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UWinnipeger creates a toolkit for inclusive cities for UNESCO

Dr. Yvonne Vizina co-authored a report exploring a holistic approach to advancing reconciliation that has recently been released by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

Chemists research plant-based compounds to treat Type 2 diabetes

Traditional medicinal plants used by Indigenous peoples may hold the key for scientists to discover an effective treatment for Type 2 diabetes, and UWinnipeg chemist, professor, and program chair, Dr. Athar Ata is determined to find that remedy.

UWinnipeg movie makers head to VIFF

UWinnipeg alumni, Miloš Mitrović and Fabián Velasco, have their first feature film, TAPEWORM, premiering at the 2019 Vancouver International Film Festival this September.

Main campus closure on Saturday

UWinnipeg’s main campus will be closed on Saturday, August 17 from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm due to a scheduled power outage so that Manitoba Hydro can repair a transformer. The following areas will be directly or indirectly affected during the power outage: Centennial Hall, Riddell Hall, Graham Hall, Lockhart Hall, Manitoba Hall, Ashdown Hall, …Read more >

UWinnipeg chemists recognized with multiple conference awards

It has been a busy spring and summer for The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Chemistry, as 25 students and faculty members have presented their research work at conferences across the country, taking home a number of awards recognizing their research excellence. 

Restoring prairie grasslands

A research team led by assistant biology professor Rafael Otfinowski and alumna Vicky Coffey are trying to understand the function of grassland ecosystems to improve restoration efforts.

UWinnipeg researcher takes an inside look at goals and motivation

Dr, Olya Bullard’s research into how goal progress influences regulatory focus will be in the hands of business students across Canada this fall, as it is featured in the fall 2019 edition of a popular Canadian textbook. Bullard has a SHERC grant to continue her research, examining how a person’s active goals influence the purchase decisions they make for others.