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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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Continuing with our NEXUS 2021 speaker introduction series, say hi to Professor Julien Arino! He is a Professor at our Department of Mathematics and a member of the Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling and the Canadian COVID-19 Mathematical Modelling Task Force.

At this year’s NEXUS, he will be presenting work about modelling importations of COVID-19. Discover how the spatial and temporal spread of infectious diseases of humans can be conceptualized with Professor Arino!

Learn more about Julien Arino here: https://sci.umanitoba.ca/data-science-nexus/2021-nexus/dr-julien-arino/

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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Ever curious about different labs at the faculty of science? Well here it is the LAB HIGHLIGHTS series 🎉

In these series, we will promote different labs at the faculty of science with hopes to create a sense of togetherness 💙

Learning about different labs at FoS will help you learn about countless opportunities you can have as a grad or undergrad science student in research 🔬

These series will hopefully inspire you to try and join a lab you are interested in 🧑‍💻

And we hope to shed some light on your way to finding your passion in science ✨

Read about our first lab in this series, Bioinformatics, and a Q&A with Dr. Olivier Tremblay-Savard at https://news.umanitoba.ca/bioinformatics-lab-qa-with-olivier-tremblay-savard/ (link in bio)

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Nexus 2021: Conference May 19 - 21, 2021 ...

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"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." ~ Michelangelo ...

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Good morning everyone! Meet our third Plenary Session Speaker at the 2021 NEXUS Data Science Conference: Saeid Molladavoudi, Lead Data Scientist at Statistics Canada! He manages teams of data scientists to solve concrete business needs with state-of-the-art machine learning solutions, bringing his expertise and experience in identifying opportunities and determining strategic and technical roadmaps to help bring together ideas, individuals and technologies to obtain valuable information from data at large scale.

At NEXUS 2021, he will join Deirdre Hennessy and Rubab Arim to share about Data, Data Analysis, and Data Science at Statistics Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more about Saeid Molladavoudi here:
https://sci.umanitoba.ca/data-science-nexus/2021-nexus/dr-saeid-molladavoudi/

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

#umanitoba #umanitobasci #worldchangingscience #nexus2021 #datascienceconference #datascientist #dataanalytics #datavisualization #dataanalysis #dataminina #diaitalaariculture #publichealth
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A recent graduate, Madison Chapel [BSc. Microbiology (Honours), 2020] (4th from left) is now at the frontlines of Canada’s national genomic surveillance program for SARS-CoV-2.

Read her story here! https://news.umanitoba.ca/um-science-co-op-graduate-madison-chapel-on-frontline-national-watch-for-covid-19-variants/

#umanitobasci #umscicoop #COVID19 #SARSCoV2
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