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Public Design Unit (PDU), I am here: Mapping Detroit Water Shut-offs (detail), Projection Map Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit | Photo: PDU

Research and International News

Latest issue of ResearchLIFE magazine : Network News

July 13, 2020 —  A message from Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas, on the new issue of ResearchLIFE

Public Design Unit (PDU) I am here: Mapping Detroit Water Shut-offs Projection Map Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit Photo: PDU

Research and International News

Freehand : Network News

July 13, 2020 —  From the daily media we view to the products we consume, from the clothing we wear and the spaces we inhabit to the vehicles that transport us on the road systems we use and the weather data we rely upon in planning our day, design plays a role in almost everything.

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Frazil ice floes on the Nelson River at Sundance Rapids, Man. winter 2020 | Photo: Brittany Peters, Alex Wall

Research and International News

Ice Ice Maybe : In Focus

July 13, 2020 —  Surprisingly, there are few studies on river ice dynamics, despite prominent public and industrial concerns associated with flooding and other impacts of river ice processes.

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Research and International News

Lessons on Loss : Network News

July 13, 2020 —  When losses are buried under more losses, how do you even begin to grieve?

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Playground Swings

Research and International News

The Measure of Maltreatment : Network News

July 13, 2020 —  For nearly two decades, Dr. Tracie Afifi has studied the ways in which adults abuse children, the harms that can result, and what can be done to keep kids safe.

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Indigenous Circle of Empowerment (ICE) 2019-20 with special guest Dr. Marcia Anderson

Students News

Meet the 2020 Emerging Leaders – Part 2 : Network News

July 10, 2020 —  Part two of the Meet the 2020 Emerging Leaders series focuses on some of the Indigenous leaders that are a part of the strong Indigenous community at the University of Manitoba. Let us meet them.

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Michael Akins, Law Class of 2020

Faculty of Law News

Juris Doctor Class of 2020 : Network News

July 10, 2020 —  Born in Nigeria and raised in Winnipeg, Michael Akins graduated from Oak Park High School and headed straight for the University of Manitoba on sports scholarships. Akins transitioned from sports to law because of his older sister. "She was the smartest person I knew growing up and I was always inspired by her academic drive and leadership," he says.

Faculty of Science News

New Bachelor in Data Science Degree at University of Manitoba : Network News

July 10, 2020 —  The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Manitoba Economic Development and Training has approved the establishment of a new degree program, a Bachelor of Science (Major) in Data Science.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Mom and baby share “good bacteria” through breastmilk : Network News

July 10, 2020 —  A new study by researchers at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia (UBC) has found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process.

Desautels Faculty of Music News

Katharina Fuchs is a ‘shining light’ : Network News

July 10, 2020 —  2020 DFOM graduate Katharina Fuchs is a multi-talented wonder who will be teaching some very lucky students!

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