UM researchers develop app for use in disease outbreaks

Users share their location history with health authorities

Bringing data to life

Promoting interdisciplinary research and collaboration, driving innovation through optimal decision-making, and training future data scientists
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION LAB

IMPROVING THE USABILITY OF COMPLEX SOFTWARE

Dr. Andrea Bunt - 2019 recipient of CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Awards
Computer Science

Making devices smarter

Dr. Pourang Irani is bringing to life the wearable technologies and hologram projection devices of tomorrow, that could give new tools to disaster-response workers, doctors and educators
Computer Science

Robots as co-workers?

Dr. James Young explores how companies can introduce robots into our work environments and how they can be better integrated into our homes

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May
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11th Augmented Human International Conference

The University of Manitoba will be hosting the 11th Augmented Human International Conference on May 27 – 28, 2020. The...

Location: Manitoba Room,University Centre,Fort Garry campus

 
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Conversations for Success: Virtual Chats with Student Affairs

Conversation 7: Career Check-Up: How Healthy is your Career Plan? - Join Career Consultants from Career Services as they guide...

 
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Psychological Pitfalls That Have Made the COVID-19 Pandemic Go From Bad to Much Worse

Topic: Psychological Pitfalls That Have Made the COVID-19 Pandemic Go From Bad to Much Worse, Dr. Hersh Shefrin,[BSc(Hons)/70] Mario L....

June
01

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile workshop - Distance Delivery

Join this online workshop and learn the steps to create your own LinkedIn profile. Complete the workshop with your new...

Location: Online Distance Delivery

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - The Strength of a Secret

Dr. Susan Cooper, Associate Professor, Mathematics "The Strength of a Secret"

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT- Nobel Laureate Dr. Jim Peebles

Nobel Laureate, Dr. James (Jim) Peebles, [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89] 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University "Lessons on the...

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - How to see in 100 dimensions: Transforming your data

Max Turgeon, Assistant Professor, Statistics Dimension Reduction – Representing High-dimensional data in fewer dimensions

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - Colliding black holes and neutron stars

Dr. Michael Landry [PhD/00] Head of LIGO Hanford Observatory/Caltech Colliding black holes and neutron stars: latest results from LIGO and...

July
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT- Indigenous Science Topic, Dr. Myrle Ballard

Dr. Myrle Ballard, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Scholar, Chemistry Indigenous Science Topic Title: TBA Dr. Ballard has a Ph.D. in Natural...

 
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[Free Science Online Public Talks] SPOT - Details: TBA

Details: TBA

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Faculty Spotlight!

May 25, 2020 In light of the challenges of physical distance, you may be looking for new ways to connect. You are an important part of our diverse ecosystem. That’s why we’re inviting UM Faculty of Science, faculty and staff to share some personal facts and photos. As we all work remotely, we hope this...

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UM Science Co-op student lands job at Apple

If the powers that be in the Science Co-op have a dream scenario for their participants, Nicholas Josephson’s co-op experience would be it. After two successful placements at local tech companies (Norima Consulting and Invenia), Josephson landed a much sought after internship at Apple as part of their Software Accessibility Team. Referring to his Silicon...

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Casinojournal.com: Artificial intelligence-driven solution to mitigate economic impact of partial casino closures

In the wake of the current coronavirus pandemic, many casinos will temporarily close and will implement social distancing measures within their properties when they are operational. nQube, in collaboration with partners at University of Manitoba Data Science NEXUS, recognizes that many casinos are looking for strategies to protect their customers, while also minimizing the impact...

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No Mercy for the Coronas! new children’s magazine now available

The local Winnipeg newspaper La Liberté has produced its very first children’s science magazine, No Mercy for the Coronas! Bringing together a world class team of medical researchers, university professors, health literacy educators, and communications and graphic arts professionals, including our own FoS, faculty member Dr. Peter Pelka, Department of Microbiology. No Mercy for the Coronas...

