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The Churchill Marine Observatory under the northern lights, beneath the words 'Marine Science.'

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Marine science

May 17, 2022 — 

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A sunset over a dirt road with swirling floral white embroidery superimposed on it and the words 'Taking up the work of reconciliation.'

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Taking up the work of reconciliation

May 17, 2022 — 
How a new measuring tool based on research can push us further down the path to good and just relations

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A photo collage of the words 'Transforming Agriculture' atop a drone and a circular image of a field.

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Transforming agriculture

May 17, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences has received $5 million in funding to help achieve its goal of becoming one of North America’s top crop research training institutions

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People pump their fists in the air in front of a bright sun.

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Centre for Human Rights Research

May 17, 2022 — 
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new direction

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Dr. Digvir S. Jayas.

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Research leader

May 17, 2022 — 
Distinguished Professor Dr. Digvir S. Jayas has served the university as Vice-President (Research) and Vice-President (Research and International) since 2009. His administrative term is ending in 2022.

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An illustration of an Indian child looking up, surrounded by dots of data points.

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Saving lives with data

May 17, 2022 — 
Women in rural northern India must clear a long series of hurdles to give birth safely, including finding a health centre with competent nurses and medication that has access to specialists if something goes wrong. University of Manitoba researcher Dr. Vasanthakumar Namasivayam is helping lower those hurdles, one by one.

A black and white image of the underside of a tree that has been uprooted in a dense forest.

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Grounded perspective

May 17, 2022 — 
Artworks connect to the natural world

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A photo where a hockey referee blows a whistle and points at the viewer.

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Hockey parents who yell at referees

May 17, 2022 — 
Hockey referees are quitting in the province and, when asked, referees often state that spectator abuse is a reason for quitting.

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards

May 17, 2022 — 
Melanie MacKinnon recognized with Indspire Health Award

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Cover art: “Grandfather Teaching” from the Homage to Grandfather series by Daphne Odjig, used with permission.

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An Indigenous Oral History Reader moves law student training towards reconciliation

May 11, 2022 — 
A course introducing law students to the oral history of Indigenous peoples in relation to legal systems has now been made a part of the permanent curriculum at Robson Hall. Materials used throughout the course have been compiled into a single volume and published as a comprehensive resource for the use of educators, scholars and students. An Indigenous Oral History Reader, edited by Dr. Bryan Schwartz, with assistance from several credited student editors was published March 18, 2022 and is available online through the University of Alberta Libraries and on a not-for-profit basis at amazon.ca.

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