Entries Tagged as 'Research'

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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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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“Serendipitous discovery of star playing “Now you see me…”

December 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Astronomy, Images, News Release, Research, Science, Students, physics

An international team of astronomers from Canada, China, Europe and Japan has found a rare kind of magnetic star disappearing and reappearing in the sky, suggesting it’s a new kind of transient galactic object.
“This object isn’t currently seen with any telescope and must have entered a quiescent stage,” says Ping Zhou, lead author on the […]

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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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Manitoba Housing residents face challenges

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Social Work, economics, human ecology

A student-led study on social housing by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine found that Manitobans living in social housing face challenges accessing information about services available to them. The survey-based study follows the 2013 MCHP report Social Housing in Manitoba, which analyzed health data on […]

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