Coffee to Go, Swedish Style: Math Student Colin Desmarais enters PhD program at prestigious Uppsala University

Thu, 25 May 2017

Famed mathematician Paul Erdỗs once said “a mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems.” If that’s true, Mathematics MSc student Colin Desmarais will be drinking lots of the brew over his next five years in Sweden. Desmarais has been accepted into the PhD program at storied Uppsala University,…


CBC: Climate change threatening some migratory birds that breed in Canada

Thu, 18 May 2017

As CBC reports:  Imagine a day when the familiar bird calls of spring are no more. This could become a reality in the face of climate change, new research suggests…. The birds who are able to adapt not only hold an advantage for feeding, but also for nesting. Purple martins, for example…


Science in the city

Thu, 11 May 2017

Science takes over Winnipeg during Science Odyssey week, an annual national celebration of science, May 12 -21, 2017. More than 400 student volunteers, faculty, and staff from the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, Université de Saint-Boniface, and Red River College, are joining to celebrate science with the public. Festivities…