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Fighting back with precision health | Faculty of Science

Fighting back with precision health Four new projects at the University of Alberta are using computing science to combat COVID-19. Katie Willis - 11 September 2020 This illustration, created at ...

Published: September 11, 2020

Financial intelligence | Faculty of Science

Financial intelligence Meet the minds behind the next big movement in money—artificial intelligence. Andrew Lyle - 11 September 2020 Statisticians and faculty members Bei Jiang (left) and Linglong ...

Published: September 11, 2020

The next big thing: Killam Accelerator Research Award funds early-career computing scientist | Faculty of Science

The next big thing: Killam Accelerator Research Award funds early-career computing scientist Martha White receives Killam award—and funding—to recognize and build her research in machine learning.

Published: September 11, 2020

The value of educational breadth | Faculty of Science

The value of educational breadth Alumni Perspectives with Jack Newton ('01 BSc(Spec), '05 MSc). Jack Newton - 11 September 2020 Alumnus Jack Newton shares his perspective on the value of ...

Published: September 11, 2020

Leveraging artistic methods with interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle social and climate justice | Faculty of Arts

Leveraging artistic methods with interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle social and climate justice Natalie Loveless inducted into the Royal Society of Canada for advances in research-creation.

Published: September 10, 2020

Worse birth outcomes, higher maternal risk factors for pregnancies in Alberta’s poorest rural regions: study

Skip to main content 09 September 2020 ... 08:00 America/Tegucigalpa Worse birth outcomes, higher maternal risk factors for pregnancies in Alberta’s poorest rural regions: study Researchers identify ...

Published: September 9, 2020

Shaping the future of inflammatory bowel disease diagnosis and management | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Health And Wellness Science and Technology Research Shaping the future of inflammatory bowel disease diagnosis and management PhD student investigates role of artificial intelligence in ...

Published: September 4, 2020

Relating Intersectionality and Indigenous-Engaged Research and Scholarship | Intersections of Gender

Relating Intersectionality and Indigenous-Engaged Research and Scholarship 02 September 2020 On July 24, 2020, Situated Knowledges: Indigenous Peoples and Place (SKIPP) and Intersections of Gender ...

Published: September 2, 2020

A new frame of mind: EEG headsets transform learning for neuroscience students | Faculty of Science

A new frame of mind: EEG headsets transform learning for neuroscience students Donation of 50 wearable EEG headsets is bringing modern neuroscience research to undergraduate psychology students at ...

Published: September 2, 2020

For 36 Years, Our House has Helped Thousands of Men to Overcome the Devastation of Alcohol and Drug Addiction | Psychiatry

For 36 Years, Our House has Helped Thousands of Men to Overcome the Devastation of Alcohol and Drug Addiction 01 September 2020 Mark MacKenzie, Executive Director, Our House He had his first drink ...

Published: September 1, 2020

COVID-19 has changed psychiatry forever: researchers

Skip to main content 01 September 2020 ... 08:00 America/Tegucigalpa COVID-19 has changed psychiatry forever: researchers Alberta has capacity, experience to lead the way in the new field of “crisis ...

Published: September 1, 2020

Five questions about graduate studies at UAlberta this fall | Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

The University of Alberta is known for its beautiful green and gold foliage in the fall. Photo: Richard Siemens The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives in ways we couldn’t have anticipated ...

Published: August 31, 2020

Awards and Accolades - July/August 2020 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - July/August 2020 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. 31 August 2020 Faculty Excellence Paul Messinger, Associate Professor

Published: August 31, 2020

Challenging the Arts community to think creatively and collaboratively | Faculty of Arts

Challenging the Arts community to think creatively and collaboratively Carrie Smith embraces new role as Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts Donna McKinnon - 20 August 2020 Carrie Smith is used to change.

Published: August 20, 2020

Awards & Accolades - August 2020 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Health And Wellness Awards & Accolades - August 2020 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students Kirsten Bauer - 19 August 2020 Congratulations to the outstanding researchers, ...

Published: August 19, 2020

Two UAlberta Law professors earn prestigious federal research grants | UAlberta Law

Two UAlberta Law professors earn prestigious federal research grants Cameron Jefferies, Jennifer Raso to study cetacean conservation laws and the digitization of social assistance, respectively

Published: August 18, 2020

Researchers aim to use machine learning to improve diagnosis, treatment of mental illness

Skip to main content 18 August 2020 ... 11:57 America/Tegucigalpa Researchers aim to use machine learning to improve diagnosis, treatment of mental illness Computational psychiatry research among 16 U ...

