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Tekla Cunningham

EMAC Communications and Outreach Officer

Current MSc student

Department of Earth Sciences, University of Manitoba

BSc, University of Winnipeg (2021) - Bioanthropology



Cunningham’s research focuses on microplastics in freshwater environments, specifically in the Red River, Manitoba, and the development of new techniques to characterize and identify the particles. She is very passionate about science communication and leads outreach activities to get youth interested in science and engaged with nature.


347 Wallace Building 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 

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