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Indigenous Manitobans Worried Culture, Traditions Disappearing – Probe Research

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 More than half of First Nations and Métis people surveyed fear their way of life may gradually disappear, an increase from past Probe Research surveys. View full release NT5

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201710 Views

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From the lab to the reserve – UM Today

June 6, 2017 — Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips this month from those who have walked that path before them. “Community engaged scholarship has transformed my research career and me as a person,” toxicologist Dr. Lalita […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201715 Views

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CIHR grants fund Indigenous health research – U of Winnipeg

University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Jaime Cidro, (Associate Professor, Anthropology) has recently received two Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grants totaling over $835,000 combined.  Her project grant, worth $688,500, is the largest CIHR grant ever received by UWinnipeg. The new project is a collaborative partnership between Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag (Manitoba Indigenous Doula Initiative), Nanaandawewigamig (First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201733 Views

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Few Indigenous Manitobans Satisfied with Child Welfare – Probe Research

Friday, April 28, 2017 Only one-in-ten First Nations and Métis people surveyed agree the Manitoba government is doing a good job managing the child welfare system. View full release NT5

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201727 Views

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Probe Research Inc. : Pallister’s Tories remain on Top but Honeymoon Fades

Winnipeg – Almost one year after their convincing victory in the 2016 spring election, the Brian Pallister-led Progressive Conservatives remain highly popular even though their current level of support is 10 percentage points lower than their 2016 ballot box performance. These findings emerge from a Probe Research Inc. telephone survey of 1,000 adults taken for […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 201730 Views

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Queen Elizabeth Scholars funding supports advanced research opportunities

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is excited to announce that the Queen Elizabeth Scholar – Advanced Scholars program has awarded UWinnipeg $390,721 to expand our international internship programs for post-doctoral fellows and early-career researchers that build on existing research and teaching collaborations among our faculty. This new program will see the University of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201748 Views

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UWinnipeg awarded two SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

March 22, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce two Knowledge Synthesis Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC). The total value granted to UWinnipeg is $48,873 for research projects that focus on the experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Dr. Simon Berge (business administration) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201758 Views

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New Metalloid Oxide Reducing Bacteria Found in Manitoba’s Nopiming Gold Mine Tailings

Ottawa, ON (14 February 2017) – A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Microbiology has identified new toxic metalloid-reducing bacteria in highly polluted abandoned gold mine tailings in Manitoba’s Nopiming Provincial Park. “These bacteria have the ability to convert toxic components that exist as a result of mining activities into less toxic forms […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201734 Views

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Researchers to look at ways of mitigating impact of Arctic oil spills – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 16, 2017 22:20 WINNIPEG _ Ottawa and the Manitoba government have announced $4 million in funding for a large-scale research project aimed at helping Canadian companies and agencies be better prepared to mitigate the environmental impact of Arctic oil spills. The Genice project will use incorporate microbial genomics in dealing with the issue […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201770 Views

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There were no communication rules, says private org that found HMS Terror – NunatsiaqOnline

January 13, 2017 “Parks Canada never shared the communications protocol with the ARF” The absence of a communications agreement contributed to a confusing communications blackout that followed the Arctic Research Foundation’s surprise discovery of HMS Terror in September 2016, the foundation’s lawyer, William McDowell, told Nunatsiaq News Jan. 11. The privately-owned Arctic Research Foundation discovered […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 201774 Views

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