Published: August 18, 2020

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion | Chemistry

Society and Culture Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 14 August 2020 The Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the University of Alberta’s Department of Chemistry The ...

Published: August 14, 2020

Solutions for oil wells and society | Home

Solutions for oil wells and society Future Energy Systems researcher Juliana Leung is using subsurface engineering to find a social solution for our oil addiction Catherine Tays - 31 July 2020 The ...

Published: July 31, 2020

COMMENTARY || Tough-on-crime anti-drug moralizing does a disservice to Canadians

Skip to main content 29 July 2020 ... 05:55 America/Tegucigalpa COMMENTARY || Tough-on-crime anti-drug moralizing does a disservice to Canadians Harsh prison sentences don't deter drug use, say ...

Published: July 29, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 SSHRC Recipients! | Department of History & Classics

Congratulations to the 2020 SSHRC Recipients! 29 July 2020 SSHRC Insight Development Grant Support research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as ...

Published: July 29, 2020

Finding common ground on climate change | Home

Finding common ground on climate change Future Energy Systems Principal Investigator Arman Hemmati talks about the facts of Climate Change during TEDx UAlberta Kenneth Tam, Catherine Tays - 27 ...

Published: July 27, 2020

Scientists build model for detecting early signs of depression in text | Faculty of Science

Scientists build model for detecting early signs of depression in text Researchers share the first study to illustrate specific linguistic representation in depressive language. Katie Willis - 23 ...

Published: July 23, 2020

2020 SSHRC Competition Results Announced | Faculty of Arts

2020 SSHRC Competition Results Announced A complete list of academic and student funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Donna McKinnon - 23 July 2020 Earlier this month, ...

Published: July 23, 2020

U of A researchers make real-time tumour tracking in radiation therapy five times faster

Skip to main content 22 July 2020 ... 08:00 America/Tegucigalpa U of A researchers make real-time tumour tracking in radiation therapy five times faster Improving ability to track mobile tumours in ...

Published: July 22, 2020

Awards and Accolades - June to July 2020 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - June to July 2020 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 15 July 2020 Leadership in transition This month we recognize three ...

Published: July 15, 2020

Welcome Dr. Simone Pfleger and Dr. Lana Whiskeyjack | Women's and Gender Studies

Welcome Dr. Simone Pfleger and Dr. Lana Whiskeyjack! Dr Michelle Meagher - 14 July 2020 Friends and colleagues, It's my distinct pleasure to announce that Dr. Simone Pfleger and Dr. Lana ...

Published: July 14, 2020

Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers focus on reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission | Engineering at Alberta

Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers focus on reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission Alisha Kadam - 13 July 2020 A few professors and their research teams from the department of ...

Published: July 13, 2020

Coexisting with carnivores: Understanding how bears adjust to live with humans | Faculty of Science

Coexisting with carnivores: Understanding how bears adjust to live with humans Study by a team of ecologists from western Canada provides an in-depth look at how grizzly bears learn to coexist ...

Published: July 6, 2020

I can get credit for that? | Residence Services

I can get credit for that? Residence Life Team 02 July 2020 With enrollment right around the corner, we have put together a list of some of the best or most interesting classes that we think you ...

Published: July 2, 2020

Farewell from Dr. Carrie Smith | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Farewell from Dr. Carrie Smith 30 June 2020 Dear MLCS Friends, 2020, quite the year to be transitioning roles in the university. It is truly tempting to open this brief farewell with a quip about ...

Published: June 30, 2020

Examining the ethics of AI: Welcoming Nidhi Hegde to the Faculty of Science | Faculty of Science

Examining the ethics of AI: Welcoming Nidhi Hegde to the Faculty of Science Associate Professor Nidhi Hegde focuses her research on understanding privacy and ethics in artificial intelligence.

Published: June 30, 2020

SLIS Accreditation Renewed by the American Library Association | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Accreditation Renewed by the American Library Association ALA Committee on Accreditation renews the School's MLIS program accreditation for an unprecedented eight years. Next review scheduled ...

Published: June 30, 2020

Digital Law and Innovation Society hopes to shape future of law and technology | UAlberta Law

Digital Law and Innovation Society hopes to shape future of law and technology New student group partners with UAlberta Law to launch Digital Law Cohort for fall 2020 Sarah Kent - 27 June 2020

Published: June 27, 2020

COMMENTARY || Canadian prisons in the time of COVID-19: Recommendations for the pandemic and beyond

Skip to main content 26 June 2020 ... 05:55 America/Tegucigalpa COMMENTARY || Canadian prisons in the time of COVID-19: Recommendations for the pandemic and beyond Short-term measures to protect ...

