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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....


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...


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;...


Oct. 29 – Data Science at the City of Winnipeg – Career Talk

DATA SCIENCE AT THE CITY OF WINNIPEG Nexus Online Data Enlightening Series (NODES) a new Data Science Seminar Series presents: Data Science at the City of Winnipeg! Discover what data scientists at the City of Winnipeg are doing Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:30 PM Online Webinar & Q&A – Link TBA. Meet four data scientists at the City of Winnipeg who will give...


Interdisciplinary Science Lecture: Oct. 23 – Using genetic information to estimate the size of Brook Trout Populations – Dr. Mills Flemming

October 23, 2020 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM (CT) Livestream talk & Q&A. For details and link please visit the event page.


Oct. 23 – Advanced Programming in Python with Numpy and Pandas

This data science workshop is at an advanced level of Python and provides hands-on experience. Please register on Eventbrite to attend


Fall 2020 Convocation/Graduation

Fall 2020 Convocation/Graduation ceremony takes place virtually on October 22, at 5PM (CDT) Watch it live click here.


Undergraduate Research Poster Competition Oct. 27-29!

The Undergraduate Research Poster Competition an annual event that takes place every fall at UM begins Oct 27-29. $5,000 in cash prizes (three awards in each category) are up for grabs in five categories: Applied Sciences Creative Works Health Sciences Natural Sciences Social Sciences and Humanities The event gives undergraduate students the opportunity to present...


Undergraduate Research Awards – Applications Open Oct. 30, 2020

Faculty of Science Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAS) Online application opens October 30, 2020. Application deadline: January 25, 2021. For more information on eligibility, criteria, and types of awards offered please click here.