Research Manitoba’s New Investigator Operating Grant Competition — which funds the supplies and equipment needed for new investigators in Manitoba to establish independent research programs…
Monkeypox, first identified in non-human primates in 1958, has become a global outbreak with over 50,000 cases worldwide. On Aug. 19, Manitoba Deputy Chief Provincial…
A University of Manitoba research project seeking to provide data on how COVID-19 and related conditions have affected children has received over $433,000 in funding…
Chris Pascoe, an assistant professor in the Max Rady college of medicine, has been awarded funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) to support his research into investigating the causal link between smoking mothers and poor infant lung health.
Cultural traditions and language shape the ways people learn and view the world. For too long, Indigenous perspectives and traditional knowledge have been excluded from scientific discussions. Professors at the University of Manitoba have organized the upcoming Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference to explore the legacy of Indigenous contributions to science.
The week of March 21 to March 25 was Health Equity Week in Manitoba. The purpose of the week was to acknowledge and work to improve the equitability of health-care services among diverse communities in Manitoba. The week’s events were supported by Shared Health, CancerCare Manitoba, the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Healthcare Excellence Canada, Indigenous Health and all five Manitoban regional health authorities.
As cities expand and are home to more people, scientists are exploring how these landscapes can influence the wildlife that coexist among us. University of Manitoba researchers Colin Garroway and Aleeza Gerstein have contributed to the largest ever field study of parallel evolution. The expansive new study, recently published in the journal Science, looked at whether cities can shape species evolution.
On April 7, 12 finalists in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition will face off to determine the who will advance to the first in-person western regional competition since 2019. For graduate students in a thesis-based program, the 3MT competition may be an opportunity to showcase original research for the first time and help students gain confidence as researchers.
Imagine a future where the food we eat has the power to prevent and treat diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s and cancer. Rotimi Aluko, a professor in the University of Manitoba’s department of food and human nutritional sciences, is working to make this future a reality.
Chemical communication is everywhere in nature, giving all manner of organisms cues about their surrounding environment. Olwyn Friesen, a University of Manitoba postdoctoral fellow, is the lead author of a recent paper published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology that explores the role of chemical communication in wildlife groups.