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3MT winner cites passion for research as driving force in competition

April 22, 2021 — 
Nolan De Leon, a graduate student who is an aspiring physician won first place and the Archie McNichol Prize at the University of Manitoba Three Minute Thesis finals on April 21, 2021

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Anti-poverty protesters march in downtown Winnipeg in 2018. Andrew Tod/Manitoba Federation of Labour, Author provided

Federal budget 2021: More is needed to break the poverty cycle

April 21, 2021 — 
'After birth, adverse childhood experiences — including poverty — can lead to a wide range of challenges later in life'

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Land Back event poster

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Centre for Human Rights Research to explore the meaning of Land Back for Earth Day

April 16, 2021 — 
All are welcome to attend a screening and panel event exploring Land Back.

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Headshot of student Kwene Appah against a white background

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3MT finalist’s own experience propels research to improve integration of immigrants

April 16, 2021 — 
On April 21, master's student Kwene Appah will compete in the 3MT finals representing the department of Sociology and Criminology presenting her research on Nationalism and integration policy: A comparative cross-national examination.

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Virtual 3MT competition in 2020.

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3MT finals on April 21

April 13, 2021 — 
Mark your calendars – the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) final competition is coming up

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Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

April 13, 2021 — 
Microaggressions may seem small or 'micro,' but as incessant forms of racism, they can have big impacts on mental health, physical health and social life

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Discovery in Kalahari shifts our understanding of early humans, new paper in Nature reports

March 31, 2021 — 
Crystals found in a rock shelter change the plot of humanity’s story

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Rows of bookshelves at Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre.

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Linguistics alumna says recognizing Indigenous Languages Day is crucial to our histories

March 29, 2021 — 
Anna Parenteau says working with Indigenous Languages is where she is meant to be

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Baby and mom hold hands. // Image from Piqsels

Bilingual babies prefer baby talk, new study shows

March 29, 2021 — 
A unique study of hundreds of babies involving 17 labs on four continents showed that all babies respond more to infant-directed speech – baby talk –than they do to adult-directed speech

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Graphic by artist Gord Hill

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Graphic novel aims to educate K-12 learners on residential school history

March 24, 2021 — 
Sean Carleton will collaborate with the Native studies department, NCTR and the University of Manitoba Press to create a graphic novel on residential school history

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