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November
29

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

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

December
10

Last Day of Classes

 
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Last day of classes

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November 18 is the International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM

November 18 has been selected to celebrate and highlight the work and barriers of LGBTQIA+ people in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Among their many struggles, we see that 28% of LGBT+ people have at some point considered leaving their jobs because of a hostile workplace or discrimination towards them. 2o% of trans people...

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2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the 2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching. The Teaching award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and were selected based on their exemplary innovative approaches to engage and inspire students. The Best Mentor award recipient was nominated by his students and was selected...

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Jacob Burgess, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, receives Innovation Proof-of-Concept Grant for Digital Fabrication of Low Cost Sub-Millimeter Wave Optics

Jacob Burgess, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba has received an Innovation Proof-of-Concept Grant from Research Manitoba. The announcement which was made on Oct. 21, 2021, represents an investment that supports Manitoba-based projects in the areas of Bioscience and Advanced Manufacturing. Burgess’s research will explore the development of  Digital Fabrication...

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Neutron stars hold key to cosmic mysteries

ARTIST’S IMPRESSION OF A KILONOVA, BY A. SIMONNET. The work of UM astrophysicist Dr. Samar Safi-Harb was featured in a major article in the October 2021 issue of the popular science magazine Astronomy. The article explains: Neutron stars aren’t just notable for the valuable elements they create, though. They’re also a dream come true for...

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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...

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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...

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🔬 Are you interested in gaining research experience?

🧪 Check out the Undergraduate Research Information Session on December 1st, from 3:00-3:30 PM on Zoom and Facebook Live!

⚗️ This event presented by the UM Indigenous Student Centre will offer information on how you can get involved in research and several student testimonials about their experience in research. The even will also be recorded!

🔭 Learn more: https://eventscalendar.umanitoba.ca/site/indigenous/event/summer-research-information-session-undergraduate-student-research-awards-1

You may contact quillz@myumanitoba.ca for any questions you may have.

#umanitoba #umanitobasci #umstudent #scienceresearch #researcher #researchers
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🔬 Are you interested in gaining research experience?

🧪 Check out the Undergraduate Research Information Session on December 1st, from 3:00-3:30 PM on Zoom and Facebook Live! The even will also be recorded!

⚗️ This event presented by the UM Indigenous Student Centre will offer information on how you can get involved in research and several student testimonials about their experience in research.

🔭 Learn more: https://eventscalendar.umanitoba.ca/site/indigenous/event/summer-research-information-session-undergraduate-student-research-awards-1

You may contact quillz@myumanitoba.ca for any questions you may have.

#umanitoba #umanitobasci #umstudent #scienceresearch #researcher #researchers
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💻 Faculty of Science Undergrad Research Awards

⚗️ Each summer, students have the opportunity to work alongside professors in their research labs.

🏆 These awards are intended to stimulate the interest of undergraduate students by providing them with a valuable experiential learning opportunity in a scientific research environment.

🧫 Students holding one of these awards will participate in research activities during their work period.

🧬 If you’d like to apply for a NSERC or Faculty of Science USRA, you should complete these steps before end of the term:

1️⃣ Review the list of eligibility requirements below to ensure that you can hold an award.
2️⃣ Identify some potential supervisors, review their personal web pages, and email the researcher to arrange a talk about research opportunities.

🧪 If the researcher agrees to support your application, be prepared to submit the application form by the application date in January 2022.

🔬 For more information please visit: https://sci.umanitoba.ca/student-research-awards/
Link also in profile.

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📣 The International Centre is seeking volunteer peer mentors to welcome and support new international students during the Winter 2022 term.

✅ Being a mentor is a great way for students to develop their leadership, intercultural and communication skills. Mentors can also receive Co-Curricular Recognition for their volunteer commitment.

📌 All domestic and international students, undergraduate or graduate, are encouraged to apply.

⏰ Apply online by November 30th (link in stories) at https://umanitoba.ca/international/intercultural-experience#welcome-mentors-application

#umanitoba #umanitobasci #umstudent #internationalstudents
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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.

💙 Last session: December 16, 2021
💙 Topic: Lessons Learned & Future Goals

🔔 Watch your email for registration information or contact international@umanitoba.ca for details!

#umanitoba #umanitobasci #umstudent #internationalcenter
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🥁 It's career month!

📣 Some amazing organizations are seeking students to volunteer!

✅ Getting volunteer experience can boost career development by helping you gain confidence, make professional connections, expand your skillsets, and “test-drive” occupations while giving back to your community.

⏰ Register for UM Volunteer Fair for tomorrow, Nov 17!

📌 Link in storis! (https://www.uofmcareerservices.ca/events.htm?eventId=3185)

#umanitoba #umanitobasci #umstudent #volunteerfair
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