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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Detached gecko tails dance to their own tune

Geckos and other lizards have long been known for their incredible ability to shed their tails as a decoy for predators, but little is known about the movements and what controls the tail once it separates from the lizard's ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Scientists pinpoint the 'edge of space'

Where does space begin? Scientists at the University of Calgary have created a new instrument that is able to track the transition between the relatively gentle winds of Earth's atmosphere and the more violent flows of charged ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Green IT not helping climate change

Richard Hawkins, Canada Research Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, says there is no evidence that information technologies necessarily reduce our environmental footprint. His research will provide input ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Environment
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