News Releases

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Nov. 28 to Dec. 3

Mon, 11/28/2016
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                          Self-Defense Workshops — Campus Women’s Centre Tuesday, Nov. 29, 7 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m., PE255

Four research projects boosted by CREDO funding

Wed, 11/23/2016
The latest round of funding through the University of Lethbridge’s Community of Research Excellence Development Opportunities (CREDO) program will provide $25,000 to each of four diverse research projects. They include a local oral history project, a study into green bonds and their effect on the stock market, research into how children’s gender identity influences the way they produce sounds, and ways that countries with minority official languages can improve proficiency through education and training policies.

Inaugural conference focuses on how children learn language

Tue, 11/22/2016
From children learning English as a second language to the effects of electronics on the developing brain, the first annual Child Language Acquisition Research in Alberta (CLARA) Conference promises to be of interest to researchers, clinicians, teachers and parents alike.

U of L scientists to be featured on The Nature of Things

Mon, 11/21/2016
The research work of three University of Lethbridge scientists will be highlighted in Thursday’s episode of The Nature of Things. The popular program hosted by David Suzuki airs on CBC Television and presents science stories in an engaging and informative way. Think Like an Animal features research on hummingbirds and primates conducted by Drs. Andrew Hurly, Louise Barrett and Sergio Pellis.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Nov. 21 to 26

Mon, 11/21/2016
The University of Lethbridge has a number of events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                        The Importance of Being Earnest Tuesday, Nov. 22 to Saturday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m., University Theatre

University of Lethbridge iGEM team golden, now focused on next steps with Lethbridge Fire and EMS

Fri, 11/18/2016
  Their project is once again golden and now the University of Lethbridge iGEM team is excited to embark on the next phase – determining if and how their plan to improve the cleanliness of emergency medical vehicles is feasible.

U of L student’s doctoral research published in prestigious science journal

Wed, 11/16/2016
Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes (MSc ’12, PhD ’16) spent four years conducting research into the function of a protein important for gene expression, and her hard work and persistence has paid off.

Destination Project reaches construction milestone

Mon, 11/14/2016
With a second crane scheduled to be installed on Tuesday, Big Yeller will soon have a companion, albeit a bit shorter, on the Destination Project site. The addition of the second crane means the Destination Project will begin to take shape in a more visible way.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Nov. 14 to 19

Mon, 11/14/2016
The University of Lethbridge has a number of events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                          The Living Library: Celebrating International Education Week Monday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., near the Library entrance

Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute welcomes Gairdner Award winner for public lectures

Thu, 11/10/2016
  Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou will be available for media interviews Monday, Nov. 14 at 11:15 a.m. in room E868 The Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI) is delighted to host Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award, for a public speaker event on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year that the University has had the opportunity to partner with the Canada Gairdner Foundation, bringing to campus some of the world’s top research minds.

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