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Faculty of Science

Science Rendezvous 2024 cancelled

May 2, 2024 — 
Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. right here on Fort Garry Campus. We will be there, the Faculty of Science, our campus and organization partners, and 700 volunteers! And we will bring you the biggest, most fun and most remarkable science outreach event of the year!

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Katherine Bazin, McCall MacBain Scholar


University of Manitoba student named a McCall MacBain Scholar

April 30, 2024 — 
University of Manitoba chemistry student Katherine Bazin is one of 20 Canadians who will join the fourth cohort of McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill University.

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St. John's College

Bio-chemistry student reaches new heights

April 29, 2024 — 
Michael Zarychta is a third-year biochemistry student with an unwavering passion for science. He found his drive for chemistry during high school and has since been dedicated to solving complex problems, exploring the intricacies of science, and bringing innovative ideas to life.

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Announcing the first ever Green Investment Fund recipients

April 22, 2024 — 
This Earth Day, we’re celebrating the first ever Green Investment Fund recipients, which will help our University of Manitoba community reach our 2050 Climate Action Plan goals . The Green Investment Fund was created to spur community involvement in helping us reach these goals and to encourage meaningful collaboration between faculty, staff and students in the name of sustainability.

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Faculty of Science

Winnipeg Free Press: Annual awards celebrate volunteers’ commitment, passion

April 15, 2024 — 
Annual awards celebrate volunteers’ commitment, passion

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Faculty of Science

Join us for the 2024 Computer Science Alumni and Industry Symposium

April 11, 2024 — 
The department of computer science is holding the 2024 Computer Science Alumni and Industry Symposium for the second year and invites everyone curious about anything computer science and tech-related to join the event on May 3, 2024, at the RBC Convention Centre.

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CityNews Winnipeg: Winnipeg’s IT sector pleased with federal AI investment

April 10, 2024 — 
Winnipeg’s IT sector pleased with federal AI investment

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Faculty of Science

UM Eclipse viewing party media coverage

April 9, 2024 — 
UM Eclipse viewing party media coverage

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Science Library


Science Library closes for renovation beginning May 1, 2024

April 5, 2024 — 
As part of the Machray Hall redevelopment, the Jim Peebles Science and Technology Library (Science Library) will be closed to walk-in use beginning May 1, 2024. Access to print and digital collections, librarians, and other services will continue to be available during the closure. The library will undergo a transformation, resulting in new student study spaces and services.

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Research and International

Insect Friends and Foes

April 4, 2024 — 
On Wednesday April 24, 2024, join the UM Knowledge Exchange for an exploration of efforts to address the declining population of bees and other beneficial insects, along with recent advances in controlling pests like mosquitoes.

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