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Coffee to Go, Swedish Style: Math Student Colin Desmarais enters PhD program at prestigious Uppsala University

May 25, 2017 — 
Sweden will be a big change for the Manitoba born and bred Desmarais, who began his MSc studies here at the University of Manitoba in Fall 2015. Under the supervision of Mathematics Assistant Professor Dr. David Gunderson.

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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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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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Manitoba Schools Science Symposium (MSSS)

Planetarium manager speaks to young scientists at Manitoba Schools Science Symposium

April 21, 2017 — 
All students will be involved in hands-on science and design activities throughout the day

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Faculty of Science

Peeling the Mitochondrial “Onion”, One Layer At A Time

April 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Jason Treberg, Canada Research Chair, investigates how changes in the environment influence the metabolism of a given organism.

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Mark Belmonte mentored Vanessa Hoi as part of Experience Research, the undergraduate research award offered by the office of the vice-president (research and international). // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Marching for Science to effect positive change

April 18, 2017 — 
Biologist Mark Belmonte hopes the March for Science on April 22 will bring attention to the importance of science, data and empirical evidence when it comes to policy making at all levels of government

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Faculty of Science

The University of Manitoba bursts open for Science Rendezvous

April 5, 2017 — 
Join us on campus on Saturday, May 13, 2017 for a free day of fun and discovery.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty hosts annual WSD Science Fair

April 4, 2017 — 
Students from Grades 4 – 12 will show off their science smarts as they compete in the 47th Annual Winnipeg School Division’s (WSD) Science Fair.

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Wpg Free Press: On the road after retirement

March 30, 2017 — 
Former race car driver and local lawyer reflects on his six-decade career

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New book by alumna Kaitlin Vitt celebrates the connection Manitobans have to their natural world

March 29, 2017 — 
On March 2nd, University of Manitoba alumna Kaitlin Vitt released her first book entitled Planted: Stories From Manitoba’s Natural World. The 80 page piece of creative non-fiction is a exploration of the people, plants, and fungi that make our province diverse and rich.

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