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Article ID: 699036

U of M Researchers Decode the Spanish Flu, Advance in Microbial ‘Arms Race’

University of Manitoba

The 1918 “Spanish Flu” was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, killing 50-100 million people.

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21-Aug-2018 12:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696487

New Book Explores How Expressive Arts Have the Power to Effect Social Change

University of Manitoba

Expressive Arts for Social Work and Social Change explores the values and benefits of expressive arts (i.e. visual arts, movement and dance, expressive forms of writing and narrative, music, and performance) and the role they can play in social work practice and inquiry.

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21-Jun-2018 3:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692339

Leading with a Love of Reading

University of Manitoba

You don’t have to spend much time with Rhonda Flett before you realize her guiding philosophy could be summed up in the words: Happiness is found in the pages of books.

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5-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 689285

Underwater Seminar To Be Held Under the Water

University of Manitoba

Professor Gordon Giesbrecht is well known for his unique approach to cold water research. So well known, in fact, that he is less referred-to by his real name than his nickname, Professor Popsicle.

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9-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 688948

A Black Pop Cultural Hero Leaps Onto the Big Screen

University of Manitoba

“Bigotry and racism are among the deadliest social ills plaguing the world today… if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, then we must fill our hearts with tolerance.”

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5-Feb-2018 12:40 PM EST
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Article ID: 686233

Churchill Marine Observatory Receives New Federal Funding

University of Manitoba

In Churchill today, the federal government, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced a significant investment to assist Canadians with the cost of food and to generate economic growth, particularly in northern Manitoba.

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6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 682542

Putting New Tools in the Hands of Leading Canadian Scientists

University of Manitoba

More than $554 million for new labs and equipment to help Canadian researchers discover, innovate and train the next generation of scientists for the jobs of tomorrow.

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13-Oct-2017 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 679586

Lake Trout Adjust Their Behaviour in the Face of a Changing Climate, New Study

University of Manitoba

Canadian scientists have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behaviour due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food.

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15-Aug-2017 1:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 676319

Large Canadian Arctic Climate Change Study Cancelled Due to Climate Change

University of Manitoba

The Science Team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has cancelled the first leg of the 2017 Expedition due to complications associated with the southward motion of hazardous Arctic sea ice, caused by climate change.

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13-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT
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Entomologist Gives Tips on Staying Safe During Tick Season

University of Manitoba

Now that the snow has finally melted and Manitobans are getting out an about, some are venturing into wooded or grassy areas. And that’s a problem. U of M entomologist Kateryn Rochon cautions that tick season is upon us, and we should be vigilant.

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5-Apr-2017 4:10 PM EDT
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