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Faculty of Science researchers’ breakthroughs 2023

December 7, 2023 — 
In the ever-evolving landscape of scientific breakthroughs, the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba has once again proven to be a center of pioneering research and innovation. As we wrap up the year 2023, it is both a privilege and excitement to look back at some of the research breakthroughs made by brilliant minds in the Faculty of Science.

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Azadeh Tabiban smiling and leaning against a brick window.

Faculty of Science News

How to ensure 5G network security with AI

December 4, 2023 — 
Tabiban is one of the collaborators in a new research project to make 5G networks more secure using Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions along with researchers from the University of Waterloo, Concordia University and Ericsson Canada. This initiative is part of the Government of Canada’s new Cyber Security Innovation Network with funding support from the National Cybersecurity Consortium (NCC) and Ericsson.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies News

The dinosaur in the coal mine

December 1, 2023 — 
How will freshwater fish fare against climate change? The answer could lie in this PhD research.

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Faculty of Science News

A tribute to UM Faculty of Science esteemed Alum: Tony Williams [BScHons/77]

November 20, 2023 — 
In the heart of Winnipeg, amidst the cold Canadian winters, a brilliant mind was born. Tony Williams, a man whose legacy would touch the lives of many, embarked on a journey of knowledge that began at the University of Manitoba. In 1977, he proudly earned his BSc (Honours) in actuarial mathematics, marking the genesis of a life devoted to learning, compassion and the pursuit of justice.

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UM Undergraduate Research Showcase winners with Mario Pinto, Vice-President (Research and International)

Research and International News

2023 Undergraduate Research Showcase highlights student achievement at UM

November 6, 2023 — 
On Tuesday October 31, more than 100 UM undergraduate students shared their research findings at the inaugural Undergraduate Research Showcase

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As you lichen: UM research receives NSERC Alliance International Collaboration Grant

November 2, 2023 — 
A researcher in the faculty of science at the University of Manitoba has received the first Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Alliance International Collaboration Grant in UM history, marking a significant milestone in putting UM research on the map.

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Faculty of Science News

CTV Winnipeg: Pro-Palestinian hackers take over former Premier Heather Stefanson’s Instagram account

October 20, 2023 — 
Pro-Palestinian hackers take over former Premier Heather Stefanson's Instagram account


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Faculty of Science News

Conversations for Truth and Reconciliation: The Faculty of Science’s commitment at the University of Manitoba

October 17, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Science is committed to fostering awareness, understanding and promoting dialogue and empathy towards truth and reconciliation. 

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Students News

Congrats to UM’s newest Distinguished Professors

October 13, 2023 — 
Dr. Lori Wilkinson (sociology and criminology) and Dr. Can-Ming Hu (astronomy and physics) will be honoured as Distinguished Professors this fall.

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Faculty of Science News

On being appointed as a Distinguished Professor – Can-Ming Hu’s journey in science

September 26, 2023 — 
Can-Ming Hu talks about being appointed a Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba and his journey in science.

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