Graduate Studies

Challenge Yourself

The Faculty of Science offers a variety of research themes, programs and funding streams, the opportunities for discovery are limitless.

Graduate Students

Graduate programs in the Faculty of Science are both extensive and challenging. The Faculty of Science has identified nine inspirational challenge areas where we will make a direct impact, engage the community, and train future scientists who will lead the way forward. We invite you to explore our graduate programs to see how you can participate in these challenges and become part of our ecosystem.

MSc. and PhD. programs are available in all seven departments in the Faculty. Doing interdisciplinary research is also possible. Options exist to work with individual faculty members, in labs, or as part of larger research group. While most graduate-level research is done on the Fort Garry campus, there are also opportunities to work at other institutions/labs as part of research collaborations, or cooperatively with industry via internships and other programs.

Graduate studies is very diverse and somewhat more flexible than undergraduate studies. Under the guidance of your supervisor, your program can be tailored to meet shared interests and needs. Strong research groups and programs are available in every department. The following pages will guide you through the different options available in the Faculty of Science, indicating how to take the next steps in applying to the program that best suits you.

News and Events

October
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...

 
28

Undergraduate Science Student Town Hall

We want to hear from you. How can we improve your student experience? Have input on future planning. Share your...

 
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!

 
30

Graduate Student Panel - Natural Resources Institute

Graduate Student Panel for Undergraduate Students

 
30

Introduction to the Tidyverse in R

Learn how to use manipulate data and produce quality data visualizations tools. Recommended= knowledge of R and RStudio.

November
06

The geometry of ecosystems in a changing world - Corina Tarnita, Princeton University

Regular spatial patterns are common in natural systems—across organisms and scales—and can convey important information about those systems’ structure and...

News

Arctic Research Foundation partners with UM and RRC to revolutionize public access to big Arctic data

A new partnership between the University of Manitoba (UM), Red River College (RRC), and the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF) is setting out to unlock the big data secrets previously hidden in Canada’s Arctic. Ralph Dueck and Reynard Dela Torre from RRC’s applied computer education department and Carson Leung in computer science in the UM Faculty...

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2020 Virtual Faculty of Science Graduation Video Launch

Join the Faculty of Science on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 3 PM and celebrate the Class of 2020! 2020 Graduation Video Celebration Monday, June 22, 2020, at 3PM (CDT) The video features faculty and alumni including: Dr. Jim Peebles, 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics & JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter William Prince + more). Be...

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Meet 3MT competitor Dmitry Vrubleskiy, (Chemistry)

Meet one Dmitry Vrubleskiy, a PhD student in Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba​. Currently under the supervision of Dr. Mario Bieringer, he obtained his BSc from Ural Federal University in Yekaterinburg, Russia. He recently competed in the Three Minute Thesis 3MT competition, and although he did not make it to the finals, we are...