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

Seastars: the benthic equivalent to the polar bear

January 6, 2023 — 
A national research group led by researchers at the University of Manitoba has shown that polar bears share the position of top predator of the coastal Arctic marine ecosystem with seastars (Amiraux et al. 2022).

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Canada Excellence Research Chair, Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right), led the team that discovered the plant fossiles inside the Cold War-era ice samples

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

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen’s research honoured with three international awards in 2022

November 22, 2022 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen has received the Balzan Prize, the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize and been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 2022.

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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Summer sea ice in Arctic

Ice, ice, maybe

September 14, 2022 — 
International team of researchers including UM scientists have used Artificial Intelligence (AI) and examined previous data from the satellites to discern between ice and ocean.

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Volcanic eruption and lava lake

Culprit behind mass extinction identified, motive remains unknown

September 9, 2022 — 
A team of scientists has found the mechanism that has triggered past extinction events

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Fiona Lebar stands in front of the COP26 sign, made of plants

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

COP26 experience helps guide research

September 6, 2022 — 
Through my experience at COP26, working at the Office of Sustainability, and through courses during the later years of my undergraduate degree I have been able to determine I want to focus on working with people and communities to solve climate issues.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Rediscovered Morden shark fossil floats into ‘special’ territory

July 20, 2022 — 
The remains of a member of an ancient shark species recently rediscovered at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre are now on display in Morden.

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A solargraph of the sun's movement across campus for 2 years during the pandemic lockdown.

Pinhole camera captures passage of time during pandemic

July 15, 2022 — 
A solargraph captured by a pinhole camera with a very long exposure displays the daily path of the sun over the course of two years of the pandemic lockdown

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Farmland in Oxbow, Saskatchewan.

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

‘Farmland Matters’ podcast hosted by UM master’s students

June 24, 2022 — 
Four University of Manitoba Masters Students created a podcast based on their research into how patterns of farmland ownership are changing across the Canadian Prairies.

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Six Canada Research Chairs announced at UM

June 6, 2022 — 
'Their successful appointment recognizes them among the best in Canada in their respective fields'

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