Eva Pip

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Eva Pip
Professor (retired)


  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • First Nations
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Plant Sciences
  • Pollution
  • Public Health
  • Water
Areas of Expertise:
  • Algae
  • Aquatic Ecosystem Health
  • Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Contaminants in Water and Food
  • Environmental Health
  • Heavy Metals
  • Macrophytes
  • Molluscs
  • Plant Science
  • Public Health
  • Toxicology
  • Water Quality
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Ukrainian
  • French
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Eva Pip is a recently retired professor at The University of Winnipeg who has taught courses in water quality, environment and plant science at UWinnipeg and the University of Manitoba for 40 years. She has more than 125 publications including 3 books. She has also produced numerous reports and briefs to government agencies and commissions, as well as consulting reports. She has served on numerous environmental committees and panels, has been/is on the Board of Directors of nonprofit agencies, and has served as an expert witness in environmental legal proceedings across Canada.

During her career, Pip has worked on more than 650 lakes and rivers in North America. Her special research interests are Lake Winnipeg, toxic algae, heavy metals, waterborne diseases, and freshwater molluscs including zebra mussels. She has contributed to numerous TV (e.g. twice to CBC The Fifth Estate) and film documentaries on environmental issues, particularly mining and intensive livestock operations. She has been an invited keynote speaker at national and international conferences, and is a frequent speaker for groups, clubs, and events. She has given more than 500 media interviews in Canada and the U.S.

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UWinnipeg Retirees 2016

The University of Winnipeg honours the retirees at a reception on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Riddell Hall at 2:00pm. Everyone is welcome.

Dr. Eva Pip Appears On “Nautilus Leaks”

UWinnipeg biology professor and water quality expert Dr. Eva Pip was featured in a recent episode of the “Nautilus Leaks” series on the...