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Manitoba Schools Science Symposium (MSSS) 2017

The WHRFC gave awards for three of the four levels at the MSSS 2017.  The judging was held on Saturday April 22, 2017, and the awards were given on Sunday, April 23, 2017.

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Are Biomedical Researchers Forgetting Females ?

“Last Year NIH implemented a policy to push scientists to consider how sex affects biological systems,  Critics worry it goes too far.” “Every cell in our bodies has a sex – male or female.  This distinction leads to biological differences between men and women. But many biomedical researchers run experiments predominantly in male animals, eliminating the opportunity to uncover sex differences.”

C&EN March 20, 2017, page 30

Full Article: http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/i12/biomedical-researchers-forgetting-females.html

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Dance For Your Health 2017 was a great success thanks to our Supporters !

Major Donors

T.J. Rice Family Foundation

The Winnipeg Foundation, George and Tannis Richardson Fund

Donors

Coughlin Insurance Brokers

Decadence Chocolates

Harris Holdings Ltd.

Red River Coop

Winnipeg’s Creative Studio

Yarrow Sash & Door

Prize Donations

Arthur J. Gallagher Canada Ltd

Manitoba Blue Cross

Butterfield Landscaping

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Evans Family Law Corporation

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Lindsey Steek & Co

MB Liquor & Lotteries

McNally Robinson Booksellers

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Scott Wolfe Management/Manulife Securities

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The Heights Salon

The Paper Gallery

Chrissy Troy and 103.1 Virgin Radio

The Bollywood Sisters and Asra

All Volunteers and Attendees and all others who so graciously made donations

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Congratulations to WHRFC’s 2016 Scholarship Winners !

Research Title: The Maternal Responses to Having a Child Taken into Care
Supervisor: Dr. Leslie Roos

2016-2017 Part-time Graduate Student Award: Anisa Isse, MSc in Nursing
Research Title: How the Health of Newcomer Somali Women is Impacted by Canada’s Refugee Categories
Supervisor: Dr. Lynn Scruby

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