Making computers think outside of the box
University of Calgary leads new Canada-wide research on cutting-edge multi-touch surfaces.
Excellence in nursing research
A Faculty of Nursing researcher and recent graduate have both won provincial awards for outstanding achievement.
Nursing expert visits UCQ
The woman, who literally, wrote the book on family nursing, has acquired a new group of fans and supporters and believers following a visit to Doha.
Copyright and the digital age
The topic of who has control over digital information systems is a hot topic in courts today. This month the Faculty of Law is welcoming an expert on the topic to give a free lecture.
The Canadian Press
March 18, 2010
Toy poodle to bull mastiff, dogs genetically linked to Mideast wolf: study
An international team of scientists have concluded that most breeds of domesticated dogs can trace their ancestry to the same source—the Middle Eastern grey wolf.
"There is so much similarity between the current dogs and some wolves of the Middle East, we can just infer that this is where people have domesticated dogs from wolves first," said co-author Marco Musiani, a landscape ecologist at the University of Calgary.
The Calgary Herald
March 18, 2010
The coming cancer crunch
Publicly funded health care is only sustainable by focusing on and providing what is needed by its constituents, says Dr. Peter Craighead, U of C Faculty of Medicine oncology professor and director of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
In an editorial to the Calgary Herald, Craighead says "the recent flurry of discussions around a new cancer centre in Calgary forces us to ask whether this is a need or a want."
March 16, 2010
Carbon capture and storage feasibility study
Rob Lavoie, project manager of the University of Calgary-led Wabamun Area CO2 Sequestration Project (WASP), talks about the potential of storing a huge amount of the global warming gas carbon dioxide deep underground in central Alberta.