Research

Unraveling northern ecosystems in Churchill

Dr. Nora Casson (geography) has been awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Research Chair. She will investigate northern ecosystems to help find solutions to protect the environment.

Manitoba’s future in High Performance Computing – June 21

 A Networking Conference for Industry, Academic and Government participants- June 21 WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba is at a crossroads. High Performance Computing is fast, and it is becoming more and more accessible to the average user. It allows one to solve problems and do research and engineering design, as well as simulation and analysis much …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC grant money for research

UWinnipeg has received a total$876,253 for six UWinnipeg researchers thanks to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Destination Steinbach: food history truck ready to roll

People can register now to share food stories, recipes Dr. Janis Thiessen is hitting the road to ask Manitobans in the Steinbach area to share their food histories and family recipes and she’s inviting people to register now to participate. Thiessen, Associate Professor (History) and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at The University of …Read more >

Chris Wiebe’s Canada Research Chair renewed

Wiebe’s research explores quantum materials and how they could be used to develop electronics that are more affordable, power-efficient, and portable than ones currently available.

UWinnipeg grad student partners with city to map mosquito dispersal patterns

Winnipeg’s longstanding fight against mosquitoes has found a new ally in Martine Balcaen, a student in the Master of Science in Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy program.

New online tool maps climate change across Canada

Visual data from UWinnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre combines climate science, mapping and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate change closer to home for Canadians.

Dr. Shauna MacKinnon book release April 1

There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. But what does this actually mean? What is community-based participatory research (CBPR) and what does engagement look like? Find out more about Practising Community-Based Participatory Research here.

Rhetoric prof shares research on classic sci-fi and new media

Hello, Dave…or rather, Dr. Matthew Flisfeder. The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications professor is the keynote speaker at an upcoming event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey, at the Gershman Y in Philadelphia on March 24. Flisfeder’s talk, titled “‘It can only be attributable to human error’: Reading the Hysterical …Read more >

Investing in universities produces great dividends

In today’s Winnipeg Free Press, (March 19, 2018), Dr. Manish Pandey calculates the economic effect UWinnipeg has on the provincial economy. Dr. Pandey is a Professor (Economics) and Acing Vice-President, Research and Innovation, at UWinnipeg. Read the article here.