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Meet Aleeza Gerstein, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category

Aleeza Gerstein is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Science, who specializes in the evolution of human fungal pathogens. Her interdisciplinary lab combines clinical sampling, microbial experiments, and computational statistical methods to understand conditions that promote disease. Gerstein is the 2021 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award...

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Elite researchers recognized with Rh Awards

MAY 27, 2022 — As UM Today reports: Eight UM faculty members will receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities. For more than 50 years, the Rh Awards have been in place to support the advancement of knowledge across disciplines at UM. Funds for the Rh Awards come from the royalties of...

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Statistics Graduate Announcement – C. Bonner

Out M.Sc. (IIS) student Courtney Bonner will be graduating in June 2022! Thesis Title: “Markov Chain Monte Carlo Synthetic Data Generation From Casino Slot Floor Event Data” Congratulations Courtney

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Inaugural CANNSSI Prairies Summit

If you are interested in Big Data – don’t miss the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute’s (CANSSI) first ever CANSSI Prairies Summit event on May 24-25, 2022, at the UM Fort Garry Campus! Join us for in-person or online for a workshop, invited talks, panel discussions & networking! Registration is required and space is limited, we...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

  MARCH 8, 2022 —  International Women’s Day has its roots in labour movements, women’s suffrage movements, and socialist feminism from the early 1900s. Building on this rich history, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 during International Women’s Year 1975. Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Feb. 17

Join Qian Liu, a PhD student at the University of Manitoba for their talk on Thursday, February 17th about “Artificial Intelligence-Empowered Breast Cancer Radiogenomics for Precision Medicine”. ABSTRACT: Breast cancer (BC) is heterogeneous both gnomically and phenotypically. In precise medicine, it is of great significant to develop computational frameworks for identifying prognostic biomarkers which can...

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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...