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University of Calgary Chemistry professor George Shimizu, left, will lead the CREATE Training Program in Carbon Capture with the focus on training students such as grad student Roger Mah, right.

University of Calgary Chemistry professor George Shimizu, left, will lead the CREATE Training Program in Carbon Capture with the focus on training students such as grad student Roger Mah, right. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

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
U Voices: Albertans only receiving pennies per barrel for their oil Doreen Barrie, Faculty of Arts, writing for Troy Media
Let's Talk Science challenge welcomes 200 kids to campus Students in grades 6 through 8 compete in STEM-focused quiz show and design contest
Three new books from experts in the faculties of nursing and education Titles explore wellness and aging, hermeneutics, and learning from suffering
University congratulates Lois Mitchell as new Alberta lieutenant-governor Message to the campus community on behalf of President Cannon
U Voices: Refineries shouldn't be subsidized on employment grounds Trevor Tombe, School of Public Policy, writing in the Financial Post

Research

The WHO flag and, from left, Bill Ghali, director of the O’Brien Institute for Public Health; Bedirhan Üstün, WHO delegate and head of the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases; Hude Quan, director of the Calgary WHO Collaborating Centre; and John Reynolds, associate vice-president (research). Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

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
Medicine grad dedicated to improving access to care for the vulnerable Braden O’Neill, Rhodes Scholar, wants to make online health searches more reliable
Study looks at attitudes toward personalized medicine and breast cancer Cumming-led research finds broad public support for a test that helps determine if patients will benefit from chemotherapy
New scholarly search engine conducts instant meta-analysis Haskayne's Piers Steel, cofounder of metaBUS, looks to change the science of human resource management

U in the News

May. 21 2015
Global Calgary video Number of Alberta workers collecting EI spikes Ron Kneebone, School of Public Policy
May. 21 2015
Calgary Herald Financial elder abuse a growing concern in Alberta Lisa Silver, Faculty of Law
May. 22 2015
Calgary Herald The death and life of the world's biggest ram Kathreen Ruckstuhl, Faculty of Science
May. 20 2015
St. John's Telegram Highlight the success stories of women in tech:... Natalie Panek, Alumna
May. 20 2015
Metro Calgary U of C research shows stress hormones higher in... Gerry Giesbrecht, Cumming School of Medicine
May. 20 2015
CTV Calgary Alberta's NDP era to begin Sunday, when... Paul Fairie, Faculty of Arts
May. 20 2015
Calgary Herald University of Calgary gets grant for carbon... George Shimizu, Roger Mah, Faculty of Graduate Studies
May. 19 2015
CBC Calgary Allergy sufferers prepare for bad, early season Thomas Bowen, Cumming School of Medicine
May. 17 2015
Global Calgary video Car-free condos Byron Miller, Faculty of Arts
May. 15 2015
U.S. News & World Report Early menopause tied to lower risk of irregular... Anne Gillis, Cumming School of Medicine

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Campus Connection

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
Symposium to delve into the lives of scientists forced into exile Cumming School hosts sixth annual West Coast Symposium in the History of Medicine
Student volunteers and supporters don T-shirts in support of STEM Let’s Talk Science program delivers hands-on lessons in science and technology