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

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COVID-19 could outwit science unless knowledge stays current: UM study

July 7, 2020 — 
A study of whole genome sequencing samples from COVID-19 patients worldwide shows that rapid changes in the virus may cause false-negative test results.

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UM virtual convocation celebrates Rady Faculty Class of 2020

June 30, 2020 — 
Instead of crossing the stage at a typical graduation ceremony, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students participated in an unprecedented UM virtual convocation – and had the opportunity to view the celebration alongside family and friends on their digital devices.

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Convocation 2020: Honouring Indigenous graduates

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. UM campuses are uniquely strengthened by Indigenous student perspectives. The Indigenous campus community includes many student leaders who continue to define new directions and move our nations, province and country forward with their ideas and passions. The following Indigenous students will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29.

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UM team develop inexpensive 3D-printed ventilator following shortage

June 24, 2020 — 
Doctors around the world could turn to a made-in-Manitoba design if hospitals experience a ventilator shortage during the second wave of COVID-19.

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Rady students place 1st and 2nd in 3MT final

June 23, 2020 — 
Staring into a video camera, Toby Le finished his Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation, and the tiny audience of 11 other competitors broke into applause.

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UM's 2020 Vanier Scholars from left to right: Javad Alizadeh, Ashley Hayward, Belal Zia, Rachel Nickel, Sarah Turner.

Five Vanier Scholars will call UM home in 2020

June 19, 2020 — 
Considered to be the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, these $150,000 awards will help recruit and keep top doctoral students from across the country and around the world

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Deanne O'Rourke and Christopher Hart

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PhD defenses go virtual amid COVID-19 isolation

June 17, 2020 — 
Students defending their PhD theses this spring were faced with an unusual scenario due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Traditionally, PhD candidates appear in a lecture hall in front of a crowd of colleagues, instructors and the public, with invited guests and their advisors giving support. However, this year, students were required to defend their work online from their home over video conferencing platforms like Zoom.

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Kids in care at high risk of trouble with the law: UM study

June 2, 2020 — 
Spending time in the child welfare system is one of the strongest predictors of being charged with a youth crime, a new Manitoba study reveals

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Majority of Canadians experiencing COVID-19-related stress, ‘mental health wave’ predicted: UM study’s early findings

June 1, 2020 — 
Researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are leading a study to learn more about what factors may predict or prevent stress during and following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UM global leader in antibiotics research

May 29, 2020 — 
An analysis of the 100 most-cited papers in the field of antibiotics and antimicrobials found that the University of Manitoba has more contributions than any other educational institution in the world.

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