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Portrait of Dr. Ted Lakowski.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

On Target

December 14, 2021 — 
Dr. Ted Lakowski’s research passion is the relatively new field of epigenetics.

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Two people analyzing an image on a screen. Photo taken pre-pandemic.

Research and International

University of Manitoba receives highest ever research funding

December 10, 2021 — 
A total of $231 million in grants and contracts was delivered to UM to support research in every discipline

Meghan Azad, UM researcher in pediatric health sits in an office at a desk next to a computer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM scientist named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

December 7, 2021 — 
Dr. Meghan Azad, an international expert on how children’s experiences in the womb and during infancy shape lifelong health, was recently honoured as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2021

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Portraits of the eight Rady Faculty Dean's Prize winners.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Eight grad students ‘empowered’ by Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

November 19, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to eight outstanding graduate students in 2021.

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Illustration of COVID-19 virus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM teams to research under-studied aspects of COVID-19

November 8, 2021 — 
Two Max Rady College of Medicine studies focused on COVID-19 have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 

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Image of Karim Sidhom presenting on Zoom. A slide titled, Results - Stability, is featured and reads Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and UM.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Medical students explore world of research

November 1, 2021 — 
Karim Sidhom was elated when he wrapped up his virtual presentation that capped off his bachelor of science in medicine (B.Sc. (Med.) degree.

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Artists's impression of a kilonova, by A. Simonnet

Neutron stars hold key to cosmic mysteries

October 29, 2021 — 
The work of UM astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb was featured in a major article in the October 2021 issue of the popular science magazine Astronomy. 

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Dr. Cary Miller appointed as Associate Vice-President (Indigenous) Scholarship, Research and Curriculum

Dr. Cary Miller appointed as Associate Vice-President (Indigenous) Scholarship, Research and Curriculum

October 27, 2021 — 
Indigenous scholar, mentor and educator begins new role Nov. 1

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Rally participants hold up signs and wear orange shirts as they march in support of residential school survivors and the families of missing and murdered Indigenous children in Winnipeg on. July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

Faculty of Arts

Ignore debaters and denialists, Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples fits the definition of genocide

October 26, 2021 — 
A better understanding of what most genocide scholars believe can help people understand how Canada’s Indian Residential School system fits with definitions of genocide

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A woman wearing a white coat and surgical mask stands behind a pharmacy counter with smoking-cessation products in front of her.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student’s research contributes to quit-smoking program planned for Manitoba pharmacies

October 26, 2021 — 
A research study by a UM pharmacy student is playing a role in a globally unique program to help Manitobans quit smoking.

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