Published: June 26, 2020

Rehab Med researcher helps clients take pride in their voices | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Health And Wellness Society and Culture Research Rehab Med researcher helps clients take pride in their voices U of A study explores communication cues to help transgender individuals achieve the ...

Published: June 24, 2020

How robots could help injured workers recover | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Research UAlberta Science and Technology How robots could help injured workers recover Training robots to guide people through simulated tasks could improve return-to-work evaluations and ...

Published: June 18, 2020

How robots could help injured workers recover

Skip to main content 18 June 2020 ... 06:00 America/Tegucigalpa How robots could help injured workers recover Training robots to guide people through simulated tasks could improve return-to-work ...

Published: June 18, 2020

Scott Smallwood appointed Director of Sound Studies Institute | Faculty of Arts

Employees Scott Smallwood appointed Director of Sound Studies Institute Composer, musician and technology expert brings a unique interdisciplinary vision to arts and sciences Erik Einsiedel - 18 ...

Published: June 18, 2020

UAlberta business research benefits from $780,000 in funding | Alberta School of Business

UAlberta business research benefits from $780,000 in funding Alberta School of Business researchers among nationwide recipients in federal grants program. 17 June 2020 Alberta School of Business ...

Published: June 17, 2020

COMMENTARY || Defunding police a movement whose time has come

Skip to main content 17 June 2020 ... 14:31 America/Tegucigalpa COMMENTARY || Defunding police a movement whose time has come Reallocating some police funding to social workers, making body cameras ...

Published: June 17, 2020

LISSA President Earns AALL Scholarship | School of Library and Information Studies

LISSA President Earns AALL Scholarship Join us in congratulating SLIS student and LISSA president 2020-2021 Kaia MacLeod on her receipt of a George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship from ...

Published: June 10, 2020

Convocation ‘20: Andrew McWhinney | Faculty of Arts

Convocation ‘20: Andrew McWhinney Social Justice Through a Literary Lens Donna McKinnon - 09 June 2020 Like many undergraduate students, Andrew McWhinney’s initial plan for his degree changed when ...

Published: June 9, 2020

Convocation ‘20: Liam Wadsworth | Faculty of Arts

Convocation ‘20: Liam Wadsworth Weaving Stories from the Past Donna McKinnon - 01 June 2020 From a fascination with science and history to the discovery that the real world was “far more ...

Published: June 1, 2020

MACT Information Session - 4 August 2020 | Media and Technology Studies

MACT Information Session - 4 August 2020 29 May 2020 Thinking about a graduate degree in communications and technology? Join us on Tuesday 4 August at 6-7pm (MDT) for an online information session ...

Published: May 29, 2020

UAlberta International hosts Humboldt Foundation Information Session | University of Alberta International

The online event was attended by 123 researchers from UAlberta and from many other Canadian and foreign universities. The AvH Foundation emphatically campaigns for equal opportunities for women ...

Published: May 29, 2020

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. ROSS NEITZ - 28 May 2020 This is a roundup of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty of ...

Published: May 28, 2020

The U of A's Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology is responding to the COVID-19 crisis | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

The U of A's Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology is responding to the COVID-19 crisis The University of Alberta's Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology was set up in 2010 to be ready for a moment just ...

Published: May 27, 2020

Medo.ai app could 'democratize' medical imaging | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Medo.ai app could 'democratize' medical imaging A University of Alberta spinoff company is hoping its new technology to analyze ultrasound images will make diagnosing health problems possible even ...

Published: May 27, 2020

App promises to improve pain management in dementia patients | Faculty of Science

App promises to improve pain management in dementia patients AI for health: Helping health-care practitioners see pain more clearly Katie Willis - 26 May 2020 University of Alberta computing ...

Published: May 26, 2020

Fighting back with precision health: New AI projects poised to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic | Faculty of Science

Fighting back with precision health: New AI projects poised to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic Funding for four UAlberta research projects will support drug discovery, data collection, at-risk groups ...

Published: May 15, 2020

Jason Morris is first Faculty of Law graduate student to defend his degree remotely | UAlberta Law

Jason Morris is first Faculty of Law graduate student to defend his degree remotely Expert in computational law passes LLM defence via Google Meet Helen Metella - 14 May 2020 For the first time ...

