Feb. 4, 2021 - 3:30PM

Pathways to Exceptional Achievement

Careers Panel Discussion - Honoured Alumni Awards Virtual Event

Wawatay

New initiative for Indigenous scholars
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Featured Events

Jan. 27

Chris Henry - Data Science NODES Seminar - Digital Images/Digital Agriculture

Jan. 28

Dr. Melanie Blokesch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Pathoecology and evolution of Vibrio cholerae

Jan. 29

Martin Cooper - Inventor of the Cell Phone

Feb. 4

Your Future in Science - Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Honoured Alumni Awards

Feb. 26

Me and my Markov blanket - with Karl J. Friston, British Neuroscientist

News & Events

January
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Dr. Melanie Blokesch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Pathoecology and evolution of Vibrio cholerae

 
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Fall/Winter Term spanning courses Voluntary Withdrawal deadline with Winter term refund

Jan. 29, 2021 Fall/Winter Term spanning courses Voluntary Withdrawal deadline with Winter term refund

 
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Last date to drop Winter Term and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses with refunds

Jan. 29, 2021 Last date to drop Winter Term and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses with refunds

 
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The Cell Phone: Humanity Transformed with guest speaker Martin Cooper (inventor of the cell phone)

Join Martin Cooper, pioneer of the wireless communications industry for a talk on the invention that transformed humanity.

February
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Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2021 (most students)

Feb. 1, 2021 Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2021 (most students)

 
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Last date to add Winter and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses

Feb. 1, 2021 Last date to add Winter and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses

 
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Graduation date for students graduating in February 2021

Feb. 3, 2021 Graduation date for students graduating in February 2021

 
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Pathways to Exceptional Achievement - Career Panel Discussion

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, celebrate the incredible achievements of our 2021 honoured alumni, and join us for a discussion...

 
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Louis Riel Day (University closed)

Feb. 15, 2021 Louis Riel Day (University closed)

 
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Winter Term break (no classes)

Feb. 16 to 19, 2021 Winter Term break (no classes)

News

UM mathematician Julien Arino receives Radio-Canada Scientist of the Year Prize

JANUARY 18, 2021 — Dr. Julien Arino, in the Department of Mathematics, is one of four mathematicians awarded the CBC Radio-Canada Scientist of the Year 2020 prize for his work in modelling the COVID-19 pandemic. Dean Stefi Baum, Faculty of Science expands on the significance of the research, “We are justifiably proud of Julien Arino for the critical contributions...

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5 Days of Positivity

Join us for the 5-Days of Positivity Challenge next week January 18 – 22, 2021, on social media! Together let’s get our Winter Term 2021 off to a great start! Why Participate? The Science of Positive thinking is more than warm fuzzy thoughts! Research suggests that positive thinking can not only help you feel better...

News

Building Better Batteries

The research into the batteries of the future and the work being done in Dr. Christian Kruss’s lab was profiled recently by Canadian Light Source. As Canadian Light Source reports: In the ongoing quest to build a better battery, researchers used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan to identify the potential...

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Who was Galileo?

“Galileo is one of those larger than life heroes of our intellectual history,” says Astrophysicist and best-selling author, Mario Livio. The Faculty of Science was treated to a virtual public lecture on October 9, 2020, with Mario Livio, on the topic of his new book, “Galileo and the Science Deniers.” The book explores the life...

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Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – with Erwin Huebner

Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”. Presented via Livestream, this public talk is part of the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Science. In addition to his presentation, Dr. Huebner will unveil his new book: “Celebrating the People of...

News

Faculty of Science introduces the Wawatay program for Indigenous students

Dennis Ballard is working with Manitoba First Nations to recruit Indigenous students interested in becoming Indigenous scientists and supporting health, environment, technology and industry in their own home communities. Ballard is leading the new Wawatay program where the first cohort of UM Indigenous students will journey together through a bachelor of science degree. The long-term...

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A New Dataset of Millions of labelled images for machine learning applications in Digital Agriculture ...

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Day 2: how do you turn a bad day into a good day? ✨
“I turn a bad day into a positive one by going on a walk to see the sunset while listening to my favourite music. If not, then baking chocolate chip cookies can always turn the day around. “ - @juanitagarciarecio

@umanitobasci #umanitobasci #thinkpositive #goodvibes #5daysofpositivity
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Meet mentor Triparna Lahari Ghosh, Agronomic Research Specialist, Canola Breeding, Bayer Crop Science. Be part of the science ecosystem. Connect & contribute to all that comes next!

Science Mentoring
http://ow.ly/JlOZ50DdAC3

#MentoringMonth
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How has University had a positive impact on you? 5 Days of Positivity! Share a post, tag us, or DM and Win!
Contest details here 👉https://sci.umanitoba.ca/news/5-days-of-positivity/

#thinkpositive #umanitobasci #positivitypost #positiveness #positiviemotivation #positiviethoughtspositivelife #goodvibes #newyear #newyou
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Day 2: How do you turn a bad day into a good day? ✨

“There are so many ways I turn a bad day into a positive day. I buy myself a nice meal (eating always helps set the mood). Sometimes, I do different activities to get rid of any negative energy. Activities such as cooking, listening to music, and playing video game helps.” - @fares_hossain


@umanitobasci #umanitobasci #thinkpositive #goodvibes #5daysofpositivity
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Listen to this podcast 🎧with Dr. Teri de Kievit, & her research into biocontrol agents (bacteria), as safe alternatives to chemical pesticides. Especially relevant for protecting canola, one of MB's primary agricultural products.
#worldchangingscience ▶️http://ow.ly/us3y50DcKvB
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