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Phil Grayson, holding a fish with a lake in the background

Research and International

Meet Phil Grayson, a new Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at UM.

July 15, 2021 — 
Phil Grayson is a new Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Science, studying one of two surviving groups of ancient jawless fishes: lampreys.

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Left to right: Vanier Scholars - Felicia Masenu, Karli Rapinda, Daniel Arujo, Anne Manson and Banting Fellows - Lauren Kepkiewicz, Phil Grayson

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars awarded to UM

July 15, 2021 — 
UM welcomes two Banting Postdoctoral Fellows to its ranks and congratulates four doctoral students on receiving Vanier Scholarships

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Faculty of Science

NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

July 13, 2021 — 
From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics, several big ideas from scientists at the Faculty of Science have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program

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Judy Anderson.

Global News: Winnipeg woman pays $200K to join Virgin Galactic flight to space

July 12, 2021 — 
Judy Anderson, a retired University of Manitoba professor, has been saving for her trip to space since 2010

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(L-R) Dr. Karen Ragoonaden, Dr. Brian Mark, Mira (Mimi) Locher, Dr. Richard Jochelson.

Announcing four new UM dean appointments

June 28, 2021 — 
UM pleased to announce appointments in the faculties of Science, Education, Law and Architecture

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TeachingLIFE

Near, though far

June 24, 2021 — 
Faculty of Science instructors create novel ways of engaging their students in virtual classrooms–and, in turn, become more connected to each other.

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Faculty of Science

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 20, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science would like to encourage everyone to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.

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Faculty of Science

Muscle protein uncovers evolutionary origins of diving in the world’s smallest mammals

June 20, 2021 — 
UM Biologist Kevin Campbell and colleagues on an international research team studied the DNA of these mammals and using genetic sequencing methods, mapped the evolution of a single protein, called myoglobin, that stores oxygen in muscles.  

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University sign Fort Garry campus

Research funding supports BIG ideas

June 15, 2021 — 
Dozens of research projects have received over $6.5 million in funding to support research excellence in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and engineering fields

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Planting a tree

UM students plant over 5,000 trees for the Manitoba School Tree Planting Challenge

June 11, 2021 — 
Need an idea for something to do during a lockdown? Plant a tree.

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