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 'sustainability'
March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Health, History, Indigenous, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Science, environment, political studies, sustainability
January 7th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Peers, business, sustainability
Teams of business students from around the globe will be coming to Manitoba this week to participate in the Manitoba International Marketing Competition and Conference (MIMC) at the University of Manitoba, January 9-12, 2013, presented by CG Power Systems Inc.
In its 31st year, MIMC is Canada’s only international marketing competition. The competition consists of 13 […]
December 6th, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release, infrastructure, sustainability
Designers from across the globe can now officially register for the University of Manitoba’s Visionary (re)Generation Open International Design Competition, opening the door to the creation of a new Fort Garry Campus Plan.
On Thursday, December 6, interested teams will also be able to access the competition brief, which lays out the parameters of an exciting […]
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 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, CEOS, Environment and Geography, Indigenous, International Centre for Students, Natural Resources Institute, News Release, Students, business, conference, human ecology, sustainability
The University of Manitoba is hosting nearly 90 presidents and representatives of academic institutions from across the eight circumpolar countries for the University of the Arctic Rectors’ Forum. 2012 marks the first time a Canadian institution has been selected to host this event.
The University of the Arctic (UArctic) is a cooperative network of universities, colleges […]
November 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Architecture, News, News Release, infrastructure, sustainability
University of Manitoba president Dr. David Barnard introduced today the jury that will help reshape the future of the Fort Garry campus.
Dr. Barnard is himself one of the 10 jurors who will adjudicate on the Visionary (re)Generation Open International Design Competition, which will officially be launched in December, 2012.
In November, 2011 the University acquired […]
October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release, Students, environment, sustainability
To encourage environmentally friendly transportation practices, the University of Manitoba’s Parking Services, in collaboration with the university’s Sustainability Committee, has created 24 carpool-only parking spots on its Fort Garry campus.
This new program will begin in the largest student parking lots: Q Lot and U Lot. Students who have parking permits for these lots, and who […]