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‘Too important to leave to half the population’

January 5, 2021 — 
Though enrolment has steadily increased over the decades, female students remain a minority in computer science – something a group of alumni want to fix

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Erwin Huebner

Faculty of Science

Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – with Erwin Huebner

December 10, 2020 — 
Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”.

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Faculty of Science

SnuggleBot: a new cuddly companion

November 18, 2020 — 
Introducing the 'Snugglebot' a cuddly robotic companion, that needs your love and attention

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digital agriculture equipment in a truck with operator on a field of crops

Research and International

Academics and industry tackle digital agriculture challenges

November 4, 2020 — 
Manitoba's first AIMday event brought together academic researcher and industry reps to discuss challenges in digital agriculture and develop pathways to new collaborations

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Buller Biological Sciences Building

Faculty of Science

Top ten mathematics program in Canada

November 3, 2020 — 
The latest results of Maclean’s magazine 2021 university rankings show mathematics at the University of Manitoba ranks in the top ten among all universities in Canada (49 were ranked).

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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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Faculty of Science

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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Faculty of Science

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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Faculty of Science

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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