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Spring 2019 Session

  • Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Runs April 10 until May 29

APRIL 10

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Knowledge Translation from the Lab to the Public

Presenter: Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation Management

APRIL 17

The Power of Big Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Lix Professor & Acting Associate Head| Department of Community Health Sciences, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Methods for Electronic Health Data Quality, Director, Data Science Platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

APRIL 24

Cracking Open the Door of the Vault: Treasures in the University of Manitoba’s Rare Book Room

Presenter: Dr. Shelley Sweeney, University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections

MAY 1

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Current State of Knowledge and Current Controversies in the Field

Presenter: Dr. Tracie Afifi, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Associate Editor, Child Abuse & Neglect, Royal Society of Canada Inducted College Member

MAY 9

The Science, Business and Politics of Climate Change

Presenter: Dr. Hersh Shefrin, Distinguished Alumni Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient

MAY 15

Assisted Death Law – How Does Canada Compare?

Presenter:  Dr. Mary Sharif, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

MAY 22

From Truth to Reconciliation

Presenter: Ry Moran, Director of the National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation

 

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If you have any questions, please call Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or email alumni@umanitoba.ca.

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