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Virtual 3MT competition in 2020.

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3MT finals on April 21

April 13, 2021 — 
Mark your calendars – the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) final competition is next week.

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People standing together. (Shutterstock)

Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

April 13, 2021 — 
Microaggressions may seem small or 'micro,' but as incessant forms of racism, they can have big impacts on mental health, physical health and social life

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Trophy with "MT180 First Place"

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2021-MT180 Challengers Announced!

April 12, 2021 — 
Meet the 2021 MT180 Challengers

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Joshua Okyere

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Meet Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship Finalist, Joshua Okyere

April 5, 2021 — 
Joshua Okyere, a PhD student at the University of Manitoba, has been selected as a finalist for the esteemed Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship and Engaged Leadership program. As the selection process continues in the coming weeks, he has a chance to be named one of this year’s Scholars.

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Early evidence suggests that younger people are at the highest risk of poor mental health outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic. // Canva

COVID-19’s parallel pandemic: Why we need a mental health ‘vaccine’

March 23, 2021 — 
The pandemic’s impact on mental health throughout our society will likely outlive COVID-19

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Virtual 3MT competition in 2020.

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

2021 3MT finalists announced

March 10, 2021 — 
The results are in: After three competitive heats, the 12 finalists for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition have been chosen

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Applications now open for ‘Ma thèse en 180 secondes’ competition

March 5, 2021 — 
Describing your research concisely in three minutes or less is a great skill to possess. Ma thèse en 180 secondes provides the opportunity to master your elevator pitch in French. Launched in 2012, the French-language communication contest is modeled after the 3MT competition founded by The University of Queensland. This April, students in Manitoba will get the chance to compete for cash prizes, with the winner of the provincial competition advancing to the Canadian final and having a chance to move on to the international contest.

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Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. // Image from Library of Parliament

Two monumental projects to impact our understanding of who, and where, we are

March 3, 2021 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba are receiving a combined $4.7 million in funding for two projects

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atoms

As a matter of fact, they do sweat the small stuff

March 3, 2021 — 
A newly-funded particle physics experiment may be able to look into the structure of individual electrons—particles that have so far been indivisible

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McCall MacBain Scholarship Finalist Caitlin Thomas

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UM Master’s Student named McCall MacBain Scholarship finalist

March 1, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba graduate student Caitlin Thomas [MA/21] could be one of Canada’s next McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill University. She has been named a finalist for the prestigious award and will complete interviews this month to see if she makes the final cut.

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