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A new direction for UM Research

January 30, 2023 — 
On Jan. 19 the UM Strategic Research Planning Committee convened to begin work on a new UM Strategic Research Plan for 2023-2028, as part of the ongoing process to create a broader University Strategic Plan.

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UM research projects receive over four million in federal investment

November 30, 2022 — 
Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) announced the federal funding of over four million dollars for two key research projects at UM.

A Cape ground squirrel grooming in Namibia // Photo: Jane Waterman

Squirrel sperm and feet tell a different climate change story

November 28, 2022 — 
Two UM studies found that climate change is altering ground squirrels’ sperm and feet, and this warns of big consequences potentially coming to endangered ecosystems.

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women, speaks at the Empowering Women session

Research and International News

Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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Meet Dr. B. Mario Pinto, the new Vice-President (Research and International)

November 16, 2022 — 
Join the conversation December 1 around UM’s new era of research.

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Dr. Digvir Jayas with Her Excellency the Right Honourable Governor General Mary Simon

Celebrated research advocate invested in Order of Canada

October 21, 2022 — 
Dr. Digvir Jayas, who completed his most recent term as Vice-President (Research and International) was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada on October 20, 2022.

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Raccoon in a tree

Systemic racism alters wildlife genetic diversity, UM study reports

October 18, 2022 — 
Racist segregation housing practices in the USA have had a genetic impact on urban wildlife, a new study by University of Manitoba in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports.



Democratizing data: new interactive map empowers Canadians to access immigration data

October 17, 2022 — 
'We’re giving greater access to data, and as a citizenry, we shouldn’t have to sift through tables to find useful data.'


Digvir Jayas

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Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Digvir Jayas

October 11, 2022 — 
This week we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Digvir Jayas as vice-president, following the conclusion of his 13-year tenure as vice-president (research and international) (VPRI), and prior eight-year term as associate vice-president (research).

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