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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Federal government funds U of M research into oil spill responses

August 12, 2019 — 
Seven U of M research projects aimed at testing new technologies and techniques to improve our responses to oil spills have been funded by the federal government

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A smoke stack at sunset

SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Food Systems Research Group

Register TODAY for the June 26 Food Systems Student Symposium

June 18, 2019 — 
There is still time to register for the June 26 Food Systems Student Symposium!

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

Climate change may be putting beluga whales out of their depths

June 10, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers has found that the physical condition of beluga whales affects their capacity to store oxygen in their blood and muscle tissues

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Kom Bol is seeking to lead by example

Surviving culture shock and leading by example

June 4, 2019 — 
Bol is graduating with his fellow Arts class of 2019 on June 5, 2019. He hopes to attend graduate school in environmental law so that he can go back home to East Africa where he can work for an NGO

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Students prepare for samples at the SmartPark pond Tuesday morning.

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Verna J. Kirkness Program encourages youth for 10th year

May 29, 2019 — 
The Program has attracted 41 students from 12 different communities throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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Black hole // Image: NASA

Discovery research and training supported

May 21, 2019 — 
$13.7 million in new funding announced

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Food Systems Research Group

Second UofM Food Systems Student Symposium set to “Bridge the Gap”

May 16, 2019 — 
Register today for the University-wide Food Systems Student Symposium - F3S - taking place June 26th. 

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Greenland glacier photo. Credit: Image by Bernd Hildebrandt Pixabay

Dreams of ice

April 17, 2019 — 
A new Canada Excellence Research Chair has joined the University of Manitoba, adding to the university’s knowledge in the Arctic

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right) with Minister for Research in Denmark Tommy Ahler, looking at a piece of ice from the Glacial period.

New CERC to advance sea ice research

April 17, 2019 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen will be researching how Canadian and Greenlandic glaciers drain fresh water into the ocean

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