Gary Anderson

Protecting Nature’s Living Fossil Lake Sturgeon

Kevin Fraser

Exploring the factors affecting the migratory patterns of songbirds

Jim Roth

The Artic Fox: an Ecosystem Engineer

Understanding the role of Predators and Their Prey
Mark Belmonte & Steve Whyard

Enhancing plant performance and protecting Canada's most important crops

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Biological Sciences Honours Course 4100 Informational Meeting

March 19th, 2019 - 5:30 pm, 201 Biological Sciences Bldg.
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Discover topics in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, and Zoology

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March
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Biological Scienes Seminar Speaker - featuring Dr. Suzie Currie

Climate changes and fishes. Suzie Currie is a comparative animal physiologist interested in understanding how animals cope with environmental stress...

Location: 207 45 Chancellors Circle Winnipeg MB

 
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Preparing our students for unknown challenges, with Dr. Alison Gibbs UofT

Our world of rapidly changing technology, disruptive innovations, and accelerating complexity presents a challenge for how to prepare our learners...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

 
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2019 William F. Hanna Memorial Lecture Series

Featuring Dr. Barbara Hawkins

April
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Faculty of Science: Michel Dumontier, Maastricht University (Amsterdam)

Faculty of Science 2019 Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: Fundamental Science the Launchpad to Innovation presents: Michel Dumontier, Distinguished Professor Data Science...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

 
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BIOL 4100 Honours Thesis Symposium

Department of Biological Sciences BIOL 4100 Honours Thesis Symposium

Location: 304 50 Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

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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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