Research

Superb presentation leads to coveted award for UWinnipeg bat researcher

UWinnipeg master’s student, Nicole Dorville, received a coveted student award for her presentation at the 2018 North American Society for Bat Research symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

A tale of two centres at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg is pleased to announce the official opening of the Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) and the re-opening of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC).

UWinnipeg team to use VR in testing episodic and spatial memory

Innovative research using virtual reality gaming to test episodic and spatial memory is about to take place at UWinnipeg.

UWinnipeg assistant professor releases new book on Robert Louis Stevenson

Carla Manfredi explores the “Scramble for the Pacific” through the eyes of a famous Scottish writer in her new book, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Pacific Impressions: Travel and Photography, 1888 – 1894 (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). An assistant professor in The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English, Manfredi said the book emerged from “my doctoral research, which focused …Read more >

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie use biostatistics to improve the world of medicine

Sisters Erica and Zoe Moodie are changing the world with biostatistics. The University of Winnipeg graduates — each with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics — said their passion for biostatistics stems from a love of math and medicine. Both sisters credit UWinnipeg’s undergraduate years for allowing them to transition to grad …Read more >

UWinnipeg student wins at ACUNS

Julia Antonyshyn presented at the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies conference and earned second place for best undergraduate oral presentation.

Seeking proton decay

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Blair Jamieson and his Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. John Walker are working together to seek proton decay.

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,

Fixing the justice system

Social worker Jennifer Meixner was working with the Contemporary Criminal Justice System for 10 years, when she realized the system was broken. This realization is the purpose of her research for her Masters on Indigenous Governance.

Grant to fund research into new ALS treatment

Proceeds from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon are helping UWinnipeg researcher Dr. Renée Douville make a breakthrough in ALS treatment.