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The Conversation Canada

Research Office


The Conversation Canada launched in June 2017 with The University of Winnipeg joining as a founding partner. It is a website devoted to sharing timely academic analysis and commentary based on research, evidence and insights generated by Canadian universities.

As a new national non-profit organization, The Conversation Canada seeks to rectify a key challenge: a significant portion of scholarly knowledge remains relatively hidden in academic journals and is not available to the broader public.

The Conversation model is based on fostering the broadest circulation of content and amplifying the impact of ideas and research.

All articles are free to republish by the media.

Here are the UWinnipeg researchers and academics featured on The Conversation site:

June 26, 2017 - Dr. Shannon Sampert - Female politicians face glass cliff

June 28, 2017 - Dr. Jan Stewart - War, terror, neglect: How Canada's schools could tackle child trauma

July 19, 2017 - Dr. Jason Hannan - Trolling ourselves to death in the age of Trump

August 31, 2017 - Dr. Sylvie Albert - Smart cities present risks, opportunities

October 26, 2017 - Dr. Christopher Wiebe - How quantum materials may soon make Star Trek technology reality

November 13, 2017 - Dr. Matthew Flisfeder - Oculus and our troubles with (virtual) reality

December 11, 2017 - Dr. Christopher Wiebe - Star Wars’ last Jedi may use the Force of quantum science

December 14, 2017 - Stephanie Yamniuk - Five winter adventure stories to build a global mindset

January 24, 2018 - Dr. Kevin Walby - Rise of the SWAT team: Routine police work in Canada is now militarized

January 30, 2018 - David Taylor - The importance of teaching youth to guard against energy 'fake news'

February 8, 2018 - Dr. Peter J. Miller - Would the founder of the Olympics approve of the Games today?