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Centres, facilities, and department research

Supporting research and scholarly work

The Faculty of Science is committed to funding and supporting research. The resources below will connect you with people, spaces, equipment, opportunities and policy or guideline-related information — all in effort to enhance your journey to discovery.

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Awards and recognition

UM’s tradition of excellence in research, scholarly work and other creative activities spans over 140 years. In recogniztion of outstanding research and scholarly work the Faculty of Science and UM celebrates achievements with annual nominations held for local, national and international awards.

Research Innovation & Commercialization Resources

Research, Sponsored and Endowed Chairs

The Faculty of Science is home to Canada Research Chairs created through contributions from individuals, government agencies, foundations and/or corporations, which provide targeted support in defined research fields.

Research Chairs in Fundamental Science

Researchers in the Faculty of Science who are conducting outstanding fundamental research in the life, physical and computational science fields.

Rh Awards and Vanier Scholars

The Rh Awards

The Rh Awards were established by the Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation to support the advancement of knowledge in all fields at UM. Awards are given in two categories: The Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award, awarded to one established faculty member annually and the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards, awarded to seven early career faculty members.

Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars

Banting postdoctoral fellows are the best postdocs in the world. The recipients are top-tier postdoctoral talent, nationally and internationally. This award positions Banting Fellows to succeed as research leaders. Only seventy fellowships are awarded across Canada annually, valued at $140,000 over two years.

Named after Major-General Georges P. Vanier, the first francophone Governor General of Canada, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

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