Faculty of Science

Mutant fruit flies inspire future scientists

For the past five years, UWinnipeg biology professor Dr. Alberto Civetta, has taken a break from his UWinnipeg lab, where he researches evolutionary genetics, to volunteer at Science Rendezvous Winnipeg, hosting a fun, hands-on activity detecting mutants in fruit flies.

UWinnipeg hosts 2019 Manitoba Neuroscience Network Meeting

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network’s 2019 Scientific Meeting will be held at The University of Winnipeg on Friday, June 7, co-chaired by UWinnipeg Psychology Lecturer Dr. Domenico Di Curzio and Associate Biology Professor Dr. Renée Douville.

UWinnipeg physicist inspires future scientists

Join the The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba for a free day of fun and discovery. Science Rendezvous, Canada’s largest science and engineering festival, takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus.

Doug Goltz appointed Dean of Science at UWinnipeg

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Doug Goltz as Dean of Science for a five-year term starting July 1, 2019. A faculty member of UWinnipeg’s Chemistry department since 1997, Goltz became acting Dean of Science in 2017 and is also the current acting Dean of the …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof shares passion for science outreach

The joy and enthusiasm of attendees and fellow volunteers has inspired UWinnipeg’s Dr. Tabitha Wood to volunteer with Science Rendezvous since the outreach program began in 2008. Anyone with a passion for science outreach is encouraged to participate.

New augmented reality sandbox helps students visualize geography

UWinnipeg’s new AR virtual sandbox uses 3D visualization applications to demonstrate geographic concepts while allowing users to physically shape and contour sand.

UWinnipeg lands $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant

A cutting-edge University of Winnipeg research project could transform the way we produce food, allowing farmers in Canada and beyond to care for large prairie crops as efficiently as a backyard garden, thanks to a $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant.

UWinnipeg researchers collaborate on discovery of 6,000-year-old skeleton

Three University of Winnipeg professors recently published research on the oldest known burial from the Caribbean coast after the discovery of ancestral remains of a nearly 6,000-year-old Nicaraguan Indigenous woman.

Superb presentation leads to coveted award for UWinnipeg bat researcher

UWinnipeg master’s student, Nicole Dorville, received a coveted student award for her presentation at the 2018 North American Society for Bat Research symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

AI research at UWinnipeg creates tools to improve health

UWinnipeg Professor Simon Liao prepares students for an applied computer science career through research projects that use AI to solve practical problems.