Research

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.”

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 >