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Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event. What: Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards Where: Marshall McLuhan Hall, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus When: January 31, 2019  – 3PM – doors open,...

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Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor. The Faculty of Science invites established professionals to participate in its inaugural Mentoring Program which will run January – May 2019. Help students gain experience and provide them with avenues for career and personal development. The program requires mentors and mentees to commit...

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UM Today: Game Changer finalists gear up for grand finale

Three finalist teams have been chosen to move forward to present their solutions at the Grand Finale Event of the Game Changer Competition on Nov. 21, 4-6 p.m. in EITC Atrium. The solution entries were scored based on novelty of solution; clear and concise (no scientific jargon); feasibility and ease of implementation; scalability; entrepreneurial spirit; cross discipline members;...

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UM Today: University of Manitoba receives 10 Canada Research Chairs

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, was on the University of Manitoba campus on Nov. 14 to announce investments in the Canada Research Chairs Program, of which the University of Manitoba is a major recipient, with 10 Chairs named today. Canada Research Chairs (CRC) improve our depth of knowledge and quality of life,...

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Kyla Smith recipient of Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award

Congratulations to Kyla Smith, for being selected as a recipient of the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award from the university’s Faculty of Graduate Studies. The award recognizes outstanding performance as a graduate student for academic excellence, leadership, teaching ability volunteerism and mentorship. The Student Achievement Award is the latest accolade for the current...

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Understanding the evolution of galaxies

You might say that Professor Chris O’Dea is a “big picture” kind of guy. For an astrophysicist, that’s a good thing. Possibly the biggest phenomena O’Dea has studied in his long career is Abell 2597, one of the universe’s most massive structures. Located a billion light-years from Earth, this giant elliptical galaxy is surrounded by...

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2018 Faculty of Science Awards

Celebrating those who inspire. Recognizing excellence in teaching, research, service, and mentorship.  The 2018 Faculty of Science Awards were distributed to six exemplary faculty members. In many cases, the recipients were nominated by their peers, students and colleagues. The awards represent the best in contributions to scholarly work and commitment to the pursuit of higher...

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Faculty of Science professors named Distinguished Professor Emeritus

On Thursday, October 11, the following professors in the Faculty of Science were honoured with the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus for their many contributions and years of service to the University of Manitoba. Dr. Judith Anderson, Department of Biological Sciences  Dr. Fereidoun Ghahramani, Department of Mathematics Dr. Benqu Guo, Department of Mathematics Citations are as...

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International win for U of M students at the 2018 Humanoid Application Challenge

Students working in the Autonomous Agents Laboratory in the Department of Computer Science won big again at the 2018 Humanoid Application Challenge, at the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018) held in Madrid, Spain, October 1-5, 2018. IROS the flagship conference in the field of robotics is the biggest international event...

Featured Events

Nov. 22 - Undergraduate Student Town Hall

Students, we want to know what you think about your degree. Come share your questions, ideas, suggestions with the Dean's office concerning your degree.

Nov. 30 - Dr. Rick Mangat, President and CEO, NOVADAQ Technologies Inc.

Public Lecture, "From researcher to founder of leading medical imaging company"