Gary Anderson

Protecting Nature’s Living Fossil Lake Sturgeon

Mark Belmonte & Steve Whyard

Enhancing plant performance and protecting Canada's most important crops

Kevin Fraser

Exploring the factors affecting the migratory patterns of songbirds

Undergraduate Programs

Discover topics in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, and Zoology

Jim Roth

The Artic Fox: an Ecosystem Engineer

Understanding the role of Predators and Their Prey

News & Events

April
23

Josh Sutherby MSc. Thesis Defense

"The effect of temperature on seal lamprey (Petromyzon marinus): ecological and cellular implications."

Location: 304 50 Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

May
11

Science Rendezvous - Canada's Largest Science & Engineering Festival!

Join the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg for a FREE day of fun and discovery! Science Rendezvous...

Location: Wallace Building

June
23

RiboWest 2019

The Western Canada RNA Conference, RiboWest, brings together RNA scientists from across Canada and the northwestern United States.

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

News

UM Today: Come cheer on this year’s 3MT finalists on March 18

From health to the humanities, the finalists for this year’s 3MT competition are demonstrating how graduate student research at the University of Manitoba benefits our greater community. Seventy-three students applied, 36 competed in three heats, and the judges narrowed it down to 14. Those finalists – both masters and doctoral students – are now gearing...

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Putting Family First: Professor Jane Waterman’s Study of the ‘Uber Social’ Cape Ground Squirrel

Google “Cape Ground Squirrel” and you’ll find plenty of images of adorable rodents munching on nuts or sitting together in cozy family groups. Found throughout South Africa, Botswana and Namibia, they are a desert-adapted species found in arid areas. They are undeniably adorable creatures, but for Biological Sciences Professor Jane Waterman, their true appeal lies...

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Net gain: First new butterfly species identified since 2016

The “Stanley Cup of entomology” has been won by a U of M biologist. THE GREAT BUCKEYE BUTTERFLY WAS FIRST IDENTIFIED BY U OF M RESEARCHERS The grey buckeye butterfly is dark brown, speckled, and somewhat mothlike, but it’s actually a beautiful new species ­— the first new one identified in North America since 2016....

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UofM hosts successful Manitoba Lake Sturgeon Science workshop

When it comes to a fish story, the bigger the better, and there’s likely no bigger fish in Manitoba than the iconic Lake Sturgeon. So it was that on December 14th, 2018, conservation of this culturally iconic yet at-risk species was the main topic of discussion at the Manitoba Lake Sturgeon Science Workshop. Held on...

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