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Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:43pm

The University of Calgary is a publicly funded research-intensive university founded in 1966, with 14 faculties offering more than 250 academic programs, and more than 50 research institutes and centres. 

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The University of Calgary has a wide range of experts in each faculty available to speak with media. To submit an interview request please use the media contact for the faculty you are looking to reach. 

 

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Pinkerton and researcher Joe Orkin hike through the forest in Yunnan province searching for western black-crested gibbons, a species now on the critically endangered list. Photo courtesy Joe Orkin

International disaster readiness workshop planned for Calgary

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Contact:
Don McSwiney
Faculty of Social Work
403-220-7083 
dmcswine@ucalgary.ca 

Best nose in world helps canine researcher sniff out discoveries

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Kelly Johnston
Cumming School of Medicine
403-220-5012
Kelly.johnston2@ucalgary.ca

Werklund researcher explores how visually impaired students negotiate higher education

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Betty Rice
Werklund School of Education
403-220-2619
bwrice@ucalgary.ca 


Kinesiology’s Reed Ferber and team announce new software in running injury technology

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Leanne Yohemas
Faculty of Kinesiology
403-220-7652
lmyohema@ucalgary.ca

Topics of Interest

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Submitted by darmstro on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:36am

Energy

Experts to comment on energy related topics can be reached by contacting:

  • School of Public Policy: Policy analysts and economists
    Morten Paulsen
    403-399-3377
    morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca

  • Schulich School of Engineering: Experts on petroleum engineering, developing new sources of energy, environmental impacts of extraction, exporting to markets
    Sarah McGinnis
    Office: 403-220-5698
    smcginni@ucalgary.ca

  • Faculty of Science: Experts on renewable energy, biofuels, unconventional oil and gas reservoirs and unconventional uses of coal
    Gloria Visser-Niven
    403-220-7056
    gvissern@ucalgary.ca
  • Haskayne School of Business: Business and commerce experts
    Janelle Morris
    403-220-6153
    janelle.morris@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

  • Faculty of Law: Experts on pipelines, regulation, natural resources law, energy law, resource extraction, property rights relating to the energy industry:
    Alison Abel
    403-210-8720
    amabel@ucalgary.ca 
 

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Fri, 08/07/2015 - 3:06pm

Politics

We have compiled a list of political experts at the University of Calgary. 

Faculty of Arts: For political scientists and economists
Heath McCoy 
403-220-5089 
hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca

School of Public Policy: For policy analysts and economists
Morten Paulsen 
403-399-3377 
morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca

Haskayne School of Business: For business and commerce experts
Janelle Morris
403-220-6153
janelle.morris@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

If you are unsure who to contact or have trouble reaching an expert, please contact Media Relations.

 

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:03am

Popular culture

  • Faculty of Arts: For experts on media, film, culture, women’s studies, sociology, creative and performing arts:
    Heath McCoy 
    403-220-5089
    hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca
  • Faculty of Law: For experts on online shaming and internet/media law:
    Alison Abel
    403-210-8720
    amabel@ucalgary.ca
 

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:37am

Aboriginal matters

  • Faculty of Social Work: For social issues, aboriginal communities or addictions:
    Don McSwiney
    Office: 403-220-7083 
    dmcswine@ucalgary.ca

  • Werklund School of Education: For residential schools, Aboriginal/non-aboriginal relations, health and wellness in the aboriginal community, Aboriginal Education and Aboriginal Counselling:
    Betty Rice
    403-220-2619
    bwrice@ucalgary.ca

  • Faculty of Arts: For indigenous studies, sociology, indigenous languages and history:
    Heath McCoy
    403-220-5089 
    hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca

  • Faculty of Law: For experts in the area of residential schools, Truth & Reconciliation committee, Aboriginal land rights and constitutional rights:
    Alison Abel
    403-210-8720
    amabel@ucalgary.ca
 

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:24am

Mental Health

  • Faculty of Arts: For psychologists:
    Heath McCoy 
    403-220-5089 
    hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca

  • Werklund School of Education: For experts on ADHD, autism spectrum disorder and eating disorders:
    Betty Rice
    403-220-2619
    bwrice@ucalgary.ca

  • Faculty of Social Work: For child and youth mental health, addictions or family therapy:
    Don McSwiney
    Office: 403-220-7083 
    dmcswine@ucalgary.ca

  • Cumming School of Medicine: For experts in psychiatry:
    Kelly Johnston
    Senior Communications Specialist 
    Office: 403.220.5012
    kelly.johnston2@ucalgary.ca

 

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 3:49pm

Urban issues

Experts on urban issues can be reached by contacting:

  • Faculty of Arts: Political scientists, economists and urban studies experts:
    Heath McCoy
    403-220-5089
    hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca  
  • Environmental Design: Experts in urban planning, development and policy:
    Shannon Thomas
    403-220-5323 
    shannon.thomas@ucalgary.ca
  • Schulich School of Engineering: Experts in smart cities and traffic flow:
    Sarah McGinnis
    Office: 403-220-5698
    smcginni@ucalgary.ca
  • Faculty of Social Work: Experts in homelessness and urban social issues:
    Don McSwiney
    Office: 403-220-7083 
    dmcswine@ucalgary.ca
 

Submitted by drew.scherban on Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:30am

Mac Hall

More information on Mac Hall is available on the Mac Hall Negotiations website.

For media requests please contact Media Relations directly.

 

Submitted by darmstro on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:38am

Environment and Sustainability

Experts on climate change can be reached by contacting: 

  • Faculty of Arts: Experts in climatology, geography and the Arctic as well as natural resource and environmental economics 
    Heath McCoy
    403-220-5089
    hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca
  • Faculty of Science: Researchers in carbon capture storage and use, renewable energy, biofuels, unconventional uses of oil, gas and coal
    Gloria Visser-Niven
    403-220-7056
    gvissern@ucalgary.ca
  • School of Public Policy: For policy analysts and economists in energy, the environment, taxation and social policy 
    Morten Paulsen 
    403-399-3377
    morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca
  • Haskayne School of Business: Experts in business, commerce, sustainable development, and environmental and social issues related to industry 
    Janelle Morris
    403-220-6153
    janelle.morris@haskayne.ucalgary.ca
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine:  Experts on eco systems, livestock, and agriculture
    Collene Ferguson
    403-220-6615
    Collene.ferguson@ucalgary.ca
  • Faculty of Law: Experts in water law, property rights and land use, renewable energy
    Alison Abel 
    403-210-8720  
    amabel@ucalgary.ca