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Canada Research Chair News Archive

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Meet Nandika Bandara, the new Canada Research Chair in Food Proteins and Bioproducts.

December 16, 2020 — 
Advancing the protein industry for farmers and industry

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Research and International

Meet Zulma Rueda, the new UM Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Sexually Transmitted Infection – Resistance and Control.

December 16, 2020 — 
Studying the biomarkers for latent TB infection in HIV populations

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Headshot of Nancy Kang with blurred office background.

Faculty of Arts

Creative voice shines light on women’s stories

October 16, 2020 — 
Get to know Dr. Nancy Kang, a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Transnational Feminisms and Gender-Based Violence and an Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies in the Faculty of Arts.

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Tracie Afifi

Research and International

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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