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Don’t let pandemic fatigue increase your risk in labwork

Biosafety: Remember to follow safety protocols

The biosafety program would like to remind laboratory personnel that the materials and procedures you are working with come with risks. Proper procedure, risk assessments and safety measures for research projects protect the worker and so it is important to continue to be diligent with implementing safety practices and protocols. A hazard is still a hazard.

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Determining if non-sentient beings, like the Great Barrier Reef or the Mona Lisa, have rights

Dimitar Tomovski is an MA student and 2022 recipient of a Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics graduate fellowship. The fellowship has allowed him to pursue his research on the rights of non-sentient beings with more financial freedom. The fellowships are open to UM faculty, instructors and graduate students from all fields and all faculties.

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Explore Canada’s New Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

For the first time since 2011, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction has updated Canada’s low-risk alcohol drinking guidelines. As we know, consuming alcohol comes with health risks and can affect our functioning and overall well-being. What we may not know, is what amount of alcohol starts to increase our risk. If you choose to drink, it can be helpful to be aware of strategies you can use to lower your risk.

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