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The Experimental Lakes Area in Northwestern Ontario, where research on ageing is underway

Not just another fish tale: is there a difference between aging and getting old?

January 14, 2022 — 
Some creatures don’t age in the same way that humans do, implying that getting old does not necessarily lead to declining health

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Protecting and preserving the North

January 12, 2022 — 
Grad students represent researchers and scholars at the leading edge of science in the North

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Samar Safi-Harb

Three new Canada Research Chairs

January 12, 2022 — 
Chairs in nutrition, health economics and extreme astrophysics

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Students News

Student success stories of 2021

December 23, 2021 — 
There are many success stories to celebrate

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Moneca Sinclaire showing her app

UM researcher honoured for bringing unique app to communities

November 24, 2021 — 
Alumus Dr. Moneca Sinclaire helped develop a mobile app that enables Indigenous communities to survey their populations about key health and social issues

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Faculty of Science News

Celebrate science month!

November 18, 2021 — 
Celebrate science month and take in a free outdoor science exhibit, Le mois de la Science, part of the International celebration, Fête de la Science, on display now at the Alliance Française du Manitoba, on Corydon Avenue.

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Faculty of Science News

2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching

November 10, 2021 — 
The Teaching award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and were selected based on their exemplary innovative approaches to engage and inspire students.

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Artists's impression of a kilonova, by A. Simonnet

Neutron stars hold key to cosmic mysteries

October 29, 2021 — 
The work of UM astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb was featured in a major article in the October 2021 issue of the popular science magazine Astronomy. 

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Nolan De Leon

CBC: Winnipegger lifts 5,900 kilograms in 1 hour for mental health

October 25, 2021 — 
As CBC Manitoba reports, Nolan De Leon, alumnus and current Master’s student in Physiology and Pathophysiology lifted the weight of an elephant on Saturday to bring attention to poor mental health.

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Student Success Month

Students News

Shared experiences: Take advantage of UM student supports

October 22, 2021 — 
Beginning with the decision to attend the University of Manitoba, undergraduate students Prerna and Chloe both utilized student supports throughout their studies and made the best of their university experiences.

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