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Male student wearing a plastic glove and looking at a smartphone.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM-developed ‘smart glove’ offers hand therapy remotely

September 5, 2023 — 
As part of an international scholarship, Silas Müller, a biomedical engineering student from Stuttgart, Germany, has spent the summer at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences conducting validation testing on a new telerehabilitation tool that will help people who need physical therapy on their hands.

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Student walking in front of Brodie Centre, Bannatyne campus

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Program expansions advancing health and wellness in Manitoba

September 1, 2023 — 
In recent months, UM announced new funding and increased enrolment capacity for a number of programs. Learn about the governance process for academic program expansions and the introduction of new programs.

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Three children in wheelchairs in a circle with two occupational therapy students.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student-led wheelchair program boosts kids’ confidence, builds community

August 31, 2023 — 
Two occupational therapy (OT) students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have developed a training camp that promotes confidence and a sense of community for children who use wheelchairs.

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A diverse group of young people chatting in college library including female student with disability.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Panel discussion to address ableism as an ‘undiagnosed malady’

August 30, 2023 — 
Ableism and its effects on health care and health education will be the focus of a virtual panel discussion on Sept. 18, hosted by the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. 

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Problem-solving with patients

August 29, 2023 — 
Emily Hyde named as Vanier Scholar for her cardiac research at UM

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Four UM graduate students named Vanier Scholars

August 29, 2023 — 
Students from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and Faculty of Science are Vanier Scholars

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Robbins-Ollivier research team

Research and International

Team of UM researchers honoured with inaugural Robbins‐Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity

August 29, 2023 — 
A new UM project addressing inequities experienced by those with disabilities because of systemic ableism has received federal support through the inaugural Robbins‐Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity.

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Student Alexa Pommer standing outside the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Brodie Atrium.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM student researches virtual care solutions for managing chronic cough

August 17, 2023 — 
A study conducted this summer at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences suggested virtual care strategies that became more common during the COVID-19 pandemic can also be effective in assessing and managing patients with chronic cough.

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A female soccer player lying on a field holding her leg on the ground in agony.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Physical therapy prof awarded for research on disparity in ACL injury rate between genders

August 4, 2023 — 
A UM researcher at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences has been awarded two prizes from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) for research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine in March 2021 on how societal factors affect knee injury in female athletes. 

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Students wearing caps and gowns at convocation.

UM to expand health education, build new training space on Bannatyne campus

August 2, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba will lead a transformational change to health education in Manitoba, with support from donors and the provincial government.

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