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Careers Panel Discussion - Honoured Alumni Awards Virtual Event

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Featured Events

Feb. 25

Why the Graph Model was the Hardest Thing but the Best Fit - Dave Fulawka, Bison Transport Inc.

Feb. 26

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

Mar. 12

Canadian Light Source – Weaving Western Science into Indigenous Education Programs.

News & Events

February
04

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...

March
12

Cdn Light Source - Weaving Western Science into Indigenous Education Programs

Join Canadian Lightsource for a talk on ways to collaborate with educational organizations to enhance First Nation, Metis, and Inuit...

 
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Acakosuk…The Stars - Discover the night sky with elder Wilfred Buck, Opaskwayak Cree Nation

Discover Acakosuk...The Stars. Cree understandings of the constellations and perspective of our night sky presented by elder Wilfred Buck, Opaskwayak...

 
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Winter Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

Mar. 31, 2021 Winter Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

April
02

Good Friday (University closed)

Apr. 2, 2021 Good Friday (University closed)

 
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Last day of classes for Winter Term

Apr. 16, 2021 Last day of classes for Winter Term

 
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Winter Term Final Exam period

Apr. 19, 2021 - May. 1, 2021 Winter Term Final Exam period

News

Science Co-op earns national accreditation

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the Science Co-op Program has received accreditation by the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL). CEWIL accreditation recognizes the highest quality of post-secondary co-operative programs. Dean Stefi Baum is delighted by the news. “We have been working diligently to integrate quality, experiential learning opportunities throughout our programs for our students;...

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Meet Lorisa Dubuc, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

LORISA DUBUC [B.C.SC. (HONS), PSYCHOLOGY MINOR/02] – COMPUTER SCIENCE – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (VP), DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE USER RESEARCH, GOLDMAN SACHS, LONDON.It wasn’t long ago, that Lorisa Dubuc, now Executive Director (VP), Developer Experience User Research, for Goldman Sachs, in London, graduated from the UM with her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Since then she has worked with notable...

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Research project to analyze human viruses in Winnipeg’s rivers

Does wastewater that’s been cleaned by Winnipeg’s sewage treatment plants carry viruses – including the virus that causes COVID-19 – when it’s released into our rivers? Jhannelle Francis plans to find out. Francis is a UM master’s student in microbiology and a participant in the Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Program – a training...

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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...

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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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Did you know the CDN Light Source, @CanLightSource, is one of the leading synchrotrons in the world equipped to characterize plants and plant-based bio-products?

Find out more on March 3, join us for a special seminar with Dr. Chithra Karunakaran, Science Manager of the CLS, and a graduate of the University of Manitoba.

Pre-register bit.ly/synchrotron-seminar.
@umanitoba #worldchangingscience #umanitobasci
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Missed the resumé and cover letter workshop last week? Worry not! Career Services is hosting another one this Friday at 11:30 AM (CT). Learn formatting tips, what you should and should not include in order to make the most out of your documents!

Register for the workshop at the Career Services website. Once logged in, head to the “Events, Information Sessions And Workshops” tab and find the event in the calendar.

#umanitobasci #umcareerconnect
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Support our graduate students! Cheer on the UM 2021 3MT- three minute thesis competitors!

3MT Heats
March 2, 4, 5 at 1 p.m.

Watch their presentations 👉www.umanitoba.ca/3mt
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Congrats to University of Manitoba Anima Sharma, working with Gerald Gwinner in the Dept. of Physics & Astronomy! 1st prize🎉 for best student presentation at the annual CDN Winter Nuclear and Particle Physics Conference, for her talk "Towards Atomic Parity Violation in Francium" ...

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Join us for a special seminar presented by Dr. Chithra Karunakaran, Science Manager at @CanLightSource.

Advancements in agriculture research using synchrotron imaging techniques
Wed., March 3
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pre-register at:
https://bit.ly/synchrotron-seminar
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Predatory journals are the bane of academia. Their priority lies in making a profit rather than scholarly integrity or publishing standard.

Learn more about their history, the problems they cause, and how to identify and avoid them for publishing and referencing in your research in the “Predatory Publishers” session on March 2 at 12:00 PM (CT).

Head to the U of M Event Calendar for more information and registration link!

This session is part of the Open Science Series, which seeks to provide an overview of open science, open access, predatory publishers, open data, open science & the public, and open tools & initiatives you can use throughout your research.

#umanitobasci #openscience #umopenscienceseries
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