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Meet Rachel Nickel, one of five of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients

These awards, considered the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, help recruit and keep in Canada top doctoral students from across the country and around the world. Each recipient will receive $150,000 over three years toward their research. Rachel Nickel will be conducting his research in the Faculty of Science’s Department of Physics...


New Bachelor in Data Science Degree at University of Manitoba

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Manitoba Economic Development and Training has approved the establishment of a new degree program, a Bachelor of Science (Major) in Data Science. “We are at the beginning of an era of discovery in the field of data science. While the field has already seen explosive growth,...


Co-op Opens Doors for Computer Science Student Clarke Garrioch

Growing up on the Cross Lake Indian Reserve in Northern Manitoba, Clarke Garrioch understood the importance of education. Graduating at just 16 years old, from Otter Nelson River School, Clarke recognized he would have to leave his community to continue his education. The valedictorian of his high school graduating class, Clarke credits his father for...


Congratulations! Class of 2020!

Congratulations, Class of 2020! You reached a big milestone. Remember each milestone is marked by a moment of pride and excellence. Don’t ever stop learning, dreaming and achieving! Best wishes for all your academic endeavours.- Saumen Mandal


Congratulation, Class of 2020

Congratulation, Class of 2020! Instructors are learners too, and I have learned so much from you. I hope you will visit again when the time is right. Feel free to send me pictures of botanical/wildlife finds on your travels. I would love to see them. Enjoy this next phase of your life, and don’t forget...


Congratulations to all graduates!

Congratulations to all graduates! Especially Harsimran Assi! We are all so proud of the work you’ve done to get here. – Katelyn


Congratulation to the class of 2020 from the class of 1941.

Congratulation to the class of 2020 from the class of 1941. We had 97 graduates in Science in 1941. Our youngest graduate George Matynia joined RCAF and was killed over Germany 1942 – . George Johnson went into the Navy. After the war he got an MD degree at UM. Later was Lt Governor Manitoba...


Congratulations Class of 2020 on this big milestone!

Congratulations Class of 2020 on this big milestone! May your future be filled with excitement, fulfillment, success, and good health. On behalf of the Supernova Remnants Astrophysics group, I’d like to send the following members of the group all best wishes for a bright future: Austin MacMaster, Brydyn Mac Intyre (BSc. Honours) and Benson Guest...


Happy graduation everyone!

Happy graduation to everyone in the class of 2020, especially students from BIOL 3270 and BIOL 3600. A special shout out to Charith and Josh who are spending their summer doing Parasitology research with us! – Jillian Detwiler

Science Public Online Talks

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Lamprey's The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

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