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

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Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term Registration Revison Period Starts

Revision Period Sep 4 to 18

 
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Fall Term Last Day to Drop without Penalty

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Fall/Winter Term Part A Courses Last Day to Drop without Penalty

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School of Dental Hygiene Info Session

School of Dental Hygiene Info Session, Sept. 17, 5:45PM, 207 Buller Bldg. Discover your future!

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

 
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February 2020 Undergraduate Online Application to Graduate Deadline

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Copyright Information Session

Developed for faculty and instructors, this 30-minute presentation provides a comprehensive overview on the use of copyright protected works for...

Location: 307 Tier Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

 
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Recognition of unique RNA structures by quadruplex helicases and their functional consequences

Join the Manitoba Group in Protein Structure and Function Seminar Series and Dr. Sean McKenna for a talk on RNA.

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

 
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Introduction to R

This workshop introduces R and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to program with R interactively, and how to...

Location: 311 Machray Hall,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

 
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The Continual Threat of Space Weather Storms | Dr. Roger Dube, Professor, RIT

Faculty of Science visiting lecture with Dr. Roger Dube

Location: 205 Armes Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

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Meet visiting Indigenous scholar Dr. Roger Dube

The year he received his PhD in Physics from Princeton, Roger Dube was one of only two Indigenous Americans in the U.S. to do so. Since then, higher education has been made more accessible to indigenous people in North America, but a great deal of work remains to be done. It’s in the interest of...

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Welcome Back

New students enrolled in the Faculty of Science had a great time at the orientation day organized by the Science Students Association, (SSA), in collaboration with a number of other groups on September 3, 2019. The day included panel discussions from both peers, professors, student advisors, and industry representatives including: David Owasi, (David Aplin Group),...

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International success for U of M robot team at FIRA HuroCup

The U of M Autonomous Agents Lab robot team did very well at the FIRA HuroCup, held August 11 – 16, 2019 in Changwon, Korea, placing third and fourth overall. More than 50 teams from 10 countries competed including: South Korea, Taiwan, Canada, China, India, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, and Malaysia. FIRA is a multi-sport...