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From Trial to Triumph

Nearly 10 years ago, a team of Calgary stroke researchers contributed to a revolution in stroke treatment around the world. The same team is poised to launch another monumental trial that could dramatically improve stroke outcomes yet again.
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‘I Don’t Tell You My Story to Make You Feel Sorry for Me’

April 7, 2024, marks 30 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It’s a milestone that reminds survivor Dr. Régine Uwibereyeho King, PhD, of the commitment she made to help others and stem violence through courageous storytelling.
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love AI

A professor in UCalgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts makes a case for the positive effects of artificial intelligence on imaginative endeavours — and how it can amplify our creative output.
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From Nursing to Volunteering and Back Again

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.
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Reshaping the Learning Landscape for Indigenous Children

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.
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Burn Bright — Not Out

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.
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The Art of the Nudge

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.
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9 Things to Know About Kids and Migraine

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.