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Canada Excellence Research Chair, Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right), led the team that discovered the plant fossiles inside the Cold War-era ice samples

Winnipeg Free Press: U of M scientist recognized with prestigious prize

January 15, 2024 — 

A University of Manitoba climate scientist is being recognized with a prestigious prize for her interest in ice cores and related contributions to the world’s understanding of human-induced global warming.

Last week, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen won a 2023 Frontiers of Knowledge Award, an international honour that recognizes scientific breakthroughs and artworks that “(push) forward the frontiers of the known world.”

Dahl-Jensen, who spends half the year in Winnipeg and the remainder in Copenhagen where she holds another professorship, is among a group of five recipients in the climate research category.

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