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Mathlete in the House: NFLer-cum-mathematician John Urschel to deliver public lecture at U of M

April 23, 2018 — 
When Stephen Kirkland, head of the Department of Mathematics, invited John Urschel, former NFL star, PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), to speak at the U of M, the gesture, he confesses, wasn’t solely altruistic. There was a bit of self-interest at play as well.

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Sanofi Biogenius Canada Manitoba competition on April 18, 2018.

Biodegradable plastic research wins Sanofi Biogenius provincial science competition

April 23, 2018 — 
Fort Garry campus played host to many rising research stars in-the-making at this year’s Sanofi Biogenius Canada competition

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Students

Find out how to publish your research as an undergrad

April 12, 2018 — 
PMUSER will be hosting an open house event on April 19

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On April 14 Science marches on!

April 9, 2018 — 
For an event that only started a year ago, the March for Science has a lot of momentum behind it

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Solar cell pioneer speaks on alternative energy sources

April 9, 2018 — 
World-renowned electrochemist Michael Grätzel's upcoming lecture, entitled “Energy Beyond Oil,” will review recent progress in the area of exploitation of solar energy converters

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Remembering our roots:  UofM’s Herbarium catalogues Manitoba’s flora for generations

March 23, 2018 — 
Tucked away in a sunny corner of the fourth floor of the Buller Building, you’ll find the Vascular Plant Herbarium of the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Canada's parliament building

Federal Budget 2018 supports critical work

February 27, 2018 — 
The U of M is pleased to see the federal government’s strong commitment to fundamental research

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Microbiology lab on SET Day. // Image from R Massinon

High schools students explore science, engineering and technology at #SETDay2018

February 26, 2018 — 
Nearly 200 high school students and teachers arrived at the U of M campus to explore the science, engineering and technology (SET) playground

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Go Code Girl encourages girls to consider coding as a career

Codegirls unite!

February 8, 2018 — 
Go Code Girl is a daylong event designed to introduce girls in Grades 7-9 to computer programming and computational thinking

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Butterflies feeding on orange zinnias at the opening of the Shirley Richardson Butterfly Garden on 23 June 2011. Photo credit: J. Marcus

On the wings of Lepidoptera

November 27, 2017 — 
The secret to how butterflies (scientific name: Lepidoptera) create such striking arrays has been partially solved by new research by scientists at the U of M

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