University of Calgary

The University of Calgary (U of C) is located in Alberta, Canada. U of C has a large selection of undergraduate programs, nearly 3,000 full time academic researchers, an extensive graduate program, veterinary school and medical school. U of C has a cutting edge energy, environmental, engineering and science research facility. Recently, U of C opened a campus in Dohar, Qatar offering state of the art nursing programs to student living in the Middle East. U of C introduced an innovative 4-year veterinary degree combining technology, cross/discipline study in 2008.

2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
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Limits for mountain trail use identified

A new study on human impact to wildlife in some of Canada's most popular national parks has identified limits at which trails can be used before ecological disturbance takes place. The study led by University of Calgary Masters ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Ecology
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Mountain caribou's ancient ancestry revealed

The declining mountain caribou populations of Canada's southern Rockies are a more distinct breed than scientists previously believed, according to a new study by University of Calgary researchers that is shedding light on ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in
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Flora not flourishing in world's hotspots

Researchers at the University of Calgary have found the biodiversity picture in the region known as the "lungs of the Earth" contradicts commonly held views relating to extinction in that area.

dateDec 10, 2008 in
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Breast cancer prognosis goes high tech

Cancer researchers at the University of Calgary are investigating a new tool to use for the prognosis of breast cancer in patients. This new digital tool will help give patients a more accurate assessment of how abnormal ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Cancer
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Beware of predatory male black bears

Fatal encounters with black bears have been exceedingly rare during the last century, but appear to be mainly the result of predatory male bears targeting humans in their wilderness home ranges, according to a new study led ...

dateMay 11, 2011 in Ecology
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Researchers bust bat rabies stereotype

Bats tend to have a bad reputation. They sleep all day, party at night, and are commonly thought to be riddled with rabies. A study by University of Calgary researchers has confirmed that bats are not as disease-ridden as ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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