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International collaboration developing nanotechnology that may be used against COVID-19

March 30, 2020 — 
A new approach to stopping virus growth gives hope for new therapeutic options against seasonal influenza, bird flu and possibly COVID-19

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Tracking the spread of COVID-19 across the globe

March 25, 2020 — 
Mathematician Dr. Julien Arino in the UM Faculty of Science is part of a team that received a Canada Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant worth $666,667 to study the spread of COVID-19

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UM researchers develop app for use in disease outbreaks

March 12, 2020 — 
Users share their location history with health authorities

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Libraries

Megatrends in GIS – GISday 2020

March 10, 2020 — 
This year’s GISday, hosted by UM Libraries on March 19, focuses on Megatrends in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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Alumni

The Disrupters: Alumnae who persisted in an inequitable world

March 6, 2020 — 
As this year’s International Women’s Day calls for a more gender-equal world, we’re celebrating our own UM alumnae whose perseverance led to incredible contributions for Manitoba, Canada, and the world

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Michelle Driedger (community health sciences) with research partners at Manitoba Metis Federation, Georgina Liberty, Sheila Carter and Julianne Sanguins.

COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding for studies in Indigenous populations

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.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Exploring mental health through improv theatre

March 2, 2020 — 
A troupe of UM students are breaking the stigmas of mental health through creative expression.

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Polar bears in the Western Hudson Bay area lounging on rocks

Climate change threatens iconic relationship

February 27, 2020 — 
National Polar Bear Day a somber affair this year

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Team Canada celebrates after winning the world championship

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Zacharias rink wins world junior curling gold

February 22, 2020 — 
UM's unofficial curling team stands above the rest at the world junior championships in Russia.

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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

Office of Sustainability

University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

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. 

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