Entries Tagged as 'Video'

Smallest Bison athletes win big at international competition

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Computing, Engineering, Images, Media, News Release, Research, Science, Students, Video, computer science

They’re small in stature, but big on talent. Developed at the University of Manitoba, the Autonomous Agents Laboratory’s robotics competition team-the SnoBots-has won the kid-size division of the 2013 FIRA HuroCup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

FIRA is the oldest robotics competition in the world, and the HuroCup is one of the most challenging competitions in existence: […]

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U of M Scientists touch the future

March 6th, 2012 · No Comments · News, Research, Video, computer science

Grab a friend and a nearby tablet computer and try to draw a picture together in the computer’s finger painting program. Try it, but it won’t work as you may expect it to because the computer can’t discern you from your friend.
University of Manitoba computer scientists in the Human-Computer Interaction laboratory are the first to […]

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Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp: The DVD

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, Environment and Geography, Health, Kinesiology, Media, News Release, Outreach, Research, Video

Gordon “Professor Popsicle” Giesbrecht celebrates twenty-five years of his cold water research with the release of a new DVD that’s free to the public and geared towards saving lives.Giesbrecht, a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, is available to tell media about Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp, and parts of the film […]

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Tonight on TV: Oops! Professor Popsicle Does It Again!

November 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Advisory, Biology, Environment and Geography, Health, Kinesiology, Media, Medicine, Outreach, Research, Science, Sports, Video

Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, head of the Laboratory for Exercise and Environmental Medicine in the U of M’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, once again allows TV cameras into his lab to disprove a myth about the effects of cold weather on the body.
Tonight, as part of a Nature of Things segment on “Myth or […]

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No tickets for the game? Jets memorabilia still on display

September 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Archives, History, Media, News Release, Sports, Video, libraries

Don’t have tickets to the games? The next best thing may be a remarkable collection of Winnipeg Jets memorabilia that is remaining on display at the University of Manitoba during the next few months.
A donor presented to the University a collection of 741 Jets hockey programs that document Jets home games from December 1975 to […]

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Christmas traditions, Santa Claus myths explored on YouTube

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Advisory, History, News Release, Video

History professor Gerry Bowler, a recognized Christmas expert and author of the popular book Santa Claus: A Biography, is currently featured in a series of Christmas-themed videos that can be found on the University of Manitoba’s YouTube channel (youtube.com/umanitoba).
Bowler discusses the origin of Santa’s iconic image and whether Coca-Cola had anything to do with it. […]

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VIDEO: Wikileaks’ Julian Assange: Hero or Villain?

December 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Advisory, News Release, Video

 Is the founder of Wikileaks doing more harm than good?
George MacLean, head of the department of political studies at the University of Manitoba, weighs in on what’s at the core of the Wikileaks issue with a short video commentary.
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