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U of Winnipeg: Undergrad MRI researcher to present at virtual conference

Melissa Anderson will be presenting her undergraduate research to an international community at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) scientific meeting, taking place online August 8 – 15. Originally set to take place in Sydney, Australia, the virtual conference has moved online. Anderson, an honours physics student, will be the only Manitoban […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202016 Views

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UCN Faculty Member Plays Key Role in COVID‐19 Research Project

(Town, MB) – UCN Faculty member, Dr. Ramona Neckoway (Faculty of Arts, Business and Science), is part of a research team exploring the impacts of COVID‐19 on Indigenous communities. The project entitled “Kitatipithitamak mithwayawin” is funded through a “Rapid Response” call at the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) focusing on COVID‐19. The project includes […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202032 Views

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Combatting discrimination is a prominent pandemic issue, according to Concordia researcher

Political scientist Nicole De Silva says Canada’s human rights commissions are being vigilant about evolving threats under COVID-19 May 13, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, and in some cases, it has changed how we look at our economies, governments and societies. In times of crises like this one, institutions and principles that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202059 Views

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Early career researchers awarded CIHR fellowships for patient-oriented research – UM Today

April 22, 2020 — The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently awarded fellowships to two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences researchers as part of a newly launched Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) – Transition to Leadership program. Both researchers are located in Max Rady College of Medicine departments and are advised by Dr. Annette […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202020 Views

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New U of G Environmental Institute Funding Eight Research Projects

April 21, 2020 With Earth Day approaching, the University of Guelph’s new Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) is announcing its first round of funding towards eight diverse research projects, all aimed at solving global environmental problems. GIER is providing $111,000 through its Small Grants Program towards research projects ranging from green approaches to removing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202029 Views

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CIHR supports UM researchers in quest to curtail rheumatoid arthritis in Indigenous populations – UM Today

March 18, 2020 — A Rady Faculty of Health Sciences research team was awarded $1.6 million dollars from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for a multipronged project focused on rheumatoid arthritis in First Nations people that will include a clinical trial to see whether the combination of turmeric, omega-3 and vitamin D can […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202037 Views

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COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding for studies in Indigenous populations – UM Today

March 6, 2020 — Two University of Manitoba researchers have received nearly $1 million in COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for research projects that focus on public health responses in Indigenous populations. This morning, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Canada’s Minister of Health, and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 202056 Views

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UM research project to improve kidney health in remote communities wins funding from TD Bank – UM Today

December 3, 2019 — University of Manitoba researchers have received $1 million in funding to deliver innovative health care solutions to some of Manitoba’s Indigenous communities. UM is one of the 10 recipients selected from 378 applicants to the 2019 TD Ready Challenge presented by TD Bank Group. The winners were announced today, Dec. 3. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201997 Views

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Two researchers named as Canada’s most powerful women – UM Today

November 20, 2019 — Two UM researchers in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been named as Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2019 by Women’s Executive Network (WXN). Dr. Flordeliz Gigi Osler, an assistant professor in the department of Otolaryngology, and PhD student and Vanier Scholar Taylor Morriseau are receiving the honour. Launched in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201961 Views

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Manitoba Food History Project stretches from Altona to Churchill

10/23/19 When Dr. Janis Thiessen opens a jar of salsa, she’s not just thinking about whether it’s going to be mild or spicy. She’s considering the complex issues of migrant communities, how sharing food, and other aspects of culture, helps individuals to orient themselves. Thiessen is a history professor, joint graduate studies chair, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201966 Views

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