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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Registration now open for research training program

April 13, 2021 — 
The Summer Research Training Institute is a program that offers a variety of workshops designed to provide introductory research skills and knowledge for students, research assistants, research staff, and faculty members. Any faculty member or researcher, their students and research staff that are affiliated with any of the partnering units may participate.

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March 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

February 26, 2021 — 
Discover UM’s wide range of Virtual Community Events in March that are open to all.

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Robson Hall Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed: Law Professors Shariff and Trask: COVID triage protocols could hurt marginalized people most

February 10, 2021 — 
Ontario’s Critical Care COVID Command Centre recently released an “emergency standard of care for major surge” protocol, which is intended to “save the most lives in the most ethical manner possible” if the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to overwhelm hospitals.

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Older caregivers report unprecedented and unrelenting levels of responsibility, stress and isolation due to COVID-19 and pandemic-related protocols. // Image from Shutterstock

Older caregivers struggling with extra burdens of home care during COVID-19

February 1, 2021 — 
Older caregivers report struggling with increased levels of responsibility, stress and isolation due to COVID-19 and pandemic-related protocols

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Free Press: Pandemic highlights widespread societal ageism

October 28, 2020 — 
Dr. Michelle Porter weighs in

Seniors walking at university

Prof honoured for improving lives of older Canadians

October 23, 2020 — 
Dr. Verena Menec has been named a Distinguished Member of the Canadian Association on Gerontology

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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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CBC: Researchers follow senior drivers to better track their skills on the road

August 30, 2019 — 
Study looks to help doctors determine when it's time to take away patients' keys

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Registration now open for summer research training institute

April 24, 2019 — 
The program offers a variety of workshops designed to provide introductory research skills and knowledge for students, research assistants, research staff and faculty members

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Seniors

Research and International

What makes the University of Manitoba an age-friendly campus?

April 9, 2019 — 
In 2016, the University of Manitoba became Canada’s first Age-friendly University. At that time, it joined a global network of Age-friendly Universities, established by Dublin City University in Ireland. Globally the network now extends to more than 50 universities.

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