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Faculty of Science celebrates 50 years

The Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba celebrates 50 years as an independent faculty in 2020. We pay tribute to 50 years of first class science education, research, discovery and invention and, encouraged by increasing awareness that science is for everyone, we look forward to the next 50 years. We invite you to...


Undergraduate Student Research Awards Summer 2020

NSERC, NSERC Indigenous, Faculty of Science, Jack Prior, Phil Hultin and H.D. Gesser Undergraduate Student Research Awards for Summer 2020 For application details follow this link – Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Awards (USRA) – or following the instructions in the attachment below. DEADLINE TO APPLY: JANUARY 17, 2020


“A Golden Age for Statistics”: Honoured Alum Shirley Mills on the Profession She Loves

The Iron Age. The Bronze Age. The Industrial Revolution. Throughout human history, there have been many distinct eras. Fortunately for Dr. Shirley Mills, this is the Data Age, when information is considered to have surpassed oil as the most valuable commodity on the planet. To say the least, it’s a fantastic time to be a...


UM Today: Student athlete navigating the waters of success

Since summer 2017, kayaking superstar – and current University of Manitoba student – James Lavallée has shown no signs of slowing down. The 21-year-old Métis science student won three medals for Team Manitoba at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, was named one of CBC Manitoba’s Future 40 finalists and received the Tom Longboat Award as the top...


#umscience1st Photo Contest

Win one of twenty $25 Starbucks gift cards! FOLLOW US AND POST A PHOTO OF YOUR SCIENCE FIRST TO TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM WITH #umscience1st We’ll select 20 random winners on September 7, 2018. Ideas: a photo of your first class, first Starbucks coffee, first trip to the library.   BONUS FOLLOW @UMANITOBASCI OR @UMANITOBASSA ON...