Biological Sciences News Archive
January 15, 2021 —
A student in the VADA Program will test treated wastewater that flows into the Red and Assiniboine Rivers for human viruses, including the one that causes COVID-19.
December 15, 2020 —
Research by Sean Johnson-Bice, a PhD student in the Department of Biological explains how wolf attacks on beavers are altering the very landscape of a national park.
December 1, 2020 —
UM study is the first to show that artificial light at night impacts the timing of spring migration
October 20, 2020 —
Dr. Myrle Ballard keeps land and her traditional language at the centre of her research
August 31, 2020 —
The winners of the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 3MT thesis competition hosted by the Faculty of Science are:
August 26, 2020 —
Twenty UM researchers have been awarded support for their work this week through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).
August 10, 2020 —
Over forty undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Science are participating in the first (virtual) Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Science Undergraduate Student Competition, August 11th, & 12th, 2020. A new initiative, part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program. Three Minute Thesis challenges students to communicate their ideas and research discoveries concisely to a non-specialist audience, in three minutes or less. There will be two competitions that will air live on the Faculty of Science YouTube channel.
June 11, 2020 —
A UM environmental science student decided to turn her Honours thesis into a short film with an original soundtrack. The project went so well that she is now continuing it within her Master’s thesis.
June 2, 2020 —
The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) hosted a new competition for University of Manitoba students asking them to nominate their favourite Manitoba small business.
May 25, 2020 —
An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) advises physicians and emergency room personnel to consider Lyme disease as a possible diagnosis when a patient presents with heart palpitations and shortness of breath.