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Abortion-rights demonstrators hold up letters spelling out ‘My Choice,’ Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Research and International News

Denying abortion access has a negative impact on children and families

May 19, 2022 — 
As abortion access is limited, the consequences at the individual level ripple through society as, on average, people denied abortions and their children are more likely to experience negative economic, social and health effects.

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Falling Walls Science Summit

Research and International News

Global competition for emerging talent coming to UM

May 6, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba joins renowned academic institutions around the world in hosting an international Falling Walls Lab in September 2022

A reef shark in shallow water

Forbes: Baby Shark Isn’t Fussy About The Temperature Of Its Nursery

May 6, 2022 — 
“We wanted to understand how some sharks use hot, shallow waters as nursery areas for their young, while others do not.”

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Remnants of type Ia explosions are not necessarily symmetric, as commonly believed.

Hyperfast white dwarfs moving like billiard balls may change understanding of supernovae

May 6, 2022 — 
'Understanding the origin of type Ia supernovae has been one of the highly debated questions in astrophysics,' explains Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics at UM

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Student wearing a lab coat holds a glass trophy with 3MT logo on it.

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Vote for Pranav at the 3MT Western Regionals

May 2, 2022 — 
Winner of UM's Three Minute Thesis will compete among other university challengers

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A growing number of businesses across a wide range of industries are successfully selling voyeurism to their audiences. (Shutterstock)

Research and International News

Selling voyeurism: How companies create value from the taboo

April 29, 2022 — 
Instead of arguments exclusively about whether voyeurism is ethical or not, we should explore why we are drawn to voyeurism in the first place and where the limits should be for this taboo, yet incredibly prevalent practice.

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For people who exercise in a group, their sense of connection to the group may not translate into skills that help them exercise alone. (Shutterstock)

Research and International News

For people who exercise in groups, ‘we’ has benefits — but don’t lose sight of ‘me’

April 29, 2022 — 
If you are looking to support your exercise routine and stay flexible in the face of challenges, having a sense of “we” is great, but don’t lose sight of your sense of “me.”

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A nocturnal eastern whip-poor-will rests on a hand against a backdrop of nightsky

Urban lighting needs to consider migrating birds, new UM study suggests

April 28, 2022 — 
New paper that challenges the way we think about airspace

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Mother looks at her new born baby.

Donor Relations News

UM global public health research partnership contributes to saving mothers and newborns in India

April 26, 2022 — 
Transformational investment supports partnership of UM researchers and government of Uttar Pradesh, India to improve survival for mothers and babies.

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Dr. B. Mario Pinto. Photo by Griffith University.

B. Mario Pinto appointed UM’s new Vice-President (Research and International)

April 25, 2022 — 
Dr. Pinto, renowned as a champion of global connectivity, to assume his position at UM on Oc. 1, 2022

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