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Steve Daley, Black PhD student, wearing a white lab coat with blue gloves on and doing experiments in the lab.

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Talking about microbes and meaningful change

February 9, 2024 — 
“What I wanted to do with my life led me to microbiology… Being able to help or to shape the environment in a positive way using what we have,” said Steve Daley when we asked him why he chose microbiology. Daley is a PhD student in the department of microbiology, University of Manitoba, conducting his research on ethanol production. Watch the full interview on the Faculty of Science's YouTube channel.

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Welcoming new talent – Meet the new pioneering researchers in the department of computer science

January 23, 2024 — 
A group of accomplished researchers has joined the department of computer science at the University of Manitoba, each bringing to the table a unique skill set and passion for advancement in their respective fields. In this article, we are taking a closer look at the fascinating research areas and the significant contributions these distinguished individuals are set to bring to both the academic and the industrial community.

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A collage of 13 profile photos of people with diverse backgrounds and appearances, mostly smiling at the camera, in a professional setting.

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Faculty of Science researchers’ breakthroughs 2023

December 7, 2023 — 
In the ever-evolving landscape of scientific breakthroughs, the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba has once again proven to be a center of pioneering research and innovation. As we wrap up the year 2023, it is both a privilege and excitement to look back at some of the research breakthroughs made by brilliant minds in the Faculty of Science.

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A tribute to UM Faculty of Science esteemed Alum: Tony Williams [BScHons/77]

November 20, 2023 — 
In the heart of Winnipeg, amidst the cold Canadian winters, a brilliant mind was born. Tony Williams, a man whose legacy would touch the lives of many, embarked on a journey of knowledge that began at the University of Manitoba. In 1977, he proudly earned his BSc (Honours) in actuarial mathematics, marking the genesis of a life devoted to learning, compassion and the pursuit of justice.

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Welcoming new Fellows to the college community

October 19, 2023 — 
Fellows like Sean, Annette, and Jorg look to join the College as a place to network with other academics, attend lectures, workshops, and other monthly events to further their knowledge and join a small community on the UM campus.

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Faculty of Science community engaged in activities and conversations

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Conversations for Truth and Reconciliation: The Faculty of Science’s commitment at the University of Manitoba

October 17, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Science is committed to fostering awareness, understanding and promoting dialogue and empathy towards truth and reconciliation. 

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On being appointed as a Distinguished Professor – Can-Ming Hu’s journey in science

September 26, 2023 — 
Can-Ming Hu talks about being appointed a Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba and his journey in science.

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Join the conversation – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 25, 2023 — 
This National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Faculty of Science invites you to join the conversation.

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It’s all about the trees! Let’s plant some!

September 11, 2023 — 
Join us for National Forest Week on September 17-23, 2023.

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Preventing the evolutionary escape of viruses

August 29, 2023 — 
Fabian Rohden named as Vanier Scholar for his microbiology research at UM

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