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Muscle protein uncovers evolutionary origins of diving in the world’s smallest mammals

UM Biologist Kevin Campbell uses genetic sequencing to crack evolutionary riddle


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Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)


Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)


Fall Term Break 🍂


Fall Term Break

Nov. 8, 2021 - Nov. 12, 2021 - Fall Term Break


Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) Deadline Fall term classes


Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline Fall, term classes


Winter/Summer term course registration opens (9:00 am)

Nov. 29, 2021 - Winter/Summer term Spanning Course registration opens (9:00 am)


Last Day of Classes


Last day of classes


Astronomers catch a pulsar wind powered by magnetar outbursts

Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray telescope, a team of international researchers including a UM astrophysicist and an alumna has found and imaged the first wind nebula around a radio pulsar likely being impacted by a magnetar outburst. “This is remarkable since we don’t know much about magnetar wind nebulae and this rare object is presenting us...


Prairie Hub to Power the Bioeconomy with Next-Generation Bio-inspired Technologies

RNA-based systems, molecular machines, and bio-inspired devices are the future of the bioeconomy. Advancing these technologies from discovery to market can be elusive. Accelerating scientific discoveries in natural and synthetic biology into deployable products and knowledge requires a collaborative and integrative ecosystem. The success of RNA vaccines demonstrates that we’re in the golden age of...


Virtual Science Takeover (FREE) Science Public Talks – Science Literacy Week

Join the UM Faculty of Science and Science First for an exciting lineup of FREE Virtual Public Talks in celebration of Science Literacy Week, Sept. 20 – 26, 2021. Our Events: Thurs. Sept. 23 – Climate Change, Conservation, Ecology and Sustainability 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Via Zoom – Ariel Gordon, University of Manitoba...


Welcome Back – a message from the Dean

Welcome to the Faculty of Science! The start of a new Fall term is full of excitement and possibilities. We are looking forward to the year ahead as we slowly transition to a return to campus and back to in-person learning. Please remember that all UM students, faculty, staff and campus visitors must be fully vaccinated...


Welcome Back Coffee

As we ramp back up to full return to campus in January, the Dean, Brian Mark, would like to invite you to have a cup of coffee in the SSA lounge, and weather permitting the Court Yard, to start re-engaging with your colleagues. Please RSVP to Tracy Foster, on the dates noted to ensure we are keeping capacity (20 people) with Health orders. The...


PV Magazine: Material concerns

The University of Manitoba led a group that used battery cyclers to test different material configurations for lithium-ion batteries. They specifically investigated new binding materials to hold the electrodes together through extended cycling. Image: Canadian Light Source As PV MAGAZINE: ISSUE 08-2021 reports: Shouldn’t we all be driving in affordable electric cars with 800-plus kilometers...


UM Class of 2021! CONGRATS!

See the message from the Department of Microbiology at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science 🎉

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Dr. Jörg Stetefeld, CRC, in structural biology and biophysics, has received a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research | Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada. To pursue a molecular study of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), a protein involved in cancer.

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💙 New in Canada? We've got you!

💙 International Centre advisors are hositng interactive advising sessions to help new international students make sense of their new life at the UM and prepare for life in Winnipeg.

💙 The 2nd session is October 21, 2021 and all about Academics in Canada

🔔 Watch your email for registration information or contact for details!

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The UM Community of Practice for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) will present a panel discussion called “Addressing Ableism in the Academy” on Oct. 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Jackie Gruber, director, EDI-Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Funmi Owoade, EDI coordinator (Rady), and Valerie Williams, EDI facilitator, EDI-Human Resources, invite you to join us for this important conversation.

This outstanding panel will share their expertise and thoughts on what needs to be done to create an inclusive university for all.

More info in your UM Student emails!

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