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Donna Slater, left, an associate professor in physiology and pharmacology in the Cumming School of Medicine, and Suzanne Tough, professor in the departments of paediatrics and community health sciences were part of a an international team of researchers who developed a blood test that detects the risk of premature delivery very early in a woman's pregnancy. Photo by Dwayne Brunner, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions

Donna Slater, left, an associate professor in physiology and pharmacology in the Cumming School of Medicine, and Suzanne Tough, professor in the departments of paediatrics and community health sciences were part of a an international team of researchers who developed a blood test that detects the risk of premature delivery very early in a woman's pregnancy. Photo by Dwayne Brunner, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions

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
University finalizes partnership with UC Emergency app developers Agreement leads way to new safety modules and developments
Drama professor lends expertise to UK premiere of Canadian play Penny Farfan invited to consult on production inspired by prison death of Canadian teenager Ashley Smith
Sooner or later, our homes become trash. Prof asks: Why? Josh Taron in EVDS explores creative ways to reduce demolition waste dumped in city landfills
U Voices: Not all taxes are created equal - Why Alberta needs the HST Trevor Tombe, Faculty of Arts, writing for the Financial Post
In memoriam: Ryan McIntosh, Schulich School of Engineering Campus flag at half mast: celebration of student's life planned for today

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Signe Bray, the scientific director of the Child and Adolescent Imaging Research Program at the Alberta Children's Hospital, and her graduate student Manu Schuetze, a PhD candidate, are studying autism and its relationship with the sub-cortical structures deep in the brain. Approximately 350 young adults with autism from around the globe submitted to magnetic resonance imaging, a process in which pictures are taken of the brain, and participated in Bray's research. Photo by Laura Herperger, University of Ca

Signe Bray, the scientific director of the Child and Adolescent Imaging Research Program at the Alberta Children's Hospital, and her graduate student Manu Schuetze, a PhD candidate, are studying autism and its relationship with the sub-cortical structures deep in the brain. Approximately 350 young adults with autism from around the globe submitted to magnetic resonance imaging, a process in which pictures are taken of the brain, and participated in Bray's research. Photo by Laura Herperger, University of Calgary  

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
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
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
University of Calgary partners with Trout Unlimited to collect 'rock snot' samples Citizen crowdsourcing research project aims to better understand spread of invasive alga in southern Alberta rivers
University of Calgary study examines emotional state of Stampede rodeo bulls Few bulls show signs of stress or anxiety just before bucking performance, Ed Pajor finds

U in the News

Jul. 21 2016
Globe and Mail Innovation strikes chord with clean-tech chief Leah Lawrence, Alumna
Jul. 21 2016
CBC Homestretch audio Author shares her experience as a Syrian-born... Ghada Alatrash, Werklund School of Education
Jul. 19 2016
Maclean's The one per cent are coming to Canada’s Arctic Rob Huebert, Faculty of Arts
Jul. 19 2016
Calgary Herald Calgary hosts inaugural Canadian International... Katrina Olson-Mottahed, Alumna
Jul. 16 2016
CBC Calgary Asbestos deaths in Alberta higher than reported,... Alain Tremblay, Cumming School of Medicine
Jul. 17 2016
CBC New Brunswick UNB appoints Herb Emery as Vaughan chair in... Herb Emery, School of Public Policy
Jul. 14 2016
CBC Calgary Young Albertans compete for jobs with laid-off... Summer Kamel, Haskayne School of Business; Colleen Bangs, Career Services
Jul. 14 2016
Calgary Herald CNOOC Nexen Energy cutbacks at Long Lake oilsands... Robert Skinner, School of Public Policy
Jul. 15 2016
Calgary Herald Former Dino Simonise inks deal with Bengals Rashaun Simonise, Dinos
Jul. 15 2016
Globe and Mail Meningitis death could turn parents into anti-... Juliet Guichon, Cumming School of Medicine

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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