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Joint Research Poster Symposium

This year, the Dept. of Microbiology and Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases is hosting a Joint Research Poster Symposium in virtual format on Monday April 11th 1-4 pm. MBIO 4530 project undergraduate students from the Dept. of Microbiology, and Graduate students from the Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, will be presenting...

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Introducing the 2022 3MT Finalists

MARCH 7, 2022 — …And then there were twelve. After three competitive heats, the finalists for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition have been selected. Representing a wide array of some of the most inspiring and engaging research being conducted by graduate students at UM, last week’s 3MT online heats featured 33 challengers who were tasked with...

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UM health researchers secure nearly $8 million in federal funding

Research teams aiming to promote healing in a displaced First Nation community and to enhance First Nations prenatal education are among the recipients of recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). In the Fall 2021 funding competition, the CIHR awarded a total of nearly $8 million to UM in the form of...

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Undergraduate Summer Employment

The Applied Soil Ecology Lab is based out of the Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba under the leadership of Dr. Mario Tenuta. We have highly productive and impactful research programs with several important foci: soil ecology, nematology, plant disease, and the relationship between nutrient management and greenhouse gas emissions. Please see www.soilecology.ca for...

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Entrepreneurship course inspires innovation and business training at Faculty of Science

Students have given a unanimous thumbs-up to the new course, SCI 4000 The Science Entrepreneurial Mindset! The course aims to provide students with an entrepreneurial toolkit and the confidence to bring their ideas to market. “To say this course exceeded my expectation would be an understatement! I learned many useful techniques. This course is what...

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President’s Student Leadership Program

The President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) is Manitoba’s premier postsecondary leadership program. It is a unique-in-Canada immersive learning opportunity that brings together a cohort of students each year together from across disciplines, post-secondary institutions, interests, backgrounds and regions of the province to build their leadership potential. PSLP is the flagship program of the James W. Burns...

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Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition – Apply by Jan. 26, 2022

The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition is open to all post-secondary schools across the globe and students can apply individually or as a team. This competition is an excellent opportunity to bridge classroom learning to real-life experience as students pitch their ideas in front of judges and gain valuable feedback. For more information...

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Three Minute Thesis – Graduate students, get ready to submit your applications

DECEMBER 13, 2021 — It’s that time again! Applications for the tenth-anniversary edition of UM’s 3MT competition are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is January 21, 2022. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an international research communication competition developed in 2008 by The University of Queensland, where graduate students have three minutes to explain to judges...

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Microbytes: featuring Ola Salama

Ola joined the Gerstein microstats lab in 2019 to study antifungal drug responses in Candida species. She recently published a paper that describes a computation method for analyzing time-lapse images and will talk about it in this episode of microbytes!  

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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...