Research

Community-based participatory research book launch

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon launches her edited book,  Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner,

UWinnipeg receives $750,000 in NSERC Grants for research

The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable several research projects.

UWinnipeg researchers contribute to children’s physical literacy

Dr. Melanie Gregg and Dr. Nathan Hall, contributed to Canada’s first “State of the Nation” Report on Children’s Physical Literacy.

Research finds that rules of civility apply, even to Trump

New research by a UWinnipeg psychology professor suggests that incivility harms politicians’ reputations — even during adversarial debate in partisan political environments, and even with the politicians’ most diehard supporters. In a joint study by Dr. Jeremy Frimer, associate professor in psychology at The University of Winnipeg, and Dr. Linda J. Skitka of the University …Read more >

A biologist and a mathematician unite for cancer research

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Shailly Varma Shrivastav and UManitoba mathematician Dr. Stéphanie Portet with their team have been working together on novel regulatory aspects of proteins involved in cancer.

Active research programs attract postdoctoral fellows to campus

A number of postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) are currently working on research at The University of Winnipeg — in a variety of disciplines, ranging from chemistry and math to political science, biology, and geography. PDFs are individuals who have completed a doctoral degree — a PhD — and are training further in a particular field. They …Read more >

UWinnipeg research aims to identify resistance to breast cancer treatment

Graduate student Dean Reddick is researching a way to identify resistance to a breast cancer drug before treatment begins — a study that could save patients valuable time.

Meet prestigious graduate scholar Nicholas Palaschuk

Nicolas Palashchuk has been awarded the prestigious and lucrative Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Scholarship valued at $105,000 over three years.

UWinnipeg research scholar tackles TRC calls to action

Recent information from Statistics Canada shows that Indigenous youth made up 46 per cent of admissions to correctional services in 2016-17, even though they comprise only eight per cent of the country’s youth population. When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report was tabled in 2015, one in five of its recommendations addressed needs …Read more >

Generous donation supports UWinnipeg computer revolution

UWinnipeg has officially opened the Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim GPU Educational Lab, a new cutting-edge research space for applied parallel computing.