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CBC Manitoba: Bikes, shopping carts and oil drums were among the trash pulled out of Winnipeg’s Seine River

August 22, 2023 — 
Save Our Seine team collected enough garbage to fill over 100 bags

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Monitoring the melting of permafrost

December 12, 2022 — 
As Earth's climate warms this UM grad has created an innovative tool to ensure our buildings remain safe.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Province mourns first woman hired as engineer

October 5, 2021 — 
Today we mourn the loss of Ruth Eden [BsC (CE)/88, ExtEd/88, MSc/02], one of five women to graduate from the civil engineering program at the University of Manitoba in 1988.

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Price Faculty of Engineering

Civil Engineering grad student takes home first prize at CGS 2020

August 10, 2020 — 
James Bartz has claimed the top spot at Canadian Geotechnical Society student competition in the oral presentation category.

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Frazil ice floes on the Nelson River at Sundance Rapids, Man. winter 2020 | Photo: Brittany Peters, Alex Wall

Research and International

Ice Ice Maybe

July 13, 2020 — 
Surprisingly, there are few studies on river ice dynamics, despite prominent public and industrial concerns associated with flooding and other impacts of river ice processes.

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An electric autonomous vehicle, parked. Photo by Marco Verch

Robots to drive Miss Daisy

February 24, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba and United Kingdom researchers to investigate AI-based transportation solutions for older populations

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Wpg Free Press: City bets on asphalt for Waverley underpass

August 1, 2019 — 
Ahmed Shalaby weighs in


This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a number of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae diplococcal bacteria. Note that extending from the organisms’ exterior were type IV pili, or hair-like appendages, which in this case, are used to promote motility for these bacteria, and improve surface adherence. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

Research pushing the boundaries

May 13, 2019 — 
Early career researchers are among the inaugural recipients of funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund

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Cattle ranchers can now use satellite technology to monitor forage growth

From farms, to treating municipal wastewater

May 3, 2019 — 
Two U of M studies receive federal funding

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Dr. Allan Becker, 2018 recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award, for his outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric allergy and asthma research. // Photo by Daniel Gwozdz

Clinician scientists: critical for the evolution of healthcare

April 30, 2019 — 
Dr. Allan Becker is the recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

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