Research

Helping Canadian educators meet the needs of refugee students

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jan Stewart and Dr. Lorna Martin have co-authored a book aimed at helping educators support refugee and newcomer youth.

Tracking attitudes towards mental illness

UWinnipeg prof receives $56,000 grant as part of international study People with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often face social isolation because others are fearful and uninformed about these conditions. An international study hopes to lessen the stigma and give young people more information about mental health disorders using a virtual reality …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s 2017 SSHRC Graduate Scholars

Climate change, sustainability and accessibility are the focus of two Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Graduate Scholars.

UWinnipeg Community Engagement Initiatives Report Launch

UWinnipeg will launch a timely report on its access and engagement initiatives in support of educationally marginalized children and youth, on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

TRIUMF’s (ultra)cool experiment fires up

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Blair Jamieson, Dr. Chris Bidinosti, Dr. Jeff Martin, and Dr. Russ Mammei are part of a milestone experiment. The team produced the first Canadian made ultracold neutrons (UCN). Eureka!

UWinnipeg researchers participate in Indigenous Health Symposium

On Wednesday, November 22 and Thursday, November 23, two UWinnipeg researchers are presenting at the 5th annual Indigenous Health Symposium, Looking Forward, Pushing Back: Research, Resistance, Resurgence, hosted by the University of Manitoba. Keynote Speakers: Wednesday, November 22 at 10:00 am Dr. Mary Jane McCallum & Dr. Scott de Groot White Supremacy and Indigenous Health …Read more >

UWinnipeg students study Transcona Library reuse options

The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) has begun researching possible reuse options for the existing Transcona Library through a new partnership funded by a Transcona Ward allocation. “Winnipeg has many great post-secondary institutions located across the City; however, no such public institutions are presently located in North East Winnipeg,” said Russ Wyatt, …Read more >

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 >