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‘Stories can Humanize Us’

March 20, 2019 — 
Readers and authors make better doctors, says workshop leader.

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Applied Health Sciences student takes top spot at 3MT finals

March 19, 2019 — 
Kevin Boreskie practiced his Three Minute Thesis (3MT) while driving in his vehicle with the radio cranked up. He thought that if he could master his presentation with that much distraction, he was set to succeed.

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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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Front row (l-r): Recipients Aaron Marshall, Michael Czubryt, Roberta Woodgate (CRC), Kellie Thiessen and Elder Katherine Whitecloud (Assembly of First Nations) (back row, l-r): Recipients Frank Schweizer and Brian Mark, MP Terry Duguid, UM VP Research & International Digvir Jayas, and recipients Ian Dixon, Leslie Roos and Benedict Albensi.

Celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge researchers

March 15, 2019 — 
$10.4M in funding for U of M researchers is part of a national investment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to support researchers studying full spectrum of health issues

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College of Nursing trio honoured at Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 14, 2019 — 
Two fourth-year students and one staff member from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among 10 award recipients at the third annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence, presented by the Office of Indigenous Engagement on March 11 during Indigenous Awareness Month.

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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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Pharmacy a family affair

March 13, 2019 — 
Dr. Hagar Labouta is a new assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy whose expertise is in the use of nanotechnology in biomedical applications such as drug delivery.

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U of M study envisions online ‘report card’ for personal care homes

March 12, 2019 — 
User-friendly site should help compare personal care homes on medical and social criteria, study recommends

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Jaw Dropper

March 8, 2019 — 
Dentistry prof oversees clinical trial of Botox injections for painful jaw disorders

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Frances G. McGill [MD/1915] was Canada’s first female forensic pathologist. She is shown here in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on Oct 22, 1955. // University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Alumni

Ahead of her time: Trailblazing alumnae of the 1900s

March 7, 2019 — 
With International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re remembering our early U of M alumnae who defied society’s expectations and became trailblazers in their own right

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