Research

Masks, excercise and masks during COVID

Wearing facemasks while exercising, although uncomfortable, is the new normal in helping to stop the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Yannick Molgat-Seon and colleagues from across North America determine if face masks affect breathing during exercise.

Monitoring the impact of climate change in Boreal region

University of Winnipeg Postdoctoral Scholar Dr. Matthew Morison is examining how carbon moves and is stored in forested watersheds in an effort to better understand the impact of climate change on ecosystems.

New study examines the influence of body size on social judgement

A new study by University of Winnipeg consumer behaviour expert Dr. Olya Bryksina examines how an individual’s body size impacts the way they are perceived by others.

New video showcases collaborative digital agriculture project

The University of Winnipeg’s partnership with EMILI was featured at a virtual Agriculture Enlightened conference aimed at advancing collaboration between industry and academia. 

UWinnipeg postdoc developing tools to make MRI more accessible

UWinnipeg postdoctoral scholar Dr. Michael Lang received a Mitacs fellowship to work with Sino Canada Health Institute, developing tools aimed at making high quality MRI more affordable and accessible to surgeons around the world.

Health and climate change content added to the Climate Atlas

The Prairie Climate Centre launched new videos, maps, and articles on the Climate Atlas of Canada, which explore many of the health and climate change risks and adaptation options facing Canadians.

New study launched on disability inclusion in MBA programs

University of Winnipeg researcher Dr. Katherine Breward is leading a study to better understand, and ultimately improve, the experience of people with disabilities in MBA programs.

Timing of Research Manitoba award perfect for student recipient

News that she’d be receiving $12,000 in research funding from Research Manitoba came just in time for University of Winnipeg Master’s student Cora Romanow to continue her animal communication research with Dr. Susan Lingle.

Geographer’s NASA asteroid mission results in publication

Dr. Ed Cloutis and his team at UWinnipeg is part of an international mission involved with the the NASA OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission from of near-Earth asteroid (101955) Bennu. The team’s findings have resulted in a publication in Science (DellaGiustina).

NSERC scholar looking at prairie ecosystems

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