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Faculty of Architecture

CAFÉ Summary Report now available!

September 28, 2020 — 
This 128-page document provides an overview of the Canadian Architecture Forums on Education (CAFÉ), a one-year initiative to discuss and debate the role of architectural education and research in shaping Canada’s future.


Aurora borealis.

UM scientists partner with Indigenous team to salvage valuable research

September 28, 2020 — 
Because of COVID-19, UM researchers working on projects in the coastal regions around James Bay have been unable to access some equipment and gather data. Fortunately, they were able to coordinate with Indigenous environmental technicians to collect biological samples so that the data record could be preserved.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

UM professor tapped to lead protein research strategy

September 25, 2020 — 
Governments of Canada and Manitoba announce the creation of a new protein research strategy for Manitoba.

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Researchers pose with telepresence robot

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Rehabilitation Sciences’ telepresence robots to assist people with dementia, caregivers

September 25, 2020 — 
Some individuals living with dementia will soon have a new way to interact with their caregivers, no matter where they are, with the help of telepresence robots being developed by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

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UM physicists part of international team for historic first

September 24, 2020 — 
UM researchers on an international team of physicists have made the first precise measurement of the weak force between particles in the universe

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rate of children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes rises over 50% over last 10 years, MCHP study finds

September 22, 2020 — 
Once thought of as a disease affecting mainly older adults, type 2 diabetes has been on the rise among younger people in Manitoba.

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Faculty of Science

CANSSI Prairies: UM and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute announce new collaboration

September 22, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Science and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) have agreed to collaborate to promote statistical sciences research and training, both in Canada and internationally; to establish a Regional Centre for the Prairie Region: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, NWT and Nunavut (“CANSSI Prairies”).

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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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Dr. Brent Schacter

UM researcher honoured for life’s work

September 18, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Schacter developed international standards for bio banking biological materials for research

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Dr. Bruce Chown on a stamp

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New stamp honours health pioneer Dr. Bruce Chown

September 15, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba alumnus Henry Bruce Chown [MD/22] is one of six groundbreaking physicians and researchers being celebrated across the country this week with the unveiling of a set of commemorative Canada Post stamps.

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