Brian Hauri


Grain of truth

Meet Maryam Shamloo, a third-year PhD student at the University of Manitoba (U of M) and winner of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Scholarship for Food Advancement through Science Training.


Resiliency and education

Stephanie Yamniuk’s excitement about education and interest in the well being of others is evident when discussing her PhD research, her goals, and some of the challenges facing refugee education at home here in Manitoba and throughout Canada.



Hobbits among men

This month marks the beginning of a five-year project in the Soa Basin of central Flores, Indonesia, to locate more specimens of the species Homo…


Multiple choice exams:

The majority of teachers and students — myself included before researching this article — are under the impression that they should stick with their first…


Practice makes perfect

In the 1960s, research by Endel Tulving demonstrated that, as with studying, being tested on material is not a neutral process but rather a beneficial…



Penny for your thoughts

With the results of a study published in the March 11 issue of Current Biology, scientists from University College London (UCL) have brought us closer…


Small talk

Small talk is a beast with many forms. There’s small talk with friends which would likely progress into more if you weren’t in a rush…