DIVE INTO PHYSICS!

The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosts a wide variety of events open to the public and for local high-school or elementary students. Look ahead at upcoming events or contact us for even more ways to get in Involved!

Outreach News & Events

October
23

Food for Thought | Michel Desvigne Paysagiste

For close to thirty years, Michel Desvigne has designed and implemented numerous major projects in France and around the world.

 
23

Advanced Programming in Python with Numpy and Pandas

This workshop is at an advanced level of Python and provides hands-on experience.

 
23

Using genetic information to estimate the size of Brook Trout Populations - Dr. Mills Flemming

Online livestream talk & Q&A. For details and link please visit the Faculty of Science website.

 
26

CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE: Parenting During the Pandemic

Join us for this discussion about how the global pandemic is impacting the well-being of families.

Location: Virtual

 
27

Undergraduate Research Poster Competition ONLINE

The Undergraduate Research Poster Competition is an annual event that takes place every fall at UM.

Location: Virtual

 
27

Searching in Web of Science

In this introductory session, you will learn to navigate Web of Science's search interface and construct your own search.

 
28

Data Visualization in the Sciences

This session provides an overview on the use of Data Visualization (including GIS) and how it can be used in...

 
29

Weekly Support Chat for International Students

Current and new international students are invited to join the UM International Centre and fellow students for a weekly video...

Location: Zoom online meeting

 
29

Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series - Dr. Brian Rice

Join us for the Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series with Dr. Brian Rice, Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Location: Zoom

 
29

DATA SCIENCE AT THE CITY OF WINNIPEG

Discover what data scientists at the City of Winnipeg are doing!

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Why are people fighting for the right to have nuclear waste buried in the back yard?

Abstract:    Nuclear power contributes roughly half of the world’s low carbon electricity and could do a great deal more. Public perception around the management of spent nuclear fuel prevents many people from supporting nuclear power, which prevents nuclear power from being expanded and adopted. This talk will discuss Canada’s plan for spent nuclear fuel and...

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Dark Matters: 30 Years of Hubble’s Search

On Saturday March 7, Dr. Jayanne English will provide a live lecture at an evening event at the Manitoba Museum Planetarium celebrating the 30th year of the Hubble Space Telescope   The event also includes a reception in the Science Gallery (cash bar and food available) and an exclusive planetarium show.

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Lockhart Planetarium Open House, Jan 29, 7 pm, Room 240 University College

Diversity in Citizen Science: What’s lost in Translation? 29 January 2020, 7 pm Room 240 University College Is science created for all and by all truly inclusive ? Join us for an evening exploring diversity and linguistic justice in citizen science, with examples from Zooniverse and the Canadian Citizen Science Portal. Professor Renee Desjardins, Ph.D....

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Insight into Black Holes

With the spectacular new images provided by the Event Horizon Telescope the first radio images of the event horizon of a black hole are now available, but what can we learn from these images? University of Manitoba Professor of Physics and Astronomy  Chris O’Dea explains on CBC Radio’s Up To Speed with Ismaila Alfa: What...