Research

Celebrating academic excellence – Anthropology

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates Ivan Roksandic (Associate Professor, Anthropology) whose book, Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, has recently been recognized by Choice as a 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Academic Titles award. Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, edited by Ivan Roksandic, includes chapters by Ivan Roksandic, Mirjana Roksandic (Professor, Anthropology), Yadira Chinique des …Read more >

Supporting Métis research and students

The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that brings an additional $600,000 to campus to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg over the next decade.    Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds on a strong …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof appointed to prestigious international advisory board

University of Winnipeg chemistry professor and Canada Research Chair in Quantum Materials Discovery, Dr. Chris Wiebe, has been promoted to the Instrument Advisory Board at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Knoxville, Tennessee. This prestigious and international group of scientists oversees future development of instruments at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) and High Flux Isotope …Read more >

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 >