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Meghan Azad

Meghan Azad

December 1, 2020 — 
Named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020

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Dr. Sara Israels

Sara Israels

December 1, 2020 — 
Named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020

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Dr. Soheila Karimi

Soheila Karimi

December 1, 2020 — 
Named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020

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Drs. Meghan Azad, Sara Israels and Soheila Karimi

Three UM researchers among most powerful women in Canada 

December 1, 2020 — 
Drs. Meghan Azad, Sara Israels and Soheila Karimi at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are receiving the honour in three categories

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Purple Martins in flight

Light pollution altering avian migration, UM study finds

December 1, 2020 — 
UM study is the first to show that artificial light at night impacts the timing of spring migration

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Elementary school students at their desks behind barriers for COVID-19

The Conversation: Students with disabilities should have the option of in-person learning during COVID-19 school closures

November 24, 2020 — 
Schools should be making plans to continue safe in-person learning for students with disabilities for whom remote learning simply does not work.

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J1818 is a "baby magnetar" in Sagittarius

UM astronomer and former graduate student take close look at powerful new ‘baby magnetar’ in Sagittarius

November 23, 2020 — 
Astronomers Dr. Samar Safi-Harb of the University of Manitoba and Dr. Harsha Blumer at West Virginia University have published their analysis of a “baby” cosmic object known as a magnetar

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Faculty of Science

SnuggleBot: a new cuddly companion

November 18, 2020 — 
Introducing the 'Snugglebot' a cuddly robotic companion, that needs your love and attention

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President-elect Joe Biden waves as he departs St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church, Nov. 15, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. // AP Photo/Alex Brandon

When ‘hope and history rhyme’: Joe Biden quotes an Irish poet to inspire healing in America

November 17, 2020 — 
'Following president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, a campaign video of him reading Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s verse adaptation of an ancient Greek play went viral'

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The cupped hands of a person wearing a white lab coat hold medication capsules.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New degrees focus on large-population drug research

November 17, 2020 — 
The College of Pharmacy has launched a new concentration in pharmacoepidemiology, allowing students to earn master’s and PhD degrees in this specialty.

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