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Science students contribute to Million Tree Challenge on National Tree Day

September 24, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science partnered with Science Rendezvous, UNESCO, Trees Winnipeg, the Province of Manitoba Forestry and Peatlands Branch, Ariel Gordon, author of Tree Talk, and Tree Canada to help the community take action.

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Join us for UM Homecoming and Science Literacy Week

September 17, 2021 — 
Join the UM Faculty of Science and Science First for an exciting lineup of FREE Virtual Public Talks in celebration of Science Literacy Week, Sept. 20 – 26, 2021.

2021 Schulich Leader Jordon Hong

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Meet this year’s Schulich Leaders: Jordon Hong

August 31, 2021 — 
With an outstanding academic record and remarkable volunteer work, Jordon Hong is entering the Faculty of Science as one of the University of Manitoba’s Schulich Leaders and beginning his journey in the computer science program.

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bird in flight

One flew over the cuckoo clock

August 26, 2021 — 
UM team finds way to alter migration timing of birds that may help them adjust to climate change

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Nebula in deep space

Astronomers catch a pulsar wind powered by magnetar outbursts

August 6, 2021 — 
A team of international researchers including a UM astrophysicist and an alumna has found a wind nebula around a radio pulsar

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Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

August 6, 2021 — 
On August 10 and 11, 2021, students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program.

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Left to right: Vanier Scholars - Felicia Masenu, Karli Rapinda, Daniel Arujo, Anne Manson and Banting Fellows - Lauren Kepkiewicz, Phil Grayson

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars awarded to UM

July 15, 2021 — 
UM welcomes two Banting Postdoctoral Fellows to its ranks and congratulates four doctoral students on receiving Vanier Scholarships

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NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

July 13, 2021 — 
From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics, several big ideas from scientists at the Faculty of Science have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program

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WFP: ‘This ain’t your grandpa’s battery’

July 13, 2021 — 
Christian Kuss, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, and Michael McDonald, the operations manager at NFI Group Inc.’s innovation centre weighs in on the future of technology of electric vehicles. 

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2121 Schulich Leaders

Students News

UM’s 2021 Schulich Leaders eager to learn and achieve their dreams

June 28, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba has once again awarded two remarkable incoming students with Schulich Leader Scholarships. Darlene Cuevas, a student from St. John’s High School, and Jordon Hong from Miles Macdonell Collegiate are the two new recipients of this prestigious scholarship.

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