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Asper-Science Case team places first at Munich Re Cup 

March 24, 2021 — 
On March 12, UM students added another case competition win by placing first at the Munich Re Cup, an actuarial business case competition open to students in the Canada and United States. The competition provides a chance for students to develop and apply their analytical, presentation, and problem-solving skills to real-world business problems. 

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A waterway in northern Manitoba.

Finding ways to better protect a vital resource on World Water Day

March 22, 2021 — 
On World Water Day, what does water mean to you?

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Virtual 3MT competition in 2020.

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

2021 3MT finalists announced

March 10, 2021 — 
The results are in: After three competitive heats, the 12 finalists for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition have been chosen

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Jayanne English, associate professor, physics and astronomy, Faculty of Science.

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Dr. Jayanne English recipient of the 2021 Qilak Award

March 10, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jayanne English, Department of Physics and Astronomy, at the University of Manitoba has been selected by the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) for the 2021 Qilak Award. The Qilak Award for Astronomy Outreach and Communication recognizes individual Canadian residents, or teams of residents, who have made an outstanding contribution either to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy in Canada or to informal astronomy education in Canada.

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Wouter Deconinck recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award

March 8, 2021 — 
Wouter Deconinck, Associate Professor of Physics, is the recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award. The award recognizes exceptional and continuous integration of sustainability into teaching, research and engagement activities. Deconinck began teaching at UM less than two years ago, and already he has introduced unique course and program offerings that have engaged students and benefited our campus community.

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Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. // Image from Library of Parliament

Two monumental projects to impact our understanding of who, and where, we are

March 3, 2021 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba are receiving a combined $4.7 million in funding for two projects

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As a matter of fact, they do sweat the small stuff

March 3, 2021 — 
A newly-funded particle physics experiment may be able to look into the structure of individual electrons—particles that have so far been indivisible

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From left, Risul Badhon, Al Numan Aditta and Aranoor Azad Chowdhury / Photo from the University of Manitoba Bangladeshi Students' Association - UMBSA.

UM mourns loss of students in highway accident

February 19, 2021 — 
'We mourn with their families, friends and all who knew them'

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UM helps launch first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Indigenous app

February 12, 2021 — 
A groundbreaking app created by University of Manitoba researchers in close collaboration with Indigenous partners will help support Indigenous communities around the world as they act to caretake their own health and well-being

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Science Co-op earns national accreditation

February 5, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the Science Coop Program has received accreditation by the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL). CEWIL accreditation recognizes the highest quality of post-secondary co-operative programs.

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