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High-tech research projects to create futuristic health-care aids

October 10, 2019 — 
Two high-tech interdisciplinary research projects focused on the future of patient care, featuring College of Rehabilitation Sciences faculty, have received funding from the Collaborative Innovation Research Fund (CIRF). 

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UM alumnus wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 8, 2019 — 
The Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that a UM graduate, acclaimed cosmologist Dr. James Peebles, has won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Jennifer Simone, Science Co-op (Biochemistry) student

Faculty of Science

Jennifer Simone talks about the Science Co-op Program

October 4, 2019 — 
Jennifer Simone is a fifth year biochemistry student who is also pursuing a minor in Native Studies. Jennifer had work terms with PTI Transformers in Winnipeg, and the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. This year Jennifer has taken on the role of Student Ambassador to share her experiences with other students.

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A group of bisons student-athletes in the Active Living Centre Agora chatting

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Bison Sports announce 129 student-athletes with U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status for 2018-19

October 3, 2019 — 
The total is another record high for Manitoba and the third year in a row that a new record has been set

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Science Exposed – visiting exhibit

October 1, 2019 — 
A national exhibit of research images is on display this week

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Food Systems Research Group

Do you want food system change on campus?

October 1, 2019 — 
To celebrate World Food Day at the University of Manitoba, the Food Systems Research Group, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Food Council, is holding a campus food system transformation workshop Oct 16. 

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Dr. Yipu Wang, with PhD students Jinwei Rao, Ying Yang discuss their microwave discovery

UM researchers create ‘Romulan Cloaking Device’

September 24, 2019 — 
Dr. Yipu Wang and PhD students in the Faculty of Science have made a nonreciprocal microwave device that is completely opaque for microwaves traveling in one direction

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Prairie bird sits alone on branch against blue sky

Wpg Free Press: Prairie bird population falls 53% since 1970

September 23, 2019 — 
The drastic drop in North America’s avian population, with more than half of prairie grassland birds gone, is a downward trend that can be stopped, say two bird-loving Winnipeg biologists

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Faculty of Science

Meet visiting Indigenous scholar Dr. Roger Dube

September 16, 2019 — 
The year Princeton awarded a PhD in Physics to Roger Dube, he was one of only two Indigenous Americans who earned this honor from any U.S. university.

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Faculty of Science

International success for U of M Robot Team at FIRA HuroCup

September 6, 2019 — 
The U of M Autonomous Agents Lab  robot team did very well at the FIRA HuroCup, held August 11 – 16, 2019 in Changwon, Korea, placing third and fourth overall.

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