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SSHRC invests in researchers studying issues related to individuals and society

July 7, 2020 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.

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Economy after pandemic will be different, say experts

May 5, 2020 — 
A UM finance prof and an economist have weighed in on how the economy and business sector will look like post-pandemic, and agree that it will definitely be different.

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Paving the way forward for organizational transformations

May 5, 2020 — 
'There’s a lot to celebrate when you consider that many organizations are responding'

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This is not the time for austerity, says Asper prof

April 19, 2020 — 
In an editorial on CBC News, Dr. Shiu-Yik Au, assistant professor of finance at the UM Asper School of Business, says that a pandemic is not the time to introduce austerity measures.

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COVID-19 and the Canadian food supply chain

April 9, 2020 — 
Barry Prentice and Derek Brewin reflect on COVID-19's impact on food supply chains

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UM COVID-19 researcher given ‘extraordinary first virtual citizenship ceremony’

April 3, 2020 — 
A University of Manitoba researcher who is scheduled to soon begin a study on supply chain management issues in the era of COVID-19 is the first person awarded Canadian citizenship through a virtual citizenship ceremony

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CBC News: In the wake of COVID-19, what can Manitobans expect in the next few weeks?

March 26, 2020 — 
As more Canadians are staying home and practicing social distancing, the economy is taking a hit. University of Manitoba marketing professor Fang Wan says business owners in Manitoba and abroad will have to adapt or die.

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UM researchers receive federal and provincial funding for COVID-19 projects

March 20, 2020 — 
UM researchers have received funding for projects directly related to COVID-19, including one that looks at a promising vaccine

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Economist says Feds need to make choices to boost economy during COVID-19 crisis

March 18, 2020 — 
Dr. John McCallum said this is not the time for the federal government to raise any taxes in its upcoming budget.

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Asper Associate Professor published in two prominent international finance journals

February 27, 2020 — 
Dr. Lei Lu, Bryce Douglas Chair in Finance and Associate Professor in Finance at the Asper School of Business has recently published two of his research papers in revered international finance journals.

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