New antibacterial compound to combat cystic fibrosis infections

Tue, 27 Nov 2018

It’s a concept as old as time: cooperation. Individuals working together to reach a common goal. In the case of Associate Professor of Microbiology/Medical Microbiology Silvia Cardona, it’s a method that comes naturally. “I think I was lucky that I always was inclined to interdisciplinary research. You talk to people…


Spooky Science at the University of Manitoba

Tue, 09 Oct 2018

Let’s Talk Science at the University of Manitoba will be hosting their annual Spooky Science Event. This is a fun (and free) Halloween event where children and youth get to participate in hands-on/minds-on science activities. Costumes welcome! There will be witches potions, fizzing eyeballs, finding lost Daleks and much more.…


Fare Thee Well to the newly retired Joan McConnell

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

“The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.” – James G. Frazer  On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan…