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Inuit communities partner with UM to develop Arctic oil spill preparedness and emergency response using genomics research

July 22, 2021 — 
$6.7 million in funding from Genome Canada and Genome Prairie

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

Arctic open-water periods are projected to lengthen dramatically by 2100, UM study

June 3, 2021 — 
A team from the Centre for Earth Observation Science has published a paper in the Nature journal Communications Earth & Environment that addresses a large gap in our understanding of Arctic Sea Ice coverage.

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Maddie Harasyn shows the uses of drones in Arctic research

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

A new virtual experience for Arctic Science Day

March 23, 2021 — 
More than 1,500 students attended the unique Arctic and climate science workshop with in-field subject matter experts with backgrounds in physical and chemical oceanography, sea ice optics, marine mammals, remote sensing, contaminants and oil spills.

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Meet Dr. Emily Choy, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Emily Choy [Ph.D./17], a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has been tirelessly contributing to research on climate change and its effect on the Canadian North.

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Wpg Free Press: UM researchers racing to protect Arctic from an inevitable oil spill

November 2, 2020 — 
With the possibility of an ice-free summer in the Arctic in the near future, understanding how oil behaves in an Arctic ecosystem is critical

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Faculty of Science

Arctic Research Foundation partners with UM and RRC to revolutionize public access to big Arctic data

October 5, 2020 — 
A new partnership between the University of Manitoba (UM), Red River College (RRC), and the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF) is setting out to unlock the big data secrets previously hidden in Canada’s Arctic.

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Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO)

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

The Churchill Marine Observatory

August 10, 2020 — 
The Churchill Marine Observatory is dedicated to the studies on detection, impact and mitigation of oil spills and related contaminants in sea ice-covered waters, extreme weather, climate change and fresh-water marine coupling studies.

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PhD candidate Lisa Matthew excites students with parallels between her research methods and video games

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

How video games help teach Arctic climate science

March 12, 2020 — 
More than 150 middle-and-high school learners met with climate researchers on March 5 for Arctic Science Day. Students learned how new knowledge is developed from working in harsh Arctic conditions, and how the learning process can be a lot like playing video games.

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives the 2020 Mohn Prize - Photo: Alberto Grohovaz / Arctic Frontiers 2020.

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

CEOS chair receives prize for Arctic climate research

January 30, 2020 — 
The prize aims to put relevant issues for future Arctic development onto the national and international agenda

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Top Conversation Canada stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 — 
From sex robots to anti-vaxxers, we’ve gathered the five most read UM Conversation Canada stories in 2019

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