Research

Chemistry grad thankful for virtual research and inspiring mentors

When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted on-campus labs to home offices, Hannah Bloomfield who graduated this month with a Bachelor of Science (Honours), wondered what that would mean for her summer research. “Not only did Dr. Jamie Ritch create a computational-based job for me, he pushed me to participate in the Canadian Chemical Crystallographic Workshop (CCCW) and continue to challenge myself.”

SSHRC Scholarships celebrate social science, humanities research

Jackson Anderson, Breanna Belisle, Diana Cowley, Trevor Dyck, Cara Ginter, Madison Herget-Schmidt, Ashley Schers, and Breanna Waterman are among 11 University of Winnipeg students who have been awarded tri-council scholarships valued at $17,500 each over 12 months to support vital research in bioscience, criminal justice, development practice, history, and Indigenous governance.

CIHR Scholarship celebrates health research

Alexandra Nychuk is one of 11 University of Winnipeg students have been awarded tri-council scholarships valued at $17,500 each over 12 months to support vital research in bioscience, criminal justice, development practice, history, and Indigenous governance.

NSERC Scholarship celebrates natural sciences research

Jenna Fleet and Colleen Robertson are among 11 University of Winnipeg students who have been awarded tri-council scholarships valued at $17,500 each over 12 months to support vital research in bioscience, criminal justice, development practice, history, and Indigenous governance.

UWinnipeg receives NSERC grants to advance research

UWinnipeg received research funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada that will enable over $917,000 in research projects.

Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

Canada’s National Indigenous Peoples Day takes place Sunday, June 21; a time to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. One of the places where the leadership and talent of Indigenous students shines is the Indigenous Summer Scholars Program.

Pathways to Graduate Studies inspires Indigenous student research

For the second summer in a row, Indigenous students studying science at The University of Winnipeg are able to gain research experience and build a network with other Indigenous students, thanks to the Pathways to Graduate Studies (P2GS) program funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Ancient DNA provides new insight into early peopling of Caribbean

A new study by an international team of researchers that includes UWinnipeg researchers, Dr. Yadira Chinique de Armas, Dr. Mirjana Roksandic, and Dr. Ivan Roksandic, sheds new light on how the Caribbean was settled thousands of years ago.

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC grants for research

UWinnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council that totals close to $250,000 in grants that will enable four talented researchers in a variety of projects.

Manitoba Food History project trucking along remotely

Since they began working remotely, the Oral History Centre (which provides consultation, training and support for oral history projects) has produced two episodes of Preserves, the podcast of the Manitoba Food History Project.