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 29, 2009 | Research
    Stress. There's a good chance you are experiencing it in your life right now or know someone who is. It's a buzzword that's become so pervasive in our culture that we hardly give it a second thought. However, U of L...
  • October 29, 2009 | Research
    On a map, the small town of Brooks, Alta., appears no different than any other rural location. But with only 13,000 people speaking approximately 90 different languages, Brooks has an uncharacteristically diverse...
  • October 29, 2009 | Research
    The University continued to expand in 2007/2008 with four major projects highlighting campus activities. Ground was broken Feb. 15, 2007, on the $65-million Markin Hall project, a four-level complex that will house the...
  • October 29, 2009 | Research
    Dr. Christopher Hugenholtz and his research team are discovering that wind erosion is essential to preserving a balanced ecosystem. Thoughts of wind erosion bring to mind vivid imagery of the 1930s dust bowl –...
  • 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 | 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...
  • 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...

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