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Science Rendezvous cancelled but UM student volunteers keep their heads up – science outreach continues

The news that Science Rendezvous was cancelled this year due to Covid-19 came as a shock to many. At this time last year, over 800 university students from across the UM campus, part of the UM STEAM group, (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), were eagerly planning the largest public science and engineering outreach event...

Researcher Profiles

John Anderson

Multi-Robot Systems, Multi-Agent Systems, Dynamic Heterogeneous Teamwork, robot interaction, mapping and space management, learning in…

James Young

human-robot interaction (HRI), human-computer interaction (HCI), domestic robots, social human-robot interaction, aging and robots, gender…

Stephane Durocher

My research is in computational geometry, data structures, geometric optimization, and discrete algorithms. My recent…

Ben Li

My research interests lie in combinatorics and theoretical computer science. More specifically, I am interested…

Carson Kai-Sang Leung

Data mining and analysis (including data analytics, data science & business intelligence solutions) Big data,…

Pourang Irani

Research Involves: Designing and implementing software tools to facilitate interaction with information in a ubiquitous…

Peter Graham

Parallel and Distributed Systems Pervasive and Mobile Computing Computational Grids and Advanced Computing Environments Compiler…

Franklin Bristow

Teaching & pedagogy, bioinformatics

Andrea Bunt

Dr. Andrea Bunt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the…

Christina Penner

Courses I teach include: Introduction to Computer Science Technical Communication in Computer Science Professional Practice…

Shahin Kamali

I have a broad interest in design, analysis and limitations of algorithms. I am particularly…

Mike Domaratzki

Bioinformatics

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Security and privacy risks with patient portal accounts in US hospitals; see what Dr Latulipe @clatulip discovered: https://t.co/RsbuVoghTw

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 3 weeks ago

Summer course schedules will be made available May 4 with registration starting May 19.

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 month ago

We’re hiring a term position Instructor: https://t.co/8nkEQUdOxB

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 month ago

Congratulations to Professor Hugh Williams, one of the department's founders, on receiving a much deserved Lifetime Achievement award: https://t.co/QQhCgHQoeg

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 month ago

New special topics grad course: "Technology & Aging" offered in Winter 2020. Contact @clatulip

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 5 months ago

Thank you Dr. Mike @umanitoba @umanitobasci for stopping by to give us a run down on CS at UM #fascinating #neighbours #anotheroption

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs Retweeted 5 months ago

New course offering! COMP 3190 (Intro to AI) will be offered in Winter 2020 with a limited number of spots!

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 6 months ago

International success for U of M Robot Team at FIRA HuroCup https://t.co/WNSD4nBiig

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 8 months ago

We're hiring a tenure track position in Neuroscience (joint with Biological Sciences): https://t.co/zrn64Avwhf

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

We're hiring a tenure-track professor: https://t.co/ot1Ixqi80I

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

We're hiring an Instructor: https://t.co/Dyl2PjP2Ao

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

Congratulations to Mia Battad – we're looking forward to meeting you soon. https://t.co/oGsRe2NOjJ

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

Congratulations to Dr Andrea Bunt on being a recipient of this year's CS-Can|Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award! https://t.co/aqn8EmRlbs

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

Congratulations to Dr. Pourang Irani and everyone involved in this NSERC Create program: New program will help us manage and prevent chronic and infectious diseases https://t.co/Tq3GyCmlqk

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-304, Dr Erin Chambers from @SLU_Official: "Burning the Medial Axis". It's a topic that's related to problems in computer vision, artificial intelligence, and graphics. https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-304, @Eleni_Stroulia from @UAlbertaCS: "Smart Condo: IoT for Social Good" https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Tickets are on sale now via EventBrite! https://t.co/6CQCjrgLz2

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CTV Winnipeg: Local research team to compete in robot olympics https://t.co/Xzl0lTcLoG via @YouTube

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Nothing but net: U of M develops AI to compete in international robot competition https://t.co/evAnLSCjke via @metrotoronto

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Computer Science Co-op Program

Integrates academic studies with paid work experience. Beginning in their third year of Computer Science studies, Co-op students alternate four month academic terms with four month Computer Science relevant work terms.