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Electric vehicle parked and charging in B lot.

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CBC North: How electric vehicles perform in the cold weather.

February 5, 2024 — 
CBC North: How electric vehicles perform in the cold weather.

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UM Faculty of Science student Reem Elmahi (right) in the House of Commons.

Ottawa’s 1834 Fellowship develops Black civic leaders

February 5, 2024 — 
UM student Reem Elmahi was selected as one of 20 high-potential youth for the prestigious summit

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Putting UM astrophysicists on the map… of the cosmos

February 2, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is now member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) - an international network of scientists utilizing the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) to advance the collective exploration of fundamentals of science.

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How a small community transformed a science student experience

January 26, 2024 — 
Whether it's during a class, around the science faculty, or in the St John's College Student Association lounge, you can often find Karis Park studying or socializing with her colleagues in these places. We sat down with the fourth-year science student, also a 2023 St John's scholarship recipient, about her experience at St John's and how her student membership has improved her student experience at UM.   

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Front door computer science department.

Faculty of Science News

Welcoming new talent – Meet the new pioneering researchers in the department of computer science

January 23, 2024 — 
A group of accomplished researchers has joined the department of computer science at the University of Manitoba, each bringing to the table a unique skill set and passion for advancement in their respective fields. In this article, we are taking a closer look at the fascinating research areas and the significant contributions these distinguished individuals are set to bring to both the academic and the industrial community.

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a stethoscope wraps around the globe

Research and International News

UM researchers receive $800,000 investment from Research Manitoba

January 8, 2024 — 
On Jan. 2, Research Manitoba announced support for 11 early-career researchers from the University of Manitoba.

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Jessica Marinelli and Camille Prefontaine wearing bright green shirts in the left, with one pointing to the poster behind them, Oleksandra Havruk and Louis Cheng on the right wearing bright green shirts with one pointing to the poster behind them. The poster is on a wall with dark wooden panels.

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The planet is paying for your iced coffee but it doesn’t have to

December 18, 2023 — 
UM students take the innovative route to compost PLA bioplastics.

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Two researchers standing next to their snowmobiles in snow.

10 ways UM research is making a global impact

December 11, 2023 — 
Research with impact. Learn more about the ways UM researchers are changing the way the world looks and talks about big issues.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic) News

Recipients of the first SoTL Development Fund announced

December 11, 2023 — 
Recipients of the SoTL Development Fund received funding to attend the November 23-25 Symposium for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Canmore, Alberta, which brought together faculty, students, educational developers, and administrators to share existing knowledge and developing research in the systemic inquiry of teaching and learning.

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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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