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Research and International News

Latest issue of ResearchLIFE magazine

July 13, 2020 — 
A message from Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas, on the new issue of ResearchLIFE

Public Design Unit (PDU) I am here: Mapping Detroit Water Shut-offs Projection Map Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit Photo: PDU

Research and International News

Freehand

July 13, 2020 — 
From the daily media we view to the products we consume, from the clothing we wear and the spaces we inhabit to the vehicles that transport us on the road systems we use and the weather data we rely upon in planning our day, design plays a role in almost everything.

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Frazil ice floes on the Nelson River at Sundance Rapids, Man. winter 2020 | Photo: Brittany Peters, Alex Wall

Research and International News

Ice Ice Maybe

July 13, 2020 — 
Surprisingly, there are few studies on river ice dynamics, despite prominent public and industrial concerns associated with flooding and other impacts of river ice processes.

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Research and International News

Lessons on Loss

July 13, 2020 — 
When losses are buried under more losses, how do you even begin to grieve?

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Playground Swings

Research and International News

The Measure of Maltreatment

July 13, 2020 — 
For nearly two decades, Dr. Tracie Afifi has studied the ways in which adults abuse children, the harms that can result, and what can be done to keep kids safe.

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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.

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Research and International News

How to build a better Canada after COVID-19: The power of everyday actions can bring about change

July 6, 2020 — 
We live in a world where “normal” means systemic injustice that has become only more intense and apparent during COVID–19.

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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

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Belal Zia

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Meet Belal Zia, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Zia to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support his research titled: Promoting treatment seeking among Canadian Muslims: The development, implementation and evaluation of a psychoeducational intervention utilizing the theory of planned behaviour and internalized stigma model.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Rachel Nickel

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Meet Rachel Nickel, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Nickel to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Understanding and using the new physics of shape-selective magnetic nanoparticles: New ammunition for attacking biofilms.

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