UWinnipeg geography prof leads study on extreme weather events

According to a recently published research by UWinnipeg associate professor and Canada Research Chair, Dr. Nora Casson, and Dr. Alix Contosta, of the University of New Hampshire, winter weather whiplash events have a big impact on ecosystems and communities.

Canada Research Chair Reception photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg celebrated its Canada Research Chairs on Wednesday, November 6 with a reception on honouring four new and one renewed appointment.

UWinnipeg researcher working to improve brain imaging

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Melanie Martin is working with Cubresa Inc. to combine PET and MRI in hopes of improving imaging for neurodegenerative diseases.

Reducing phosphorus in waterways

Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage has been researching ways farmers can reduce phosphorus runoff during the spring snowmelt.

Kinesiology research aims to reduce mental health stigma

Reducing the stigma around mental health is at the centre of a study led by Dr. José Gallego, from Almeria, Spain and The University of Winnipeg’s Chair of Kinesiology and Applied Health, Dr. Melanie Gregg. 

Photographing ghosts on the prairies

An extraordinary set of black-and-white photographs of “ghosts”, taken in Winnipeg in the early 1920s, have caught the attention of UWinnipeg’s art historian Dr. Serena Keshavjee. 

Manitoba Food History Project stretches from Altona to Churchill

When Dr. Janis Thiessen opens a jar of salsa, she’s not just thinking about whether it’s going to be mild or spicy. She’s considering the complex issues of migrant communities, how sharing food, and other aspects of culture, helps individuals to orient themselves.

Kicker magnet makes beams

UWinnipeg physicist Dr. Jeffery Martin and his collaborators at TRIUMF, CERN, in Japan, and colleagues at UWinnipeg have a paper published in in Physical Review Accelerators.

UWinnipeg anthropologists study first fossil monkey from Serbia

Anthropologists from The University of Winnipeg were part of a study identifying the first monkey fossils found in Serbia after two molar teeth were discovered during the excavations of a rich palaeontological site in the village of Ridjake, in the Vladimirci Municipality of western Serbia.

Rocky Cree story comes to life in new app

 Pīsim gets a fresh lease on life  in the first interactive picture book app in both Rocky Cree and English languages that will launch on Thursday, October 24.