UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today
News from
Faculty of Science
UM Today Network

Faculty of Science News Archive

(L-R) Dr. Mark Belmonte from Biological Sciences and Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South.

Faculty of Science News

Dr. Mark Belmonte appointed to expert panel by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA)

May 31, 2022 — 
Panel tasked by the federal government and Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency.

, , , ,

Close-up of diploma held by grad.

Spring Convocation returns to in-person events for 2022

May 30, 2022 — 
Honorary degree recipients announced for Convocation, and President's Installation takes place June 7

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Peter Nickerson

Elite researchers recognized with Rh Awards

May 27, 2022 — 
Eight UM faculty members to receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities

, , , , , , , , ,

Meet Aleeza Gerstein, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category

May 27, 2022 — 
Aleeza Gerstein is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Science, who specializes in the evolution of human fungal pathogens

, , ,

Sabine Kuss

Research and International News

Meet Sabine Kuss, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Applied Sciences Category

May 27, 2022 — 
This award recognizes her team’s discoveries and developments in rapid, accurate and cost-efficient point-of-care biosensor devices, which aims to save time, health care costs and, most importantly, lives

, , ,

Raphael Clouatre is the recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award in the Natural Sciences category

Research and International News

Meet Raphaël Clouâtre, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Natural Sciences category

May 27, 2022 — 
This award is in recognition of his theories underlying recent developments in operator algebras and operator theory

, , ,

A reef shark in shallow water

Forbes: Baby Shark Isn’t Fussy About The Temperature Of Its Nursery

May 6, 2022 — 
“We wanted to understand how some sharks use hot, shallow waters as nursery areas for their young, while others do not.”

,

Remnants of type Ia explosions are not necessarily symmetric, as commonly believed.

Hyperfast white dwarfs moving like billiard balls may change understanding of supernovae

May 6, 2022 — 
'Understanding the origin of type Ia supernovae has been one of the highly debated questions in astrophysics,' explains Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics at UM

, ,

Faculty of Science News

Science Rendezvous 2022, delightfully digital

May 2, 2022 — 
Science Rendezvous is back May 7, 2022, and this year we’re offering virtual events to highlight exciting Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities you can get your hands on from the comfort of your home

, , ,

A nocturnal eastern whip-poor-will rests on a hand against a backdrop of nightsky

Urban lighting needs to consider migrating birds, new UM study suggests

April 28, 2022 — 
New paper that challenges the way we think about airspace

, ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top