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Gabrielle Fontaine, graduate student

CBC: Anishinaabe U of M student building portable device to detect breast cancer earlier

October 18, 2021 — 
Device designed to be easy to use so there's no need for people to go to doctor to be diagnosed

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Science students contribute to Million Tree Challenge on National Tree Day

September 24, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science partnered with Science Rendezvous, UNESCO, Trees Winnipeg, the Province of Manitoba Forestry and Peatlands Branch, Ariel Gordon, author of Tree Talk, and Tree Canada to help the community take action

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bird in flight

One flew over the cuckoo clock

August 26, 2021 — 
UM team finds way to alter migration timing of birds that may help them adjust to climate change

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Rachel Nickel poses with a large scientific device.

ResearchLIFE

Building nanoparticles for biomedical applications

August 19, 2021 — 
Rachel Nickel's research connects complex quantum science to real world applications

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Nebula in deep space

Astronomers catch a pulsar wind powered by magnetar outbursts

August 6, 2021 — 
A team of international researchers including a UM astrophysicist and an alumna has found a wind nebula around a radio pulsar

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Students operating specialized microscopy equipment in NanoFab Laboraotry

Research and International

$1.3 million to UM research from Research Manitoba

July 28, 2021 — 
2021 Research Manitoba Awards Competition Results

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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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