Faculty of Science

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. 

Chemistry at UWinnipeg achieves national accreditation

UWinnipeg’s chemistry Bachelor of Science degree programs have been accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry.

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 Lukawy, Chantal Cloutier, Shiven Shridhar and Spas Nikolov 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.