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SSHRC invests in researchers studying issues related to individuals and society

July 7, 2020 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.

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Research and International

How to build a better Canada after COVID-19: The power of everyday actions can bring about change

July 6, 2020 — 
We live in a world where “normal” means systemic injustice that has become only more intense and apparent during COVID–19.

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Dr. Michael Benarroch is the 12th president of the University of Manitoba

Welcoming Dr. Michael Benarroch, UM’s 12th President & Vice-Chancellor

July 2, 2020 — 
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Benarroch back home to Manitoba to lead the University of Manitoba as our 12th President and Vice-Chancellor.


David Barnard stands at the bottom of a flight of stairs.

A farewell message from President Barnard

June 30, 2020 — 
Dr. Barnard reflects on 12 years as UM President and Vice-Chancellor.


President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard planting with students from École St. Avila at the 2016 Campus Beautification Day

Dear David, thank you

June 30, 2020 — 
Members of the UM community have been expressing their thanks and best wishes to President David Barnard, who leaves the UM on June 30, after 12 years of leadership


Harvey Secter, Janice Filmon, David Barnard pose together

David Barnard appointed President Emeritus

June 30, 2020 — 
'David truly embraced the idea of UM being Manitoba’s university'

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UM President Dr. David Barnard in conversation with former UMSU president, Tanjit Nagra

June 30, 2020 — 
President Barnard reflects on his time at the University of Manitoba.



Meet the 2020 Emerging Leaders – Part 1

June 25, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Emerging Leader Awards.

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COVID-19 Virus

New funding for UM COVID-19 research

June 25, 2020 — 
Six University of Manitoba researchers and their teams have received $7.5 million in federal and provincial funding to investigate a range of impacts of the virus on specific populations

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President David Barnard

Community saying goodbye, thank you to president David Barnard

June 24, 2020 — 
This week marks the last as president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba for David T. Barnard, who has served in the role with distinction for 12 years.


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