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University of Calgary associate professor Greg McDermid in the Department of Geography, middle, and his students are using drones to study boreal forests in northern Alberta. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

University of Calgary associate professor Greg McDermid in the Department of Geography, middle, and his students are using drones to study boreal forests in northern Alberta. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary 

Geography prof uses drones to hunt mountain pine beetles in Alberta forests With NSERC support, Greg McDermid is testing whether unmanned aerial vehicles could be a cost-effective way to track affected trees
UCalgary Qatar celebrates 57 nursing graduates at seventh convocation Bachelor and Master of Nursing graduates join growing number of alumni contributing to Qatar’s health-care sector
National nursing body honours two Faculty of Nursing researchers Shahirose Premji and Kathryn King-Shier both win awards from the Canadian Nurses Association
Personalized testing for breast cancer helps patients make treatment decisions Cumming School researchers Deborah Marshall and Karen MacDonald study value of gene expression profiling
New app helps doctors minimize patients' resistance to antibiotics Medical residents and multidisciplinary team from Cumming School and AHS create Spectrum MD, now used in Calgary hospitals
Quick Chat: The Stigma of ADHD Werklund researcher Emma Climie considers how to support young people through awareness initiatives

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University of Calgary assistant professor in the Cumming School Dr. Daniel Niven has been awarded a 2016 CIHR-IHSPR Rising Star Award for his work in the field of health services and policy research. His study aims to lessen the time between scientific research and its implementation in the health-care system.

University of Calgary assistant professor in the Cumming School Dr. Daniel Niven has been awarded a 2016 CIHR-IHSPR Rising Star Award for his work in the field of health services and policy research. His study aims to lessen the time between scientific research and its implementation in the health-care system. 

Cumming School researcher puts spotlight on ending harmful health-care practices Dr. Daniel Niven, an intensive care doctor, wins national award for helping clinics and hospitals adopt new scientific findings sooner
Alberta’s sport horse community will benefit from new research chair Renaud Léguillette named Faculty of Veterinary Medicine's inaugural Chair in Equine Sports Medicine
Researchers join forces to reduce steroid use by Crohn's and colitis patients Initiative part of nationwide project to develop alternative treatment therapies
University of Calgary partnership with First Nations goes back more than 50 years Protection of some of the most important sites in southern Alberta due to collaboration
Vaccinating children for meningitis and pneumonia also protects adults Unvaccinated adults benefit from 'herd effect,' Cumming School researchers find
Postdoc's biofuels startup offers new source of clean renewable energy Christine Sharp and Marc Strous' Solar Biocells uses microorganisms in capture and conversion of carbon dioxide

U in the News

Jun. 24 2016
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Jun. 25 2016
CBC Calgary Last of the Fort McMurray families prepare to... Arabia Umar, Fort McMurray evacuee
Jun. 24 2016
Calgary Herald You should get cyber insurance, says U of C after... Linda Dalgetty, Finance and Services
Jun. 23 2016
CBC News Calgary Steps to help maintain a healthy brain easy to do Lorraine Venturato, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Jun. 24 2016
Metro Calgary Aboriginal leaders honoured at annual Chief David... Shawna Cunningham, Native Centre
Jun. 23 2016
Calgary Sun Higher, faster, stronger — horses that is Renaud Léguillette, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Jun. 23 2016
CBC News video 5 ways education could produce a brighter future... Dustin Louie, Faculty of Education
Jun. 23 2016
City TV Breakfast Television Migraine Research Werner Becker, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Jun. 21 2016
CTV News video Celebrating National Aboriginal Day Kim Lawrence, University Relations

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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