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Dr. Christopher Schneider and Dr. Ayush Kumar

Faculty of Science

Introducing Manitoba’s first Fecal Microbiota Transplant Program

June 24, 2019 — 
Not all poop is the same, at least when it comes to fecal transplants. Typically a topic avoided in polite conversation, Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) is the transfer of one individual’s stool to another

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

Climate change may be putting beluga whales out of their depths

June 10, 2019 — 
An international team of researchers has found that the physical condition of beluga whales affects their capacity to store oxygen in their blood and muscle tissues

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Students prepare for samples at the SmartPark pond Tuesday morning.

Indigenous

Verna J. Kirkness Program encourages youth for 10th year

May 29, 2019 — 
The Program has attracted 41 students from 12 different communities throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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Food Systems Research Group

Second UofM Food Systems Student Symposium set to “Bridge the Gap”

May 16, 2019 — 
Register today for the University-wide Food Systems Student Symposium - F3S - taking place June 26th. 

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BEd practicum

Faculty of Education

‘I feel respected. I feel loved. I feel valued.’

April 12, 2019 — 
Esmat Dorbeiginameghi didn’t let being a newcomer deter her from continuing her 20-year career in teaching when she moved to Manitoba from Iran.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Leaders in science and medicine speak at WISDOM Equity Symposium

April 12, 2019 — 
Two leaders in Canadian science and medicine spoke at the inaugural Women in Science: Development, Outreach & Mentoring (WISDOM) Equity Symposium on April 10.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Next generation of scientists show off work

April 11, 2019 — 
More than 400 students showed off their projects at the 49th annual Winnipeg School Division Science Fair held at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus on April 10.

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Faculty of Science

Hocus pocus and away we go: Science Rendezvous volunteers make magic (again)

April 1, 2019 — 
The Chemistry Potions Class show and Physics Adventure Show hope to entertain and mystify thousands of attendees

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Dual purpose value of perennial forage grain for food and feed focus of a new study

March 19, 2019 — 
New study reveals dual purpose of perennial forage grain

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President David Barnard with winners of the 2019 3MT Competition, and Dr. Todd Mondor, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

3MT winner takes first step toward regional finals

March 19, 2019 — 
A student who is developing a way to test heart health through a simple stepping exercise impressed a prestigious panel of judges at the Three-Minute Thesis competition

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