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Protecting children from maltreatment

July 22, 2020 — 
Professor Tracie Afifi, a world-renowned expert in child maltreatment and mental health, has been awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Childhood Adversity and Resilience.

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Nicole Rosen.

Canada Research Chairs to investigate electricity, linguistics, biodiversity, and stressed cells

June 18, 2019 — 
Federal government announces investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence, including four at the University of Manitoba

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Image of silos from Ognjen Odobasic / Pixabay

Made-in-Manitoba technology helps farmers

April 26, 2019 — 
Every year, various organizations and governments highlight the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity

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Nicole Rosen.

Preserve and predict

February 4, 2019 — 
'Linguistics provides the opportunity to scientifically analyze language and its structure, predicting patterns and changes in language and studying the social implications that result'

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An in-house developed Power Semiconductor Evolution System: Characterizing emerging power semiconductors.

Transforming the power grid

February 4, 2019 — 
Carl Ho’s research is helping power producers transition to the era of the smart grid

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Pourang Irani (right) with students inspecting a spatio-temporal dataset on a large screen display.

The human architect

February 3, 2019 — 
Pourang Irani is focused on enhancing our human capabilities by providing data in ways that will help us make better decisions and navigate our day-to-day

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Adult holds newborn baby's hand. // Image from iStock.

The Conversation: Huge disparities in C-sections highlights inequalities in healthcare

January 18, 2019 — 
Because they can save women’s and infants’ lives, C-sections should be universally accessible, but they aren't

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The Bison women's hockey team bring home the gold in the U SPORTS National Championships! PHOTO COURTESY BRANDON VANDECAVEYE, WESTERN UNIVERSITY.

Top stories of 2018

December 21, 2018 — 
Another amazing year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba

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(L-R): PROFESSOR TRUST BETA IN HER LAB WITH STUDENTS YUWEI SONG AND PAMELA DRAWBRIDGE.

University of Manitoba receives 10 Canada Research Chairs

November 14, 2018 — 
New and renewed chairs will receive an investment of $9.5 million from the CRC program

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(L-R): Michelle Driedger, with research partners at Manitoba Metis Federation, Georgina Liberty and Sheila Carter (Julianne Sanguins, with back to camera).

Risky communications

September 24, 2018 — 
Michelle Driedger is fascinated by the power of communication and knowledge translation and the effect that they have on public health policy and public trust

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