Published: May 14, 2020

Dogs can detect traces of gasoline down to one billionth of a teaspoon | Faculty of Science

Dogs can detect traces of gasoline down to one billionth of a teaspoon Study provides lowest estimate of sensitivity limit for canine-and-handler teams detecting traces of gasoline during arson ...

Published: May 12, 2020

University of Alberta cancer drug secures funding for human trials | Department of Oncology

University of Alberta cancer drug secures funding for human trials Jay Rosove Video Journalist - 07 May 2020 A possible new cancer treatment developed at the University of Alberta is expected to ...

Published: May 7, 2020

Faster tools we all need | Home

Faster tools we all need Machine learning will accelerate carbon capture technology development - and more Catherine Tays - 05 May 2020 Imagine a future where the carbon dioxide we produce is ...

Published: May 5, 2020

Collaboration helps speed the way for a new Alberta clinical trial to fight COVID-19 | Pediatrics

Collaboration helps speed the way for a new Alberta clinical trial to fight COVID-19 Tamara Vineberg - 01 May 2020 Pediatric neurologist Lawrence Richer is part of a provincial research team ...

Published: May 1, 2020

Awards and Accolades - April 2020 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - April 2020 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. Alberta School of Business - 30 April 2020 Faculty Excellence Sarah Moore, Recipient ...

Published: April 30, 2020

COMMENTARY || Mapping key areas for conservation could help plants and animals survive climate change

Skip to main content 23 April 2020 ... 06:00 America/Tegucigalpa COMMENTARY || Mapping key areas for conservation could help plants and animals survive climate change Conservation biologists model ...

Published: April 23, 2020

U of A economists see COVID-19 as global problem in our backyard | Home

U of A economists see COVID-19 as global problem in our backyard From policy responses to implications on the global scale, researchers are closely watching an unprecedented pandemic. Brent ...

Published: April 21, 2020

U of A economists see COVID-19 as global problem in our backyard

Skip to main content 21 April 2020 ... 06:00 America/Tegucigalpa U of A economists see COVID-19 as global problem in our backyard From policy responses to implications on the global scale, researchers ...

Published: April 21, 2020

What’s certain about (caribou) death and taxes? | Home

What’s certain about (caribou) death and taxes? Future Energy Systems HQP Zhanji Zhang focused his Masters on using economics to try to save the caribou, and the answer may lie in avoiding taxes

Published: April 17, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Astrid Ensslin | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Congratulations to Dr. Astrid Ensslin Micah True - 15 April 2020 Dr. Astrid Ensslin has just been named a recipient of FGSR's "Great Supervisor Award." According to FGSR's description of the award ...

Published: April 15, 2020

Alberta study investigates impact of early hydroxychloroquine intervention on patients battling COVID-19 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Alberta study investigates impact of early hydroxychloroquine intervention on patients battling COVID-19 Collaborative provincial research project to study effectiveness of early treatment option.

Published: April 14, 2020

Why some local businesses will get through COVID-19 better than others

Skip to main content 08 April 2020 ... 05:55 America/Tegucigalpa Why some local businesses will get through COVID-19 better than others Family firms and retailers with online presence more likely to ...

Published: April 8, 2020

Mechanical engineering's COVID-19 research efforts | Engineering at Alberta

Mechanical engineering's COVID-19 research efforts Faculty and researchers in Mechanical Engineering are making substantial contributions to the pandemic efforts. Andre McDonald with Robyn Braun - ...

Published: April 6, 2020

Congratulations to three teaching award recipients | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Congratulations to three teaching award recipients Dr. Carrie Smith - 25 March 2020 Congratulations to the following teaching award winners: Dr. Sathya Rao recipient of the 2020 CSL Instructor ...

Published: March 25, 2020

Doris Kule (1921-2020) | Faculty of Arts

Doris Kule (1921-2020) Beloved teacher, philanthropist passes away. Donna McKinnon - 19 March 2020 Doris Kule, 1921-2020 Earlier this week, we were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Doris ...

Published: March 19, 2020

Dr. Cheryl Poth Wins Textbook Award | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Cheryl Poth Wins Textbook Award Dr. Poth wins an award for her text, Innovations in Mixed Methods Research 16 March 2020 Congratulations to Ed Psych's Dr. Cheryl Poth, whose textbook ...

