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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$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

November
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Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulations using R

This workshop introduces Monte Carlo Simulation and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to simulate basic statistical distributions using...

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

 
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Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Roger Linington (Simon Fraser University)

"High-Content Screening and Integrated Omics in Natural Products Discovery"

Location: armes 200,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Science Pedagogy Speakers' Series: Darja Barr, FoS, Dept. of Mathematics, Lessons Learned

Join us in Room 205 Armes for a Pedagogy Talk with guest Darja Barr, U of M

Location: Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Microbiology: MSc Defense - Derek Kim "Toward the Characterization..."

MSc Defense by Derek Kim, Department of Microbiology

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

 
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MITACS - JSPS Promotion

Mitacs is now accepting applications for the Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, which supports researchers in Canada to undertake 10-week research projects...

 
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#uminternational Wednesdays

A casual, weekly drop in for every Wednesday from September 25 hosted by International and Domestic students!

Location: 541 UMSU University Centre,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

 
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“Is Seeing Believing?

“Is Seeing Believing? Come and see data visualization using the new visualization projector in our Laboratory for Computational Physics, Visualization,...

Location: 536 Allen Building,Allen Building,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

 
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GIS in the Health Sciences

This hands-on session provides an overview on the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how it can be used...

Location: Brodie Centre: NJMHS Library - Rm. 232 - Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

 
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The Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards

The Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards Nomination Deadline. November 29, 2019 For more information click...

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UM Computer Science Team Achieve 2nd Place Finish in Prestigious Robotics Competition Overseas

Congratulations to Professor John Anderson’s Computer Science lab for its’ spectacular 2nd place finish in this year’s Humanoid Application Challenge at the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). One of the largest and most impactful robot research conferences in the world, this years’ IROS was held in Macau, China from November...

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The centre of it all: Faculty of Science’s new data science NEXUS explained

A nexus is defined as “the central or most important place”. When it comes to data science, the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science has a new ‘important place’ of its own: the Data Science NEXUS. The result of efforts by a committee of over 20 members from the U of M community, it’s led...

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Understanding a complex network of factors – disease and virulence

PhD student Tasia Lightly is no quitter. Co-author of a thought-provoking paper recently published by the American Society for Microbiology’s peer-reviewed journal “Applied and Environmental Microbiology” entitled ‘Phenylacetyl-CoA, not phenylacetic acid, attenuates CepIR-regulated virulence in Burkholderia cenocepacia’, the Department of Microbiology student says she’s always been this way. “I’m the kind who, when they start...