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

Dr. Andrea Bunt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the…

Peter Loewen

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…

Brian Mark

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  

Kumar Ayush

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

July
18

Watching reactions take place at the atomic scale (and learning from them), Dr. Sharma, Australia

The Department of Chemistry presents: Watching reactions take place at the atomic scale (and learning from them) with Dr. Neeraj...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,207 45 Chancellors Circle Winnipeg MB,Buller Building

 
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MSc Defense Demi Gagnon

Investigating taxonomy and speciation of Quinqueserialis (Digenea:Notocotylidae) parasites with an integrative taxonomic approach

Location: 304 50 Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

August
05

Terry Fox Day - University Closed

Terry Fox Day - University Closed

Location: University of Manitoba - Bannatyne University of Manitoba - Fort Garry Winnipeg MB

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Connecting Heaven and Earth: UM Researchers Have Highly Anticipated Nuclear Experiment Underway

Neutron stars were recently in the news because the gravitational wave observatory, LIGO, detected a neutron star merger.  Neutron stars are very interesting objects.  A teaspoon of neutron star matter is so dense it would weigh about 10 million tons!  The remnants of supernovae explosions, neutron stars tell us about the origin of matter in...

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American Society of Pharmacognosy announces Paper of the Year – Sorensen chemistry lab

The Sorensen lab back-to-back papers in the Journal of Natural Products were selected by the editors for the Arthur E. Schwarting Award for Paper of the Year in 2018. The announcement was made public July 2, 2019 in the American Society of Pharmacognosy newsletter. As the American Society of Pharmacognosy newsletter reports: Dr. Sorensen’s award-winning paper represents the first genome sequencing and annotation...

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Introducing Manitoba’s first Fecal Microbiota Transplant Program

Not all poop is the same, at least when it comes to fecal transplants. Typically a topic avoided in polite conversation, Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) is the transfer of one individual’s stool to another. The procedure can be life-saving for Canadians who have battled, or are battling, a Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection. Patients with C. diff...