Research

Shedding Light on Bioenergy Development

The University of Winnipeg’s Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research has partnered with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and the University of Alberta on a new biomass energy innovation project.

New research chair enhances theological study at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg congratulates Dr. Arthur Walker-Jones on his appointment this week to the newly created position of The United Church of Canada Research Chair in Contemporary Theology.

New way of looking at disease

Dr. Renée Douville’s research on the relationship between our brains and ERVs could impact the way we treat diseases like ALS and schizophrenia.

Physics student presents particle research to world-leading scientists

A UWinnipeg physics student is working on an experiment that aims to smash the standard model of particle physics.

Developing expertise to help refugee youth thrive

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jan Stewart is leading a Canadian study, now in its third year, aimed at helping refugee youth navigate school.

Further collaboration with Norway on energy

Trondheim, Norway:  A UWinnipeg team is in Norway to strengthen energy research and sustainability initiatives. This is part of a three year project with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), funded by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education. An exciting aspect of this program is the development of comparative course focused …Read more >

Why do pregnant women get sick?

UWinnipeg evolutionary biologist publishes major new research paper WINNIPEG, MB – Getting sick while pregnant is a sign that the embryo is healthy and mother is iodine sufficient, according to University of Winnipeg Professor Dr. Scott Forbes (Biology), whose research paper was just published in Evolution and Human Behavior. Globally iodine deficiency during pregnancy is …Read more >

Visualizing climate change

When Ryan Smith creates detailed climate maps on his computer at UWinnipeg, he’s not aware that city planners in Calgary are gathered in a boardroom, studying his online charts with zeal. But they are. And so are federal and provincial emergency officials, physical plant managers, insurance analysts, architects, and engineers, among others.

New Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory

UWinnipeg welcomes the appointment of Dr. Angela Failler a new Research Chair (CRC) in Culture and Public Memory. UWinnipeg now has five prestigious CRCs on campus that strengthen UWinnipeg’s position as a world leader in research and development.

UWinnipeg and FortWhyte collaborate on research, education

Students and researchers have a new habitat to study in, thanks to a beneficial partnership established between UWinnipeg and FortWhyte Alive.