University of Calgary

December 2010

Dec. 21

New institute examines pollutants from water and land
Team includes multidisciplinary researchers from a variety of institutions and government.

Dec. 15

Federal transfers cause fiscal illusion
Transfer GST revenue to provinces in place of transfer payments, says School of Public Policy paper.

Atomic weights of 10 elements on periodic table about to make an historic change
Researchers from around the world compile more reliable data that will help science and industry.

Dec. 14

The ethics of biofuels
School of Public Policy paper asks hard questions about biofuel production.

Dec. 9

Putting an end to domestic violence
New research chair to spearhead ‘first in Canada’ primary prevention initiative.

Dec. 8

New tools for backcountry safety
University of Calgary researchers develop infrared cameras and computer models for avalanche prediction.

Dec. 7

Exergames teach physical literacy
First results in from U of C’s Canadian Exergaming Research Centre.

Dec. 2

New Insights About Botulinum Toxin A
Botulinum Toxin A creates muscle weakness and atrophy following long term use.