Research

UWinnipeg and U of M collaborate on commercialization process

Inventors at The University of Winnipeg will now have access to the expertise and services of the University of Manitoba’s Technology Transfer Office, under a recently signed service agreement. “This collaboration to utilize existing services makes sense for all parties,” said Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor at the University of …Read more >

UWinnipeg student scatters neutrons in France

Megan Rutherford, is a third-year physical chemistry student who spent ten weeks in France studying at two prestigious French institutions, the Université Grenoble Alpes, and the Institut Laue Langevin (ILL).

Michael Weinrath — Book Launch March 9

McNally Robinson Booksellers at 1120 Grant Avenue Thursday, March 09, 2017 at 7:00 pm – in the Atrium Dr. Weinrath will launch Behind the Walls: Inmates and Correctional Officers on the State of Canadian Prisons (UBC Press). Despite falling crime rates, more rights for inmates, and better training for correctional officers, Canada’s prison population is …Read more >

Welcoming Evidence Network to campus with new editor Sampert

WINNIPEG, MB – Effective April 1, 2017, Shannon Sampert will be taking over as director and editor-in-chief for Evidence Network, which will be housed at The University of Winnipeg. Dr. Sampert is an associate professor, Political Science at UWinnipeg who most recently joined the Winnipeg Free Press as perspectives and politics editor on a two-and-a-half …Read more >

Bears and conservation research published in PLOS ONE

UWinnipeg’s wildlife biologist Dr. Agnès Pelletier just published her research on American black bears in the prestigious scientific journal PLOS ONE.

UWinnipeg chemistry student presents in Turkey

Chemistry is a fascinating subject with a rich and ancient history. At UWinnipeg, chemistry is an exciting proposition. Faculty are keen to help students discover the mystery one student at a time, allowing them to take their research to international conferences like the one in Izmir, Turkey.

Exploring soil to revive the Prairie ecosystems

UWinnipeg graduate student, Victory Coffey, is working with Dr. Rafael Otfinowski (biology) on evaluating the natural restoration on an area of rough fescue prairie by exploring soil using microorganisms like nematodes.

Brewing up corny near-beer

  WINNIPEG, MB – A group of enterprising science professors and students have a vat of unusual mash fermenting in their University of Winnipeg lab: gluten-free near-beer made entirely with Manitoba-grown corn, plus a pinch of hops. “The project started when I read about a Japanese firm buying pea protein from a Manitoban company to …Read more >

Restoring the prairies one grass at a time

UWinnipeg student Hilary Pinchbeck’s research with Dr. Rafael Otfinowski in restoring the prairies one grass at a time earned her the top prize in Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award at the Parks and Protected Areas Conference.

UWinnipeg report finds housing supports integral to Syrian refugee settlement

An interdisciplinary UWinnipeg team of researchers have released a new report entitled “What Does it Take to House a Syrian Refugee? Supporting Refugee Housing and Resettlement Beyond the Syrian Refugee Crisis.”