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Building equitable AI for public health

January 17, 2020 — 
Training next generation to close gap in AI and health inequalities

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

We need to modernize how we measure national wealth

January 16, 2020 — 
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?

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Why the U.S. is unlikely to go to war with Iran

January 8, 2020 — 
The killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani by the United States — and Iran’s response — raises many important legal and strategic issues

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Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg.

CBC: Doctor researching rare genetic disorders 1 of 3 Manitobans inducted into Order of Canada

January 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Rockman-Greenberg's research has involved screening newborns for genetic disorders to detect them before symptoms appear

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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Top teaching and learning stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
These five stories help illustrate the impact of the outstanding teaching and learning experiences found at UM

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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, Senior Canada-150 Research Chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS)

A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

December 20, 2019 — 
Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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Top Conversation Canada stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 — 
From sex robots to anti-vaxxers, we’ve gathered the five most read UM Conversation Canada stories in 2019

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Interdisciplinary Innovation

December 17, 2019 — 
Three interdisciplinary research projects have been chosen for grants in 2020, the final year of the Rady Innovation Fund

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A (sorta) good news story about a songbird and climate change

December 12, 2019 — 
A recent discovery suggests Purple Martins, unlike other long-distance migratory songbirds, show promise of being able to adapt to climate change

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