Published: March 16, 2020

ECE Professor named fellow of Alberta's Energy Futures Lab | Engineering at Alberta

ECE Professor named fellow of Alberta's Energy Futures Lab Dr. Petr Musilek will work with EFL toward their Alberta 2050 vision Robyn Braun - 11 March 2020 The Energy Futures Lab's 2050 vision for ...

Published: March 11, 2020

LEGO, robots and rehab-oh my! | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

LEGO, robots and rehab-oh my! Kids get the chance to learn about STEM, computer programming and teamwork thanks to Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine researcher Amy Knezevich - 05 March 2020 Under ...

Published: March 5, 2020

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Ross Neitz - 28 February 2020 This is a roundup of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty ...

Published: February 28, 2020

Faculty projects garner $3.8 million in CIHR funding | Pediatrics

Faculty projects garner $3.8 million in CIHR funding Tamara Vineberg - 27 February 2020 Georg Schmolzer is one of the faculty members who has received funding from the Canadian Institute for ...

Published: February 27, 2020

Using AI to combat gender and ethnic bias in the job market | Faculty of Science

Using AI to combat gender and ethnic bias in the job market International project aims to identify and reduce bias in job recruitment and human resource management using responsible artificial ...

Published: February 26, 2020

Shining different lights on photocatalysis | Home

Shining different lights on photocatalysis Future Energy Systems researcher Karthik Shankar leads a group of engineers looking at light-powered conversions, from a few different angles Catherine ...

Published: February 14, 2020

Faster and greener: Reducing the carbon footprint of Bitcoin mining | Faculty of Science

Faster and greener: Reducing the carbon footprint of Bitcoin mining Study by UAlberta computing scientists yields new technique that could speed up one of the toughest computational problems.

Published: February 13, 2020

Celebrating outstanding undergraduate research | Faculty of Science

Celebrating outstanding undergraduate research Two University of Alberta students recognized in 2020 Computing Research Association awards. Andrew Lyle - 07 February 2020 Laura Petrich (pictured) ...

Published: February 7, 2020

Dyscorpia Art exhibition catalogue | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Dyscorpia Art exhibition catalogue The catalogue of the Dyscorpia Art exhibition was published on January 30, 2020. The exhibition was a great success at the Enterprise Square art gallery last ...

Published: February 3, 2020

Four ways climate change is affecting our health—and what we can do about it

Skip to main content 22 January 2020 ... 07:00 America/Tegucigalpa Four ways climate change is affecting our health—and what we can do about it Humans can adapt to major effects of climate change—but ...

Published: January 22, 2020

Awards and Accolades - January 2020 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - January 2020 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students FOMD STAFF - 22 January 2020 One of the victims of Flight PS752, Saba Saadat worked under the ...

Published: January 22, 2020

Electrical and Computer Engineering at Alberta ranked among the very best | Engineering at Alberta

Electrical and Computer Engineering at Alberta ranked among the very best ECE at Alberta ranked 43rd in the world Robyn Braun - 20 January 2020 According to results put out by the National ...

Published: January 20, 2020

Newly developed screening processes will help accelerate carbon capture research

Skip to main content Engineering professor Arvind Rajendran (left) in his lab with graduate students Vishal Subramanian Balashankar, Kasturi Nagesh Pai and Gokul Subraveti. The research team ...

Published: January 17, 2020

Newly developed screening processes will help accelerate carbon capture research | Home

Newly developed screening processes will help accelerate carbon capture research Future Energy Systems researchers are helping make carbon capture more efficient, screening 120,000 carbon ...

Published: January 17, 2020

In Memoriam - Mojgan Daneshmand and Pedram Mousavi | Engineering at Alberta

In Memoriam - Mojgan Daneshmand and Pedram Mousavi Family at home and on campus: Mojgan Daneshmand and Pedram Mousavi invited newcomers to their family Richard Cairney - 16 January 2020 The loss ...

Published: January 16, 2020

In Memoriam - Nasim Rahmanifar | Engineering at Alberta

In Memoriam - Nasim Rahmanifar Inspiring student helped others through biomedical engineering. Nasim Rahmanifar was a true friend and a gifted student. Rich Cairney - 16 January 2020 Nasim ...

Published: January 16, 2020

International day of women and girls in science | Public Health

International day of women and girls in science Nisa Drozdowski 14 January 2020 Each year on February 11 we mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science. According to the United Nations, ...

Published: January 14, 2020

Mourning the loss of four members of our Faculty of Science community | Faculty of Science

Mourning the loss of four members of our Faculty of Science community Remembering Pouneh Gorji, Arash Pourzarabi, Saba Saadat, and Sara Saadat News Staff - 11 January 2020 Remembering Pouneh Gorji ...

