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Closeup of a mother cradling a newborn baby.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Preterm births decreased during early months of pandemic, global study co-led by UM finds

February 27, 2023 — 
There was a three to four per cent relative reduction in preterm births (births before 37 weeks gestation) during the first four months of COVID-19 lockdowns, a global study co-led by UM researchers and published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour found. 

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Woman in a canoe conducting research.

Research and International

A new direction for UM Research

February 21, 2023 — 
On Jan. 19 the UM Strategic Research Planning Committee convened to begin work on a new UM Strategic Research Plan for 2023-2028, as part of the ongoing process to create a broader University Strategic Plan.


Research and International

Canada Research Chairs to Present at Bannatyne Campus on February 27

February 17, 2023 — 
Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) are nationally recognized as leaders and experts in their fields. The impacts of their ground-breaking work at UM are felt around the world through improving data justice in India and Africa and influencing international childhood health policies.


Cover of RadyUM magazine showing the new mural in the Brodie Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New issue of RadyUM magazine highlights Indigenous impact

February 17, 2023 — 
The vibrant mural painted by Indigenous artist Blake Angeconeb on a towering wall in the Brodie Centre is featured on the cover of the latest issue of RadyUM magazine.

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Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence

February 10, 2023 — 
Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity, what students need to know

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Letters from the North American-Icelandic Children’s Newspaper Sólskin

February 9, 2023 — 
Letters from the North American-Icelandic Children’s Newspaper Sólskin

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Overhead of poster competition space.

Showcase your expertise and passion for research

February 8, 2023 — 
The annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition registration is now open.


Technology for health care service and public input

February 8, 2023 — 
Understanding patient experiences, perspectives, and outcomes is critical to improving healthcare services and how it is delivered. Today, new developments in technology have provided solutions that are becoming increasingly common since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Sea turtle swimming over the Great Barrier Reef, with sunlight gleaming through the ocean water from above.

Faculty of Arts

Determining if non-sentient beings, like the Great Barrier Reef or the Mona Lisa, have rights

February 6, 2023 — 
Dimitar Tomovski is an MA student and 2022 recipient of a Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics graduate fellowship. The fellowship has allowed him to pursue his research on the rights of non-sentient beings with more financial freedom. The fellowships are open to UM faculty, instructors and graduate students from all fields and all faculties.

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law thankful for Desautels legacy of Private Enterprise and the Law

February 2, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law joins the University of Manitoba community in remembering its extraordinary benefactor and alum, Marcel A. Desautels, CM, OOnt, OM. A former business leader and one of UM’s, and the Faculty of Law’s most distinguished benefactors and alumni, he passed away on January 31, 2023, at age 88.

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