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Gary Wong, Graduate Student, Infectious Disease,

140 Years of Research Excellence

July 14, 2017 — 
It began in 1891 when George Bryce published the University of Manitoba’s first scientific paper. It discussed the geology of the Red River and Assiniboine Valleys. A flood of discoveries followed


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Food chemist honoured by his peers

July 11, 2017 — 
Rotimi Aluko named a Fellow in the Institute of Food Technologists

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Faculty of Science

Video: New research provides a detailed method for “An all-on-chip method for rapid neutrophil chemotaxis analysis directly from a drop of blood”

June 29, 2017 — 
A new research video produced by JoVE explains the work of the U of M’s Immunotrafficking Lab, led by Francis Lin of the University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy.

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Investigating a paradoxical risk of childhood obesity

June 28, 2017 — 
New research funding will help find out why regular consumption of artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of obesity and metabolic disease in early childhood

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Books / Photo d-221, flickr

A message to researchers and scholars from the VP (Research and International)

June 28, 2017 — 
An opportunity to profile your research

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Researcher Profile: Dr. Donna Martin

June 27, 2017 — 
Three-year study looks at the aftermath of one First Nation community’s experiences and hopes findings will have considerable implications for future flooding and disaster preparedness and response.

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(L-R) U of M Associate Vice-President (Partnerships) Jay Doering, MP Terry Duguid, Dr. Terry Klassen, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Dean & Vice-Provost Brian Postl, Manitoba Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade Cliff Cullen and President & CEO of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Lawrence Prout at the SPOR announcement on June 16, 2017.

Prescribing the right medicine for children

June 16, 2017 — 
$8.4 million in new research funding for national partnerships



New Scientist: Life aloft: The unexplored ecosystem above your head

June 14, 2017 — 
Kevin Fraser and others suggest we think about protecting air environments like we do water

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Nature, Science, CTV: Vaginal microbes thwart HIV prevention

June 13, 2017 — 
Vaginal application of anti-retroviral drugs, such as tenofovir, before sex has had mixed results in preventing HIV infection in women.


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Ticks on the move

June 9, 2017 — 
A bacterial cattle disease caused by a blood borne pathogen transmitted by ticks has cattle producers on the alert

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