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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...

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UM Science Co-op graduate Madison Chapel on the frontline national watch for COVID-19 variants

BIOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE, SINGAPORE. MADISON CHAPEL, TALLEST IN MIDDLE. In October 2020, Madison Chapel graduated with a BSc. Honours degree in Microbiology, now she’s at the frontlines of Canada’s national genomic surveillance program for the virus that causes COVID-19, something which she credits is thanks in a large part to the opportunity she had to participate...

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NEW Minor in Leadership for Undergrad Students

Leadership involves a well-developed set of cross-functional skills that can serve students’ careers as organizations increasingly call for effective leadership in teams, decision-making, conflict resolution, understanding how to lead and contribute to innovation and change, and other areas. Newly created by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and the Asper School of Business to non-business...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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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.

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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