Research

Newly launched centre home to out-of-this-world research

The newly launched Centre for Terrestrial and Planetary Exploration is home to some out-of-this-world research.

UWinnipeg receives $2.4 million to grow digital agriculture

Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), announced investments totaling  $3,451,167 for two projects to support innovation, skills development, and growth in the digital agriculture industry. The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) will receive $2,451,167 to work in partnership with Enterprise Machine Intelligence and …Read more >

Institute of Urban Studies announces 50th anniversary speaker series

Since its foundation in 1969, the Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) has been an applied research centre that’s engaged with numerous partners in community-based research initiatives. To celebrate its golden jubilee, the Institute is launching the IUS 50th Anniversary Speakers Series. The first discussion forum — Beyond the Ivory Tower: Universities and Community Engagement — …Read more >

UWinnipeg lands $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant

A cutting-edge University of Winnipeg research project could transform the way we produce food, allowing farmers in Canada and beyond to care for large prairie crops as efficiently as a backyard garden, thanks to a $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant.

UWinnipeg receives SSHRC research grants

The University of Winnipeg received research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Exploring the impact of winter climate change

Dr. Nora Casson has been appointed as a co-director of UWinnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre, joining environmental scientist Dr. Ian Mauro and climatologist Danny Blair.

Superb presentation leads to coveted award for UWinnipeg bat researcher

UWinnipeg master’s student, Nicole Dorville, received a coveted student award for her presentation at the 2018 North American Society for Bat Research symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

A tale of two centres at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg is pleased to announce the official opening of the Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) and the re-opening of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC).

UWinnipeg team to use VR in testing episodic and spatial memory

Innovative research using virtual reality gaming to test episodic and spatial memory is about to take place at UWinnipeg.

UWinnipeg assistant professor releases new book on Robert Louis Stevenson

Carla Manfredi explores the “Scramble for the Pacific” through the eyes of a famous Scottish writer in her new book, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Pacific Impressions: Travel and Photography, 1888 – 1894 (Palgrave-Macmillan 2018). An assistant professor in The University of Winnipeg’s Department of English, Manfredi said the book emerged from “my doctoral research, which focused …Read more >