A scientific surprise, decades of work by multinational teams, complicated math and the most educated of guesses led to the discovery of an octopus nursery surviving — against all odds — 3,100 metres under the sea. Rachel Lauer helped create the treasure map that led to the discovery.
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
Picture books for your toddler, age-appropriate novels for your tween or teen, and adult non-fiction for you — this carefully curated database directs you to Indigenous stories with important messages
For the first time, Calgary has a designated centre for young people dealing with mental health issues that is removed from the often-traumatic experience that can come with traditional hospitals and emergency rooms. What’s more, the concept was designed by youths themselves.
Vintage admission tickets, arena deal announcements and the sheet music for Calgary’s very own marching song are all to be found in the century-old archives that preserves a rich history that helped shape our city
Look inside an unexpected workshop where old processes help drive new methods for sustainable products for the future and where students find community in a sometimes-solitary major
What they are, why they are important and how a community science initiative makes it easy for everyone to get involved in helping bees and their pollinator pals.
Academia collides with the colorful universe of comic books to help us understand the world a little better.
It doesn’t come without serious ethical and societal concerns, but AI can also be a good thing. Researchers across UCalgary are using it to make informed decisions more quickly and solve complex problems.
Houses can lose heat at an alarming rate, but it’s hard to do anything about something you can’t see. For nearly a decade, high-tech residential heat maps have been making the invisible visible to encourage action.