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Federal government funds U of M research into oil spill responses

Seven University of Manitoba research projects aimed at testing new technologies and techniques to improve our responses to oil spills have been funded by the federal government.

Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, announced on Aug. 12 that the Government of Canada is investing $6,385,000 to support the trailblazing research. The funds will also support 12 scientific training positions at the University of Manitoba.

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Partners in the North

Over the ten-year history of the Riddell Faculty, numerous working relationships with organizations, communities, and institutions in Canada’s North have been developed. Two important partnerships, with the University College of the North (UCN) and the Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA), seek to provide greater access to training and educational opportunities for northern Manitobans.

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