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May
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Nexus 2021 - Data Science Conference

Join the UM Faculty of Science and leading experts for a virtual Data Science Conference. Explore emerging trends and innovation...

 
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Winter/Summer Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

May. 19, 2021 Winter/Summer Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

 
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Nexus 2021 - Data Science Conference

Join the UM Faculty of Science and leading experts for a virtual Data Science Conference. Explore emerging trends and innovation...

 
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Nexus 2021 - Data Science Conference

Join the UM Faculty of Science and leading experts for a virtual Data Science Conference. Explore emerging trends and innovation...

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Physicists suggest Neutron stars should be bigger than they are

UM physicists Drs. Juliette Mammei and Micheal Gericke are part of an international research experiment that has made the most precise measurement yet of the neutron distribution in a heavy nucleus, with implications for the structure of neutron stars. Their paper, Accurate Determination of the Neutron Skin Thickness of 208Pb through Parity-Violation in Electron Scattering has just been published in the Physical Review...

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WFP: Right place at the right time

APRIL 18, 2021 — UM Computer Science Alum Mark Evans [MSc/86, PhD /88], head of Conquest Planning Inc., is bringing Silicon Valley next-generation digital leadership and innovation to Winnipeg and revolutionizing the financial planning industry. Winnipeg Free Press writer Martin Cash reports: DR. MARK EVANS[MSC/86, PHD /88], PRESIDENT & CEO AT CONQUEST PLANNING INC. Artificial intelligence algorithms developed...

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UM researchers develop handheld test for chronic kidney disease

Researchers at the University of Manitoba have developed a credit card-sized device to test for chronic kidney disease so compact and inexpensive that patients will be able to take the test at home. Test results would be available in just five minutes from a handheld device, called the Microfluidic Albumin Testing Lab on Chip (MATLOC)....

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Data Science Conference and Student Challenge Nexus 2021

The Faculty of Science is hosting a virtual Data Science Conference and Student Challenge, Nexus 2021, Bridging Academia and Industry, May 19-21,2021. The virtual conference will explore new and emerging trends in Digital Agriculture (May 19), Public Health (May 20), Transportation and Logistics, (May 21). Full-Conference Registration (three days) includes access to all keynote presentations and three additional presentations per day....

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UM mathematicians at the forefront of infectious disease modelling

APRIL 9, 2021 — UM researchers: Drs. Julien Arino, Stéphanie Portet, and Kang-Ling Liao, (mathematics) are part of a $10 million-dollar investment in Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling established between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The funding supports five multidisciplinary infectious disease modelling networks, that will significantly improve the coordination of infectious disease modelling to help Canada...

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Ph.D. student Daniel Rea wins Bill Buxton Dissertation Award

Ph.D. student Daniel Rea. Photo credit Kira Koop. The Bill Buxton Dissertation Award is given out annually to one outstanding doctoral dissertation in the Human-Computer Interaction research area of Computing Science. It is presented by the Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society. This is the first year that the award has been granted to a member of...

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Psst..Nexus 2021 is happening in two days!

Tickets available via Eventbrite: https://lnkd.in/dMYrcRd

Thanks to our partners: @BisonTransport, @cityofwinnipeg @EMILI_Canada, @InsightsLevel, and @MitacsCanada.

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We are looking forward to the Statistics Canada Session happening in 2 days!

Nexus 2021 #DataScience Conference

Have you got your ticket yet? Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nexus-2021-data-science-conference-tickets-145513134703
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Today, we’re highlighting Maximilien Schirm, Technical Director at Miovision, and speaker at NEXUS 2021! Since 2005, Miovision has helped build tomorrow’s smart cities by using AI to transform the way traffic is managed, making it possible for cities to improve the transportation experience for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians.

Coming to NEXUS 2021, he will be showing us how Miovision uses data science to make the data more consumable for customers, contributing towards the goal of solving the world’s traffic problems.

Learn more about Maximilien Schirm here:
https://sci.umanitoba.ca/data-science-nexus/2021-nexus/maximilien-schirm/

Have you got NEXUS 2021 tickets yet? Visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nexus-2021-data-science-conference-tickets-145513134703 to get yours now!
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Hi all, it’s your mid-May LinkedIn workshop update! One more session in May, still time to sign up.

Head over to CareerCONNECT! Under “Events, Information Sessions And Workshops”, you will find the event in the calendar.
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Introducing Lukasz Golab, Canada Research Chair, Associate Professor in the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo! In the upcoming 2021 NEXUS Data Science Conference (which starts in 4 days!), Dr. Golab will be giving a talk. His research interests include data for good, data profiling and cleaning, and data systems.

At the event, his talk will tackle the question: How can we use data analytics in the context of energy conservation to create a sustainable future?

Learn more about Lukasz Golab here:
https://sci.umanitoba.ca/data-science-nexus/lukas-golab

Have you got NEXUS 2021 tickets yet? Visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nexus-2021-data-science-conference-tickets-145513134703 to get yours now!
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