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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Three Minute Thesis challengers announced – mark your calendars!

February 9, 2022 — 
Come support our graduate students at three exciting heats!

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The endangered chestnut-collared longspur // Photo: Jennie Horvat

Rattle and hum: our regulation of noise pollution needs to change, new study finds

February 9, 2022 — 
Loud, consistent noises are not the problem we once thought

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Op-ed: Reducing traffic means more birds and happier people

September 24, 2021 — 
A guest essay by Nicola Koper and her colleague in the Globe and Mail.

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A bald eagle on a river bed

UM study shows most North American birds impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns

September 23, 2021 — 
Almost all the species they studied (80%) changed their use of human-altered habitats during the pandemic, and all types of birds, from hawks to hummingbirds, were affected.

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Desmond Durell conducting research

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Trifecta of research awards for Riddell Faculty graduate students

June 9, 2021 — 
Six graduate students from the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources have won the trifecta of Tri-Council awards this year, with one CIHR, three SSHRC, and two NSERC awards for their personal research projects.

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Indigenous

Honouring First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates

May 3, 2021 — 
Indigenous campus community celebrated graduates virtually on May 8

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Research and International

On the wing

March 1, 2021 — 
How birds changed their migrations during lockdowns

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Kaitlyn Duthie-Kannikkatt

Bowl of soup leads student to win academic award

June 9, 2020 — 
Grad student now works in southern Bolivia studying how small-scale farmers are restoring the use of traditional seeds

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Calling all wildlife researchers

May 22, 2020 — 
UM organizing wildlife researchers to study impact of travel, social restrictions on wildlife populations

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Canadian Geographic: Fighting floods and fires while a pandemic rages on

April 14, 2020 — 
'As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency agencies are stretched to their limits'

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