Faculty of Science

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.

Defeating cancer through research

UWinnipeg’s Shailly Varma Shrivastav (biology) has received funding $30,000 from the Manitoba Medical Research Service foundation for her research in cancer.

UWinnipeg granted $62,000 for medical research

UWinnipeg was granted a total of $62,000 from the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation for two research projects. They will be recognized with their fellow award recipients at a reception at Manitoba Blue Cross today.

UWinnipeg’s annual 3MT competition has a winner!

UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies hosted the Fourth Annual Three-Minute Competition (3M) with eight courageous participants. Each graduate student had only three-minutes to explain their complex thesis ideas with one static slide using simple language.

Winnipeg research helps Calgary and Edmonton with climate change

Cities that invest in climate resilience can save residents money while preparing for climate risks, says new research commissioned by Calgary and Edmonton. The research series Building a Climate-Resilient City by the Winnipeg-based Prairie Climate Centre outlines steps that cities can take to engage in climate risk management in a range of areas, including transportation, …Read more >

Class Genetics

Jonathan Kornelsen, is finishing up his education practicum teaching biology at West Kildonan High School. With the help of professors and staff members at UWinnipeg, he is making the study of genetics more interesting for his students using fruit flies he obtained with the help of UWinnipeg physiological technologist Desiree Nickel.