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WFP: ‘This ain’t your grandpa’s battery’

July 13, 2021 — 
Christian Kuss, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, and Michael McDonald, the operations manager at NFI Group Inc.’s innovation centre weighs in on the future of technology of electric vehicles. 

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New Research Chairs in Fundamental Science

June 26, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce three new Research Chairs in Fundamental Science, one in the physical sciences, one in the life sciences, and one in mathematical/computational sciences.

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Meet our 2021 Honoured Science Alumni

February 3, 2021 — 
On February 4, 2021, the Faculty of Science celebrates the Honoured Alumni Award recipients and their incredible accomplishments at the Pathways to Exceptional Achievement event. As these alumni prove a degree in science opens many doors.

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National Geographic: He may have found the key to the origins of life. So why have so few heard of him?

December 15, 2020 — 
Synthetic biologist Nediljko Budisa weighs in

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Faculty of Science

Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – with Erwin Huebner

December 10, 2020 — 
Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”.

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UM Science students win big at Aquahacking Lake Winnipeg Challenge

November 17, 2020 — 
When it comes to innovation and the environment, Meagan Smith and Bentley Turner are going places. The Faculty of Science students won second place and $15,000 in the 2020 Lake Winnipeg Aquahacking Challenge, hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development in partnership with Aqua Forum, a Montreal-based organization.

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Winners of the 2020 3MT Undergraduate Student Competition

August 31, 2020 — 
The winners of the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 3MT thesis competition hosted by the Faculty of Science are:

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Lake Winnipeg in northern Manitoba

Muddied waters

August 7, 2020 — 
Lake Winnipeg is dying and Indigenous communities and researchers supporting them have responded.

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International collaboration developing nanotechnology that may be used against COVID-19

March 30, 2020 — 
A new approach to stopping virus growth gives hope for new therapeutic options against seasonal influenza, bird flu and possibly COVID-19

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PhD candidate Lisa Matthew excites students with parallels between her research methods and video games

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

How video games help teach Arctic climate science

March 12, 2020 — 
More than 150 middle-and-high school learners met with climate researchers on March 5 for Arctic Science Day. Students learned how new knowledge is developed from working in harsh Arctic conditions, and how the learning process can be a lot like playing video games.

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