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UM mathematician Julien Arino receives Radio-Canada Scientist of the Year Prize

January 18, 2021 — 
Dr. Julien Arino, in the Department of Mathematics, is one of four mathematicians awarded the CBC Radio-Canada Scientist of the Year 2020 prize for his work in modelling the COVID-19 pandemic

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Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International)

Research and International

Term extended for VP Research and International

January 12, 2021 — 
Board of Governors has approved a one-year extension to the term of Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor Dr. Digvir S. Jayas


Nahlah Ayed, CBC foreign correspondent, alumna and honorary degree recipient.

Research and International

Introducing the 2020 Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship recipients

January 11, 2021 — 
Two UM students recognized for their efforts in bridging the local and the global

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CBC op-ed: UM researchers discover unexpected ‘silver linings’ of pandemic lockdown

January 11, 2021 — 
In these stressful times, people can experience post-traumatic growth — positive changes — that may occur following a major life struggle. 

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A yellow signs declare a park is closed due to COVID

The Conversation: Reopen recreation spaces after COVID-19 for the good of the public, not the individual

January 8, 2021 — 
Yet the lessons from our first reopening strategies last spring make it clear that we have a number of very important questions arising about leisure, recreation and public space

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Classroom chalkboard

The Conversation: Restraining and secluding students with disabilities is an urgent human rights issue

January 6, 2021 — 
UM researches find schools using physical restraint and seclusion spaces, further marginalizing children with disabilities

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An exemplary skull of a gorgonopsian collected from Zambia in 2018 and currently at the Burke Museum of Natural History. The upper canine of this specimen is broken and would have extended below the lower jaw. Photo credit: Brandon Peecook

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

UM researcher part of team that finds surprising connection between dinosaurs and mammals

December 23, 2020 — 
Kirstin Brink is part of a team that discovered that gorgonopsians, early ancestors to mammals and not related to dinosaurs, have very similar tooth structure to carnivorous dinosaurs.

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For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges. (Shutterstock)

Top Conversation Canada stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
Take a look at illuminating research written by members of our community

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

International trials of blood thinners in critically ill COVID-19 patients pause due to futility

December 22, 2020 — 
Three clinical trial platforms working together to test the effects of full doses of anticoagulants (blood thinners) in COVID-19 patients have paused enrollment for one group of patients.


Research and International

Meet Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, the new UM Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Population Data Analytics and Data Duration.

December 16, 2020 — 
Improving outcomes for maternal and child health

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