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CANSSI Prairies – the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Statistical Sciences institute announce a new collaboration

The University of Manitoba Faculty of Science and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) have agreed to collaborate to promote statistical sciences research and training, both in Canada and internationally; to establish a Regional Centre for the Prairie Region: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, NWT and Nunavut (“CANSSI Prairies”). CANSSI Prairies; will support data-intensive research, provide opportunities for...

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Winners of the 2020 3MT Undergraduate Student Competition

The winners of the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 3MT thesis competition hosted by the Faculty of Science are: LIFE SCIENCES 1st Place: Juanita Garcia – “Can we use current to treat orthostatic hypotension after spinal cord injury?” Supervisor: Dr. Kristine Cowley, Department of Physiology 2nd Place: Kyra Cebula  – “Brain Imaging-Based Biomarker for Alzheimer’s Disease” Supervisor:...

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Presentation: Overview of Statistics Program and Course Changes

On July 22, 2020, a presentation explaining our recent program and course changes was given by the Undergraduate Associate Head from the Department of Statistics along with an Academic Advisor from the Faculty of Science. The presentation, including questions and responses from students who attended it, was recorded and can be accessed via the link...

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A Science Elective for Fall 2020

The Faculty of Science is announcing a Science elective course for Fall 2020:  SCI 2000 Image Processing Theory and Applications. Do you want to learn how a computer can identify the image of a specific human face?  Take this project course! SCI 2000 is listed on Aurora under the subject Science Interdisciplinary. More details about...

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NEW Undergraduate Course & Program Changes in Statistics

Effective at the beginning of the Fall 2020 academic term, various undergraduate course and program changes will be put in place for the Department of Statistics. These changes include the implementation of new courses, reduction of pre-requisites, increased flexibility in satisfying your degree requirements and much more! The following points highlight the most important aspects...

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Promotion Applicants 2020 – Faculty of Science

ATTENTION: FACULTY MEMBERS AND STUDENTS The following members of the Faculty of Science are being considered for PROMOTION this fall.  In accordance with the UMFA Collective Agreement and the procedures of the Faculty of Science, committees are being formed to make recommendations to the Dean on these applications. Faculty members and students who have opinions...

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Tenure Applicants 2020 – Faculty of Science

ATTENTION: FACULTY MEMBERS AND STUDENTS The following members of the Faculty of Science are being considered for TENURE this fall.  In accordance with the UMFA Collective Agreement and the procedures of the Faculty of Science, committees are being formed to make recommendations to the Dean on these applications. Faculty members and students who have opinions...

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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,...

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2020 Awards of Excellence Winner

Congratulations to our Admin Assistant Margaret Smith for being a 2020 Awards of Excellence Winner. Read more on the UM Today page.

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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...