James Blatz, Associate Vice-President (Partnerships), professor of civil engineering
Research: developing technology for detecting breaches in sandbag dikes; risk management for civil engineering infrastructure and technical aspects of temporary and permanent flood protection works.
Jay Doering, Dean of Graduate Studies and professor of civil engineering,
Research: a flood expert who has done research on the 2-D Finite […]
March 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Research
January 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Indigenous, Outreach, environment
Join university researchers and Indigenous partners on Jan. 7 for in-depth discussions on what it will take to make the human right to clean drinking water and effective sanitation a reality in First Nations communities.
On Jan. 7, Elder Billie Schibler opens the second term of the seminar series Critical Conversations. University of Manitoba sociologist Dr. […]
September 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Agriculture, Environment and Geography, Health, Indigenous, News Release, Peace and Justice, economics, human ecology, infrastructure, sustainability
Two years after the United Nations recognized clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right, Manitoba researchers will lead public discussions on the most effective ways to make that a reality for First Nations.
“It will take a team effort from First Nations leaders, scientists, legal experts, community planners and more to ensure the next […]
June 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Outreach, Research, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceutica, human ecology, sustainability
Visionary Conversations is a speaker series at the University of Manitoba hosted by president and vice-chancellor Dr. David T. Barnard. Some of the university’s leading minds share their insight on issues affecting our world and how the decisions we make today will shape our future.
For the next event, titled The Food We Eat, experts will […]
May 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, News, Outreach
Cherishing water and claiming health is the theme of a research planning meeting to be held in The Pas May 9-10, 2012.
The event co-ordinated by the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Human Rights Research, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak brings members of about 10 Manitoba First Nations together with researchers from […]
January 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, News Release, environment, infrastructure, sustainability
The University of Manitoba has upgraded some of its drinking fountains in University Centre, aiming to reduce waste and support sustainability on campus.
Each new drinking fountain is a state-of-the-art EZH2O bottle filling station, providing the rapid filling of pure filtered water into reusable bottles, eliminating the need for students, staff and visitors to buy disposable […]
December 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Engineering, Environment and Geography, Indigenous, Natural Resources Institute, Outreach, Research, infrastructure, sustainability
Northern communities, such as Attawapiskat, have unique demands and University of Manitoba researchers have long been focused on how to improve quality of life and the delivery of essential services to northern and remote communities.
• Shirley Thompson, Natural Resources Institute. She investigates how the delivery of essential services, including drinking water, housing, waste water treatment and […]