For parents in a northern Alberta community, it feels as though their school division is embarking on a new era, one in which the needs of their children will be placed front-and-centre in determining the direction of their educational journey. For them, and for their Indigenous communities, this is no small thing.
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed an oncology nurse into becoming a major community builder, breaking down barriers to create wider access to food, resources, and health services for vulnerable Calgarians.
A registered counselling psychologist and associate professor in the Werklund School of Education says this time of year marks peak-exhaustion for many people. Here’s why — and how to recognize, avoid and recuperate from burnout.
There’s no typical day for the chief scientist aboard Canada’s famed Amundsen icebreaker, a high-tech hub for dozens of researchers aiming to understand the changing Arctic Ocean.
What does it mean to begin in a good way? A Traditional Knowledge Keeper serves as a helper to the community on picking sage, including why and how to gather it using culturally aligned and reciprocal practices that honor and respect Mother Earth.
Changing social norms to advance gender equity within traditionally male-dominated workplaces is a tall order. A collaborative pilot program between the Calgary Police Service and UCalgary’s Faculty of Social Work proves the power of a “nudge” approach.
The potentially debilitating disorder is more common in kids than you might think and less researched than we want. A UCalgary researcher is changing the latter and shares some of what she has learned.
How did Taylor Swift bond with legions of “Swifties” to become a record-breaking artist and a figure of female empowerment? UCalgary professor Dawn Johnston attributes Swift’s massive popularity not only to song themes that are highly relatable to her teenage followers, but also to her public responses to powerful men who have tried to bully her.
A surprise find for two researchers using biotechnology to edit genes in crop seeds has the potential to address global food challenges like drought, nutrition and food insecurity.
Housing was acknowledged as a human right in the Canadian National Housing Strategy. Since then, affordability seems to be getting worse. A UCalgary expert, who has studied the issue for decades, provides context for how we got here and why solutions will require sustained policy, planning and design intervention.
A partnership between the Calgary Police Service and UCalgary’s cybercrime simulation centre aims to help catch real-life criminals
Diet culture is returning with a vengeance. Or maybe it never went away. A team of researchers say making classrooms “weight-neutral” zones could dramatically improve the physical and mental health of kids and teens.
From South Africa and Spain to the United Kingdom and Australia, UCalgary researchers went around the world for cross-border collaborations