Science Rendezvous is a day-long showcase of Canadian science from sea to sea. Institutions across the country present a unified voice on the importance of science to society, and collectively generate a culture of discovery and innovation in Canada. Science Rendezvous takes science to the streets in a highly interactive public program of events that […]
May 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, News Release, Outreach, Staff, Students
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 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Indigenous, Medicine, News, Outreach, Research
On Friday, November 2, more than 220 students from 60 Manitoba high schools – nearly half from Northern Manitoba, First Nations and rural communities – will spend their day investigating health career options at the TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences. The 12th annual event is hosted by the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine […]
September 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research
Infection is a leading cause of death for burn victims. Wound dressings help reduce the risk but the kind that are available today have their limitations. Two University of Manitoba researchers will set out to find a solution—one that will help improve and save lives.
Textiles sciences professor Song Liu and surgery professor Sarvesh Logsetty, who […]
August 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, Engineering, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Science, Students
About 45 students from First Nations and Inuit communities across Canada are at the University of Manitoba this week to learn and experience science in an up close and personal way.They have a variety of activities planned for the week, including a visit to the Whiteshell to view petroforms, and a trip to Peguis First […]
January 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Biology, Science, infrastructure
On January 27, 2012, the University of Manitoba will be officially opening and showcasing two newly renovated facilities for students and researchers in the Faculty of Science.
Joining University president and vice-chancellor David Barnard for the
opening will be: Premier Greg Selinger; Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews; Erin Selby, Manitoba Minister of Advanced Education and Literacy; […]
January 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Asper School, News, Science
The University of Manitoba’s actuarial program, one of the oldest and most successful in North America, is among the first programs to earn accreditation from the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA).
The CIA accreditation applies to courses beginning on or after Sept. 1, 2012, and such accreditation will provide students with the option to apply to […]