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Faculty of Science

Winners of the 2020 3MT Undergraduate Student Competition

August 31, 2020 — 
The winners of the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 3MT thesis competition hosted by the Faculty of Science are:

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Cheer on the Undergraduate Science 3MT competitors!

August 10, 2020 — 
Over forty undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Science are participating in the first (virtual) Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Science Undergraduate Student Competition, August 11th, & 12th, 2020. A new initiative, part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program. Three Minute Thesis challenges students to communicate their ideas and research discoveries concisely to a non-specialist audience, in three minutes or less. There will be two competitions that will air live on the Faculty of Science YouTube channel.

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New Bachelor in Data Science Degree at University of Manitoba

July 10, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Manitoba Economic Development and Training has approved the establishment of a new degree program, a Bachelor of Science (Major) in Data Science.

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Research and International

$10 million for discovery science

June 17, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba scientists received a total of $10,667,861 over five years for 80 awards from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program.

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Artificial intelligence-driven solution to mitigate economic impact of partial casino closures

May 22, 2020 — 
In the wake of the current coronavirus pandemic, many casinos will temporarily close and will implement social distancing measures within their properties when they are operational. nQube, in collaboration with partners at University of Manitoba Data Science NEXUS, recognizes that many casinos are looking for strategies to protect their customers, while also minimizing the impact to business. In order to mitigate the spread of the virus, casinos may consider temporarily shutting off some slot machines or rearranging their casino floors to increase the physical distance between players.

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Security and privacy risks with patient portal accounts in US hospitals

May 4, 2020 — 
A research team working with Dr. Celine Latulipe in the UM Faculty of Science has found that many American hospitals may be inviting privacy violations by allowing password sharing between patients and their care providers.

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UM researchers develop app for use in disease outbreaks

March 12, 2020 — 
Users share their location history with health authorities

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Faculty of Science celebrates 50 years

January 10, 2020 — 
The anniversary festivities start on Thursday, Jan. 16

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International success for U of M Robot Team at FIRA HuroCup

September 6, 2019 — 
The U of M Autonomous Agents Lab  robot team did very well at the FIRA HuroCup, held August 11 – 16, 2019 in Changwon, Korea, placing third and fourth overall.

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International Data Science Conference / NEXUS 2019

August 29, 2019 — 
Join us on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus and discover the latest innovations in machine learning/AI, data and statistical sciences that address solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in health, agriculture, transportation, insurance, and eCommerce.

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