Environment Earth and Resources News Archive
July 7, 2020 —
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded $91 million in funding to more than 1,253 researchers from 60 different Canadian institutions, following the 2019-20 Insight Grants competition. Among these are 10 UM researchers who collectively received $1,796,707 in funding.
June 11, 2020 —
A UM environmental science student decided to turn her Honours thesis into a short film with an original soundtrack. The project went so well that she is now continuing it within her Master’s thesis.
May 7, 2020 —
It’s National Compost Week! While we’re spending more time at home, it’s a good time to try backyard composting!
April 20, 2020 —
Coming back from a world of complete darkness into a world fighting a pandemic.
April 13, 2020 —
Public health video draws from Cree culture to spread advice to people in remote First Nations
April 3, 2020 —
This week, a significant earthquake occurred relatively close to Manitoba. In fact, it was one of the closest large earthquakes ever to occur so near to us.
March 12, 2020 —
More than 150 middle-and-high school learners met with climate researchers on March 5 for Arctic Science Day. Students learned how new knowledge is developed from working in harsh Arctic conditions, and how the learning process can be a lot like playing video games.
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.
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.
February 10, 2020 —
Discover magazine interviewed professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen