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International collaboration developing nanotechnology that may be used against COVID-19

March 30, 2020 — 
A new approach to stopping virus growth gives hope for new therapeutic options against seasonal influenza, bird flu and possibly COVID-19

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Tracking the spread of COVID-19 across the globe

March 25, 2020 — 
Mathematician Dr. Julien Arino in the UM Faculty of Science is part of a team that received a Canada Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant worth $666,667 to study the spread of COVID-19

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The Disrupters: Alumnae who persisted in an inequitable world

March 6, 2020 — 
As this year’s International Women’s Day calls for a more gender-equal world, we’re celebrating our own UM alumnae whose perseverance led to incredible contributions for Manitoba, Canada, and the world

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Polar bears in the Western Hudson Bay area lounging on rocks

Climate change threatens iconic relationship

February 27, 2020 — 
National Polar Bear Day a somber affair this year

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Magic Squares: Past, Present and Future

February 26, 2020 — 
New book display and exhibit at the Sciences and Technology Library

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

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An evening with Nobel Laureate Dr. Jim Peebles

February 7, 2020 — 
Join us for an evening with James (Jim) Peebles, professor emeritus at Princeton University 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient for a discussion on dark matter, and the structure of our universe.

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Cities negatively altering mammal evolution

February 5, 2020 — 
UM research finds that cities may be lowering mammals’ ability to evolve in response to changing environments

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Honoured Science alumni invited back to campus to share career advice with students

January 14, 2020 — 
On Thursday, Jan. 30 the Faculty of Science celebrates outstanding alumni at the fourth annual Faculty of Science Careers in Science Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Alumni Awards event.

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Faculty of Science celebrates 50 years

January 10, 2020 — 
The anniversary festivities start on Thursday, Jan. 16

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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