University of Calgary

September 16, 2010

 
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News

Resolving Darwin's abominable mystery
Patterns of flower biodiversity point to the importance of having room to grow.

Magic, origami and puzzles: the art of mathematics
A university graduate at age 14, hired as a professor at MIT by age 21, mathematical genius, Erik Demaine, discusses the links between algorithms and art today at the U of C.

Brains in permanent overdrive
Exposure to stress puts the brain on high alert according to Dr. Jaideep Bains with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute.

Campus Connection

Hop on the Dinos fan bus
The Dinos fan bus is heading to Edmonton Saturday, Sept. 18 for a football game against the Alberta Golden Bears. Cost per person is $20 and includes transportation, tickets to the game, snacks on the bus, burger and pop at the game and Dinos swag. Space is limited. Register here.

September issue of Research In Action now online
In this issue:
• Helping make Alberta’s roads safer
• Retracing the steps of Canadian troops through WWI battlefields
• Killam Trust winners announced

 

Events

Today
> Defining the molecular basis of cell migration and polarization
> Magic, origami and puzzles: the art of mathematics
> Post Award Research Compliance & Eligibilty Information Sessions
> Markin-Flanagan Writers-in-Residence reading

September 18
> Terror and discovery in the skies: Rothney Astrophysical Observatory open house
> Men's Hockey: UNB
> Field hockey: UBC

September 20
> Carving out our role in the world: making the G-8/G-20 work for Canada
> Mobility services information session
> Post Award Research eProcurement info session
> Outdoor Centre presentation: Don't get snowed in!

September 21
> Restorative Justice in Iraq: Martha McManus lecture
> Post Award Research eProcurement info session

September 22
> Terrestrial ecosystems during international polar year
> Post Award Research eProcurement info session


More events: ucalgary.ca/events