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An airship in the sky

Hydrogen gas-fuelled airships could spur development in remote communities

January 21, 2021 — 
'Hydrogen gas is increasingly heralded as the mobile energy source of the green economy'

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Airship flying over Canada's North

Financial Post: Forget the Hindenburg!

October 1, 2020 — 
Our ban on hydrogen airships is misguided and needs to be revoked, prof argues

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Canola field

Can the Prairies reap rewards from new veggie burgers?

October 28, 2019 — 
Asper School's 24th annual Fields on Wheels conference will explore the question

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winter open road

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Free public conference addressing climate change and northern transportation

March 1, 2019 — 
Join us March 2. Seminar topics will include a report on climate change, building all-weather gravel roads in the Canadian Shield and cargo airships for the north


A visual representation of cross-border trade.

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Register today for the 23rd Annual Fields on Wheels Conference

October 11, 2018 — 
The 23rd Fields on Wheels conference takes place on Friday, November 2 at the Four Points South Hotel in Winnipeg.


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Transport Institute publishes first book in new Transport Research series

January 29, 2018 — 
Transport Nodal System provides a comprehensive introduction to the development of transport nodes and nodal systems, focusing on economic, operational, management, planning, policy, regulation, and sustainability perspectives.

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INSTR 2018

January 18, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba Transport Institute (UMTI) recently partnered with the University of Sydney Business School in organizing the International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR) 2018

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Young Scholars Conference on China Studies

December 19, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba Transport Institute co-organized the conference, whose theme was "New Orders in Global Politics and Economics: The Challenges and Opportunities of China Studies”, for postgraduate students and young faculty members

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UMTI director discusses “Ubering” Winnipeg

December 15, 2017 — 
Ng highlighted the importance of “flexibility in mobility” in deciding the success of PTP services (e.g., Uber, Lyft) and the implementation of the bylaws in Winnipeg

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UMTI director talks Churchill with CBC

November 20, 2017 — 
Adolf Ng, Director of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute (UMTI), shares his view with CBC News on the latest lawsuit and development of the disrupted rail line to Churchill

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