Research

NSERC scholar looking at prairie ecosystems

NSERC scholar Colleen Robertson is studying the long-term effects of cattle grazing on grassland ecosystems.

UWinnipegger gets $2.5 million research grant

The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon has been selected by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Manitoba Research Alliance as the new Principal Investigator for a $2.5 million SSHRC Partnership Grant.

New book by Dr. Jason Hannan is a critical analysis of meat industry

Dr. Jason Hannan provides a critical analysis of the meat industry in his new book, Meatsplaining: The Animal Agriculture Industry and the Rhetoric of Denial, which published October 1, 2020. The book provides a critical analysis of how the modern animal agriculture industry, like other profit-driven industries, aggressively seeks to shield itself from public scrutiny, using a …Read more >

Randy Kobes Symposium celebrates undergraduate research

The 15th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Symposium is in the books, and it’s one students, faculty, and judges certainly won’t forget. In total, 38 students competed this year, which Dr. Nora Casson, Department of Geography, says is much higher than last year and one of the highest participation totals yet. She also noted there continues …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC research funding

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funding totals over $350,000 that will enable five researchers in a variety of projects and disciplines.

New book on fairy-tale television provides insight into social issues

University of Winnipeg Professor Dr. Pauline Greenhill’s latest book, Fairy-Tale TV, examines how fairy tales and their social and cultural implications manifest on television. Greenhill says examining how fairy tales are told and retold in different forms provides unique insight. “For example, all the racist backlash about actor Halle Bailey playing the Little Mermaid in …Read more >

Tracking COVID-19 vaccines: UWinnipeg alumna aims to inform the public

Alumna Dr. Erica Moodie and her colleague Dr. Nicole Basta are co-leading a team of researchers who, together, have created a new website to track the progress of COVID-19 vaccines across the world.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Cadie Arbez-Rondeau

She will be looking for antibiotic lead compounds in Indigenous medicinal plants from the Prairie Provinces.

Medical Physics Summer Student Symposium

UWinnipeg and UManitoba held the annual Medical Physics Summer Student Symposium via Zoom earlier this month.

UWinnipeg collaborates with Super-Kamiokande

Several UWinnipeg students are working with Dr. Blair Jamieson as part of the international collaboration contributing to the calibration of the Super-Kamiokande*, the world’s largest water Cherenkov detector.