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Frazil ice floes on the Nelson River at Sundance Rapids, Man. winter 2020 | Photo: Brittany Peters, Alex Wall

Research and International

Ice Ice Maybe

July 13, 2020 — 
Surprisingly, there are few studies on river ice dynamics, despite prominent public and industrial concerns associated with flooding and other impacts of river ice processes.

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Introducing the 2020 Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients

June 29, 2020 — 
Shubhneet Thind, a student from Miles Macdonell Collegiate, and Joshua Bond of Westwood Collegiate will soon join the UM community.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM team develop inexpensive 3D-printed ventilator following shortage

June 24, 2020 — 
Doctors around the world could turn to a made-in-Manitoba design if hospitals experience a ventilator shortage during the second wave of COVID-19.

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Convocation hat and admin building


Convocation 2020 – Beyond the Classroom

June 24, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. As students, these graduands embraced opportunities available to them outside the classroom – from international exchanges to undergraduate research – that broadened their horizons and helped them to find their passions.

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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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Stanley Pauley Engineering Building Staircase with Red Lion

Price Faculty of Engineering

Students vote to contribute nearly $1 million to the Price Faculty of Engineering

May 27, 2020 — 
The Price Faculty of Engineering students voted to support the Engineering Endowment fund and to create a new Student Initiative Fund (SIF). The referendum vote will see a total contribution of $940,188 over the next 3 years. 


Pollution over Milan, Italy

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

COVID-19 has created opportunity for change

May 12, 2020 — 
Dr. Nazim Cicek, associate head of biosystems engineering at UM, says that some good could come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gerry and Barbara Price

Faculty of Engineering named in honour of monumental donation by Dr. Gerry Price and family

March 11, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba bears a new name, thanks to a transformative $20 million investment from visionary philanthropists Gerry and Barb Price

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An electric autonomous vehicle, parked. Photo by Marco Verch

Robots to drive Miss Daisy

February 24, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba and United Kingdom researchers to investigate AI-based transportation solutions for older populations

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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

Office of Sustainability

University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

February 19, 2020 — 
Team "HUB-It", winners of the Invent for the Planet idea and design competition, took home the grand prize of $1,000, three months of mentorship at the North Forge Technology Exchange and the chance to continue to the final round in the international competition in Texas on March 31 – April 2. 

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