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FALL 2018

SEPTEMBER 13

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

SEPTEMBER 20

The ‘Bear’ Truth: Our World is Changing

Presenter: Jill Bueddefeld – PhD Student, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources

SEPTEMBER 27

Nature in Your Yard

Presenter:Ted McLachlan – Senior Scholar, Department of Landscape Architecture

OCTOBER 4

NO SESSION

OCTOBER 11

“Back to the Centre – Downtown for All Ages.”

Presenter: Richard Milgrom

OCTOBER 18

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

OCTOBER 25

Alzheimer’s Disease Early Diagnosis & Treatment Strategies

Presenter: Zahra Moussavi – Director, Biomedical Engineering Program Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

NOVEMBER 1

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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MHR Student Bobbie Whiteman
An education with impact

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.

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