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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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An oil slick on a test lake showing a reflection of a forest

Vote for Tyler Black in the Science Exposed photo contest

June 11, 2020 — 
Public voting is open for the 2020 Science Exposed People’s Choice Award and Riddell graduate student Tyler Black needs your votes

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Why do wildlife matter?

June 11, 2020 — 
A UM environmental science student decided to turn her Honours thesis into a short film with an original soundtrack. The project went so well that she is now continuing it within her Master’s thesis.

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earth, seen from space

Op-ed: We should know our limits

April 27, 2020 — 
Vaclav Smil: 'It should not be so hard to admit that, at this point, we do not know much more than we do know.'

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Photo: Dirk Notz

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North pole soon to be ice free in summer

April 22, 2020 — 
Using these models, the researchers considered the future evolution of Arctic sea-ice cover in a scenario with high future CO2 emissions and little climate protection. As expected, Arctic sea ice disappeared quickly in summer in these simulations.

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Polarbear mom and cub visit Polarstern. December 10, 2019

Living in the High Arctic, UM researcher didn’t know COVID’s scope

April 20, 2020 — 
Coming back from a world of complete darkness into a world fighting a pandemic.

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PhD candidate Lisa Matthew excites students with parallels between her research methods and video games

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How video games help teach Arctic climate science

March 12, 2020 — 
More than 150 middle-and-high school learners met with climate researchers on March 5 for Arctic Science Day. Students learned how new knowledge is developed from working in harsh Arctic conditions, and how the learning process can be a lot like playing video games.

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right) with Minister for Research in Denmark Tommy Ahler, looking at a piece of ice from the Glacial period.

Discover: Skip the Gloom and Doom and Get Cracking on Solving Climate Change

February 10, 2020 — 
Discover magazine interviewed professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives the 2020 Mohn Prize - Photo: Alberto Grohovaz / Arctic Frontiers 2020.

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CEOS chair receives prize for Arctic climate research

January 30, 2020 — 
The prize aims to put relevant issues for future Arctic development onto the national and international agenda

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Somia (B.Env.Sc Honours Co-op) is in the middle with Eden Klein (B.Env.Sc. Honours Co-op) to her right and Josie Cooke (B.Env.St. Major Co-op) to her left.

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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources alumna talks about co-op

January 24, 2020 — 
'I enjoyed my courses so much more after my first placement because I understood that classroom knowledge could be put to real use'

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