News Releases

University of Lethbridge awarded record $3.9 million in NSERC funding

Mon, 06/22/2015
The University of Lethbridge was awarded a record $3.9 million of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) this year, with U of L researchers earning support for projects in neuroscience, biological sciences, psychology, chemistry & biochemistry, physics & astronomy, geography and mathematics & computer science

U of L alum heads up ozone measurement program in New Zealand

Thu, 06/18/2015
Dr. Richard Querel (MSc ’08, PhD ’10), who studied under Dr. David Naylor, leads the ozone measurement program at the Lauder Atmospheric Research Station

Improving brain's executive function is child's play

Wed, 06/17/2015
University of Lethbridge neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Pellis says unstructured time is extremely important to a child’s brain development

U of L study shows middle school literacy program improves reading skills and motivation

Mon, 06/15/2015
A three-year study by Dr. Robin Bright shows middle school students who sometimes struggle with reading can become engaged and motivated readers with the right resource materials and a focused approach

Groundbreaking study reveals nursing and care staff experience significant levels of distress in caring for residents with dementia

Fri, 06/05/2015
A majority of surveyed registered nurses, practical nurses and health-care aides working in 30 continuing care facilities in southern Alberta reported experiencing moral distress daily or weekly.

Annual Ahead of the Herd summer orientation for new students and families is Sunday, June 7

Fri, 06/05/2015
Prospective University of Lethbridge students and associated family members will get an opportunity to experience the U of L campus and meet U of L staff members, student mentors and volunteers during the annual Ahead of the Herd summer orientation.

University of Lethbridge students present Zumbathon fundraiser to support Nepal humanitarian mission

Thu, 06/04/2015
University of Lethbridge students have organized a Zumbathon fundraising event in support of a proposed humanitarian mission to assist the people of Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquakes that struck the region.

Cancer-fighting properties of the buffalo bean being investigated by U of L research team

Tue, 06/02/2015
Biology professor and cancer researcher Dr. Roy Golsteyn may have found the building blocks to a new cancer-fighting drug — and it was growing in the prairie landscape outside his University of Lethbridge lab all along

Debby Steacy honoured with 2015 University of Lethbridge Volunteer Award

Fri, 05/29/2015
On Thursday, the University of Lethbridge recognized the late Debby Steacy for her longstanding commitment to promoting Pronghorn athletes by awarding her the 2015 University of Lethbridge Volunteer Award

Canada Foundation for Innovation investment to support creation of cutting-edge cellular imaging research centre

Fri, 05/29/2015
The University of Lethbridge will embark on the creation of a new interdisciplinary research facility that promises to be Canada’s leading cellular imaging research centre

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