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Building equitable AI for public health

January 17, 2020 — 
Training next generation to close gap in AI and health inequalities

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

We need to modernize how we measure national wealth

January 16, 2020 — 
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?

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Why the U.S. is unlikely to go to war with Iran

January 8, 2020 — 
The killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani by the United States — and Iran’s response — raises many important legal and strategic issues

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Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg.

CBC: Doctor researching rare genetic disorders 1 of 3 Manitobans inducted into Order of Canada

January 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Rockman-Greenberg's research has involved screening newborns for genetic disorders to detect them before symptoms appear

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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, Senior Canada-150 Research Chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS)

A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

December 20, 2019 — 
Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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Top Conversation Canada stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 — 
From sex robots to anti-vaxxers, we’ve gathered the five most read UM Conversation Canada stories in 2019

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A (sorta) good news story about a songbird and climate change

December 12, 2019 — 
A recent discovery suggests Purple Martins, unlike other long-distance migratory songbirds, show promise of being able to adapt to climate change

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The Winnipeg Foundation commits $1 million to support innovation seed funding for UM health sciences researchers

December 10, 2019 — 
Funding will establish The Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Grants in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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Undergraduate student Henry McKay

Student shares personal story on homelessness and the power of research

December 9, 2019 — 
'We are trying to see the light in the dark'

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Student Alex Agaranko in Australia

Research and International News

Take part in ‘eye-opening experience’ through exchange program

December 2, 2019 — 
Creating memories, traveling with friends, seeing the sights in a new country – these were just some of the highlights of Alex Ogaranko’s experiences in the University of Manitoba’s international student exchange program.

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