University of Calgary

June 5, 2013

Research

University research gets $1.8 million boost from federal government
Improving treatment for kidney disease is one of eight projects funded.

University leads major study to treat stomach flu in children using probiotics
900 kids across Canada enrolled in research to make life better during illness.

Twenty-six PhD students win SSHRC scholarship funding
Humanities, social science grants support excellence in graduate research.

News

President Cannon to receive honorary doctorate from University of Ottawa
In recognition of accomplishments in research, leadership.

Not your typical classroom for students learning in Costa Rica
Participants in ucalgarycares build computer lab, teach English.

Newsmakers

June 5/Calgary Herald
Braid: Enhanced medical centres offer promise

June 4/CTV Calgary
Kids study examines probiotic to treat tummy trouble View Slideshow
Stephen Freedman, Faculty of Medicine

June 4/Metro Calgary
Family of University of Calgary Dinos star killed in climbing accident ‘touched’ by support
Danielle Kendall, Schulich School of Engineering

June 3/Scientific American
Decoding space and time in the brain
Aiden Arnold, Faculty of Arts

June 2/Metro Calgary
Probe of unexplained humming noise widens past Calgary
Marcia Epstein, Faculty of Arts

Events

Today
» Commuter Challenge
» Advances in Stable Isotope Techniques and Applications (ASITA-2013)
» The Wizard of Oz

June 6
» Commuter Challenge
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» Retirement Reception for Wayne McCready
» Showcase of the Arts

June 7
» Commuter Challenge
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science
» CONTRASTS: Kiwanis Rose Bowl Winners

June 8
» Commuter Challenge
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science
» Gotta Dance 2013
» Hindustani Vocal & Sitar Concert

June 9
» What's New About Translational Medicine? Where is the Laboratory Now?
» 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science
» HOPE in Benefit of the Alberta Children's Hospital

June 10
» Connect with NSERC: Community Engagement Session
» June Convocation
» June Convocation

June 11
» June Convocation
» Reception Honouring Stuart McLean / 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient
» June Convocation
» South Korean Ambassador's Lecture on Partnership between Korea and Canada
» Reception Honouring Emőke J.E. Szathmáry / 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient
» Korean Movie - Masquerade
» A Teacher's Legacy

June 12
» June Convocation
» Reception Honouring Denise Clarke / 2013 Honorary Degree Recipient
» June Convocation
» Honorary Guest: Dr. Rudolph Marcus (1992 Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner)
» Are We Ready for Public-Driven Health Care in Canada?

June 13
» June Convocation
» June Convocation

June 14
» June Convocation
» New Talent Singing Awards Calgary Audition 2013

June 18
» Virtual Biomedical Instrumentation And Signal Processing
» 60th Anniversary of June 17, 1953 (East German Uprising)

More events:
www.ucalgary.ca/events

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