Research

Leading Discovery

One of the largest academic units at the university of manitoba, we are a research-intensive faculty that strives to answer fundamental questions to better understand our world. In so doing, we position our students at the forefront of discovery and development across a broad range of areas impacting our community and industry.

Researcher Profiles

Samar Safi-Harb

Research Involves: Understanding the remnants left over by supernovas, and the strange phenomena that occur…

Pourang Irani

Research Involves: Designing and implementing software tools to facilitate interaction with information in a ubiquitous…

Andrea Bunt

Research Involves: Human-computer interaction and intelligent interactive systems.

Loewen Peter

Research Involves: Characterizing factors that protect bacteria against oxidative stress.

Tapash Chakraborty

Research Involves: Explaining the physical properties of various nanostructured systems, including quantum donts, quantum rings…

Mark Brian

The Mark laboratory explores the molecular mechanisms that bacteria use to defend themselves from antibiotics, and how…

Can Ming Hu

Research Involves: Spin Dynamics in Spintronic and Magnetic Materials, contemporary magnetism, spintronic technologies, Microwave Technologies

Margaret Docker

Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, evolutionary biology, molecular systematics and phylogeography, population genetics, conservation genetics of…

Bruce Ford

Research Involves: Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, vascular plant systematics, particularly of the large and complex…

Francis Lin

Our main focus is on better understanding the cellular mechanisms regulating cell migration and trafficking.…

Teresa de Kievit

Research Involves: Investigating bacteria as substitutes for chemical pesticides to control plant disease.

Stefi Baum

Research Involves: The study of activity in galaxies and its relation to galaxy evolution, the…

Gary Anderson

Dr. Anderson graduate with a BSc (1991) and PhD (1995), from the University of St.…

Jim Young

Research Involves: Artificial Intelligence, Human-Robot interaction, how people perceive and work with robots.

Pavel Dibrov

Research Involves: Membrane bioenergetics of bacterial pathogens; Na/H and K/H antiport in bacteria and organells;…

Jason Treberg

Animals are in many ways a product of their environment. Especially at the level of…

Kevin Fraser

Research Involves: Avian Behaviour and Conservation, migratory connectivity, migration timing.

Juliette Mammei

Research Involves: Fundamental symmetries in subatomic nuclear and particle physics.

Mark Belmonte

The Belmonte Laboratory is interested in the cellular and molecular functions of plant development and…

Susan Cooper

Research Involves: Commutative algebra, combinatorial commutative algebra, algebraic geometry Current graduate student Alan Pasos Trejo (M.Sc. Thesis)

Ayush Kumar

Research Involves: Multidrug resistance in Gram-negative bacteria, Antibiotic resistance and water security in First Nations communities, Resistance-Nodulation-…

Stephen Pistorius

Research Involves: Radiation Therapy, using Microwaves, X-rays, and Gamma-rays, Scatter Imaging (as applied to Positron…

Dr. Frank Schweizer

Research Involves: Medicinal chemistry of antibiotics, drug discovery for antibiotic resistant Gram-negative bacteria, antitumor compounds…

Research Highlights

$1.65M Awarded from NSERC CREATE in 2017 for Visual and Automated Disease Analytics program

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$10M Awarded by CFI for the development of a radio astronomy data centre in partnership with the University of Toronto and York University

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$5.3M Awarded in NSERC Discovery Grants program, scholarships and fellowships in 2017

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Research Highlights

$2.4M Awarded from Western Economic Diversification in support of a state of the art facility for Center for Oil and Gas Research and Development (COGRaD)

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$2.15 Million over five years from NSERC in support of Manitoba Hydro Industrial Research Chair in Conservation Aquaculture of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser Fulvescens)

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6.23K Awarded by CIHR for the study of bacterial contamination and antibiotic resistance in drinking water from First Nation Reserves

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News & Events

March
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Microbiology Research Project Poster Session

Department of Microbiology Research Project Poster Session Monday March 25, 2019 2-4 pm Science and Technology Library Main Floor

 
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Statistics Co-Op Info Session

Discover paid work opportunities in Statistics with Science Co-op. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm 312 Machray Hall

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

 
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FSRG talk - Protecting Canada's crops using next generation molecular fungicides, Dr. Mark Belmonte

Food Systems Research Group seminar “Protecting Canada’s crops using next-generation molecular fungicides” by Dr. Mark Belmonte, Associate Professor and Associate...

 
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Biostatistics Open House Sessions for Residents and Fellows

Biostatistics Open House Sessions for Residents and Fellows

 
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Astronomy Open House

Come discover the night sky and our solar system. This free two-hour open house event, includes a presentation by an...

 
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Cancelled - Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Your cover letter and resume are marketing tools, the "door opener" to a job interview.

Location: 474 45 Gillson St. Winnipeg MB

 
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2019 William F. Hanna Memorial Lecture Series

Featuring Dr. Barbara Hawkins

 
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“What does Quantum Mechanics have to do with Astrophysics?”

Prasenjit Saha Physik-Institut, University of Zurich

Location: Allen Building

 
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Physics and Astronomy Colloquia: Prasenjit Saha (ICS, University of Zurich)

Fri, Mar 29 Prasenjit Saha (ICS, University of Zurich)

News

Dr. Andrea Bunt 2019 recipient of CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Awards

Dr Andrea Bunt, Department of Computer Science, is a 2019 recipient of the CS-Can|Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Awards! As the CS-Can/Info-Can Award states: These prizes recognize excellence in research, and are made to top young faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments, Schools, Faculties who are within the first ten years of their...

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UM Today | Celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge researchers.

Congrats to Dr. Frank Schweizer, and Dr. Brian Mark, researchers working to improve the health and quality of life of Manitobans today and for decades to come. UM Today: Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, was at the University of Manitoba on March...

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UM Today: Dr. Hersh Shefrin: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Lifetime Achievement

The recipients of the 2019 University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards are graduates who are outstanding in their professional and personal lives. These honourees encompass a wide range of achievement, innovation and community service and inspire fellow alumni, current students and the community. Dr. Hersh Shefrin [BSc(Hons)/70] has built his career on behavioural finance—the understanding that people can be...