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Congratulations 2019 Vanier Scholar Recipient Kyle Monkman

Congratulations to Kyle Monkman, a student in the department of physics and astronomy, one of a record six University of Manitoba graduate students to receive a 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. 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...

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President’s Student Leadership Program announces first cohort of students

Students from 18 disciplines selected to participate in unique leadership program Twenty-seven successful candidates from across Manitoba have been selected to participate in the first cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program. Students from over 20 faculties and schools across the University of Manitoba, Red River College, University of Winnipeg and University College of the...

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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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New! Research Chairs in Fundamental Science

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce new Research Chairs in Fundamental Science.  Three chairs awards are available: one in the physical sciences, one in the life sciences and one in mathematical/computational sciences.  The purpose of the Chairs is to recognize and support researchers in the Faculty of Science that are conducting outstanding fundamental...

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At the forefront of discovery – nuclear physicist Jeff Martin is constructing a new source of ultracold neutrons (UCNs)

When it comes to puns about the cold, Dr. Jeff Martin (Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Fundamental Symmetries in Subatomic Physics) has likely heard them all. Not only did he grow up in Southern Manitoba and attend university in “Winterpeg”; as the lead scientist at TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre, the University of Winnipeg...

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Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event. What: Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards Where: Marshall McLuhan Hall, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus When: January 31, 2019  – 3PM – doors open,...

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Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor. The Faculty of Science invites established professionals to participate in its inaugural Mentoring Program which will run January – May 2019. Help students gain experience and provide them with avenues for career and personal development. The program requires mentors and mentees to commit...

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2018 Faculty of Science Awards

2018 Faculty of Science Awards Celebrating those who inspire. Recognize excellence in teaching, research, service, and mentorship. OCTOBER 25, 2018 — The 2018 Faculty of Science Awards were distributed to six exemplary faculty members. In many cases, the recipients were nominated by their peers, students and colleagues. The awards represent the best in contributions to scholarly work...

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Faculty of Science professors named Distinguished Professor Emeritus

On Thursday, October 11, the following professors in the Faculty of Science were honoured with the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus for their many contributions and years of service to the University of Manitoba. Dr. Judith Anderson, Department of Biological Sciences  Dr. Fereidoun Ghahramani, Department of Mathematics Dr. Benqu Guo, Department of Mathematics Citations are as...