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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...


Share the value of your degree!

Are you an entrepreneur that is interested in sharing your journey with graduate and undergraduate students? The Science to Business Winnipeg Chapter is looking for Faculty of Science alumni to be guest speakers for an upcoming event. Please contact s2bnwinnipeg [at] s2bn [dot] org for more information.


Academic Assessment Rules are Changing in the Faculty of Science

Did you know that your academic standing is assessed at the end of every term? All students in the Faculty of Science are required to meet certain minimum academic standards. Currently, the minimum standard is based on the number of F grades accumulated throughout your academic history – you cannot exceed 36 credit hours of F grades. Beginning in Fall 2021, the assessment will be based on DGPA....


Skin on Chip

Researchers at the U of M have been part of an interdisciplinary and international team whose work on a microfluidics-based 3D skin model has recently been published in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal Lab on a Chip. The group’s skin-on-chip (SoC) model is envisioned to study immune cell transmigration (T cells specifically) and test...


Dr. Jayanne English recipient of the 2021 Qilak Award

The Faculty of Science is thrilled to announce Dr. Jayanne English, Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been selected by the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) for the 2021 Qilak Award. The Qilak Award for Astronomy Outreach and Communication recognizes individual Canadian residents, or teams of residents, who have made an outstanding contribution either to the...


Wouter Deconinck recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award

Associate Professor Wouter Deconinck, Department of Physics. Wouter Deconinck, Associate Professor of Physics, is the recipient of the 2021 UM Sustainability Award. The award recognizes exceptional and continuous integration of sustainability into teaching, research and engagement activities. Deconinck began teaching at UM less than two years ago, and already he has introduced unique course and...


Two monumental projects to impact our understanding of who, and where, we are

MARCH 3, 2021 — Researchers at the University of Manitoba are receiving a combined $4.7 million in funding for two projects that will fundamentally alter our understanding of our place in the world—one focuses on our history, the other, on trying to finally understand what our universe is mostly made of. The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin...


As a matter of fact, they do sweat the small stuff

UM-led international team hopes new tech will expand the frontiers of research


Meet Robert Tate, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

Meet Robert Tate, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science FEBRUARY 2, 2021 —  Statistics is unique in that it could integrate with and transcend into almost every other discipline. This uniqueness is evident in Dr. Robert Tate’s body of research, having collaborated with individuals and teams in various fields of health and social sciences, locally, nationally, and internationally....