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2020 Virtual Faculty of Science Graduation Video Launch

Join the Faculty of Science on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 3 PM and celebrate the Class of 2020! 2020 Graduation Video Celebration Monday, June 22, 2020, at 3PM (CDT) The video features faculty and alumni including: Dr. Jim Peebles, 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics & JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter William Prince + more). Be...

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A student’s perspective – tips & tricks for adapting to remote learning

Hello, my name is Dennis Drewnik, a student in the Faculty of Science and I wanted to share my experience with transitioning to remote learning this past semester. As we all know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winter 2020 term was unexpectedly shifted to online learning, which brought forth its own set of challenges...

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Help where it’s needed

A seemingly unlikely collaboration between the faculties of science and architecture produces face shields for Winnipeg pediatricians It’s an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the communities we live in. If there’s one bright spot from all of this, it’s that people have rallied together to enact change and help others. There...

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3MT 2020 Final Competition – Watch live online June 3

May 15, 2020 —  This year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition final will look a little different than in previous years. The Faculty of Graduate Studies is excited to announce that the event will be broadcast online starting at 7pm on June 3. The event will still feature a panel of judges and the opportunity for...

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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...

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Summer Session 2020 in-person classes cancelled

All in-person classes for summer session 2020 have been cancelled. Departments are actively notifying impacted staff. Check UM Career for new posting for summer session. If you have any questions regarding your employment status for in-person summer session classes, please contact your home department.

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Science academic advising availability – COVID-19

* last updated April 28, 2020 The University of Manitoba campus is closed, however Science Advisors are still available to help! We are available to assist students using our online platforms (email, online chat, Skype). • Science_Advisor@umanitoba.ca • Online chat (see www.sci.umanitoba.ca for Advisor Chat pop-up) • Skype or phone appointments can be arranged by...

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The finalists are chosen for the March 24 3MT final competition

The finalists for this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition demonstrate the great range of work being done by our University of Manitoba graduate students. The 3MT heats featured 33 students who showcased their innovative research. The judges were able to narrow their choices down to 12 finalists – both master’s and doctoral students –...

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Magic Squares: Past, Present and Future

“Magic Squares: Past Present and Future” is a book display and exhibit currently on display on the main floor of the Sciences & Technology Library. The display features magic squares, an area of mathematical study and popular topic in recreational mathematics. The display also features the research and scientific discoveries of Dr. Peter Loly. Loly’s...