Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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Human Rights Expertise

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Researcher of the Week

Dr. Lynn Scruby


Dr. Lynn Scruby is an assistant professor in the faculty of nursing. Her areas of specialization include health promotion in the community, community health assessment and health care policy.

Her current research examines how inner-city communities build capacity for population health promotion, collaborate for common policy goals and promote health equity and social justice.

Scruby’s research program is in the area of community health, in both urban and rural contexts.

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