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Faculty of Science

Lecture: How Epidemics End

January 20, 2023 — 
How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What are the criteria and markers of an epidemic’s end, and who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Join Dr. Erica Charters, professor of the global history of medicine at the University of Oxford for an insightful conversation on how war, disease, and state formation intersect. Erica Charters currently leads a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.

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Faculty of Science

Discover Your Future in Science: Upcoming Information Sessions

January 13, 2023 — 
Attention all students: Do you have passion for science but you aren’t sure what you can do with a science degree? If so, consider attending The Discover Your Future in Science series.

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Extended Education

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Solutions

November 16, 2022 — 
"This program provides a basic understanding of what’s possible and how you can apply it. AI is such an effective and useful area for business.” - Briana Brownell

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Extended Education

Preparing for a future powered by technology

November 10, 2022 — 
“Algorithms and data sets are becoming part of the new business model. They require new skills and new ways of learning.” - Rod Lastra

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Extended Education

Imagine what AI and Machine Learning can do for you

May 17, 2022 — 
“I see it as an important new kind of literacy. If you don’t understand AI and Machine Learning, others have an advantage over you. You don’t need to program but you need to understand.” - Cunyet Akcora

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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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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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