Faculty of Science

UWinnipeg prof shares passion for science outreach

The joy and enthusiasm of attendees and fellow volunteers has inspired UWinnipeg’s Dr. Tabitha Wood to volunteer with Science Rendezvous since the outreach program began in 2008. Anyone with a passion for science outreach is encouraged to participate.

New augmented reality sandbox helps students visualize geography

UWinnipeg’s new AR virtual sandbox uses 3D visualization applications to demonstrate geographic concepts while allowing users to physically shape and contour sand.

UWinnipeg lands $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant

A cutting-edge University of Winnipeg research project could transform the way we produce food, allowing farmers in Canada and beyond to care for large prairie crops as efficiently as a backyard garden, thanks to a $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant.

UWinnipeg researchers collaborate on discovery of 6,000-year-old skeleton

Three University of Winnipeg professors recently published research on the oldest known burial from the Caribbean coast after the discovery of ancestral remains of a nearly 6,000-year-old Nicaraguan Indigenous woman.

Superb presentation leads to coveted award for UWinnipeg bat researcher

UWinnipeg master’s student, Nicole Dorville, received a coveted student award for her presentation at the 2018 North American Society for Bat Research symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

AI research at UWinnipeg creates tools to improve health

UWinnipeg Professor Simon Liao prepares students for an applied computer science career through research projects that use AI to solve practical problems.

Inspiration and opportunity at recent Indigenous Students in Science event

University of Winnipeg Indigenous students had a chance to connect with fellow peers and be inspired by faculty while learning about opportunities to take part in innovative research at a recent Indigenous Students in Science event. Elder Dan Thomas led a smudging ceremony and UWinnipeg alumni Mark Abotossaway shared his inspirational story with students. An Ojibwe from …Read more >

Scientific research symposium for undergrads

Plans for the 13th Annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium are underway, and this year’s event will take place on Wednesday, September 19.  This competition displays some of the excellent quality research by undergraduate students at The University of Winnipeg. It is a valuable opportunity for students to obtain experience in presentations of scientific research …Read more >

Supporting Indigenous success – National Indigenous Peoples Day

New $7,500 award supports science studies for Indigenous Masters students WINNIPEG, MB – When Mark Abotossaway left his reserve community in Ontario to pursue post-secondary studies in Winnipeg, he was unprepared for the culture shock of moving to a place where everything felt different. Although he was a strong student at home, he also found …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof studies forest fires in Manitoba and Ontario

Recent fire activity below levels of the past 2,000 years Source: Ecosphere Summary: New research uses lake-sedimentary charcoal records and tree rings from eight forested landscapes to unlock regional trends in fire activity in boreal forests of Manitoba and Ontario over the past 2,500 years. The boreal forest of North America developed after the last …Read more >