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Underwater Seminar To Be Held Under the Water

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.
9-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


A Black Pop Cultural Hero Leaps Onto the Big Screen

“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.”
5-Feb-2018 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


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

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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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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

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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