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A reef shark in shallow water

Forbes: Baby Shark Isn’t Fussy About The Temperature Of Its Nursery

May 6, 2022 — 
“We wanted to understand how some sharks use hot, shallow waters as nursery areas for their young, while others do not.”

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A growing number of businesses across a wide range of industries are successfully selling voyeurism to their audiences. (Shutterstock)

Research and International

Selling voyeurism: How companies create value from the taboo

April 29, 2022 — 
Instead of arguments exclusively about whether voyeurism is ethical or not, we should explore why we are drawn to voyeurism in the first place and where the limits should be for this taboo, yet incredibly prevalent practice.

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For people who exercise in a group, their sense of connection to the group may not translate into skills that help them exercise alone. (Shutterstock)

Research and International

For people who exercise in groups, ‘we’ has benefits — but don’t lose sight of ‘me’

April 29, 2022 — 
If you are looking to support your exercise routine and stay flexible in the face of challenges, having a sense of “we” is great, but don’t lose sight of your sense of “me.”

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Vaclav Smil

The New York Times Magazine: This Eminent Scientist Says Climate Activists Need to Get Real

April 26, 2022 — 
Vaclav shares his beliefs on decarbonization, climate change goals, consumer consumption and the realities of transitioning to sustainable solutions

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a robot hand holding a human hand, surrounded by hearts

Faculty of Arts

Harper’s: Ghosting the Machine

April 25, 2022 — 
Humans, robots, and the new sexual frontier

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Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Winnipeg Free Press: A ‘remarkable physician leader’

April 18, 2022 — 
Dr. Marcia Anderson celebrated for her service to Indigenous people and other communities

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Protagonist Mirabel is able to help heal her family because she doesn’t have to live through the trauma of displacement like her grandmother did. (YouTube/DisneyMusicVEVO)

Oscars 2022: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ shows healing from intergenerational trauma

April 5, 2022 — 
'A trauma-informed lens isn’t meant to excuse or legitimize toxicity and dysfunction, but to help us understand that people who are in pain often pass down this pain'

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Canola field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Germination: How Dilantha Fernando Saved the Canola Industry Billions in Revenue

April 1, 2022 — 
A short profile of Dilantha Fernando

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Wpg Free Press — LGBTTQ+ students picked on, feel unsafe: report

March 31, 2022 — 
'Student members of the LGBTTQ+ community are far more likely to be victims of targeted harassment and feel unsafe at school than their peers who are cisgender and heterosexual, Manitoba researchers have found — once again'

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CBC: Lost campus: Virtual tour exposes bizarre, forgotten history at University of Manitoba

March 29, 2022 — 
'You just get a sense of a different kind of lifestyle,' former archivist says

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