Faculty of Science

One $50K donation sparks over $3 million in research funding

One year ago today, The University of Winnipeg opened the Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim GPU Educational Lab, thanks to a generous $50K donation by Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim, leading to over $3 million in research projects.

Math degree, academic curiosity is winning formula for UWinnipeg alum

Mastering one subject while maintaining a wide variety of academic interests has been the winning formula for University of Winnipeg alumnus and successful lawyer, Joel Peters-Fransen. Peters-Fransen graduated from UWinnipeg in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) in mathematics and completed his Masters at the University of Toronto before going on to study law at Harvard …Read more >

UWinnipeg students lead science outreach workshops in Arctic

Michelle Trudel, Erica Mitchell, and Mamneet (Sheena) Gurm spent a week in Nunavut this spring, the second year in a row that Let’s Talk Science sent a UWinnipeg volunteer team to the Arctic.

UWinnipeg students bring ‘Let’s Talk Science’ to Churchill

When UWinnipeg students Chelsea Lastname, Chantal Lastname, Shiven Lastname and Spas Lastname finished exams this year, they headed north to volunteer with Let’s Talk Science, bringing a series of fun, science-related workshops to Duke of Marlborough School in Churchill, Manitoba.

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.