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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.

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.

UWinnipeg is at inaugural Egyptian Pavilion

UWinnipeg’s mysterious Hetherington Collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts will be part of the Egyptian pavilion’s cultural display.

Chemistry at UWinnipeg achieves national accreditation

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

Institute of Urban Studies awards student paper prize

Rachel Dunsmore earns the Student Paper Series Prize for her paper on homelessness.

UWinnipegger selected as Canadian Writer-in-Residence

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai is the 2019–20 Canadian Writer-in-Residence at the the University of Calgary that begins this September.

New tool designed to improve children’s literacy and numeracy

UWinnipeg professor Sheri-Lynn Skwarchuk and a grassroots Manitoba team are creating a new support tool to help parents advance their children’s numeracy and literacy skills.

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.