Science Outreach Fund
The Science Outreach Fund helps stimulate the next generation of scientists and science-minded learners to discover the unknown and invent the future through outreach activities hosted by the Faculty of Science. This fund supports programming for events such as Science Rendezvous and science fairs for children of all ages, fueling a love of science – and providing University of Manitoba students with hands-on experience through volunteer opportunities.
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Science and research are inextricably linked. Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities initiative consists of paid summer “research internships”, where undergraduate students get their brains and hands “dirty” so to speak, conducting cutting edge research within faculty across the sciences, math, statistics, and computer science. In addition to acquiring knowledge in the latest developments in science and technology, they acquire special communication and presentation skills, they think creatively, and interact and forge closer ties with the established scientists and members of their groups.
Undergraduate Science Labs and Teaching Facilities
We have been pursuing a slow steady modernization of our labs, but much remains to be done. To embrace modern teaching techniques and give our students the modern experimental science experience they deserve, recognizing the central role the basic sciences play in so many professions, the Faculty of Science uses these funds to renovate and modernize teaching facilities and laboratories to create and expand upon our dynamic learning environments.
Biological Sciences Greenhouse Renewal
The greenhouse is a hub of community outreach and volunteer training where we plant the seeds of inspiration. Our living plant collection is uniquely mobile and serves as a distinctive function as it is directly connected to major classrooms where thousands of students each year learn about biology. It also hosts school and community groups on site. Personal interactions with plants in the greenhouse actually turn brown thumbs green, and excite future learning! Your support will help to renew our aging, but valuable facility with space that is open to public use, and supports specialized teaching collections through full environmental control for plant growth.
Explore the links below to view just a few stories about the impact of community support in the Faculty of Science:
Favourite Professor honoured
Impacting today’s Graduate Students, while honouring parents
Alumni happy memories encourage giving back
G.E.H. Barrett-Hamilton Lecture and Scholarship