One $50K donation sparks over $3 million in research funding

One year ago today, The University of Winnipeg opened the Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim GPU Educational Lab, thanks to a generous $50K donation by Dr. Ezzat A. Ibrahim, leading to over $3 million in research projects.

Undergrads impress crowd at international folklore conference

When professor Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Women’s and Gender Studies, traveled to St. John’s, Newfoundland last month to attend The Folklore Studies Association of Canada 2019 conference, she brought three of her top students with her: Jennifer Hammond, Dianna Evangeline, and Maram Rocha. Greenhill could not be prouder of the high level of research and poise demonstrated in …Read more >

UWinnipeg gets major investment in research excellence

The University of Winnipeg is now home to eight Canada Research Chairs, following an announcement today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. The federal government is making an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence. Canada Research …Read more >

UWinnipeg celebrates the launch of Frozen Justice video series

UWinnipeg’s University Club was standing room only for the launch of Frozen Justice, a new video series that explores Canadian crime films, culture and society.

UWinnipeg receives over $3 Million in NSERC Grants to further research

UWinnipeg received research and scholarship funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable over $3 million in research projects.

Frozen Justice videos explore Canadian crime film research

Join us Thursday night for the launch of a new video series looking at how crime is depicted in Canadian films. The launch begins at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in the University of Winnipeg Faculty Club. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.

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.