Research

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.

Indigenous scholars launch Indigenous history website

ShekonNeechie.ca comes to life on National Indigenous Peoples Day    WINNIPEG, MB- ShekonNeechie.ca is a new platform for Indigenous historians to gather as an e-community and share their ideas or works in progress. The website was founded and directed by seven Indigenous historians including Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum (University of Winnipeg) Dr. Robert Innes, …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof’s book receives first prize nationally

Female Suicide Bombings: A Critical Gender Approach, written by The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Tanya Narozhna, Associate Professor, Political Science (in collaboration with Dr. Andy Knight) has been selected as the first prize winner in the 2018 Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Outstanding Scholarship Prize competition. The review committee states “this year’s winning …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof studies forest fires in Manitoba and Ontario

Recent fire activity below levels of the past 2,000 years Source: Ecosphere Summary: New research uses lake-sedimentary charcoal records and tree rings from eight forested landscapes to unlock regional trends in fire activity in boreal forests of Manitoba and Ontario over the past 2,500 years. The boreal forest of North America developed after the last …Read more >

Unraveling northern ecosystems in Churchill

Dr. Nora Casson (geography) has been awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Research Chair. She will investigate northern ecosystems to help find solutions to protect the environment.

Manitoba’s future in High Performance Computing – June 21

 A Networking Conference for Industry, Academic and Government participants- June 21 WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba is at a crossroads. High Performance Computing is fast, and it is becoming more and more accessible to the average user. It allows one to solve problems and do research and engineering design, as well as simulation and analysis much …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC grant money for research

UWinnipeg has received a total$876,253 for six UWinnipeg researchers thanks to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.