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.
Researchers step closer to treatment of virulent hospital infection
Clostridium difficile is a health problem that affects hundreds of thousands of patients and costs $10 billion to $20 billion every year in North America. Researchers from the University of Calgary and the National Research ...
Big city holds empty promise for bats
In the treeless, flat Prairie, you'd think a city would provide a good home for bats who like to snuggle up and roost in trees and buildings. But researchers at the University of Calgary made the surprising discovery that ...
Scientists identify new marker for heart disease
A new study from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine is shedding light on an underlying cause of heart disease.
Human activity displaces predators more than prey
A new paper by University of Calgary researchers, published today in PLoS ONE, demonstrates the edge given to prey in the space race by human activity.
Melting Arctic ice cap at record
With Arctic ice cap at record low this summer, University of Calgary geography professor John Yackel predicts serious consequences for the planet.
Canadian researchers discover new way to prevent infections in dialysis patients
Researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat dialysis catheter malfunction in kidney dialysis patients may now also help prevent both malfunction as well as infections.
New discovery in nerve regrowth
Faculty of Medicine scientists have discovered a way to enhance nerve regeneration in the peripheral nervous system. This important discovery could lead to new treatments for nerve damage caused by diabetes or traumatic injuries. ...
Scientists offer better ways to engineer Earth's climate to prevent global warming
There may be better ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent dangerous global warming than mimicking volcanoes, a University of Calgary climate scientist says in two new studies.
The holy grail of human resources: New selection tool to revolutionize hiring
Just about everyone has a story about being trapped in the wrong job, flip-flopping careers in search of one that fits, or just wasting time with the guidance counsellor.
Bringing bison back to North American landscapes
The next 10 to 20 years could be extremely significant for restoring wild populations of American bison to their original range, including the Canadian Rockies; but for this to happen, more land must be made available for ...