Recent Research Headlines

Recent Research Headlines

  • October 29, 2009 | Funding and Grants
    The answer to that question, according to Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden, a Canada Research Chair in Physical Biochemistry and an Alberta Ingenuity-supported New Faculty Award recipient working on drug-resistance in bacteria,...
  • October 16, 2009 | Graduate Studies
    The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the National Research Council Canada (NRC), announced Thursday the reappointment of Dr. Howard Tennant, President Emeritus of the University...
  • October 16, 2009 | Research
    There have been many nights over the last 16 years that Dr. Mary Runté has gotten little, if any, sleep. Raising two children has been no small factor in the equation, but even before Runté took on...
  • October 9, 2009 | Funding and Grants
    Nothing illustrates the role of the economy in our lives like the current economic downturn. With families across North America foreclosing on mortgages, baby boomers delaying retirement and new graduates scrambling for...
  • October 9, 2009 | Research
    While people like to describe themselves as left- or right-brained, we all rely on both hemispheres to function normally. However, neuroscientists haven't been certain whether both contribute equally to the production...
  • October 9, 2009 | Funding and Grants
    With its mousy brown feathers and ample frame, the ruffed grouse wouldn't win any beauty contests. But for one neuroscientist, the Alberta species is a celebrity. One of the University of Lethbridge's newest researchers...
  • October 9, 2009 | Research
    The name Hildegard von Bingen may not ring a bell, but her compositions, written in the 12th century, left an indelible mark on music – and women's – history. It's only been in recent decades that academics...
  • September 14, 2009 | Research
    Energy drinks claim to boost your energy and improve performance but they are different from sport drinks such as Gatorade or PowerAde, which have small amounts of carbohydrate and electrolytes. Here's a look at what...
  • September 14, 2009 | Research
    The University of Lethbridge Library continues to be an innovative campus leader, and it's reflected in the new personalities they bring into the fold. A year ago, new University Librarian Alison Nussbaumer was...
  • August 28, 2009 | Research
    As Alberta's economy and population grow, the demand for water is soaring and so is the need to know how well we're managing this invaluable resource. Canada Research Chair and U of L researcher Dr. Alice Hontela is...

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