Light pollution altering avian migration, UM study finds

New findings show that artificial light at night— “ALAN”—impacts the timing of spring migration, as migratory birds use light cues to initiate their journeys.
Undergraduate Programs

Discover topics in biology, botany, ecology, genetics and zoology

Jim Roth

The arctic fox: and ecosystem engineer

Understanding the role of predators and their prey

Climate change may be putting beluga whales out of their depths

Shifting prey bases affecting beluga's oxygen stores and diving capacity
Gary Anderson

Protecting Nature's living fossil lake sturgeon

Mark Belmonte & steve whyard

Enhancing plant performance and protecting canada's most important crops

Kevin Fraser

Exploring the factors affecting the migratory patterns of songbirds

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May
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Science Rendezvous - Virtual Science Chase!

Race across Canada, and participate in science, technology, engineering, and math challenges!

Location: Off Campus

 
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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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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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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 Kyle Elliott, a 2021 Honoured Alumni Award recipient

Meet Dr. Kyle Elliott [MSc./08, Ph.D./14] a biological sciences graduate, and recipient of the Faculty of Science 2021 Honoured Alumni Awards.  Dr. Elliott is an Assistant Professor; Canada Research Chair (Tier II) Chair in Arctic Ecology, McGill University. An expert in evolutionary research into seabird physiology and behavior. His work is interdisciplinary, benefiting from his diverse educational...

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