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Game Changer.

Are you a game changer? Time to generate solutions!

October 3, 2018 — 
Manitobans are encouraged to assemble interdisciplinary teams, get creative and find innovative solutions to one of the five winning problems

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Sampling in the Canary Islands with the Tiede volcano in the background

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Researching Mercury and Saharan Dust Levels in the Canary Islands

October 2, 2018 — 
Studying Mercury and Dust Levels in the Canary Islands

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Deadline to register for the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition is 4 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2017.

Research and International

Bird brains and social cognition

October 2, 2018 — 
Registration deadline for the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition is Oct. 12

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Seniors Alumni.

We’re one age-friendly university

October 1, 2018 — 
Our campuses host a thriving community that supports aging across the lifespan, not only academically, but mentally, physically and socially

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Depression and mental illness

Mental illness in childhood a strong predictor of troubles in adulthood

September 27, 2018 — 
Children and teens who experience mental illness are at increased risk for adverse mental health and social outcomes as adults, a study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba shows

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Every feed counts

September 24, 2018 — 
New Canadian research has found that infants who are breastfed have a reduced risk of being overweight in the first year of life—and that the protective association is stronger with longer and more exclusive breastfeeding.

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Michelle Kamula in Naujaat, Nunavut

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Q&A with Research Associate Michelle Kamula

September 24, 2018 — 
Before joining the Centre for Earth Observation Science at the U of M, Michelle worked at a fishing lodge in Sioux Lookout, Ontario and conducted research on abandoned mines. CEOS sat down with Michelle to find out how she ended up working at our Research Centre, what puts a smile on her face, and what kind of treats she likes.

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(L-R): Michelle Driedger, with research partners at Manitoba Metis Federation, Georgina Liberty and Sheila Carter (Julianne Sanguins, with back to camera).

Risky communications

September 24, 2018 — 
Michelle Driedger is fascinated by the power of communication and knowledge translation and the effect that they have on public health policy and public trust

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Cancer patients obtain meds more consistently without cost barrier, study shows

September 20, 2018 — 
In-depth analysis of health data can inform policies that best support Manitobans’ health

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Pharmacy launches broad-based review of cultural safety

September 19, 2018 — 
New initiative works towards greater inclusiveness and understanding

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