Research

Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208. “The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to receive these outstanding research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which recognizes our …Read more >

Indigenous research receives $2.5 Million at UWinnipeg

In 1993, the remains of a Cree woman, who lived 350 years ago, were discovered at South Indian Lake in Manitoba. This archaeological discovery and the story of her community is the basis of a story sequence that will be told through the Six Seasons of the Asiniskow Ithiniwak (Rocky Cree) project.

KINect: Linking Research and Practice – open to all Nov 3

Everyone is invited to find out about the latest research faculty and students have been working on in the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health. The event takes place Friday, November 3, 2017 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm in the Duckworth Centre (room 3D01). Here is a sample of the research that will be …Read more >

UWinnipeg instructor earns fellowship to study paleoart in England

UWinnipeg alumna and instructor Dr. Sarah Bezan is heading across the pond in January to begin a two-year fellowship at the University of Sheffield’s Animal Studies Research Centre in England thanks to a prestigious award. Bezan was recently selected as a Newton International Fellow, which is given annually to 40 early stage post-doctoral researchers from …Read more >

Research to chew on

  It might look like an ordinary food truck as it drives into town, but it will actually be a rolling research station sizzling with surprises inside. Dr. Janis Thiessen is cooking up a plan to hit the road and ask Manitobans to share their food memories, histories, family recipes and even hop aboard to …Read more >

Does the municipal electoral system need reforms?

New paper looks at the potential for electoral reform and its consequences City of Winnipeg voters will head to the polls next October, as will people in many other municipalities across the country. It is timely to look at the way we vote. Is it in need of reform? A new paper by University of …Read more >

UWinnipeg gains a prestigious CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

UWinnipeg’s human rights researcher Dr. Kristi Kenyon is one of only 15 career researchers to be selected by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) as a 2017 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar.

Ultra-cold neutron research heats up at UWinnipeg with $15.7 million

UWinnipeg’s physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin is trying to solve the mystery of the universe with a team of international partners thanks to mulit-million dollar funding.

UWinnipeg prof partners on new LGBTQI2S school survey

       Egale Canada to undertake second national inquiry of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Canadian schools Egale Canada today announced that, following a successful and revealing first national school climate survey, it will be partnering once again with Dr. Catherine Taylor and Dr. Tracey Peter to do a second national inquiry on the state of …Read more >

UWinnipeg bat team gets US$305,000 to help defeat WNS

UWinnipeg bat team gets $305,000 boost to help defeat the spread of White-nose syndrome (WNS) in North America.