University of Calgary

December 2009

December 21, 2009

Average earners on the edge
U of C sociologists study impacts of financial crisis on middle-income families.

December 18, 2009

New sit-ski design heading for the slopes
A new design of sit-ski, hatched from a University of Calgary student project, could potentially make the Paralympic sport of alpine skiing far more accessible and affordable to disabled people.

December 17, 2009

Exploring the Stone Age pantry
U of C archaeologist unearths earliest evidence of modern humans using wild grains and tubers for food.

December 16, 2009

CFI awards eight U of C researchers almost $2.5 million
University of Calgary researchers received $2,449,861 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

December 7, 2009

U of C receives nearly $22 million for research
Province provides major funding for six projects from wastewater research to Arctic space imaging

Changes required in pricing of health care services
School of Public Policy research paper calls for truly competitive bidding process

December 4, 2009

University of Calgary Olympic Oval hosts Olympic preview this weekend
The Essent ISU Speed Skating World Cup Makes a stop in Calgary, December 4 – 6

Global roundtable on energy, environment and economy coming to U of C
Calgary-based Nexen Inc. is donating $1.75 million to the University of Calgary to support an annual global roundtable on energy, environment and the economy.

December 3, 2009

Tracking Olympic athletes online
U of C Kinesiology researchers create database to keep tabs on Team Canada

Keeping out determined snoopers
U of C researcher looks at privacy issues on social network systems

December 2, 2009

Canadians seek urgent climate change action
U of C researchers to deliver Canadian citizen recommendations at UN conference in Copenhagen

December 1, 2009

Still time to get vaccinated
The immunization clinic on campus is now offering both H1N1 and seasonal influenza vaccinations.

National carbon management project launched
U of C-based Carbon Management Canada aims to reduce environmental footprint of fossil fuels