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Chyngyz Erkinbaev

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New Biosystems Engineering prof to explore ‘smart-sensing’ technology

September 10, 2019 — 
Dr. Chyngyz Erkinbaev joined the Department of Biosystem Engineering as Assistant Professor in Smart Technologies in Agriculture and Food Systems on July 1.


Office of Sustainability

Help shape education for sustainability at U of M

November 1, 2018 — 
This fall, a workshop is being held to encourage faculty to share their thoughts on how to encourage education for sustainability on campus. The workshops will explore the approaches, opportunities and barriers around educating for sustainability at the University of Manitoba.

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Classroom chalkboard

University Affairs: Teaching tips to consider for your classroom

September 27, 2018 — 
University Affairs has published seven teaching tips from its readers -- professors -- about teaching tips or tools they can't live without. U of M professor Sri Ranjan offered his: the iPad.

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Dr. John Robinson - 2018 Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability is top-of-mind for many students, staff and faculty at the U of M

September 6, 2018 — 
Dr. John Robinson, a leading expert in the fields of sustainability and climate change, will deliver a public lecture on Sept. 26 along with other sustainability-focused events

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Hydro power line surrounded by green vegetation

Op-ed: Opposing ideas can and should co-exist in our energy policy

April 27, 2018 — 
Let’s imagine a smarter Manitoba, where increased domestic usage of clean electricity firmly places Manitoba Hydro and the province on a sustainable path


Landfill. Photo: Alan Levin, Flickr

Op-ed: Brady Road landfill biogas could replace natural gas at University of Manitoba campus

April 23, 2018 — 
There is a pipeline that economists, environmentalists and all levels of government can support: One that takes biogas from a landfill to a power plant where it can be used for fuel



CBC Op-ed: Nothing holding back electric buses except lack of will, fear of change

April 1, 2018 — 
Professor Nazim Cicek argues


Sustainability Night

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Night: Exploring Passion for the Environment

February 26, 2018 — 
Come join us for Sustainability Night March 8, connect with other sustainability focused people. Enjoy an evening of sharing sustainability ideas and stories about creating positive impacts on our environment that benefit our planet and ourselves. Cap off the night meeting and sharing ideas with other sustainability conscious community members during the networking wine and cheese. Purchase your ticket today!

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sloar panels stretch towards a blue sky

Wpg Free Press: A bold new wave of electrification

February 16, 2018 — 
The time has come for a second, deeper wave of electrification


sloar panels stretch towards a blue sky

Op-ed: Manitoba’s investment in solar power is paying dividends

December 13, 2017 — 
Can you think of any product dropping in price by 20 per cent year over year? It would be like gasoline prices going from $1 per litre to 20 cents per litre.


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