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Mia Battad

Faculty of Science News

2019 Schulich Leader: Mia Battad

August 21, 2019 — 
Drawn to technology from an early age, Mia Battad loved racing home from school to play on the family computer

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Karen Gunderson

Research and International News

The speed of a rumour

August 19, 2019 — 
Pure mathematics is all about the long game, according to mathematician and alumna Karen Gunderson

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Christine Adams with her colleagues

Students News

Science advisor receives 2019 Advising Excellence Award

August 13, 2019 — 
Christine Adams [BA(Hons)/ 94, MEd/01] from the Faculty of Science is the winner of the 2019 Advising Excellence Award

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Students News

STEAM program provides wellness opportunities for students and staff

August 9, 2019 — 
Success Through Wellness Grants foster creative STEAM programming in the Faculty of Science

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Faculty of Science News

Connecting heaven and earth: UM researchers have highly anticipated nuclear experiment underway

July 16, 2019 — 
Professors Dr. Juliette Mammei, along with her colleagues Dr. Michael Gericke and adjunct professor Dr. Russell Mammei, currently have an experiment running at Jefferson Lab, the world’s premier electron scattering facility, to measure the neutron skin of lead in an “earth-based” experiment. 

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Faculty of Science News

American Society of Pharmacognosy announces Paper of the Year – Sorensen chemistry lab

July 15, 2019 — 
The Sorensen lab back-to-back papers in the Journal of Natural Products were selected by the editors for the Arthur E. Schwarting Award for Paper of the Year in 2018. The announcement was made public July 2, 2019 in the American Society of Pharmacognosy newsletter. 

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Dr. Christopher Schneider and Dr. Ayush Kumar

Faculty of Science News

Introducing Manitoba’s first Fecal Microbiota Transplant Program

June 24, 2019 — 
Not all poop is the same, at least when it comes to fecal transplants. Typically a topic avoided in polite conversation, Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) is the transfer of one individual’s stool to another

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

Climate change may be putting beluga whales out of their depths

June 10, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers has found that the physical condition of beluga whales affects their capacity to store oxygen in their blood and muscle tissues

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Faculty of Science News

Ronald Domalaon will receive his PhD from the department of chemistry on Thursday, June 6

June 6, 2019 — 
Classmates call Domalaon a “go-getter”, having already started a job in the pharmaceutical industry, after being scouted and hired in November of last year – but for Domalaon, it’s par for the course.

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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

June 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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