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Faculty of Science

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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Volunteer for Science Rendezvous!

March 22, 2018 — 
Consider volunteering for Science Rendezvous, the largest celebration of science and engineering in Canada!

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Acclaimed American astronomer to speak on theory of multiverse

March 20, 2018 — 
Dr. Virginia Trimble believes there isn’t just one universe, but many

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A whale of a tale: Biological Sciences student “Science, Action!” video

February 9, 2018 — 
Biological Sciences students Kelsey Johnson, Julia Gulka and Paloma Carvalho have won a spot in the top 75 entries (NSERC) video competition titled: Science, Action!

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“Pre-selected optimist”: How hard work and determination led Dr. Michael Landry to some heavenly discoveries

January 23, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Michael Landry [PhD/00], Director, LIGO Hanford Observatory, Washington, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient.

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A networking celebration – Faculty of Science Alumni honoured

January 23, 2018 — 
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science - Pathways to Achievement Event

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Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning

January 15, 2018 — 
Dean Stefi Baum recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science advises students to find something (or many things!) that their passionate about.

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Seeing electrons: from individual atoms to processes inside cells

December 1, 2017 — 
As part of the Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary Series, Unter to Uber, Dr. Lena F. Kourkoutis will be giving a special lecture on how new technology has made it possible to “see” inside molecules, even at the atomic level.

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Deep space objects studied by Dr. Stefi Baum

AAAS and the University of Manitoba Announce 2017 Fellow

November 20, 2017 — 
Dr. Stefi Baum named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Celebrating outstanding faculty members

November 17, 2017 — 
The first inaugural Faculty of Science Awards were distributed to exemplary faculty members. In many cases, the recipients were nominated by their peers, students and colleagues.

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