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Research and International

Homegrown solution for farmers looking to increase yields

April 6, 2022 — 
Unlike traditional chemicals used to stimulate plant growth and decrease diseases, bio-inoculants can be easily produced with substantial safety and environmental benefits

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UM faculty and staff available to contact regarding Ukraine

February 24, 2022 — 
Regarding the current situation in Ukraine, the following individuals and resources may be available to media for comments and insight

Caregiving during COVID

August 11, 2021 — 
UM team releases findings from largest survey of Manitoba’s caregivers since 2012

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Planting a tree

UM students plant over 5,000 trees for the Manitoba School Tree Planting Challenge

June 11, 2021 — 
Need an idea for something to do during a lockdown? Plant a tree.

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Experts available to speak about genocide label in China

February 22, 2021 — 
Experts available

A black and white photo of the Shubenacadie Residential School classroom in Nova Scotia.

Recognition of historic significance of the Residential School System and former Residential Schools crucial step on path to Reconciliation

September 1, 2020 — 
The NCTR, Parks Canada and the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced that the Residential School System is now formally designated as an “event of national historic significance.” 

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Branimir Boulder in SK

UM team and partners are selected as finalist for Food System Vision Prize

August 10, 2020 — 
UM experts bolstered a project that will help to decolonize food systems, and it was selected as a Top 10 Finalist for the Food System Vision Prize.

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Administration Building - July 2019

Research and International

UM researchers eligible for new federal government support

May 15, 2020 — 
“This new support from the federal government will allow essential research being done at UM to continue during the pandemic”

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Security and privacy risks with patient portal accounts in US hospitals

May 4, 2020 — 
A research team working with Dr. Celine Latulipe in the UM Faculty of Science has found that many American hospitals may be inviting privacy violations by allowing password sharing between patients and their care providers.

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Dr. Verena Menec, Dr. Harvey Chochinov, and former MP Joy Smith

Aging adults’ experience during COVID-19

April 22, 2020 — 
This collaborative research project will examine the experiences of older adults during the coronavirus pandemic, exploring how they cope, the impacts on their physical and mental health, and changes to how they access health-care services.

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