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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...


You could be eligible to apply for the David L. Squires Scholarship!

Computer Science or MIS students with at least two semesters of coursework could be eligible to apply for the David L. Squires Scholarship! Background David L. Squires was a staff member at the Memorial University of Newfoundland who was always willing to help worthwhile students. David was also a hard-working, respected member of the Data...


Welcome Back Coffee

As we ramp back up to full return to campus in January, the Dean, Brian Mark, would like to invite you to have a cup of coffee in the SSA lounge, and weather permitting the Court Yard, to start re-engaging with your colleagues. Please RSVP to Tracy Foster, on the dates noted to ensure we are keeping capacity (20 people) with Health orders. The...


Conference Sponsorship Program (CSP) Call for Applications

Conference Sponsorship Program (CSP) Call for Applications – Oct 15, 2021 deadline CSP Guidelines Aug 2021     Conference Faculty Application Form CSP Student Guidelines Aug 2021 Conference Student Application Form


A Cool New Tool

A new tool called Tree Courses, to help visualize your class dependencies! (note: not an official tool yet!) Click on the link below and check it out!!  


Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

On August 10 & 11th students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program. There will be two competitions that will air live on the Faculty of Science YouTube channel. Life...


NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics several big ideas are being funded at the Faculty of Science. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) recently announced the recipients of the 2021 Discovery Grants Program. This program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection...


Wpg Free Press: U of M study examining effects of robots on human mental health

MAY 20, 2021 — As the Winnipeg Free Press reports: Can robots curb human loneliness and boost mental health? A team of Winnipeg researchers is hoping to find out. A 10-week study from the University of Manitoba’s human-computer interactions lab will look at the impact of a social robot on a person’s mental health. The study will use...


Meet Noman Mohammed, 2020 Rh Award Winner in the Applied Sciences category

MAY 17, 2021 — Noman Mohammed is an associate professor of computer science in the Faculty of Science who uses sophisticated computational tools that can be employed in different application areas, including health care, financial records, personal genomic information, social networking, and location services. Mohammed is the 2020 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh...


Computer Science Graduate Students Place First

Computer Science graduate students Japjeet Singh, Songdi Hu and Soheil Changizi placed first in the Faculty of Science Data Science Challenge. Congratulations on a job well done!