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Signatories of Memorandum of Understanding pose together for a photo at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University of Fez.

Research and International

UM grows partnerships for sustainable agriculture in Africa

July 8, 2024 — 
UM has signed four new partnership agreements with institutions across the North African nation of Morocco.

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Dr. Janilyn Arsenio leans against a counter in her lab. Items used for scientific research sit on shelves behind her and on the counter.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researcher discovers sex-related differences of immune T-cells

May 15, 2024 — 
Dr. Janilyn Arsenio’s leading-edge research is trying to understand the differences between male and female immune T-cells, a type of white blood cell that helps the immune system fight germs and protect against disease.

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Research and International

Brain and Gut: working together in health and disease

March 5, 2024 — 
On Wednesday March 27, 2024, join the UM Knowledge Exchange for an exploration of the connection between the brain and the gut in the context of health and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

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Award winners from FGS 75th anniversary celebration

Faculty of Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Graduate Studies marks 75 years of academic excellence!

December 11, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Graduate Studies commemorated its 75th anniversary with a celebration gala on November 30, 2023, which reflected upon its rich history while looking ahead to new and innovative ideas and programs.

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Dr. Forough Khadem.

Donor Relations

UM alum’s everlasting legacy will empower women in science for years to come

July 13, 2022 — 
The Dr. Forough Khadem Scholarship recognizes and rewards an outstanding international female graduate student at either the master’s or doctoral level, who demonstrates leadership and a desire to have an impact on the world through science, and who embodies a pioneering spirit.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Félicitations! Announcing the MT180 winners

April 25, 2022 — 

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

En français, s’il vous plaît! Announcing the MT180 challengers

April 11, 2022 — 

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CBC: From vaccine research to developing tests, Manitoba scientists playing important part in COVID-19 fight

May 12, 2020 — 
Two research teams from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and another led by a UM alumnus working at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are making an important contribution in the battle against COVID-19

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Photograph of alumna Dr. Forough Khadem with text saying her name and the dates of her birth and death (1981-2020)

CBC: Scholarship created in name of promising U of Manitoba scientist who died in Iran plane crash

January 20, 2020 — 
'As people mourned Friday at a memorial service for one of the victims of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752, there was a note of hope with the announcement of a scholarship established in honour of Forough Khadem'

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Grad student researches new drug to combat asthma

October 16, 2019 — 
For 10 per cent of asthma sufferers, conventional treatments don’t work. Hadeesha Piyadasa hopes that will change someday thanks to a new peptide-based drug


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