Faculty of Science

Crowdfunding to help endangered butterfly persevere in Manitoba

Collaboration and urgency needed now more than ever to save the poweshiek skipperling  WINNIPEG, MB – Wednesday,  July 19, 2017  —  The Nature Conservancy of Canada, The University of Winnipeg and research teams from across the continent are excited and relieved to confirm the presence of the endangered poweshiek skipperling butterfly in the Tall Grass …Read more >

UWinnipeg students share research at animal behaviour conference

Equipped with detailed posters about deer and elk, and a passion for animal behaviour, three UWinnipeg students traveled to Ontario last month to take part in the annual conference of the Animal Behavior Society.

City teams up with UWinnipeg for Dutch elm disease research

The City of Winnipeg’s Urban Forestry Branch is collaborating with The University of Winnipeg on a research project to identify and prioritize the early removal of brood trees and help with the ongoing battle against Dutch elm disease.

UWinnipeg cleans up at chemistry conference

UWinnipeg sent a contingent of chemists, which included undergraduate and graduate students, to the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Toronto, ON earlier this month and they took home some top prizes.

Spotlight on Biology

The study of biology encompasses any manifestation of life, from the DNA molecule to the interactions of organisms within the various ecosystems of the earth. This broad discipline includes the subject areas of botany, zoology, microbiology, ecology, genetics, and molecular biology. Studies lead to a Bachelor of Science (3-Year, 4-Year, or Honours) with a major …Read more >

Let’s Talk Science Camp volunteers needed

Hundreds of kids from inner-city schools are set to converge on The University of Winnipeg next month to participate in fun, hands-on science activities. The annual summer day-camp is organized in collaboration with UWinnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science Outreach Program and the Boys and Girls Club of Canada’s Community School Investigators (CSI) Summer Learning Program. Roughly …Read more >

UWinnipeg student seeks ‘clean room’ in France

University of Winnipeg student Kelsey Duncan heads to Grenoble to attend a summer program at the prestigious Grenoble Institute of Technology/Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble.

UWinnipeg professor wins math education prize

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Anna Stokke (mathematics and statistics) has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Education Prize for her education advocacy in mathematics.

All Welcome! Science Rendezvous this Saturday

Faculty members and students at The University of Winnipeg are helping promote science awareness and literacy during this year’s Science Rendezvous event on Saturday, May 13.

Examining tree-rings in China

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jacques Tardif will be spending 60 days in China in Guangzhou city to research extreme climatic events in temperate mixed forests in Central China with UWinnipeg graduate student Johanna Robson. They leave for China in May.