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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian Cancer Society awards two UM emerging scholars

January 22, 2024 — 
Two researchers at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among the winners of the Canadian Cancer Society’s 2023 Emerging Scholar Research Grants competition.

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Research and International

Emerging Researcher Spotlight Series launches February 1

January 15, 2024 — 
The inaugural Emerging Researcher Spotlight symposium on February 1 offers a compelling look into new and developing areas of research at UM.

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Research and International

Exploring the ethics and future of generative AI

January 15, 2024 — 
Experts in generative AI technology will share their insights at the UM Knowledge Exchange presentation Next Steps with Generative AI.

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Doctor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen.

Discovering messages in the ice: UM researcher recognized for climate change finding

January 11, 2024 — 
Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Arctic Ice, Freshwater-Marine Coupling and Climate Change in the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS) at the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources at the University of Manitoba has been named a recipient of the prestigious BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the climate change category.

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Research and International

UM researchers receive $800,000 investment from Research Manitoba

January 8, 2024 — 
On Jan. 2, Research Manitoba announced support for 11 early-career researchers from the University of Manitoba.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Indigenous perspectives vital to reconciliation in research, speakers say

December 12, 2023 — 
Engaging with Indigenous communities and incorporating Indigenous perspectives into research and health care were strong themes at this year’s Indigenous Health Research Symposium at UM.

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The Village Lab team

Faculty of Social Work

HIV research that takes a village

November 30, 2023 — 
What kind of impact could HIV doulas have on the health and well-being of someone newly diagnosed with HIV? UM's Village Lab and community partner Ka Ni Kanichihk aim to find out.

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Dr. Frank Plummer poses for the photo in a lab. He is wearing a white coat.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Marking 140 years of health research impact

November 17, 2023 — 
The Max Rady College of Medicine at UM is marking a milestone. It’s been 140 years since it was founded in 1883 as the Manitoba Medical College, Western Canada’s first medical school.

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Jacquie Ripat stands at a kitchen counter, operating a touchscreen computer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New endowed chair funded by HSC Foundation, UM focused on technology-assisted living

November 7, 2023 — 
Dr. Jacquie Ripat, professor of occupational therapy at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and vice-dean (academic affairs), Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was announced Nov. 6 as the new endowed chair in technology for assisted living, which is aimed at creating research opportunities and testing new innovations in the growing field of technology-assisted living.

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UM subjects rank among Canada’s and world’s top universities

November 6, 2023 — 
Influential annual list by ShanghaiRanking rates five UM subjects in Canada’s top 10, one in top five

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