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CBC: Nunavut PhD student wins award for research that blends Inuit knowledge and western science

July 5, 2021 — 
Enooyaq Sudlovenick, who was raised on Baffin Island, Nunavut, is one of the 2021 recipients of the Weston Family Award in Northern Research

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MV Namao, a research vessel on Lake Winnipeg

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Two Environment and Geography honours students publish thesis research

June 22, 2021 — 
This year, two students of Dr. Tim Papakyriakou published versions of their undergrad honours thesis projects in peer-reviewed journals.

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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Meet the 2021 Riddell Faculty Medal Recipients

June 17, 2021 — 
2021 Riddell Faculty Medal Recipients

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Desmond Durell conducting research

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Trifecta of research awards for Riddell Faculty graduate students

June 9, 2021 — 
Six graduate students from the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources have won the trifecta of Tri-Council awards this year, with one CIHR, three SSHRC, and two NSERC awards for their personal research projects.

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Dr. Juliana Marson, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS), University of Manitoba

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Meet Dr. Juliana Marini Marson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environment and Geography

March 8, 2021 — 
Dr. Juliana Marson is a new faculty member at the University of Manitoba whose research focus lies on the polar oceans, their interactions with the cryosphere and climate.

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A yellow signs declare a park is closed due to COVID

The Conversation: Reopen recreation spaces after COVID-19 for the good of the public, not the individual

January 8, 2021 — 
Yet the lessons from our first reopening strategies last spring make it clear that we have a number of very important questions arising about leisure, recreation and public space

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Heavy snow blankets the Fort Garry campus causing tree branches to bend and break.

Extreme precipitation events have always occurred, but are they changing?

September 4, 2020 — 
The evidence that human activity has warmed the global climate over the past century is incontrovertible. Individual extreme events are, however, influenced by many other factors.

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earth, seen from space

Op-ed: We should know our limits

April 27, 2020 — 
Vaclav Smil: 'It should not be so hard to admit that, at this point, we do not know much more than we do know.'

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Dr. Stephane McLachlan.

CBC: Cree-speaking raven puppet gives COVID-19 health information

April 13, 2020 — 
Public health video draws from Cree culture to spread advice to people in remote First Nations

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Michelle Driedger (community health sciences) with research partners at Manitoba Metis Federation, Georgina Liberty, Sheila Carter and Julianne Sanguins.

COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding for studies in Indigenous populations

March 6, 2020 — 
Two University of Manitoba researchers have received nearly $1 million in COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for research projects that focus on public health responses in Indigenous populations.

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