Research

UWinnipeg team to use VR in testing episodic and spatial memory

Innovative research using virtual reality gaming to test episodic and spatial memory is about to take place at UWinnipeg.

UWinnipeg assistant professor releases new book on Robert Louis Stevenson

Carla Manfredi explores the “Scramble for the Pacific” through the eyes of a famous Scottish writer in her new book, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Pacific Impressions: Travel and Photography, 1888 – 1894 (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). An assistant professor in The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English, Manfredi said the book emerged from “my doctoral research, which focused …Read more >

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie use biostatistics to improve the world of medicine

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie are changing the world with biostatistics. The University of Winnipeg graduates — each with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics — said their passion for biostatistics stems from a love of math and medicine. Both sisters credit UWinnipeg’s undergraduate years for allowing them to transition to grad …Read more >

UWinnipeg student wins at ACUNS

Julia Antonyshyn presented at the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies conference and earned second place for best undergraduate oral presentation.

Seeking proton decay

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Blair Jamieson and his Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. John Walker are working together to seek proton decay.

Community-based participatory research book launch

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon launches her edited book,  Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner,

Fixing the justice system

Social worker Jennifer Meixner was working with the Contemporary Criminal Justice System for 10 years, when she realized the system was broken. This realization is the purpose of her research for her Masters on Indigenous Governance.

Grant to fund research into new ALS treatment

Proceeds from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon are helping UWinnipeg researcher Dr. Renée Douville make a breakthrough in ALS treatment.

New Climate Atlas Explains How Climate Change Threatens Canada’s Forests

Today the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg launched a new section of their groundbreaking Climate Atlas of Canada that explains the effects of climate change on Canada’s forests: climateatlas.ca/topic/forests/. The recent release of the IPCC Special Report Global Warming of 1.5 °C underscores the fact that climate change threatens our irreplaceable forest …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives $750,000 in NSERC Grants for research

The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable several research projects.