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UM scientists partner with Indigenous team to salvage valuable research

September 28, 2020 — 
Because of COVID-19, UM researchers working on projects in the coastal regions around James Bay have been unable to access some equipment and gather data. Fortunately, they were able to coordinate with Indigenous environmental technicians to collect biological samples so that the data record could be preserved.

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

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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Dr. Brent Schacter

UM researcher honoured for life’s work

September 18, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Schacter developed international standards for bio banking biological materials for research

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

New research chair will reduce greenhouse gas emissions through better fertilizer management

September 14, 2020 — 
Mario Tenuta has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

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Research and International News

Undergrad Poster Competition Moves Online

September 11, 2020 — 
The annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition is moving online for the 2020 edition. This competition showcases the breadth and expertise of undergrad research conducted by UM students over the past year.

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Deciding the Fair Priority for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

September 9, 2020 — 
UM philosopher RJ Leland is part of an interdisciplinary research team that has published its suggestion on how best to inform preparations for vaccine distribution, so that doses can be distributed in the most just way possible once a vaccine is available.

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Distinguished Professor Aniruddha Gole [MSc/80, PhD/82], recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

Research and International News

Rh Awards Recognize UM Research Excellence

September 8, 2020 — 
Tune in on Sept. 22, 7 pm on the UM YouTube channel to view the Rh Awards Celebration, and hear a bit about each recipient’s research from them, personally.

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COVID-19 pandemic

UM researchers get $9.4M for COVID-19 rapid response grants and clinical trials

September 4, 2020 — 
Research Manitoba has announced $3.8M in research funding to support recipients of the Manitoba COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Competition and eight Manitoba clinical trials related to COVID-19 and applied health research.

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Heavy snow blankets the Fort Garry campus causing tree branches to bend and break.

Extreme precipitation events have always occurred, but are they changing?

September 4, 2020 — 
The evidence that human activity has warmed the global climate over the past century is incontrovertible. Individual extreme events are, however, influenced by many other factors.

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Twenty UM researchers receive JELF funding

August 26, 2020 — 
Twenty UM researchers have been awarded support for their work this week through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

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