UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today
News from
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
UM Today Network

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News Archive

Mother breastfeeding

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Mom and baby share “good bacteria” through breastmilk

July 10, 2020 — 
A new study by researchers at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia (UBC) has found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process.

Physical therapy student Chelsea Scheller

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Pandemic-inspired guide to physical therapy at home helpful any time

July 8, 2020 — 
A small team of faculty and students from the department of physical therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, has created a guide to help people find online resources to assist with their physical therapy needs at home.

,

Seniors walking at university

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.

, , , , ,

A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

COVID-19 could outwit science unless knowledge stays current: UM study

July 7, 2020 — 
A study of whole genome sequencing samples from COVID-19 patients worldwide shows that rapid changes in the virus may cause false-negative test results.

, , ,

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

COVID-19 summer work disruption sends students back to class

July 6, 2020 — 
School’s out for the summer; but not for all. Some learners in the Rady Faculty’s Interdisciplinary Health Program opted to enroll in summer courses this year due to scarce summer jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

, ,

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

UM virtual convocation celebrates Rady Faculty Class of 2020

June 30, 2020 — 
Instead of crossing the stage at a typical graduation ceremony, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students participated in an unprecedented UM virtual convocation – and had the opportunity to view the celebration alongside family and friends on their digital devices.

, , , , , , ,

Grad cap 2020

Students News

Convocation 2020: Honouring Indigenous graduates

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. UM campuses are uniquely strengthened by Indigenous student perspectives. The Indigenous campus community includes many student leaders who continue to define new directions and move our nations, province and country forward with their ideas and passions. The following Indigenous students will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29.

, , , , , , , ,

Robert Bertrand

Students News

Convocation 2020 – Governor General’s Medal Recipients

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. Today, these six exceptional students will be awarded the Governor General’s academic medals, for outstanding achievement at their level of study.

, , , , , , ,

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

“A strong student advocate”: Dr. Silvia Alessi-Severini wins mentorship award

June 25, 2020 — 
Dr. Silvia Alessi-Severini is the recipient of this year’s Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award, which recognizes excellence and distinction in mentorship, teaching and research.

, , ,

COVID-19 Virus

New funding for UM COVID-19 research

June 25, 2020 — 
Six University of Manitoba researchers and their teams have received $7.5 million in federal and provincial funding to investigate a range of impacts of the virus on specific populations

, , ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top