Three minutes and counting…

January 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Advisory, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Research, Students, graduate studies

Do graduate students “know their stuff” enough so that they can explain their research in a way that is easy for a lay audience to understand?
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition originally developed by The University of Queensland. 3MT® challenges graduate students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so they can […]

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Electrical engineering research centre opening

October 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Computing, Engineering, News Release, Research, infrastructure

The Faculty of Engineering is pleased to announce the official opening of the Stanley Pauley Centre which houses three major laboratories: the Intelligent Power Grid Laboratory, the Electric Vehicles Laboratory and the McMath High Voltage Laboratory.
Thanks to Mr. Stanley Pauley, who, through The Pauley Family Foundation, made a $4-million donation to the Faculty of Engineering […]

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Non-Acute Care Third Leading Cause for Hospital Bed Use, Occupying 264 Beds

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research

A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) on hospital use in Manitoba found that patients designated as Alternate Level of Care (ALC) accounted for only 3.4% of inpatient admissions, but used 16.6% of all the days of hospital care provided. Patients designated as ALC are those who do not require acute care, […]

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Newest Vanier Scholar Announced

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Engineering, Medicine, Research, Students

University of Manitoba graduate student Cameron Kaye is the recipient of a 2013 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
These awards help recruit and keep in Canada top doctoral students from across the country and around the world. They are considered the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships. Kaye will receive $150,000 over three years toward […]

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Pioneering scientist inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Research

The University of Manitoba is proud to announce the election of Dr. Estelle Simons into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Simons, a professor of pediatrics and child health in the Faculty of Medicine and a research scientist at the Manitoba Institute of Child Health, is an internationally renowned expert on allergic diseases like asthma.
She was […]

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Prestigious national society recognizes professors

September 6th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Research

Three University of Manitoba professors have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the country’s most esteemed association of scholars and scientists.
The new Fellows are Patricia Martens, an internationally recognized expert in population and public health, Aftab Mufti, a pioneer in the field of bridges and intelligent sensing, and Grant Pierce, considered one […]

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Canola pioneer first honoree in Innovation Plaza

August 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Agriculture, Alumni, Chemistry, History, News Release, Outreach, Research, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceutica, infrastructure

On August 22, 2013, a new public space in a parklike setting was dedicated at the University of Manitoba to inspire visitors and celebrate the achievements of noted University of Manitoba scholars and researchers.
Innovation Plaza honours the most distinguished researchers, scholars and creators at the University of Manitoba. Located on the south lawn of the […]

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