The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada will sign an agreement with the University of Manitoba on June 21, entrusting the U of M to host a National Research Centre on Residential Schools.Five years ago the TRC was given a court-ordered mandate to inform all Canadians about what happened in the 150-year history of the […]
Entries Tagged as 'Research'
June 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Indigenous, News, Research
June 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Biology, News Release, Research, Science
A team of international scientists report today in the journal Science how sperm whales and other diving mammals evolved to survive for long periods underwater without breathing.
Biologist Kevin Campbell at the University of Manitoba worked with a team of researchers to identify a distinctive molecular signature in the oxygen-binding protein myoglobin in all lineages of […]
June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, psychology
A study on social housing by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that Manitobans living in social housing face increased levels of mental health issues, illness and teen pregnancy compared with those not living in subsidized social housing. In addition, women in social housing are less likely […]
June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Research
The Government of Canada announced today it has awarded $2,008,479 to nine University of Manitoba research projects from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The projects range from finding strategies to support to family caregivers to studying the effects of Type 2 diabetes on the cardiovascular system to advancing knowledge about […]
June 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research, Students
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine is pleased to host the 26th annual Canadian Student Health Research Forum and 5th Annual Canadian National Medical Student Research Symposium June 4 – 6, 2013 at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne Campus.
The event, themed Big Science, Informatics, and Biomedicine, joins more than 250 health research students and […]
June 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Indigenous, Law, News, News Release, Research
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has announced $2.7 million in funding for two partnership projects at the University of Manitoba. Professor Peter Kulchyski (Native Studies) will lead a team of researchers from Manitoba, across Canada, and New York on a seven-year journey to build a Canadian Consortium for Performance and Politics in […]
May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Research
Professors and brothers Ian Hudson (Economics) and Mark Hudson (Sociology) have co-authored a book on ethical consumption – Fair Trade, Sustainability and Social Change.
They are available to comment on how ethical consumption changes corporate behaviour. This issue has come up recently in the context of the deaths of the textile workers in Bangladesh and a […]