Entries Tagged as 'Peers'

Message to young women: “Make Your Move”

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Students

Make Your Move, a unique outreach opportunity being presented by WISE-Kidnetic Energy will be held on International Women’s Day, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Winnipeg schools are identifying young women in grades 8-9 who have demonstrated leadership in community service, student government, sports and/or academics. These students will be each invited along with two of their friends […]

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Winners of 3MT competition selected

February 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Alumni, Health, News Release, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Last night, nine University of Manitoba graduate students shared new frontiers of knowledge in the second 3MT® competition at the University of Manitoba.
The Three-Minute Thesis competition challenged graduate students to consolidate years of research into one short, interesting, straightforward presentation. With only a single slide illustrating their ideas, the competitors had just three minutes to […]

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Finalists for 3MT competition selected

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Alumni, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Nine finalists have made it through the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition heats that took place on February 6, 11 and 13, 2014. They will move on to compete in the Final Competition which is being held on Tuesday, February 25, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Robert B. Schulz Lecture Theatre (St. John’s […]

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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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Three UM women among Canada’s most powerful and influential

December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Staff, business, human ecology, psychology

Three University of Manitoba researchers with international reputations in their respective fields have been named some of Canada’s most powerful and influential women.
Drs. Joan Durrant, Joanne Keselman and Samia Barakat have been named as recipients of the Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, these […]

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David Barnard appointed chair of AUCC

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Outreach, Peers, Staff

Dr. David Barnard, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba, is the new chair of the board of directors of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), appointed for a two-year term in conjunction with the association’s fall membership meeting.
Barnard was named president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba in 2008. […]

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Women in Engineering celebrated at Homecoming 2013

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Alumni, Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Staff, Students, homecoming

The theme of the Faculty of Engineering Homecoming Event on September 27, 2013, is “Celebrating the Women of Engineering.” As part of this event a prominent and permanent feature wall highlighting the accomplishments of women in engineering will be unveiled in the Atrium of the Engineering and Information Technology Complex at the Fort Garry campus.
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