Research

Winners of the 2017 Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest

The Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest annually displays some of the excellent quality research by undergraduate students at the University of Winnipeg. Check out the research and the winners.

Harmful algal blooms investigated in water bodies across Canada

WINNIPEG, MB – A new scientific article published today, co-authored by a University of Winnipeg researcher, contains news relevant to the health of Canada’s freshwaters. Manitobans love their lakes and are keenly aware of the impact of algal blooms. The new study investigates why and how the blooms exist. Lead author, Dr. Diane Orihel, is …Read more >

UWinnipeg Receives NSERC Grants to further research

The University of Winnipeg received research and scholarship funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable over $500,000 in diverse research projects.

Book explores our snacking history

Chips, cheezies or chocolate? We all have our favourite go-to snack foods. On October 10 at 7:00 pm, a new book will be launched at McNally Robinson that explores the unique history of Canadian snack foods. Dr. Janis Thiessen is an associate professor of History and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at the …Read more >

Can animals tell time?

UWinnipeg professor Dr. Doug Williams and two of his former undergraduate students Travis Todd and Chrissy Chubala, have published an award winning article entitled Intertrial unconditioned stimuli differentially impact trace conditioning, that shows that animals have a keen appreciation for the passage of time.

UWinnipeg physics team contributes to international discovery

UWinnipeg’s neutrino physics team, spearheaded by Dr. Blair Jamieson, is collaborating on the Tokai to Kamioka (T2K)* project which has recently made an interesting discovery that might help us understand the universe.

UWinnipeg receives CFI funding for two research centres

The University of Winnipeg will be opening two new research centres thanks to generous funding provided through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund, Research Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, and in-kind funding for a total of over $300,000.

Crowdfunding to help endangered butterfly preserve 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 >

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 Prof tackles fake news

                                   Dr. Jason Hannan represents Canada at Global Media Forum in Germany What happens if we stop valuing the truth?  What are the consequences? That is a topic that UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jason Hannan (Rhetoric, Writing and Communications) tackled as one of three speakers representing Canada at the recent Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany. …Read more >