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NCTR and SSHRC partner to launch new funding for Indigenous-led research

November 23, 2022 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) will invest $6 million to support Indigenous-led research across Canada.

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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The faces of an Inuit mother and toddler are encircled by the fur of her parka hood.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Relationships central to symposium on Indigenous health research

November 15, 2022 — 
This year’s UM Indigenous Health Research Symposium, hosted by Ongomiizwin -- Research, takes place Nov. 16 and 17 in an all-virtual format.

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A groundbreaking ceremony is held for the new home of NCTR

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation welcomes funding for Centre’s new permanent home and long term work

November 9, 2022 — 
$60 million in federal funding will help build a new, permanent home for NCTR at the University of Manitoba.

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Indigenous Art and Val Vint at in Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Libraries

UM Libraries strengthens connection with Indigenous communities

October 28, 2022 — 
UM Libraries strengthens connection with Indigenous communities.

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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.

Students

UM’s new Indigenous Career Mentor Program

October 26, 2022 — 
This is a student’s chance to ask an Indigenous Career Professional questions about a career in a specific industry or about someone’s career journey.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Family medicine professor to lead national Indigenous physician group

October 18, 2022 — 
The Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada (IPAC) has elected Dr. Mandy Buss, assistant professor at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, as its new president.

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Cultural changemakers to receive honorary degrees at UM 55th Fall Convocation

October 12, 2022 — 
Convocation ceremonies at the University of Manitoba celebrate new graduates as well as bestow honorary degrees upon exceptional individuals who have achieved pre-eminence in the advancement of science, culture, scholarship and leadership.

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Elders Gathering graphic with painting of Elders with children.

Indigenous

The Indigenous Student Centre Hosts Its 16th Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering 

October 11, 2022 — 
We sat down with Elder-in-Residence Carl Stone to learn some of the history behind Elders Gathering at the UM, his involvement and to learn about what to expect by attending the two-day event. 

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty community marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

October 11, 2022 — 
Hundreds of people from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community – and from across UM campuses – wore orange shirts on Sept. 29 and participated in events to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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