Working and studying in uncomfortably warm or cool environments is not joyous. So please note that Physical Plant is working hard right now to ensure faculty, staff and students have comfort. Physical Plant is currently transitioning campus buildings from their heating to cooling systems and they aim to have all buildings switched to cooling […]
May 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Staff, infrastructure
January 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, CEOS, Environment and Geography, Research
You may despise it, but researchers at the University of Manitoba’s Sea-ice Environmental Research Facility (SERF) are delighted by this cold weather.
“There are a lot of brave people working outside at the facility right now because it’s just wonderful conditions for us to conduct our research,” said Feiyue Wang, a lead scientist at SERF and […]
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 […]
February 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Campus Cast, Podcast
Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht dispels myths about cold and gives practical advice to chilly people.
Campus Cast is semi-weekly podcast produced by the University of Manitoba that allows researchers to talk freely about their work.