University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Home

News

University of Calgary researcher Mary Reid, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is studying the interaction between beetles and trees. She has found attacked trees are the ones with more defences because the pine beetles can smell them and detect them as as suitable breeding spots. Photos by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

University of Calgary researcher Mary Reid, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is studying the interaction between beetles and trees. She has found attacked trees are the ones with more defences because the pine beetles can smell them and detect them as as suitable breeding spots. Photos by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

Natural defences in trees may be attracting mountain pine beetles Professor Mary Reid's studies show ecological impact of pine beetle outbreak may not be as severe as once feared
University of Calgary Campus Ticket Centre officially closes UPass services moved to Tech Stop in Mac Hall
Recent grad gets golden ticket to continue learning at UCalgary Continuing Education-sponsored promotion provided course vouchers in convocation programs
Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to broaden access to EMI Music Canada Archive while preserving original audio materials Funding will enable digitization of thousands of recordings by top musical artists of the 20th century
Nursing students' article on improving senior health featured in international journal Publication highlights findings from collaborative community health project at assisted living facility in Calgary
University finalizes partnership with UC Emergency app developers Agreement leads way to new safety modules and developments

Research

Results from University of Calgary engineer Quazi Hassan's initial research have led the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to renew his funding to continue his multi-year research into forecasting where forest fires might strike. Photo by Colleen De Neve

Results from University of Calgary engineer Quazi Hassan's initial research have led the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to renew his funding to continue his multi-year research into forecasting where forest fires might strike. Photo by Colleen De Neve

Engineering professor using NASA satellite data to forecast forest fires Quazi Hassan's research is pinpointing danger zones in remote areas
UCalgary researchers part of breakthrough study to predict premature births Cumming School’s Suzanne Tough and Donna Slater help to develop new blood test to identify women at risk of preterm delivery
Vet Med researchers study health of gentle giants competing in Stampede's Heavy Horse Pull Little has been known until now about effects of short, intense, powerful exercise on draft horses’ physiology
Primitive, deep brain opens new insights into autism spectrum disorder Calgary researchers find shape matters more than volume in the first study of its kind
Genome Canada funds research to de-risk offshore oil exploration Faculty of Science’s Casey Hubert collaborates with partners including Nova Scotia Department of Energy
New book by Haskayne Dean Jim Dewald a wake-up call to CEO and business leaders Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper Through Entrepreneurial Thinking urges companies to get back to innovation

U in the News

Jul. 28 2016
Global News video Mini train returns to Calgary’s Bowness Park as... University of Calgary Outdoor Centre
Jul. 27 2016
Edmonton Examiner University of Calgary architecture students bring... Cody Jew, Dan Syzmanski, Winston Yuen, Ivan Au, Faculty of Environmental Design
Jul. 27 2016
CBC News Nova Scotia Blue Beach fossil finds are bridging gap in... Jason Anderson, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Jul. 27 2016
CNN video Americans wary of gene-editing, brain chips,... Gregor Wolbring, Cumming School of Medicine
Jul. 26 2016
Global National News video Calgary researcher forecasts wildfires with NASA... Quazi Hassan, Schulich School of Engineering
Jul. 27 2016
CBC News Experts explain the story behind Alberta's... Nigel Bankes, Faculty of Law
Jul. 26 2016
Calgary Metro W-18 not an opioid, confirms U.S. study Stephanie Borgland, Cumming School of Medicine
Jul. 24 2016
CBC News video 5 big ideas from some of Calgary's biggest... Rob Huebert, political science; Jennifer Winter, economics; Tom Flanagan, political science; Tonya Callaghan and Dustin Louie, education
Jul. 22 2016
CBC News Young adults are Calgary's only shrinking... Harry Hiller, Department of Sociology
Jul. 24 2016
CTV News video Behavioural changes could help diagnose dementia... Zahinoor Ismail, Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Pages

Campus Connection

Art, physics and astronomy align in new Nickle Galleries exhibit Scientists join artist Dan Hudson for interactive experience on May 12
Dog-walk your way to health on a Jane's Walk this weekend O’Brien Institute co-leads walk on May 7 to promote physical activity and conversation about shared recreational spaces
University of Calgary co-hosts conference on diversity and human rights Speakers will discuss impacts of sexual violence, Black Lives Matter activism, and more, on post-secondary campuses
Attend an open house and share your ideas on future of campus Events May 25 and 26 allow university stakeholders to weigh in on long-range development plans