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Churchill Marine Observatory Receives New Federal Funding


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.
6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Putting New Tools in the Hands of Leading Canadian Scientists


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.
13-Oct-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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.
15-Aug-2017 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Large Canadian Arctic Climate Change Study Cancelled Due to Climate Change


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.
13-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

David Foster – Producer, Composer, Humanitarian – Announced as 2017 IDEA Recipient


Mr. David Foster will be formally recognized by Manitoba’s business community, academics, and students in Winnipeg on June 13 at the 2017 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award Gala.
10-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Weston Brain Institute Funds Clinical Trials of New Alzheimer’s Treatment


Electrocranial stimulation offers hope for Alzheimer's patients
13-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Abusive Behavior in the Operating Room?

A new study has found that healthcare workers in operating rooms are at a risk of witnessing physical and psychological abuse.
2-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Fantastic Four U of M Vanier Scholars

New Vanier scholars are receiving major grants to study subjects as varied as Indigenous languages, HIV infection, Lou Gehrig’s disease and geothermal energy
12-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Entomologist Gives Tips on Staying Safe During Tick Season

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.
5-Apr-2017 4:10 PM EDT

CBC: Insecticide ‘Probably Carcinogenic’ to Humans, Says World Health Organization Agency

23-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Canadian TV Shows "Talk First, Shoot Later"

A Canadian expert on conflict resolution says one CBS drama series gets it right by having its characters "talk first and shoot later."
30-Nov-2009 12:20 PM EST

Canola Cantor Does Passover Rap

Dr. Michael Eskin, a world-renowned nutrition researcher and canola expert has a unique hobby. He's now also a rap singer. Passionate about his religion, Eskin has recorded a music CD about biblical stories for children, tying in nicely with his...
31-Mar-2009 2:30 PM EDT

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