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Ships and motor boats at an Arctic harbour

Researchers win award for new way to assess impact of Arctic oil spills

November 21, 2019 — 
Asper School of Business scholars won the 'KLU Young Researcher Best Paper Award' for their new model

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University of Manitoba Senior Canada-150 Research Chair Julienne Stroeve (Credit: Terje Mortensen/Arctic Frontiers 2017)

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

European Geosciences Union awards medal to CEOS scholar

November 7, 2019 — 
Senior Canada-150 Research Chair at the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS), Dr. Julienne Stroeve, will receive the EGU Cryospheric Sciences Division Medal.

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Canada Excellence Research Chair at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science receives the 2020 Mohn Prize

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

UM researcher awarded the Mohn Prize

October 28, 2019 — 
Dr. Dahl-Jensen receives the Mohn Prize for her research and leadership in combining ice core data with climate models to reconstruct past climate and its impact on the Greenland ice sheet and global climate

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Sources of climate science

September 30, 2019 — 
CEOS scholar will be taking part in MOSAiC, the largest polar expedition ever conceived

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Microplastics may affect how Arctic sea ice forms and melts

September 24, 2019 — 
Plastic pollution in the oceans has become an important societal problem, as plastics are the most common and persistent pollutants in oceans and beaches worldwide

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Improving science literacy

September 18, 2019 — 
This week marks national Science Literacy Week, which provides an opportunity to highlight Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast

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Søren Rysgaard, Virginie Galindo, Yubin Hu, Jens Ehn, Wieter Boone and Jørgen Bendtsen, near Station Nord, Northeast Greenland. // Photo by Wieter Boone

Climate change HQ

August 21, 2019 — 
The International Glaciological Society’s Sea Ice Symposium (IGS) brings researchers and academics from around the world to Winnipeg to discuss the important role sea ice plays in global climate, polar marine ecosystems, globalization and Indigenous cultures.

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Federal government funds U of M research into oil spill responses

August 12, 2019 — 
Seven U of M research projects aimed at testing new technologies and techniques to improve our responses to oil spills have been funded by the federal government

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Greenland glacier photo. Credit: Image by Bernd Hildebrandt Pixabay

Dreams of ice

April 17, 2019 — 
A new Canada Excellence Research Chair has joined the University of Manitoba, adding to the university’s knowledge in the Arctic

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right) with Minister for Research in Denmark Tommy Ahler, looking at a piece of ice from the Glacial period.

New CERC to advance sea ice research

April 17, 2019 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen will be researching how Canadian and Greenlandic glaciers drain fresh water into the ocean

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