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Black River Primary School students perform at Zong memorial 9 May 2017

An English professor’s journey through Jamaica: Or, how to keep history alive, mon!

May 19, 2017 — 
"We scholars must take every possible opportunity to disseminate our research, since one never knows the avenues through which something great will happen. Who could have guessed that the article on my discovery in UM Today would be seen by a woman in Jamaica?"

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Exercise science goes back to the beginning in Winnipeg this fall

May 16, 2017 — 
National exercise science conference returns to Winnipeg this October

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Six new Canada Research Chairs, two renewed

May 12, 2017 — 
'Leading crucial investigations into a wide-range of problems our society is facing'

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Researcher Profile: Dr. Genevieve Thompson

May 10, 2017 — 
Exploring what it’s like to experience intimate personal care and how health-care aides and nurses can help patients keep their sense of dignity.

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Faculty of Science

Riding the Wave: COGRAD’s Research Into Safeguarding Our Water

May 8, 2017 — 
In a world where clean water is becoming an increasingly rare resource, Department of Chemistry professor Gregg Tomy’s research is a valuable tool in the search for ways to protect our water supply.

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Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Back to the Future: Countering the Rise of Today’s “Superbugs”

May 8, 2017 — 
Antibiotic resistant bacteria exist right here in Manitoba. Dr. Ayush Kumar warns bacteria-contaminated drinking water on First Nations reserves is a ticking time-bomb.

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a brain made up of words associated with dementia

Are you a family member living with someone with cognitive impairment or dementia whose behaviours are changing?

May 5, 2017 — 
Research study seeking participants

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New study reveals extent of issues facing trans youth in the Prairies

May 4, 2017 — 
Over half (53 per cent) of school-aged trans youth from the Prairies reported being bullied in school

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Can breastfeeding help protect babies from wheezing?

May 2, 2017 — 
U of M study shows that babies who are breastfed longer are less likely to wheeze, putting them at lower risk for asthma later on.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Siblings & sports not always the best mix

April 28, 2017 — 
Siblings who participate in the same sport may have negative experiences within their sibling–athlete relationship.

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