University of Calgary

News Releases – January 2012

Jan. 30, 2012
Mammals shrink at faster rates than they grow

Research helps explain large-scale size changes and recovery from mass extinctions.

Jan. 27, 2012
New solar home to address Fort McMurray housing needs
University of Calgary begins work on entry for 2013 Solar Decathlon competition.

Jan. 24, 2012
New centre to develop ethical business leaders
University of Calgary to open Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business.

Jan. 23, 2012
Reward homeless for finding homes
New study proposes using power of incentives to help keep people off of Calgary's streets.

Jan. 20, 2012
First-ever University of Calgary nursing chair to set kids on path to better mental health
Faculty of Nursing takes lead in fostering children's mental well being.

Jan. 19, 2012
Study identifies a new way brain cells die in Alzheimer's disease
Will help lead researchers towards new treatments.

Leadership development starts early
On Jan. 21 a new initiative to create the next generation of community and business leaders begins.

Public sector wages sapping Alberta's revenues
Study finds provincial government spends far more on employees than rest of Canada.

Jan. 6, 2012
Earth's massive extinction: the story gets worse

New finding on mercury-volcanic link could re-write history on past annihilations.