The University of Manitoba’s sea ice research group is among the world’s most established authorities on climate change.
For some it starts with a desire to help others; for others it begins with a determination to do what’s right. U of M researchers are internationally renowned for their leadership when tackling some of the most pressing issues of our modern world, from social injustices and life-threatening diseases to innovative technologies.
- The U of M is the recipient of the highly competitive Canada Excellence Research Chair in Arctic Geomicrobiology and Climate Change.
- The university currently holds 44 Canada Research Chairs.
- We are home to or a partner in 53 research centres, institutes and shared facilities that believe in collaborative research and scholarship.
- The university is an active member in 11 Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada.
- For 2011-2012, University of Manitoba sponsored research income totalled $159.2 million.
- Research Infosource ranks the U of M 12th in “Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2011.”
- The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at the University of Manitoba is one of Canada’s most productive intellectual asset programs generating royalty income equal to 1.3 per cent of the university’s research base. In 2011-12, TTO filed 43 patent applications and produced 70 invention disclosures.
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