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Prentice’s research at the U of M focused on the development of the airships and several engineering students had been employed for design and construction

Ice roads and Cargo Airships – State of the Technology and Opportunities for the North

May 15, 2017 — 
Public lecture on May 17


Asper School of Business

UMTI director shares knowledge on dry ports at UN think tank meeting

April 21, 2017 — 
Ng highlighted the importance of dry ports on the transforming the economic structure of landlocked countries and regions

Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

Desautels Faculty of Music

Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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Asper School of Business

New appointment

October 2, 2016 — 
UMTI Director joins the editorial board of Ocean & Coastal Management

Asper School of Business

Research news

October 2, 2016 — 
UMTI staff publishes new research on the strategy formulation of new generation ports

First cruise ship navigating the Northwest Passage

August 25, 2016 — 
'The climate is warming up. There is no question.'

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Nat’l Post: Manitoba professor refuses to abandon airship dream after storm destroys life’s work

August 19, 2016 — 
“I remember thinking, “Oh-oh, that’s not good,” he says.


Asper School of Business

UMTI director discusses Port of Churchill shutdown

July 29, 2016 — 
Adolf Ng says northern indigenous communities should be part of new ownership scenario

UMTI researchers present at World Conference on Transport Research

July 26, 2016 — 
The conference aims to bring together experts in all aspects of transport research from all parts of the world, and to stimulate the exchange of ideas in the broad field of transport research


Globe and Mail: Why airships should replace jets for moving freight

July 18, 2016 — 
The shift to a lower- or zero-carbon emission transport system will significantly reduce greenhouse gasses

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