University of Calgary

News Releases – June 2011

June 29, 2011

Exploring the Universe with the world's largest radio telescope
University of Calgary physicist Canadian lead on international project.

June 28, 2011

Domed dinosaur king of the head-butt
University of Calgary researchers get inside the heads of dating dinos.

June 24, 2011

How much mileage do you get from sawdust?
Biofuel from non-edible parts of plants getting more efficient.

June 23, 2011

Building a better math teacher
Math education professor's Science article considers new ways to use what we already know.

June 21, 2011

Cenovus Energy donates $600,000 to student-led solar home project
A University of Calgary student-led team building a solar-powered home has received backing from Cenovus Energy.

June 20, 2011

No injury spike in Bantam bodychecking
Injury and concussion rates similar in leagues where contact not allowed until teens.

June 15, 2011

University of Calgary earns three Calgary Awards
City recognizes university’s excellence in sustainability and the literary arts.

June 10, 2011

Researchers harness greenhouse gases with good microbes, chemistry and attitude
Carbon Management Canada funding stokes powerful energy research.

June 8, 2011

Research finds Calgarians’ views on crime and crime prevention endorse work of Calgary John Howard Society
Findings include strong evidence that Calgarians support the use of halfway houses for non-violent offenders.

June 7, 2011

High-tech remedy for urban planning headaches
Researchers developing Canada’s first interactive web-based method of visualizing different scenarios for urban development.

June 2, 2011

University of Calgary to host Canada's top scientists and science communicators
International energy expert John Hofmeister, University of Calgary climate scientist David Keith and Discovery Channel host Jay Ingram will headline the Canadian Science Writers’ Association conference.

Music artist and Nobel Laureate among those honoured
University of Calgary recognizes distinguished citizens from around the world.

June 1, 2011

Wuotila named Dinos’ new director
Veteran athletics administrator and alumnus Ron Wuotila is the new Director of Athletics and Recreation at the University of Calgary.

Trailblazer and Olympian honoured
26th annual Arch Awards salutes outstanding University of Calgary alumni.

Should lawyers regulate lawyers?
Study examines self-regulation of legal profession, whether system ensures protection for clients.

21st-century oil upgrading methods in testing phase
Research goal is to reduce energy consumption in upgrading process.