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Samuel Weiss, PhD, speaks at the launch on Wednesday of the Brain and Mental Health Research Strategy. Weiss, director of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, will lead the strategy. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Samuel Weiss, PhD, speaks at the launch on Wednesday of the Brain and Mental Health Research Strategy. Weiss, director of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, will lead the strategy. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

University announces new Brain and Mental Health Research Strategy Framework lays foundation for an accelerated, multidisciplinary approach to finding health-care solutions
Curing Ebola, 3D printing a heart: Student-run symposium inspires 24th annual event, hosted by Cumming grad students on Friday, brings together ‘the brightest minds’
Rollercoasterology: the science behind amusement parks More than 2,000 junior and high school students head to Calaway Park to learn about physics
Stimulating the brain to improve motor control NeuroTechnologies are transforming the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases
Routine basement excavation uncovers important fossil discovery Early representatives of modern fish discovered in northwest Calgary
NeuroTeam brings a multi-faceted toolkit to problem of dementia Scholars in healthy brain aging address a complex and urgent issue

Research

Deborah Marshall, PhD, lead author on the RA policy paper, Arthur J.E. Child Chair in Rheumatology Outcomes Research and associate professor in the University of Calgary’s Department of Community Health Sciences and member of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health and O’Brien Institute for Public Health.

Policy paper highlights need for rheumatoid arthritis registry 'If we don’t identify patients quickly there can be serious and sometimes irreversible changes'
HBI researchers unravel mystery and mechanism behind addiction Chemical blockers can be used to inhibit the reward response triggered by addictive drugs
University to lead national carbon capture student training program Chemistry professor George Shimizu receives prestigious CREATE grant to connect, support and train people working on broad challenge
O'Brien Institute joins World Health Organization research network Collaboration creates international standards for disease, diagnosis and treatment
New technology could help reduce bedsores in hospitals W21C researchers conduct trial of mattress overlay system that provides visual, easy-to-understand pressure images
New findings show sex of fetus influences maternal physiology Increased stress biomarkers in women carrying female fetuses could explain some health outcomes

U in the News

May. 27 2015
Calgary Herald video Alberta’s NDP government gambles on raising... Ron Kneebone, School of Public Policy
May. 26 2015
Calgary Herald What voluntary contributions to CPP could mean... Jack Mintz, School of Public Policy
May. 27 2015
Calgary Sun Alberta creationist Edgar Nernberg digs up what... Darla Zelenitsky, Faculty of Science
May. 26 2015
CTV Calgary video Young drivers talk about popularity of Car2Go... Harry Hiller, Faculty of Arts
May. 26 2015
CBC Calgary video 5 people give their 2 cents to Alberta's new... Joule Bergerson, Schulich School of Engineering
May. 27 2015
Edmonton Journal New women’s minister faces troubling numbers Melanee Thomas, Faculty of Arts
May. 26 2015
Calgary Herald New finance minister Joe Ceci hailed as good-... Joe Ceci, Alumnus
May. 26 2015
CBC The Homestretch audio Linking vet students with low-income pet owners Serge Chalhoub, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
May. 25 2015
Financial Post No experience necessary, alas, for Alberta’s... Ted Morton, School of Public Policy
May. 25 2015
CTV Calgary video No cost vet care helps impoverished pet owners Serge Chalhoub, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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Campus Connection

Nickle Galleries exhibit tracks design evolution of architect Ron Thom Show draws upon Canadian Architectural Archives at the University of Calgary
Summit to address mental health, addiction issues on Alberta campuses Community invited to attend Wellness Summit on June 2
Conference proposes a creative, humanist approach to climate change Calgary Institute for the Humanities hosts free public forum May 21
Design Matters lecturer balances traditional and modern, nature and social life EVDS hosts acclaimed Beijing-based architect Ma Yansong at May 4 event downtown