Research

Research to chew on

  It might look like an ordinary food truck as it drives into town, but it will actually be a rolling research station sizzling with surprises inside. Dr. Janis Thiessen is cooking up a plan to hit the road and ask Manitobans to share their food memories, histories, family recipes and even hop aboard to …Read more >

Does the municipal electoral system need reforms?

New paper looks at the potential for electoral reform and its consequences City of Winnipeg voters will head to the polls next October, as will people in many other municipalities across the country. It is timely to look at the way we vote. Is it in need of reform? A new paper by University of …Read more >

UWinnipeg gains a prestigious CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

UWinnipeg’s human rights researcher Dr. Kristi Kenyon is one of only 15 career researchers to be selected by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) as a 2017 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar.

Ultra-cold neutron research heats up at UWinnipeg with $15.7 million

UWinnipeg’s physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin is trying to solve the mystery of the universe with a team of international partners thanks to mulit-million dollar funding.

UWinnipeg prof partners on new LGBTQI2S school survey

       Egale Canada to undertake second national inquiry of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Canadian schools Egale Canada today announced that, following a successful and revealing first national school climate survey, it will be partnering once again with Dr. Catherine Taylor and Dr. Tracey Peter to do a second national inquiry on the state of …Read more >

UWinnipeg bat team gets US$305,000 to help defeat WNS

UWinnipeg bat team gets $305,000 boost to help defeat the spread of White-nose syndrome (WNS) in North America.

Snack foods book launch Oct 10

Chips, cheezies or chocolate? We all have our favourite go-to snack foods. On October 10 at 7:00 pm, a new book will be launched at McNally Robinson that explores the unique history of Canadian snack foods. Dr. Janis Thiessen is an associate professor of History and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at the …Read more >

Dr. Nathan Hall is the 2017 James M. Flaherty Scholar

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Nathan Hall heads to the emerald isle of Ireland as a James M. Flaherty Scholar this January. He will be working with Dr. Fiona Chambers at University College Cork.

UWinnipeg Alumna wins the Smalley-Curl Fellowship at Rice University

UWinnipeg graduate and Alannah Hallas (BSc [Hons], 11) is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Smalley-Curl fellowship at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Research on War and Warfare at the End of Antiquity

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Conor Whately presents his research on ‘War and Warfare at the End of Antiquity’ this his Friday, September 29 at 3:30 pm in room 3D01, Duckworth. This lecture is free and open to all.