University of Calgary

May 27, 2013

Research

Three Accelerator grants boost Schulich research on GPS interference, smartphone navigation, oil sands recovery
Funding for Naser El-Sheimy, Gérard Lachapelle, John Chen.

Two Science researchers get Accelerator grants for clean energy, cell signaling projects
Funding for Warren Piers, Greg Moorhead.

News

University to host international conference for biology lab educators
35th annual ABLE event offers teaching development opportunities in lab education.

Faculty of Nursing’s Karen Benzies receives Westbury Legacy Award
Leading researcher recognized for commitment to supporting children, families.

Campus Connection

Reminder: President Cannon hosts town hall today to share results of 2013 engagement survey
Attend event at Mac Hall A at 2 p.m. or view live webcast.

Three Minute Thesis winners now on video: You be the judge
Speaking competition videos demonstrate importance of easily understood research explanation. Watch Video

Ambitious student tackles big themes with small newspaper for Schulich School of Engineering
The Technocrat: ‘Engineering news from the University of Calgary and around the world.’

Dinos in Action

Four Dinos on Canadian roster at Summer Universiade in Russia
Former Dinos head coach Gramantik at helm as Canada competes at FISU Games July 7-12.

Newsmakers

May 27/Metro Calgary
Cuts to University of Calgary’s faculty of medicine will impact family care: Dean
Jon Meddings, Faculty of Medicine

May 27/Calgary Herald
Minister yet to sign off on cuts announced by post-secondary schools

May 26/Calgary Sun
Calgary man runs Calgary Marathon to fund scholarship for international students in late step dad's name
Justyce Wright, Haskayne School of Business

May 26/Calgary Herald
Onsare, Fry claim Scotiabank Calgary Marathon titles
Nadyia Fry, Alumni

May 24/CTV Calgary
Research project gets to heart of hypertension
Hude Quan, Faculty of Medicine
Norm Campbell, Faculty of Medicine

May 24/Calgary Herald
No to fluoride
James Beck, Faculty of Medicine

May 24/Calgary Herald
Five things to love about Canada’s Senate
Doreen Barrie, Faculty of Arts