Sustainability

Student-led plastic bag recycling program launches at UWinnipeg

Fourth-year science student, Rebecca Pedneault, is taking campus waste reduction to the next level with her plastic bag recycling program.

Keep your bike safe on campus

Bicycle Infrastructure on Campus Did you know that The University of Winnipeg has three primary types of bike parking available to students, staff and faculty members throughout campus? (1) Secured bike parking; (2) Underground bike parking; (3) Open-Access Outdoor bike parking Please get all the details here to keep your property safe.

Lend your voice to campus sustainability

Have a great idea for how to improve UWinnipeg’s campus sustainability? Stop by Riddell Hall next week and lend your voice to campus sustainability. Take part in the open consultation sessions for the University’s new institutional sustainability strategy and help us create a strategy we can be proud of. Students, faculty and staff are invited …Read more >

Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change

Filmmaker and prof Dr. Ian Mauro heads to international conference in Marrakesh as invited speaker WINNIPEG, MB –University of Winnipeg award-winning academic filmmaker and Associate Professor (Geography) Dr. Ian Mauro is heading to Marrakesh, Morocco later this week to speak at an international conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change. The conference is hosted by …Read more >

Mauro’s new climate project tours Saskatchewan with Suzuki

Mauro’s new climate project tours Saskatchewan with Suzuki Dr. Ian Mauro, Associate Professor (Geography) at the University of Winnipeg, is launching a new project called Climate, Cinema and Cartography that merges participatory filmmaking and geographic visualization to tell the story of how climate change will affect the Canadian Prairies. This collaborative initiative is designed to …Read more >

Collaborating with Norway on the High North

A new partnership between The University of Winnipeg and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology draws on complementary expertise involving technologies, governance frameworks, and evaluation methodologies for sustainable energy systems in the High North. The overall goal of the High North Program is to expand, strengthen and disseminate knowledge relevant to the High North …Read more >

Manitoba government renews support for Prairie Climate Centre

August 10, 2016  news release issued by the Manitoba government GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA, MANITOBA, ONTARIO PROVIDING SUPPORT, INVESTMENT TO FRESHWATER RESEARCH AT IISD EXPERIMENTAL LAKES AREA KENORA—The governments of Canada, Manitoba and Ontario are proud to provide support and investment to the freshwater research at IISD-ELA, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Robert …Read more >

Students wade into Experimental Lakes

Dedicated UWinnipeg students are wading hip-deep in water doing research at the Experimental Lakes Area in Ontario.

Ian Mauro featured in Canadian Art

Dr. Ian Mauro and Zacharias Kunuk are highlighted in the summer issue of Canadian Art, on news stands now. The article is called “Ganging Up: A cross-Canada survey of leading collaborative practices.” Mauro is at it again this summer, shooting a new film about Inuit connections to the ocean environment, told through the story of …Read more >

Mapping climate change on the Canadian Prairies

  New on-line Prairie Climate Atlas puts relevant, timely research into the hands of farmers, First Peoples and decision makers Website address: climateatlas.ca In the coming decades the Prairie provinces are projected to warm much more than the globe as a whole and this presents an enormous challenge for the region. Today, the Prairie Climate …Read more >