Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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Human Rights Expertise

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Researcher of the Week

Dr. Marleny Munoz Bonnycastle


With higher rates of negative outcomes like suicide and FASD, life in northern Manitoba often has unique challenges. Dr. Marleny Munoz Bonnycastle, an assistant professor in the northern social work program, addresses these and other issues in her research.  

In many of her projects, Munoz Bonnycastle uses a method called PhotoVoice that empowers participants to tell their stories through photography, and in turn, influence positive change.   

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