relatively near the Earth has created a “kilonova remnant”

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Faculty of Science

Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

January 21, 2019 — 
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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Michelle Boyce was part of a team of astronomers who used a large arc array to detect odd signals coming from distant galaxies

The U of M cosmic connection

January 18, 2019 — 
Physics grad part of major discovery

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Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

December 2, 2018 — 
Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor.

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Faculty of Science

Kyla Smith recipient of Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award

November 7, 2018 — 
Congratulations to Kyla Smith, for being selected as a recipient of the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award from the university’s Faculty of Graduate Studies.

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Faculty of Science

Understanding the evolution of galaxies

November 6, 2018 — 
Activity of a supermassive black hole and galactic fountain phenomena may help explain why galaxies stop growing

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Faculty of Science

Summer Undergraduate Research (S.U.R.E.) program helps students navigate careers in science

October 9, 2018 — 
Sponsored jointly by the Deans of Research and Student Experience the S.U.R.E. program included a variety of sessions aimed at developing skills, mentoring, and a final undergraduate research poster competition.

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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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