Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Canada and infections are still a significant cause of death and suffering. It is becoming increasingly clear that infections cause many cancers with 20 per cent of cancers worldwide are caused by preventable or treatable infections such as H. pylori, the human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis […]
Entries Tagged as 'Science'
March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Health, History, Indigenous, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Science, environment, political studies, sustainability
February 26th, 2013 · No Comments · History, News Release, Peace and Justice, Science
The first Trudeau Lecture to take place at the University of Manitoba will be presented on Thursday, February 28, 2013, by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. The Foundation was established more than a decade ago as a living memorial to the former prime minister, supporting individuals who tackle critical issues in the humanities and social sciences […]
November 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Biology, Indigenous, News Release, Research, Science, Students, environment, graduate studies, sustainability
Emily Choy, a doctoral student in biological sciences, has been selected to receive the L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science scholarship for Canada. She is receiving the award for her important research as well as her potential as a mentor for young women. She will receive the award at a ceremony today at the Embassy of France […]
November 20th, 2012 · No Comments · International Centre for Students, News Release, Science, Students, graduate studies
The University of Manitoba will launch an innovative partnership on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, that will see this province become a destination of choice for Brazilian graduate students as part of that country’s Science Without Borders (SWB) Initiative.
“Science Without Borders is a bold and exciting initiative designed to provide Brazilian students unprecedented international education opportunities,” […]
November 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Astronomy, Images, News Release, Research, Science, physics
An international team of astrophysicists, including Drs. Samar Safi-Harb and Gilles Ferrand at the University of Manitoba (Canada) and Dr. Anne Decourchelle from the CEA Saclay (France), has produced the first 3D simulations of supernova remnants (SNRs) showing the effect of particle acceleration at the wave fronts generated by these powerful X-ray sources in our […]
November 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Research, Science
As the National Post recently reported, University of Manitoba scientists have given condoms a silver lining, which does wonders for disease prevention.
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A University of Manitoba physicist is the recipient of $434,000 in research funding from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for a new method of detecting breast cancer using microwave technology instead of x-ray imaging.
Dr. Stephen Pistorius is studying new methods for detecting breast cancer using microwave technology instead of x-ray imaging. Such low-power electromagnetic waves […]