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Undergraduate Research Awards News Archive

Faculty of Education

Feminist Eyes: Engaging in Analysis of Popular Media

September 19, 2023 — 
Education students had the opportunity to be mentored by a professor of their choice as Undergraduate Research Awards during the summer.


Undergraduate Research Award winners - Alina Bilonozhko & Cole Marotta

Faculty of Architecture

Undergraduate Research Poster Winners

March 24, 2023 — 
Alina Bilonozhko earned first prize for “Unstacking the Deck: A Game of Change” and Cole Marotta earned second prize for “Canadian Architecture Forums on Education: Connecting Canada.” Both Alina and Cole are Environmental Design students in the Architecture stream. Their posters showcased research they commenced last summer while working with Dr. Lisa Landrum through the Undergraduate Research Awards program.

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Kyla Wiens standing in front of limestone building.

Faculty of Arts

Online parenting forum offers unique student research experience

January 12, 2023 — 
Kyla Wiens, a third year Psychology Honours student in the Faculty of Arts, started university knowing she wanted to pursue graduate studies in clinical psychology. Understanding that research experience is an essential element in graduate studies applications, she started looking for opportunities early in her second year of studies. The Undergraduate Research Award (URA) was a perfect fit.

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Alina Bilonozhko and Cole Marotta with Prof. Lisa Landrum outside the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, Sept. 2, 2022. Photo: Denis (Libao) Wang.

Faculty of Architecture

Game Changing Exhibit in the Exchange

September 2, 2022 — 
Showcased at the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, the exhibition celebrated early women graduates from UManitoba’s Faculty of Architecture, and highlighted topics of diversity and inclusion beyond binaries, beyond borders and toward Indigenous sovereignty.

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Faculty of Architecture

Undergraduate Research: Into the Woods and out to the World

September 2, 2022 — 
Eleven Faculty of Architecture students earned Undergraduate Research Awards this summer. Valued at $7,000 each, these awards enable students to work with researchers of their choice on projects that develop skills, drive discovery, and inspire future studies and career trajectories.

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desk with a open notebook and open laptop. the screen is open to athe university of manitoba libraries webpage.

Faculty of Arts

Student’s passions for activism, feminism and history connect with Undergraduate Research Award

February 10, 2022 — 
Hannah Guenther-Wexler, a third year political studies student talks about her experiences as an Undergraduate Research Award recipient.

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Reyna Stefanson


Personal diagnosis inspires URA recipient’s summer research

February 3, 2022 — 
Stefanson is a recipient of the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Research Award (URA) offered through the Vice-President, Research and International Office, in partnership with the University of Manitoba Student Union.


Dominico presenting via zoom

Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture students excel in Undergraduate Research Posters

January 31, 2022 — 
Environmental Design students have earned first, second and third place awards for their submissions to the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition in the Creative Works category.



Faculty of Arts

Op-ed: MLAs rose to the challenge of COVID-19

September 17, 2021 — 
Political Studies URA students interviewed Manitoba MLA's as part of their summer research. COVID-19 was a frequent topic of conversation

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Faculty of Architecture

Undergraduate Research: Environmental Designers Driving Discovery

September 3, 2021 — 
Ten Faculty of Architecture students earned Undergraduate Research Awards this summer. Valued at $7,000 each, these awards enable students to work with researchers on projects that develop skills, drive discovery and inspire future studies and career trajectories.

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