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Kids in care at high risk of trouble with the law: UM study

June 2, 2020 — 
Spending time in the child welfare system is one of the strongest predictors of being charged with a youth crime, a new Manitoba study reveals

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Summer nursing researchers distanced but connected

June 1, 2020 — 
The Manitoba Centre for Nursing Health Research (MCNHR) Summer Research Internship Program kicked-off its 10th year on May 11, with summer student research assistants working from home for the first time in the program’s history.

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New paper sheds light on how Canadians are working right now

June 1, 2020 — 
Two University of Manitoba economists have completed a empirical analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian workplace.

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Phased approach to reopening of research

May 27, 2020 — 
A process for a phased re-opening of research has been outlined by the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International). 

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Calling all wildlife researchers

May 22, 2020 — 
UM organizing wildlife researchers to study impact of travel, social restrictions on wildlife populations

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UM partners with artificial intelligence leader Atomwise to pursue COVID-19 therapies

May 22, 2020 — 
Hope to develop a small molecule inhibitor of the cytokine storm that will be easy to synthesize and available to all who need it

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Clinical trial on hydroxychloroquine

May 21, 2020 — 
Dr. Lauren MacKenzie is looking into the anti-malaria drug known as hydroxychloroquine.

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Research and International

UM researchers eligible for new federal government support

May 15, 2020 — 
“This new support from the federal government will allow essential research being done at UM to continue during the pandemic”

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers launch preventative drug trial for health-care workers at risk of COVID-19

May 15, 2020 — 
UM researchers in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota and McGill University, have launched an online clinical trial for health-care workers at higher risk of exposure to COVID-19.

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Study online, remotely from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Office of Sustainability

UM Sustainability Champions – Celebrating our Sustainability Award Winners

May 13, 2020 — 
During this time of reflection on the year, we’d like to highlight the efforts of some fabulous UM students, staff and faculty in contributing to the betterment of our campus and community! The following winners of the 2020 Sustainability Awards were selected by a committee and received their awards at UM Sustainability Night on March 5.

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