faculty of science News Archive
September 21, 2022 —
During the peak of the pandemic, and mid-lockdown, many people reported they felt their days dragged on, inducing fatigue and making some tasks almost unbearable during 'COVID time'
September 15, 2022 —
Fifteen students and early career professionals pitched their grand idea with the potential to change the world at UM's first Falling Walls Lab event
Science students to compete in Paris – win international biotech grant for zebra mussel control device
September 12, 2022 —
Once again, the University of Manitoba is amongst some of the world’s leaders in interdisciplinary research and application. UM’s Prairie iGEM Team, a group of undergraduate students led by Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden, are this year’s recipients of the Impact Grant from the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation.
September 2, 2022 —
The memory of Associate Professor Dr. Dana Schroeder will be honoured through a new graduate scholarship and a study space in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Schroeder was a respected associate professor in the department of biological sciences, where she worked from 2002 until the time of her passing in September 2020. Dana was a valued colleague, mentor, and friend. She is fondly remembered for her cheerful optimism and kindness to students and colleagues alike.
July 28, 2022 —
Check out some new and exciting events to welcome all UM students to Fort Garry campus
July 11, 2022 —
The on-campus oasis known as the Buller Greenhouse is having its annual plant sale! Stop by and enjoy the greenhouse while picking up a new plant for your home office or for your deck outside. Proceeds go to support the Buller Greenhouse.
July 5, 2022 —
On June 30, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new list includes 10 individuals from the UM community, including alumni, faculty and friends.
July 4, 2022 —
An international team led by UM has identified where powerful and highly energetic x-rays are being shot out into space from inside a region in space shaped like a giant aquatic mammal called a 'Manatee'
June 23, 2022 —
The award aims to recognize a student who has maintained high academic achievement while making a significant voluntary contribution to UM and/or the broader community
June 15, 2022 —
Profoundly influential and world-renowned astrophysicist returning to Winnipeg in July