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Physics & Astronomy’s Rachel Nickel one of 5 of UM’s 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients.

Rachel is conducting her research in the Faculty of Science’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, under the supervision of Dr. Johan van Lierop. Her award is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. UM Today caught up with Nickel to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Understanding and...

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Congratulations to Sakib Rahman on the 2020 Emerging Leader Award!

Sakib is a student in the University of Manitoba Department of Physics and Astronomy, pursuing a PhD in Particle Physics. His research focus is on simulation and data analysis for high-precision parity-violating electron scattering experiments at the Thomas Jefferson National Laboratory in Virginia, USA; that aim to test the limits of theoretical nuclear structure models...

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Congratulations to Mainak Singha!

Congratulations to Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Mainak Singha who has been awarded the Faculty of Science Cangene Award!

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Congratulations to Sakib Rahman

Congratulations to Physics PhD student Sakib Rahman for winning the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award for the 2019-2020 academic year. Sakib carries out research in parity violation electron scattering at Jefferson Lab, and has been active in student governance as the President of the Bangladeshi Students’ Association and as University of Manitoba Graduate...

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Michael Kossin’s Science Photography in Bloomberg Magazine

Michael Kossin is an MSc candidate in subatomic physics at the University of Manitoba with a passion and talent for capturing photographs in the lab. His natural colour long-exposure photograph of  the FrPNC laboratory at TRIUMF, Canada’s National Laboratory for Nuclear and Particle Physics, caught the eye of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine where it is now showcased, paired with...

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Congratulations to our 2019 3MT competitors. 

  Wolfgang Klassen and Tyson Reimer gave excellent presentations in a highly competitive 3MT heat yesterday afternoon. Special congratulations to Wolfgang who earned a place in the 3MT finals which will take place on March 18 @ 7pm in the Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre at St. John’s College.

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Kyla Smith recipient of Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award

Congratulations to Kyla Smith, for being selected as a recipient of the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award from the university’s Faculty of Graduate Studies. The award recognizes outstanding performance as a graduate student for academic excellence, leadership, teaching ability volunteerism and mentorship. The Student Achievement Award is the latest accolade for the current...

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3MT Finalist Kyla Smith

Watch Kyla Smith’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation to learn more about her ground-breaking work towards a better magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Can we build a better MRI?

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Awards at MMC 2018

Congratulations to Igor Proskurin and Paul Hyde who received honourable mentions in the postdoctoral fellow and PhD poster categories at MMC 2018.