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2021 Schulich Leader Jordon Hong

Students

Meet this year’s Schulich Leaders: Jordon Hong

August 31, 2021 — 
With an outstanding academic record and remarkable volunteer work, Jordon Hong is entering the Faculty of Science as one of the University of Manitoba’s Schulich Leaders and beginning his journey in the computer science program.

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Faculty of Science

Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

August 6, 2021 — 
On August 10 and 11, 2021, students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program.

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Faculty of Science

NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

July 13, 2021 — 
From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics, several big ideas from scientists at the Faculty of Science have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program

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Scrabble tiles spelling out the words: mental health. // Image from Piqsels

Wpg Free Press: U of M study examining effects of robots on human mental health

May 20, 2021 — 
A 10-week study from the University of Manitoba’s human computer interactions lab will look at the impact of a social robot on a person’s mental health

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Research and International

Meet Noman Mohammed, 2020 Rh Award Winner in the Applied Sciences category

May 17, 2021 — 
Noman Mohammed uses sophisticated computational tools to address data privacy and security issues for emerging technologies.

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Faculty of Science

Bioinformatics Lab – Q&A with Olivier Tremblay-Savard

May 3, 2021 — 
A professor in the department of computer science, Bioinformatics Lab at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Tremblay-Savard’s research interests include comparative genomics, and human computing games in genomics. His interest in science goes way back and he credits the terrific science teachers he had in high school/ CEGEP and scientific tv shows for inspiring him.  Dr. Tremblay-Savard received a BSc and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Montreal. He completed a postdoc, in Human Computing and Bioinformatics from McGill University.

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WFP: Right place at the right time

April 18, 2021 — 
UM Computer Science Alum Mark Evans [MSc/86, PhD /88], head of Conquest Planning Inc., is bringing Silicon Valley next-generation digital leadership and innovation to Winnipeg and revolutionizing the financial planning industry.

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Faculty of Science

Ph.D. student Daniel Rea wins Bill Buxton Dissertation Award

April 9, 2021 — 
Daniel Rea received the Award for the 2020 doctoral dissertation, “Now You’re Teleoperating with Power: learning from video games to improve teleoperation interfaces,” completed under the supervision of Dr. Jim Young in the UM Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCI).

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Faculty of Science

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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Meet Lorisa Dubuc, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

January 27, 2021 — 
Executive VP Goldman Sachs, and a 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science.

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