Research

UWinnipeg cleans up at chemistry conference

UWinnipeg sent a contingent of chemists, which included undergraduate and graduate students, to the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Toronto, ON earlier this month and they took home some top prizes.

Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

  WINNIPEG, MB –As we mark National Aboriginal Day, The University of Winnipeg celebrates eight outstanding Indigenous students who are spending their summer researching projects ranging from clean water on First Nations to using art and digital media to create new dialogues in Canada. From June 12 – August 18, 2017, the new Indigenous Summer …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 international student earns American pharmacognosy award

Dynamic and diverse, Mohamed Abo Aoun is an international student at UWinnipeg in the Faculty of Science via Saudi Arabia and the recipient of the 2017 American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) Research Award.

CIHR grants fund Indigenous health research

The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Jaime Cidro, (Associate Professor, Anthropology) has recently received two Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grants totaling over $835,000 combined.  Her project grant, worth $688,500, is the largest CIHR grant ever received by UWinnipeg. The new project is a collaborative partnership between Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag (Manitoba Indigenous Doula Initiative), Nanaandawewigamig (First …Read more >

UWinnipeg bat lab gets financial boost to help save bats

The University of Winnipeg Bat Lab was awarded $148,406.80, over three years, from the Species at Risk Fund of Ontario to support innovative bat conservation research to help combat white-nose syndrome (WNS).

National conference highlights refugee research; child soldier keynote

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education is hosting a national conference from July 12 to 15, 2017 where results from a three-year study led by UWinnipeg on refugee youth will be the main theme. The conference will also feature keynote speaker, Ishmael Beah, former child soldier from Sierra Leone and best-selling author. …Read more >

Meet the 2017 Chancellor’s Research Chair

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Delia Gavrus (assistant professor, history), as the 2017 Chancellor’s Research Chair. She will be working on a biography of Dr. Wilder Penfield, a renowned Canadian neurosurgeon and Renaissance man.

Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

WINNIPEG, MB –  When a woman from Cross Lake First Nation is going to have a baby, she boards a bus often alone, and makes a journey to Winnipeg or Thompson. She leaves behind her family supports and may be away from her community, living in a boarding home in unfamiliar surroundings, for up to …Read more >

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.