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Dr. Vimi Mutalik peers into a large microscope on her office desk.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Focusing on Oral Cancer

January 17, 2022 — 
Dr. Vimi Mutalik peers intently into the large microscope on her office desk. It’s the tool she uses to make a difference in the world.

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The Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO) is located adjacent to Canada’s only Arctic deep-water port, which will allow researchers access to marine and Arctic life like never before. // Photo from CMO

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Sea ice dynamics

January 17, 2022 — 
University of Manitoba researchers look to the Churchill Marine Observatory for answers about a changing climate

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The Experimental Lakes Area in Northwestern Ontario, where research on ageing is underway

Not just another fish tale: is there a difference between aging and getting old?

January 14, 2022 — 
Some creatures don’t age in the same way that humans do, implying that getting old does not necessarily lead to declining health

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Samar Safi-Harb

Three new Canada Research Chairs

January 12, 2022 — 
Chairs in nutrition, health economics and extreme astrophysics

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The emergence of variants of concern in late 2020 marked a shift in the COVID-19 pandemic. // Image from Shutterstock

Top Conversation Canada stories of 2021

December 23, 2021 — 
All of these stories were first published on The Conversation Canada, and then republished on our own UM Today

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Winnipeg Free Press: ‘Boot camp’ for grad students fosters entrepreneurship

December 22, 2021 — 
The U of M joins Dalhousie, Memorial and Ryerson universities in this 16-week "boot camp" for graduate students who believe the research they are engaged in has commercial potential.

A sick baby in hospital, hooked up to many wires and tubes.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM neonatologist edits book on hypoxic respiratory failure in newborns

December 20, 2021 — 
Book spotlights the work of 80 authors, edited by a team of world experts led by UM's Dr. Shyamala Dakshinamurti.

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A close-up of a ventilator with tubes running into it.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers investigate why being on a ventilator can damage organs

December 16, 2021 — 
A UM research team is examining how being on a ventilator affects a patient’s vascular (circulatory) system, and how those effects may be connected to organ damage beyond the lungs.

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LCE.-Corp. Morgan J. Jenkins

Alumni

Grave of UM Aggie, Great War Casualty, Identified in France

December 15, 2021 — 
On Nov. 16, 2021, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission confirmed the grave of University of Manitoba Agriculture student, Lance Corporal Morgan Jenkins in Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery near Haucourt, France.

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UM Café Scientifique offers rich array of topics in 2022

December 14, 2021 — 
Learn and join the discussion!

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