Scientists achieve higher precision weak force measurement between protons, neutrons

Michael Gericke professor for subatomic physics led precision experiment team

The role of Indigenous Knowledge Systems in fisheries management

Indigenous Scholar, Dr. Myrle Ballard explains

New! Bachelor of Science (Major) in Data Science

Degree program will incorporate Science Co-op option!

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50 Anniversary Quests

Where the Future Lies

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Science, we look to our future knowing that connecting discovery and invention to society results in a better world. We have identified nine inspirational challenges where we will make a direct impact, engage the community and train the future scientists who will lead the way forward.

Featured Events

Oct. 22

Fall 2020 Graduation Convocation

Oct. 23

Using Genetic Info to Estimate the Size of Brook Trout Populations - Dr. Joanna Mills Fleming, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Dalhousie University

Oct. 23

Advanced Programming in Python with Numpys and Pandas

Nov. 6

Corina Tarnita Associate Professor, Princeton University

News & Events


Food for Thought | Michel Desvigne Paysagiste

For close to thirty years, Michel Desvigne has designed and implemented numerous major projects in France and around the world.


Advanced Programming in Python with Numpy and Pandas

This workshop is at an advanced level of Python and provides hands-on experience.


Using genetic information to estimate the size of Brook Trout Populations - Dr. Mills Flemming

Online livestream talk & Q&A. For details and link please visit the Faculty of Science website.


CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE: Parenting During the Pandemic

Join us for this discussion about how the global pandemic is impacting the well-being of families.

Location: Virtual


Undergraduate Research Poster Competition ONLINE

The Undergraduate Research Poster Competition is an annual event that takes place every fall at UM.

Location: Virtual


Searching in Web of Science

In this introductory session, you will learn to navigate Web of Science's search interface and construct your own search.


Data Visualization in the Sciences

This session provides an overview on the use of Data Visualization (including GIS) and how it can be used in...


Weekly Support Chat for International Students

Current and new international students are invited to join the UM International Centre and fellow students for a weekly video...

Location: Zoom online meeting


Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series - Dr. Brian Rice

Join us for the Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series with Dr. Brian Rice, Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Location: Zoom



Discover what data scientists at the City of Winnipeg are doing!


Childhood passion becomes Indigenous scholar’s life-long research focus

OCTOBER 20, 2020 — Dr. Myrle Ballard’s land-based learning began at an early age in her home community of Lake St. Martin First Nation. Alongside her classroom learning, she spent her evenings and weekends helping her mother, aunts and uncles tend to the land and water systems. “I remember helping my mom around the yard, doing whatever...


International award-winning cosmic image

Dr. Jayanne English, an expert in astronomy image-making in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, at the University of Manitoba won 2nd place in the prestigious National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) cosmic image contest for her latest cosmic image, a composite VLA and Hubble Space Telescope image revealing the extended magnetic field of the galaxy...


Arctic Research Foundation partners with UM and RRC to revolutionize public access to big Arctic data

A new partnership between the University of Manitoba (UM), Red River College (RRC), and the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF) is setting out to unlock the big data secrets previously hidden in Canada’s Arctic. Ralph Dueck and Reynard Dela Torre from RRC’s applied computer education department and Carson Leung in computer science in the UM Faculty...


CANSSI Prairies – the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Statistical Sciences institute announce a new collaboration

The University of Manitoba Faculty of Science and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) have agreed to collaborate to promote statistical sciences research and training, both in Canada and internationally; to establish a Regional Centre for the Prairie Region: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, NWT and Nunavut (“CANSSI Prairies”). CANSSI Prairies; will support data-intensive research, provide opportunities for...


Meet this year’s Schulich Scholarship recipient: Shubhneet Thind

SHUBHNEET THIND, A FACULTY OF SCIENCE STUDENT, IS A 2020 SCHULICH LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT. Thind has been passionate about the sciences ever since she can remember. In grade 7 that passion was confirmed when she won a science award for her enthusiasm and dedication to the field of study. Thind honed her love of science...


Using genetics to estimate population sizes in statistical ecology with Dr. Joanna Mills Flemming, Dalhousie University.

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Data Science at the City of Winnipeg!

Discover what data scientists at the City of Winnipeg are doing

Thursday, October 29, 2020
2:30 PM
Online Webinar & Q&A – Link TBA.

Panel discussion - for more info visit:

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Happening Oct. 23 - Data Science Workshop Advanced Programming in Python - Register on Eventbrite!

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Happening this Friday!

USING GENETIC INFORMATION TO ESTIMATE THE SIZE OF BROOK TROUT POPULATIONS Livestream with - Dr. Joanna Mills Flemming, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University

Friday, October 23, 2020
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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Meet Horace Luong, Associate Head of Chemistry (undergraduate), and competitive ballroom dancer. He talks to UM about using collaborative tools to teach organic chemistry online using Youtube and Zoom.

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Halloween Pumpkin carving contest! Share a photo of your Halloween pumpkins!

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Be entered into a draw to win a $25 UM Bookstore gift card. Winning entries announced Nov. 1!

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