Entries Tagged as 'Advisory'

Will Ukraine survive?

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, Archives, History, Peace and Justice, political studies

Professor of political science Alexander Motyl of Rutgers University will be this year’s 21th annual J.B. Rudnyckyj Lecturer at the University of Manitoba.
Motyl will discuss current serious situation and the institutional devastation of Ukraine by the Yanukovych regime, examine the Euro Revolution as a response to that devastation and evaluate Ukraine’s post-Yanukovych prospects.
Motyl is a […]

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to give Knight Lecture

February 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, Astronomy, News Release, Outreach, Students, physics

Is space really the final frontier?
For 2014, the prestigious Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecture focuses on the scope and grandeur of the universe.
This year’s Knight Distinguished Visitor is acclaimed astrophysicist and television personality Neil deGrasse Tyson. He will provide valuable insight into how scientists work in and think about the social, political and […]

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Three minutes and counting…

January 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Do graduate students “know their stuff” enough so that they can explain their research in a way that is easy for a lay audience to understand?
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition originally developed by The University of Queensland. 3MT® challenges graduate students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so they can […]

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Visionary Conversations: The global population at 9 billion…

January 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Environment and Geography, Health, History, Natural Resources Institute, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, human ecology, political studies, sustainability

As Earth’s population rises exponentially, will we run out of food?
Visionary Conversations is hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard and features trailblazing researchers and alumni experts from the University of Manitoba. As Manitoba’s only research-intensive post-secondary institution, the University of Manitoba is ideally positioned to play a critical role
in fostering dialogue around emerging issues.
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Sexual rights - and wrongs

December 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Health, Law, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research

Do male Olympic athletes really pretend to be women to improve their chances of winning a medal, or are sex verification tests an unnecessary invasion of privacy? What can Winnipeg learn from India about promoting the health and safety of sex workers?
Join three University of Manitoba experts and educators for a discussion of provocative sexual […]

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Freedom of religion, or freedom from religion?

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, History, News, Peace and Justice

Is government going too far in the secularization of our society?
Visionary Conversations is hosted by President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard and features trailblazing researchers and alumni experts from the University of Manitoba. As Manitoba’s only research-intensive post-secondary institution, the University of Manitoba is ideally positioned to play a critical role in fostering dialogue around emerging […]

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Legal Help Centre to open in North End

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Indigenous, Law, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Social Work

The Legal Help Centre is pleased to announce that beginning in January, 2014, it will be running a monthly Legal Help Clinic at 485 Selkirk Avenue (the William Norrie Centre of the University of Manitoba). This monthly clinic will provide free legal information to community members with family incomes less than $50,000 a year.
Funding for […]

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