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Canada Research Chair News Archive

UM Faces and Spaces: Feiyue Wang

February 2, 2024 — 
For our UM Spaces and Faces feature this month, we're highlighting Feiyue Wang, UM professor, associate dean (Research and Innovation), and Tier-1 Canada Research Chair in Arctic Environmental Chemistry.

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Global News Winnipeg: Researchers led by U of M prof reach milestone studying Greenland ice

July 31, 2023 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, UM Canada Excellence Research Chair in Arctic Ice, Freshwater-Marine Coupling and Climate Change on Global News Winnipeg.

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Canada Research Chairs Symposium returns to Bannatyne Campus on April 24

April 10, 2023 — 
Researchers at UM are motivated by the impacts of their work to improve the lives of people here in Manitoba, and around the world.


Research and International

Canada Research Chairs to Present at Bannatyne Campus on February 27

February 17, 2023 — 
Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) are nationally recognized as leaders and experts in their fields. The impacts of their ground-breaking work at UM are felt around the world through improving data justice in India and Africa and influencing international childhood health policies.


Figure 1 | The structure of a pulsar wind nebula in a supernova remnant.

Faculty of Science

Nature News and Views article: on the visualization of a magnetic field using X-rays in a stellar graveyard (or pulsar wind nebula)

January 4, 2023 — 
An X-ray imaging mission has unveiled the magnetic field in the environment of a dead star. The order and symmetry of the field will reshape our understanding of how it accelerates particles to ultra-high energies, says UM astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics and lead author.

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women, speaks at the Empowering Women session

Research and International

Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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Mother looks at her new born baby.

Donor Relations

UM global public health research partnership contributes to saving mothers and newborns in India

April 26, 2022 — 
Transformational investment supports partnership of UM researchers and government of Uttar Pradesh, India to improve survival for mothers and babies.

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Dr. Rotimi Aluko in the lab

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Meet Rotimi Aluko, Canada Research Chair in Bioactive Peptides

January 30, 2022 — 
Food chemist will work to advance human nutrition research

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Samar Safi Harb is one of three Canadian astronomers whose research teams are part of an international science working group that launched a satellite into space last week

Faculty of Science

It’s a very exciting time to be in astrophysics at UM

January 28, 2022 — 
Samar Safi-Harb is on the hunt for the biggest bangs since the “big bang.” She has just been named a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Safi-Harb is the first woman to be appointed a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair position in UM’s Faculty of Science.

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Samar Safi-Harb

Three new Canada Research Chairs

January 12, 2022 — 
Chairs in nutrition, health economics and extreme astrophysics

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