University of Calgary

July 2009

July 30, 2009

Patient ethnicity a predictor of distress in cancer care
Faculty of Medicine researcher and AHFMR Fellow Bejoy Thomas finds that among those undergoing cancer care in Calgary, visible minorities and people with English as their second language had consistently higher distress scores.

July 24, 2009

Plug-in cars drastically cut emissions
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles could release 40 to 90 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions in Alberta than conventional passenger vehicles, according to a study by electrical engineers at the Schulich School of Engineering.

July 23, 2009

Canadians consume more salt
A new survey of more than 260 food products available worldwide shows some popular brands contain large variances in salt and Canadians are getting more salt than most.

July 21, 2009

Industry minister tours campus construction
Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement visited the Taylor Family Digital Library site and other U of C building projects

July 16, 2009

New ingenuity centre taps into tech sector for resource industry solutions
Tecterra takes Alberta’s information technology sector to new levels

July 13, 2009

Dinos' Peterson mines gold on final day at Universidade Pool

July 8, 2009

Going to great heights to honour astronaut
Robert Thirsk receives Honorary Doctor of Laws in the International Space Station