Roberta (Bobbie) Whiteman had already worked in the child welfare sector for at least 10 years when she first learned about the new Master of Human Rights (MHR) program being offered at the University of Manitoba. On October 18, she graduates as a member of the inaugural Master of Human Rights program class her thesis already demonstrating potential to impact the work she does in changing lives.
Artificial Stomach – A New Technology to Advance the Science of Food for Health
Presenter: Dr. Nancy Ames – Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Food and Nutritional Sciences
The ‘Bear’ Truth: Our World is Changing
Presenter: Jill Bueddefeld – PhD Student, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources
Nature in Your Yard
Presenter:Ted McLachlan – Senior Scholar, Department of Landscape Architecture
“Back to the Centre – Downtown for All Ages.”
Presenter: Richard Milgrom
Developing a personalized medicine strategy to treat malignant brain tumours
Presenter: Sachin Katyal- Asst. Professor, University of Manitoba, Dept of Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences; Senior Scientist, Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba
Alzheimer’s Disease Early Diagnosis & Treatment Strategies
Presenter: Zahra Moussavi – Director, Biomedical Engineering Program Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
How Should Universities Handle Sexual Violence Complaints?
Presenter:Karen Busby – Professor, Faculty of Law and Academic Director of the University of Manitoba Centre for Human Rights Research.
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Every dollar donated to the Douglas and Beverly Ruth Centenary Award in Engineering, up to $10,000, will be matched by Friends of Engineering, as well as an additional fifty cents from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative.