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Faculty of Science

Lecture: How Epidemics End

January 20, 2023 — 
How do societies know when an epidemic is over and normal life can resume? What are the criteria and markers of an epidemic’s end, and who has the insight, authority, and credibility to decipher these signs? Join Dr. Erica Charters, professor of the global history of medicine at the University of Oxford for an insightful conversation on how war, disease, and state formation intersect. Erica Charters currently leads a multidisciplinary project on How Epidemics End.

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Discover Your Future in Science: Upcoming Information Sessions

January 13, 2023 — 
Attention all students: Do you have passion for science but you aren’t sure what you can do with a science degree? If so, consider attending The Discover Your Future in Science series.

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Meet Dr. Jenna G. Tichon

October 14, 2022 — 
Dr. Jenna Tichon, instructor in the department of statistics offers advice to young women pursuing a career in STEM.

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Imagine what AI and Machine Learning can do for you

May 17, 2022 — 
“I see it as an important new kind of literacy. If you don’t understand AI and Machine Learning, others have an advantage over you. You don’t need to program but you need to understand.” - Cunyet Akcora

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2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching

November 10, 2021 — 
The Teaching award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and were selected based on their exemplary innovative approaches to engage and inspire students.

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Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

August 6, 2021 — 
On August 10 and 11, 2021, students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program.

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NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

July 13, 2021 — 
From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics, several big ideas from scientists at the Faculty of Science have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program

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Dr. Aleeza Gerstein recipient of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Award

May 26, 2021 — 
Congratulations! Dr. Aleeza Gerstein, Assistant Professor (microbiology and statistics) recipient of the 2021 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Program Awards. Dr. Gerstein is one of 19 successful applicants out of a total of 300 who applied to the early career research program, which recognizes exceptional research from across the globe.

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Meet our 2021 Honoured Science Alumni

February 3, 2021 — 
On February 4, 2021, the Faculty of Science celebrates the Honoured Alumni Award recipients and their incredible accomplishments at the Pathways to Exceptional Achievement event. As these alumni prove a degree in science opens many doors.

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Meet Robert Tate, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Robert Tate continues to advance health science as Director of the Manitoba Follow-Up Study (MFUS), the longest-running study of cardiovascular disease and aging in Canada. It started at the University of Manitoba in 1948, and in the 72 years of the project, 44 of them have involved Dr. Tate, more than 50 of whose publications come from this study.

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