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Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Belal Zia

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet Belal Zia, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Zia to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support his research titled: Promoting treatment seeking among Canadian Muslims: The development, implementation and evaluation of a psychoeducational intervention utilizing the theory of planned behaviour and internalized stigma model.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Rachel Nickel

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet Rachel Nickel, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Nickel to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Understanding and using the new physics of shape-selective magnetic nanoparticles: New ammunition for attacking biofilms.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Sarah Turner copy

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet Sarah Turner, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Turner to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Breastfeeding and child behaviour: Understanding the link through five different pathways in the Canadian CHILD birth cohort study.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Ashley Hayward

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet Ashley Hayward, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Hayward to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Incarcerated mother’s experience with pregnancy and childbirth: A narrative inquiry.

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2020 Vanier Scholar-Javad Alizadeh

Research and International

Meet Javad Alizadeh, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

June 22, 2020 — 
UM Today caught up with Alizadeh to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support his research titled: The role of mitophagy and extracellular matrix (ECM) stiffness in the regulation of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and subsequent metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) model.

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UM's 2020 Vanier Scholars from left to right: Javad Alizadeh, Ashley Hayward, Belal Zia, Rachel Nickel, Sarah Turner.

Five Vanier Scholars will call UM home in 2020

June 19, 2020 — 
Considered to be the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, these $150,000 awards will help recruit and keep top doctoral students from across the country and around the world

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Vanier scholars 2019

Student success stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
The UM has no shortage of incredible students - here’s a snapshot of some of our students’ biggest successes of the year

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Vanier scholars 2019

Six minds that will change our society now call the U of M home

May 16, 2019 — 
U of M students receive prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to pursue trailblazing research

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2019 Vanier Scholar: Aleah Fontaine

May 16, 2019 — 
Aleah Fontaine is one of six 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients from the University of Manitoba - a record setting year for the university.

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