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 […]
March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Health, History, Indigenous, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Science, environment, political studies, sustainability
January 24th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Research, business, environment, infrastructure
Students and researchers in the department of civil engineering at the University of Manitoba will soon have the opportunity to conduct innovative work in a new facility for testing construction materials thanks to a generous gift of $1 million from Saul and Henry Koschitzky (BSc.EP/58) and their families.
Established over 60 years ago, IKO is engaged […]
April 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Natural Resources Institute, News, sustainability
Earth Day falls on Sunday, April 22, and University of Manitoba professors are available to speak to media about Earth Day and the environment.
The U of M has gained international recognition for innovative research programs aimed at protecting our planet and its resources. From alternative energy research, to improving the efficiencies of power grids […]
February 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Agriculture, Computing, Engineering, Geological Sciences, News Release, Research, computer science, environment
Two University of Manitoba professors will receive a combined $1,226,640 for research over the next three years-one is developing see-through display devices and new software to track data, the other aims to improve water quality.
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced funding today for two projects led by Pourang Irani, founder […]
January 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Engineering, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Peers, Students, environment, infrastructure, sustainability
On Thursday, January 26, 2012, the University of Manitoba chapter of Engineers Without Borders will host a talk by Jonathan Beddoes, dean of Engineering. His presentation will be titled: “As An Engineer: What Will You Do To Improve Society?”
Given the growing complexities of the engineering profession in the world today, professionals and industry leaders are […]
December 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Advisory, Environment and Geography, News Release, Outreach, Research, Science, human ecology, sustainability
Visionary Conversations is a speaker series at the University of Manitoba hosted by president and vice-chancellor Dr. David T. Barnard. Some of the university’s leading minds share their insight on issues affecting our world and how the decisions we make today will shape our future.
For the next event, titled “‘Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful’: […]
May 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Staff, Students, sustainability
The 2011 University of Manitoba Campus Beautification Day will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2011. This is the 14th year of this highly successful campus-wide event where staff, students, faculty and retirees are invited to participate on a voluntary basis to help beautify the campus.
Throughout the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses, tasks such as […]