Back to the Future: Countering the Rise of Today’s “Superbugs”

Mon, 08 May 2017

Imagine yourself in the dark days before the discovery of penicillin, when there was no effective treatment for infections such as pneumonia, gonorrhea or rheumatic fever. Back in a time when blood poisoning from a minor cut or abrasion could be enough to cause death, while doctors could do nothing…


The University of Manitoba bursts open for Science Rendezvous

Wed, 05 Apr 2017

On Saturday, May 13, the University of Manitoba will burst open for Science Rendezvous; a science and engineering carnival unlike any other, providing a free day of fun and discovery to all Manitobans. It will offer + 50 activities for the whole family including spectacular interactive exhibits, hands-on displays, and…


Photo Gallery: Daughters of the Vote Instagram Takeover

Thu, 16 Mar 2017

Indigenous students Taylor Morriseau (Faculty of Science) and Carly McLellan (Max Rady College of Medicine), along with four other UofM students, visited Ottawa on International Women’s Day (IWD) March 8th to take part in the historic Daughters of the Vote conference. While studying microbiology and biology, Morriseau is also pursuing opportunities…