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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, 201711 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, 201713 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, 201734 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, 201726 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, 201735 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, 201736 Views

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Indigenous Manitobans Worried Culture, Traditions Disappearing – Probe Research

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 More than half of First Nations and Métis people surveyed fear their way of life may gradually disappear, an increase from past Probe Research surveys. View full release NT5

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201736 Views

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From the lab to the reserve – UM Today

June 6, 2017 — Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips this month from those who have walked that path before them. “Community engaged scholarship has transformed my research career and me as a person,” toxicologist Dr. Lalita […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201737 Views

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CIHR grants fund Indigenous health research – U of Winnipeg

University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Jaime Cidro, (Associate Professor, Anthropology) has recently received two Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grants totaling over $835,000 combined.  Her project grant, worth $688,500, is the largest CIHR grant ever received by UWinnipeg. The new project is a collaborative partnership between Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag (Manitoba Indigenous Doula Initiative), Nanaandawewigamig (First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201763 Views

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Few Indigenous Manitobans Satisfied with Child Welfare – Probe Research

Friday, April 28, 2017 Only one-in-ten First Nations and Métis people surveyed agree the Manitoba government is doing a good job managing the child welfare system. View full release NT5

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201752 Views

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