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Pollution over Milan, Italy

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

COVID-19 has created opportunity for change

May 12, 2020 — 
Dr. Nazim Cicek, associate head of biosystems engineering at UM, says that some good could come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Photo: Dirk Notz

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

North pole soon to be ice free in summer

April 22, 2020 — 
Using these models, the researchers considered the future evolution of Arctic sea-ice cover in a scenario with high future CO2 emissions and little climate protection. As expected, Arctic sea ice disappeared quickly in summer in these simulations.

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PhD candidate Lisa Matthew excites students with parallels between her research methods and video games

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

How video games help teach Arctic climate science

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.

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives the 2020 Mohn Prize - Photo: Alberto Grohovaz / Arctic Frontiers 2020.

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

CEOS chair receives prize for Arctic climate research

January 30, 2020 — 
The prize aims to put relevant issues for future Arctic development onto the national and international agenda

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

UM scientists teach water quality essentials to young learners

October 4, 2019 — 
Aspiring ecologists had the opportunity to learn from water quality experts at the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth Observation Science

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba students plan events on campus for Global Climate Strike

September 23, 2019 — 
In observance of the Global Climate Strike, UM students are planning campus events from Sept. 23-27 to create awareness of environmental issues and the strike itself.

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WISE instructor feature

Price Faculty of Engineering

WISE Kid-Netic Energy inspires and fosters love of STEM for kids in Manitoba

August 20, 2019 — 
Teaching kids about STEM is just one part of a much larger experience for instructors

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Chris Peck

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

Q&A with grad student Chris Peck

January 21, 2019 — 
Q&A with grad student Chris Peck

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Human Resources

Robotic arm grabs attention at Fort Garry campus

November 20, 2018 — 
U of M hosts close to 50 students at the Fort Garry campus for Take Our Kids to Work Day

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Climate Change Symposium

Climate Change: From Challenges to Opportunities

October 25, 2017 — 
Academics from across Canada will discuss this multi-faceted, global issue, and its impact on geography, business, natural resources, the Arctic and national security

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