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Top research stories of 2017 – UM Today

December 20, 2017 — For 140 years, researchers and scholars at the University of Manitoba have impacted global society with their discoveries and insights. With partnerships at 55 research centres, institutes, facilities and groups that believe in collaborative research and scholarship, there are too many research success stories to list. After much discussion, the UM […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201725 Views

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AMM Annual Report – 2017

The AMM’s annual report for the year September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017 is now online. View Annual Report NT5

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201723 Views

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Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants – University of Winnipeg

November 15, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201734 Views

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Indigenous research receives $2.5 Million at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – In 1993, the remains of a twenty-five-year-old Cree woman who lived 350 years ago were discovered by two residents of South Indian Lake in northern Manitoba. The story of this ancestor as told through the archaeological research inspired renowned storyteller William Dumas to reimagine a week in her life at the age of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201732 Views

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UWinnipeg bat team gets US$305,000 to help defeat WNS

White-nose syndrome (WNS) has caused devastating declines of bats across eastern North America and continues to spread — killing bats during winter as they hibernate. UWinnipeg’s Dr. Craig Willis (biology) and his bat team have recently been granted US$205,000 from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to test if improving summer roosting habitat […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201738 Views

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Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience

The investment will provide mentoring and on-the-job training for PhD graduates across the country. October 2, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Traditionally, PhD students receive extensive methodological training and complete a substantive multi-year thesis while working with a supervisor in what is regarded as an apprenticeship-type model. This training is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201744 Views

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Statistics Canada – Fourth 2016 Census of Population release: Income

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017  – Next week, Statistics Canada turns its attention to money matters, as the agency focuses on the income of Canadians. As Canada marks its 150th anniversary, Statistics Canada will continue to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the 2016 Census results. Data on income will be published at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201754 Views

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UWinnipeg receives CFI funding for two research centres

August 15, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will be opening two new research centres thanks to generous funding provided through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund, Research Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, and in-kind funding for a total of over $300,000. Dr. Angela Failler’s new Centre for Research in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201747 Views

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Government of Canada supports increased research and training opportunities in aerospace and advanced manufacturing

August 2, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Encouraging the global competitiveness of Canada’s aerospace industry is a priority for the Government of Canada. Working with local partners, our area will be benefiting from the creation of well-paying middle class jobs and targeted skills development as a result of a $10 million […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201779 Views

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Indigenous Manitobans Skeptical about Reconcilation – Probe Research

June 27, 2017 Indigenous Manitobans are hopeful things will be better for the next generation, but many say racism is on the rise and only 17 per cent say Canadians are making a real effort at reconcilation. Read More NT4

by pmnationtalk on June 30, 201754 Views

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