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.
What are the building blocks of the universe and how do they work? Quantum physicists are piecing together the story of the smallest particles in existence.
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.
Dr. Susan Boon, PhD, illuminates the bright sides of romantic dark sides — and reminds us that even our most meaningful relationships are messy.
Have you ever wondered who makes all the glass you find in a chemistry lab? The answer isn’t very far away. It’s tucked into the basement of the Science building, in UCalgary’s very own glass-blowing shop.
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.
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.
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.
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.