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Nat’l Post: Manitoba professor refuses to abandon airship dream after storm destroys life’s work

August 19, 2016 — 
“I remember thinking, “Oh-oh, that’s not good,” he says.

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UMTI director discusses Port of Churchill shutdown

July 29, 2016 — 
Adolf Ng says northern indigenous communities should be part of new ownership scenario

UMTI researchers present at World Conference on Transport Research

July 26, 2016 — 
The conference aims to bring together experts in all aspects of transport research from all parts of the world, and to stimulate the exchange of ideas in the broad field of transport research

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Globe and Mail: Why airships should replace jets for moving freight

July 18, 2016 — 
The shift to a lower- or zero-carbon emission transport system will significantly reduce greenhouse gasses

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UMTI director provides expert advice to the UN on climate change adaptation 

July 6, 2016 — 
Adolf K.Y. Ng shared his view on the attitude of transportation stakeholders when adapting to climate change impacts

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Globe and Mail: Why airships should replace jets for moving freight

June 30, 2016 — 
That’s certainly the thinking behind University of Manitoba professor Barry Prentice’s latest research exploring the futuristic realm of airship technology.

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UMTI wins the runner-up for the best paper at the Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) 

May 31, 2016 — 
"Sustainable Transportation: Airships Versus Jet Airplanes” was co-authored by Barry Prentice and Robert Knotts

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UMTI publishes paper on climate change

May 2, 2016 — 
The paper investigates the attitude and behaviours of port planners and operators on ports’ climate adaptation planning.

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Journal of Transport Geography

April 26, 2016 — 
UMTI director Adolf K.Y. Ng will take the lead in editing a special issue on “Government Initiatives and the Spatial Transformation of Transport Systems"

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UMTI director appointed MPM associate editor

April 5, 2016 — 
Adolf K.Y. Ng, director of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute (UMTI), has been appointed an associate editor of the scholarly journal Maritime Policy & Management

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