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This image, taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, reveals an unusual sight: a runaway quasar fleeing from its galaxy's central hub. A quasar is the visible, energetic signature of a black hole. Black holes cannot be observed directly, but they are the energy source at the heart of quasars — intense, compact gushers of radiation that can outshine an entire galaxy. Credits: NASA, ESA, and M. Chiaberge (STScI and JHU)

Intergalactic travellers beware: Rogue black holes may be roaming about

March 24, 2017 — 
A new study by an international consortium of astronomy researchers has found that massive black holes in the center of galaxies can get “kicked out” by gravitational waves.

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uOttawa to collaborate with National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

March 23, 2017 — 
MOU highlights that the path forward is one of collective actions and collective shared responsibility

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Lecture on heart health a highlight of Helen Glass Research Symposium

March 23, 2017 — 
Guest speaker Alex Clark's talk titled ‘What’s Your Heart Telling You? It’s Time to Talk about Cardiovascular Health’ covered many misconceptions people have about heart disease.

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Rising Up on campus

March 15, 2017 — 
UM will be host to the Rising Up conference on March 17 and 18

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neurocraft art exhibit

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Neurocraft: Exhibit explores the art and science of the brain

March 15, 2017 — 
Neurocraft – exhibition explores the art and science of the brain It’s not brain surgery. But it’s definitely going to let you see what’s going on inside our heads.

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U of M and UWinnipeg collaborate on commercialization of technologies

March 15, 2017 — 
University of Winnipeg will now have access to the expertise and services of the University of Manitoba’s Technology Transfer Office

Group photo of participants in Spin Mechanics 4, co-organized by the University of Alberta and the University of Manitoba. Photo supplied by Can-Ming Hu.

Faculty of Science

The University of Manitoba interacts with world-renowned researchers

March 14, 2017 — 
World-class research being performed at the University of Manitoba in Spin Mechanics

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Wpg Free Press: Company coated in high hopes

March 14, 2017 — 
On to big things after winning student pitch contest

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Distinguished Professor and Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas.

TRIUMF selects U of M’s Digvir Jayas as new Chair of Board of Management

March 13, 2017 — 
Based in Vancouver, TRIUMF is Canada's national laboratory for accelerator-based science and nuclear and particle physics research

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Wpg Free Press: Future is bright for solar, alternative energy markets in Manitoba

March 10, 2017 — 
U of M research focus is on innovative renewable energy technologies for distributed applications

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