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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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Pavement and road traffic photo. // Image from Leif Norman.

Global/CJOB: Civil engineering prof says U of M studying pothole problem at pavement lab

March 28, 2019 — 
'Potholes are an ongoing problem for Manitoba drivers, but some of the province’s top thinkers are looking for an academic solution'


Pavement and road traffic photo. // Image from Leif Norman.

Price Faculty of Engineering

The Conversation: After Humboldt: What is being done to reduce risks on Canadian roads?

January 9, 2019 — 
In the aftermath of a major road crash or a bridge collapse, two types of investigations are necessary

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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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