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Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business, March 18 to 19, 2021. Register before Friday, March 12, 2021.

Asper School of Business

Asper School hosts international research conference on emerging themes in Indigenous Business

February 26, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute will be holding an international  conference designed to encourage and present research that deepens our knowledge of Indigenous matters within the context of management studies. Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business will be held virtually March 18 and 19, 2021, with the intent for this conference to become an annual event.     The conference, co-hosted by the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) at Asper, will showcase research in the field of Indigenous business broadly, welcoming both senior and junior scholars from Turtle Island, as well as Australia, New Zealand/Aotearoa, Russia and the UK. The conference aims to support an overarching community of colleagues and postgraduate students researching in the field.    

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March 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

February 26, 2021 — 
Discover UM’s wide range of Virtual Community Events in March that are open to all.

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Price Faculty of Engineering

UM and Tokyo University partner to develop Artificial Intelligence methods for Epigenetic research

February 23, 2021 — 
Dr. Ahmed Ashraf from the department of electrical and computer engineering is the University’s lead for this study and is excited to be partnering with Tokyo University to help us better understand the role AI can play in healthcare.


A water bottle sits on the table in front of Chief and NDP candidate Rudy Turtle during a visit by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Oct. 5, 2019 on the Grassy Narrows First Nation, where industrial mercury poisoning in its water system has seriously affected the health of the community. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

A sin tax on sugary drinks unfairly targets Indigenous communities instead of improving health

February 22, 2021 — 
'Imposing a sugary beverage tax on Indigenous consumers would be unethical, contravene tax law and undermine Indigenous rights to self-determination'

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Dr. Feiyue Wang Professor at the Centre for Earth Observation Science & Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

UM prof receives national award for environmental research

February 18, 2021 — 
Canada Research Chair honoured by professional chemistry organization

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Sarah Bohunicky, a competitor in the 2020 UM 3MT heats

Grad students ready to shine in 3MT heats

February 17, 2021 — 
The time for the 2021 Three Minute Thesis competition is drawing near!

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nine grad students receive Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

February 12, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to nine exceptional graduate students in 2020.

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Faculty of Science

UM helps launch first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Indigenous app

February 12, 2021 — 
A groundbreaking app created by University of Manitoba researchers in close collaboration with Indigenous partners will help support Indigenous communities around the world as they act to caretake their own health and well-being

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A worker cuts roses to be shipped to the U.S. and Europe at a flower farm in Madrid, Colombia, in August 2020. // AP Photo/Fernando Vergara

Valentine’s Day: COVID-19 wilted the flower industry, but sustainability still a thorny issue

February 11, 2021 — 
s Valentine’s Day approaches, and the chill of winter lingers, it leaves one wondering: Where do all these flowers come from?

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The International Criminal Court

Child victim, soldier, war criminal: unpacking Dominic Ongwen’s journey

February 10, 2021 — 
Kjell Anderson, assistant professor and Director of the Master of Human Rights program at UM, discusses

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