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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

Desautels Faculty of Music

Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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Noralou Roos, professor in the department of community health sciences

Alumni and faculty appointed to Order of Canada

November 27, 2016 — 
Gregg Hanson, Sharon Carstairs, Warren Winkler, Marie Wilson, Michael Eskin and Noralou Roos recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

University teams with Opaskwayak Cree Nation, international partners on smart farm research

September 29, 2016 — 
Community, research, government and industry partners will work together on research and development of a “smart vertical farm”.

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sugar cubes stacked and standing before a white background

Op-ed: Is a new tax the answer to our sweet problem?

September 29, 2016 — 
A sugar-sweetened beverage tax alone would likely do little to improve population health outcomes if it fails to change behaviour among low socio-economic populations


A showcase of U of M health, leisure, & human performance research

May 10, 2016 — 
Research Day 2016, an annual showcase of University of Manitoba health, leisure, and human performance research, takes place all day Wednesday, May 11.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Nutritional scientist tapped to lead research team

May 5, 2016 — 
Dr. Carla Taylor has been appointed Team Leader of the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine


Karlee Dyck

CANDID: Meet Karlee Dyck, 3MT winner

April 25, 2016 — 
An award-wining lip-synching performer, a gifted classical pianist, a swing dancer and U of M's 2016 3MT winner

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Not only does Michael-Eskin, a professor and researcher, rap for his students a cappella, he has a beat-heavy music video to accompany his song.

Breaking it Down

April 18, 2016 — 
When Michael Eskin wants to make a point about his favourite subject, lectures, overhead projectors and handouts aren’t enough

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David Barber, Rh Award

Seven surprising results from shrinking sea ice and other research excellence

April 7, 2016 — 
Recognizing outstanding research accomplishments

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Improving health outcomes of Manitobans

March 23, 2016 — 
A study aimed at improving the health of middle-aged Manitobans kicks off this week.

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