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European Robin. Photographer = Wren K. Bell.

Not all wildlife recovered in lockdowns, new research finds

September 22, 2022 — 
British birds reacted differently to COVID-19 lockdowns than did their North American counterparts, new study reports

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‘COVID Time’ is a real thing, and it’s not good

September 21, 2022 — 
During the peak of the pandemic, and mid-lockdown, many people reported they felt their days dragged on, inducing fatigue and making some tasks almost unbearable during 'COVID time'

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Faculty of Science

New graduate scholarship, study space, to honour the late Dr. Dana Schroeder

September 2, 2022 — 
The memory of Associate Professor Dr. Dana Schroeder will be honoured through a new graduate scholarship and a study space in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Schroeder was a respected associate professor in the department of biological sciences, where she worked from 2002 until the time of her passing in September 2020. Dana was a valued colleague, mentor, and friend. She is fondly remembered for her cheerful optimism and kindness to students and colleagues alike.

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Holberg Inlet, along the north shore of Vancouver Island, is a rich site for Cretaceous flora.

Faculty of Science

New prehistoric plant discovery highlights the unexpected diversity of non-flowering plants

June 13, 2022 — 
The renowned Apple Bay fossil locality of northern Vancouver Island is helping us reimagine seed plant diversity in the Early Cretaceous, the last of three geologic periods comprising the Mesozoic Era

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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.”

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Young sturgeon

One fish, two fish, big fish, old fish

April 13, 2022 — 
Gary Anderson is the NSERC/Manitoba Hydro Industrial Research Chair in Conservation Aquaculture of Lake Sturgeon at the University of Manitoba

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

3MT winner looking forward to continuing research in fight against Alzheimer’s

April 8, 2022 — 
Four grad students take home top prizes at UM 3MT final

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Clover in Japan

Global Urban Evolution Project (GLUE) – cities drive evolution

March 17, 2022 — 
Cities are a powerful force driving the evolution of life across the globe

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Faculty of Science

2022 Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference

January 27, 2022 — 
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. 

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The Experimental Lakes Area in Northwestern Ontario, where research on ageing is underway

Not just another fish tale: is there a difference between aging and getting old?

January 14, 2022 — 
Some creatures don’t age in the same way that humans do, implying that getting old does not necessarily lead to declining health

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