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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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Research Highlights

$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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Research Highlights

$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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Research Highlights

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

January
29

Statistics Seminar - Dr. Carl Schwarz

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Carl Schwarz from The University of Manitoba on "Monitoring Illegally Killed Elephants (MIKE) in Africa –...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre University of Manitoba - Fort Garry Winnipeg MB

 
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Careers in Science - Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event, with Honoured Alumni

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, join us for a discussion on careers in STEM, meet Alumni from over the years...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,University Centre

 
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Honoured Alumni Dr. Tom Sheldon, Natural Resources Canada

Title: "Sex differences in size and shape, do they reflect the same biological processes? Insights with Drosophila wings and beetle...

Location: 207,Buller Building

February
04

Undergraduate Science Student Town Hall

Undergraduate Student Town Hall Science & Technology Library 12-1PM We want to hear from you. How can we improve your...

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

 
06

Statistics Seminar - Dr. Gyanendra Pokharel

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Gyanendra Pokharel from The University of Winnipeg on "Emulation Based Inference for Spatial Dynamics of Infectious...

Location: 111 Armes Lecture Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Science Co-op Info Session - Launch Your Career!

Interested in paid work experience related to your area of study? Science Co-op may be for you! Learn about the...

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

 
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Dr. Dworkin, McMaster University

title: "Sex differences in size and shape, do they reflect the same biological processes? Insights with Drosophila wings and bettle...

Location: Buller Building

 
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Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Wenfang Sun (North Dakota State University)

TBA

 
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Statistics Seminar - Dr. Aurelie Labbe

Statistics Seminar by Dr. Aurelie Labbe from HEC Montréal on "Spatiotemporal Regularized Factorization for Traffic Data Imputation"

Location: 111 Armes Lecture Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

News

What led Honoured Alum Dr. Mark Evans to become a leading innovator and entrepreneur in Winnipeg

Back in the days when computer science was relatively new, Dr. Mark Evans was a student writing code in Mr. Fast’s class at River East Collegiate. He remembers learning the coding language FORTRAN, as well as using punch cards to run programs. In his first year in Computer Science at the UM in 1980, punch...

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“No Experience Wasted”: Honoured Alum Karin Thacker Extolls the Virtues of Being Open to Opportunity

If you ask Karin Thacker [BSc/93, MSc /95 ] about her current job, she’ll tell you she’s right where she wants to be. The former Winnipegger believes her position as Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs at Gritstone Oncology (headquartered in Emeryville, California) is the culmination of every post she’s ever had, no matter how...

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2020 Honoured Alum Doug Collier Credits BSc for Strong Foundation

They say it’s important to use the right tool for the job, and 2020 Honoured Doug Collier [BSc/87] should know. After recently retiring from a 30-year career in the corporate world with several companies (most recently La-Z-Boy), Collier has witnessed firsthand how the skillset he acquired during his undergraduate career at the UM enabled his...