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 […]
June 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Indigenous, Law, News, News Release, Research
October 1st, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release, Research
Thanks to recent federal funding, more than 60 researchers—both established and emerging—will set out to answer pressing questions in their specialized fields.
Questions like: Why is clean drinking water not accessible for all First Nations communities? How does having food-allergic children impact the family vacation? How can our response to natural disasters help make us more […]
May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Archeology, News, News Release, Research
University of Manitoba archaeologist Haskel Greenfield will co-lead a $2.7 million research project in central Israel, digging up one of the world’s earliest neighborhoods to find out what urban life was like thousands of years ago.
Greenfield was among researchers across Canada to receive a Partnerships Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), […]
August 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Research
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), one of Canada’s largest funding agencies, recently announced that the University of Manitoba will receive more than $2.5 million to support research activities.
The funding will support grants, scholarships and fellowships for faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
“This funding reflects confidence in the high level of research that […]
September 1st, 2010 · No Comments · News Release, Research
University of Manitoba professors and students are gearing up to take on tough research projects thanks to a wave of funding announced today by the federal government.The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has committed $2,452,446 to help fund university-led explorations of far-ranging subjects from the surge in product recalls to deciphering […]
February 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Environment and Geography, News Release, Research, environment
Securing adequate food is something most of us take for granted. We may be more familiar with the struggle to keep from overindulging than the struggle for access.
But the reality is more than 100,000 Manitobans are considered “food insecure.” Rural families with low farm incomes are going without; northern communities face high food prices; and […]
December 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Aboriginal, News Release
Native Studies professors Christopher Trott and Peter Kulchyski teamed up with Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk and environmental researcher Ian Mauro to produce a feature length film on Inuit perceptions of climate change.
A part of the film will be played at the Copenhagen climate conference on December 10.