Outreach News Archive
March 1, 2023 —
On February 24, 2023, 18 high schools from across Manitoba gathered in the Tier Building at the University of Manitoba to compete in the 9th annual Manitoba Regional High School Ethics Bowl competition, hosted by the UM Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics in cooperation with the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties (MARL) and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
February 16, 2022 —
National recognition for outstanding science outreach efforts
March 10, 2021 —
The Faculty of Science is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jayanne English, Department of Physics and Astronomy, at the University of Manitoba has been selected by the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) for the 2021 Qilak Award. The Qilak Award for Astronomy Outreach and Communication recognizes individual Canadian residents, or teams of residents, who have made an outstanding contribution either to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy in Canada or to informal astronomy education in Canada.
May 7, 2019 —
From robots to bugs, fossils to outer space, it’s fun for preschoolers, tweens, parents and grandparents alike
A “delightful link”: Science Rendezvous’ new coordinator Kyla Smith tells why Science Rendezvous is “not to be missed”
April 1, 2019 —
Don't miss this year's Science Rendezvous, a free family festival on Saturday May 11, 2019
April 1, 2019 —
The Chemistry Potions Class show and Physics Adventure Show hope to entertain and mystify thousands of attendees
November 8, 2018 —
More than 330 high school students from 86 schools across Winnipeg and around the province will converge on the University of Manitoba on Friday, Nov. 9
October 9, 2018 —
Let’s Talk Science will be hosting their annual Spooky Science Event on Saturday, Oct. 20
Government of Canada: NSERC PromoScience announcement – support for organizations to encourage the next generation of scientists and researchers
September 17, 2018 —
On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, kicked off Science Literacy Week, Sept. 17 – 23, in Ottawa with the announcement of the 2017 recipients of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience Program. The announcement includes 11.9 million in funding for 163 grants that support hands-on learning experiences for young Canadians and teachers.
November 3, 2017 —
More than 370 high school students and teachers from 81 schools across Winnipeg and surrounding areas come to the U of M on Nov. 3 to explore careers in health sciences