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Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Day: Taking action for the Sustainable Development Goals

February 17, 2021 — 
UM community invited to participate in full-day virtual program

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Faculty of Science

Meet Kyle Elliott, a 2021 Honoured Alumni Award recipient

February 4, 2021 — 
Meet Dr. Kyle Elliott [MSc./08, Ph.D./14] a biological sciences graduate, and recipient of the Faculty of Science 2021 Honoured Alumni Awards. 

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Faculty of Science

Meet our 2021 Honoured Science Alumni

February 3, 2021 — 
On February 4, 2021, the Faculty of Science celebrates the Honoured Alumni Award recipients and their incredible accomplishments at the Pathways to Exceptional Achievement event. As these alumni prove a degree in science opens many doors.

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Faculty of Science

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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Water flows from a metal pipe into a river.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Research project to analyze human viruses in Winnipeg’s rivers

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.

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Faculty of Science

My, What Big Teeth You Have!

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.

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Purple Martins in flight

Light pollution altering avian migration, UM study finds

December 1, 2020 — 
UM study is the first to show that artificial light at night impacts the timing of spring migration

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Myrle Ballard

Indigenous

Childhood passion becomes Indigenous scholar’s life-long research focus

October 20, 2020 — 
Dr. Myrle Ballard keeps land and her traditional language at the centre of her research

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Faculty of Science

Winners of the 2020 3MT Undergraduate Student Competition

August 31, 2020 — 
The winners of the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 3MT thesis competition hosted by the Faculty of Science are:

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Twenty UM researchers receive JELF funding

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).

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