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An exemplary skull of a gorgonopsian collected from Zambia in 2018 and currently at the Burke Museum of Natural History. The upper canine of this specimen is broken and would have extended below the lower jaw. Photo credit: Brandon Peecook

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

UM researcher part of team that finds surprising connection between dinosaurs and mammals

December 23, 2020 — 
Kirstin Brink is part of a team that discovered that gorgonopsians, early ancestors to mammals and not related to dinosaurs, have very similar tooth structure to carnivorous dinosaurs.

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Eleven new Canada Research Chairs awarded to UM faculty

December 16, 2020 — 
New CRC research explores a range of health, social and science fields

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student-athletes pictured at the Active Living Centre

Another great year for Bisons in the classroom

November 23, 2020 — 
For the fourth consecutive season, Bisons student-athletes have set a new record at the University of Manitoba for the largest number of U SPORTS Academic All-Canadians

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Dr. Stephan Pflugmacher Lima

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

New Riddell Faculty Dean excited for the future

November 9, 2020 — 
When Dr. Stephan Pflugmacher Lima was growing up in Augsburg, a city close to Munich in Bavaria, Germany, he didn’t think moving to Manitoba would be in his future.


Max Sandred, Faculty of Architecture, won in the Creative Works category for his poster project 'Theatres of architectural imagination.'

Research and International

Making research accessible to a broader audience

November 2, 2020 — 
Students demonstrate knowledge translation skills in Undergraduate Research Poster Competition

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Rendering of the Churchill Marine Observatory

Wpg Free Press: UM researchers racing to protect Arctic from an inevitable oil spill

November 2, 2020 — 
With the possibility of an ice-free summer in the Arctic in the near future, understanding how oil behaves in an Arctic ecosystem is critical

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

Real zombies: A product of our environment

October 27, 2020 — 
At the University of Manitoba, for example, Dr. Stephan Pflugmacher Lima, the newly appointed Dean of the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth & Resources, has found some unorthodox ways of engaging with students and faculty.

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

On the passing of Dr. Louis Fortier

October 6, 2020 — 
It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Louis Fortier on Sunday, October 4, 2020, following complications from acute leukemia.

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Aurora borealis.

UM scientists partner with Indigenous team to salvage valuable research

September 28, 2020 — 
Because of COVID-19, UM researchers working on projects in the coastal regions around James Bay have been unable to access some equipment and gather data. Fortunately, they were able to coordinate with Indigenous environmental technicians to collect biological samples so that the data record could be preserved.

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Distinguished Professor Aniruddha Gole [MSc/80, PhD/82], recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

Research and International

Rh Awards Recognize UM Research Excellence

September 8, 2020 — 
Tune in on Sept. 22, 7 pm on the UM YouTube channel to view the Rh Awards Celebration, and hear a bit about each recipient’s research from them, personally.

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