Research

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.

New Climate Atlas Explains How Climate Change Threatens Canada’s Forests

Today the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg launched a new section of their groundbreaking Climate Atlas of Canada that explains the effects of climate change on Canada’s forests: climateatlas.ca/topic/forests/. The recent release of the IPCC Special Report Global Warming of 1.5 °C underscores the fact that climate change threatens our irreplaceable forest …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives $750,000 in NSERC Grants for research

The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable several research projects.

UWinnipeg researchers contribute to children’s physical literacy

Dr. Melanie Gregg and Dr. Nathan Hall, contributed to Canada’s first “State of the Nation” Report on Children’s Physical Literacy.

Research finds that rules of civility apply, even to Trump

New research by a UWinnipeg psychology professor suggests that incivility harms politicians’ reputations — even during adversarial debate in partisan political environments, and even with the politicians’ most diehard supporters. In a joint study by Dr. Jeremy Frimer, associate professor in psychology at The University of Winnipeg, and Dr. Linda J. Skitka of the University …Read more >

A biologist and a mathematician unite for cancer research

UWinnipeg biologist Dr. Shailly Varma Shrivastav and UManitoba mathematician Dr. Stéphanie Portet with their team have been working together on novel regulatory aspects of proteins involved in cancer.

Active research programs attract postdoctoral fellows to campus

A number of postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) are currently working on research at The University of Winnipeg — in a variety of disciplines, ranging from chemistry and math to political science, biology, and geography. PDFs are individuals who have completed a doctoral degree — a PhD — and are training further in a particular field. They …Read more >

UWinnipeg research aims to identify resistance to breast cancer treatment

Graduate student Dean Reddick is researching a way to identify resistance to a breast cancer drug before treatment begins — a study that could save patients valuable time.