Published: January 11, 2020

Opening Pandora's box | Alberta School of Business

Opening Pandora's box While artificial intelligence can be a force for societal and economic good, there may be unintended consequences when it comes to our increasing reliance on technology. Andy ...

Published: January 7, 2020

COMMENTARY || Why having robot co-workers might make you less prejudiced

Skip to main content 03 January 2020 ... 07:00 America/Tegucigalpa COMMENTARY || Why having robot co-workers might make you less prejudiced When robot co-workers are the out-group, human workers ...

Published: January 3, 2020

Legal Innovation Conference seeks to demystify how practice of law is changing | UAlberta Law

Legal Innovation Conference seeks to demystify how practice of law is changing January event presents expertise from across Canada Helen Metella - 24 December 2019 For law students who are ...

Published: December 24, 2019

Researchers receive funding for cutting-edge tools | Faculty of Science

Researchers receive funding for cutting-edge tools Four Faculty of Science researchers awarded funding through the NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grant. Katie Willis - 20 December 2019 Four ...

Published: December 20, 2019

Art exhibition explores energy futures | Home

Art exhibition explores energy futures Future Energy Systems art exhibition asks visitors to speculate about an energy future for everyone Kenneth Tam - 19 December 2019 Principal Investigators ...

Published: December 19, 2019

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's top 10 news stories of the year | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's top 10 news stories of the year Screen time, stress and a Star Wars-themed heart among top headlines in 2019. ROSS NEITZ - 19 December 2019 1. The Globe and ...

Published: December 19, 2019

2019 In Review | Faculty of Arts

2019 In Review The Faculty of Arts' Top Stories of the Year Donna McKinnon - 18 December 2019 In a faculty as diverse, as engaged and as robust as ours, the storytelling possibilities are ...

Published: December 18, 2019

Word of mouth still key factor in generating sales in online world

Skip to main content 18 December 2019 ... 07:24 America/Tegucigalpa Word of mouth still key factor in generating sales in online world Consumers base buying decisions on “informed herd effect” ...

Published: December 18, 2019

FoMD's Top Stories of 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD's Top Stories of 2019 Find out what stories captured our readers' attention the most in 2019. RYAN O'BYRNE - 18 December 2019 1. Brenda Hemmelgarn to take reins as new dean of the Faculty of ...

Published: December 18, 2019

Top Stories of 2019 | Public Health

Top Stories of 2019 The top 10 most read news stories of the year illustrate the work of health economists; celebrate the achievements of faculty, staff, students and alumni; and demonstrate the ...

Published: December 11, 2019

Undergraduates demonstrate passion projects and gain experiential learning through Idea Fund | Faculty of Science

Undergraduates demonstrate passion projects and gain experiential learning through Idea Fund Funding program through Student Innovation Centre, with support from AltaML, awards cash prizes to ...

Published: December 10, 2019

Recognizing and retaining AI excellence: Five UAlberta researchers named CIFAR AI Chairs | Faculty of Science

Recognizing and retaining AI excellence: Five UAlberta researchers named CIFAR AI Chairs Canadian, Edmonton, and University of Alberta leadership in artificial intelligence further cemented with ...

Published: December 9, 2019

'I can actually eat a burger now!' Mobile health technology shows promising results for patients with head and neck cancer | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

'I can actually eat a burger now!' Mobile health technology shows promising results for patients with head and neck cancer UAlberta spin-off enables people with swallowing disorders to enjoy meals ...

Published: December 4, 2019

Breakthrough Study by U of A Schizophrenia Researcher Featured on German Television Show | Psychiatry

Breakthrough Study by U of A Schizophrenia Researcher Featured on German Television Show A University of Alberta researcher who harnessed the power of machine learning to develop a groundbreaking ...

Published: December 1, 2019

Game Jam brings Alberta students together to build accessible brain-controlled video games for kids with CP | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Game Jam brings Alberta students together to build accessible brain-controlled video games for kids with CP Hackathon event hopes to give children with quadriplegia or neuromuscular disorders the ...

Published: November 29, 2019

Alberta Policy Internship Program Launched | Faculty of Arts

Alberta Policy Internship Program Launched Alberta’s largest universities collaborate with Government of Alberta to train tomorrow's leaders in policy development Donna McKinnon - 28 November 2019

Published: November 28, 2019

Polarizing language creating gridlock in energy debate | Home

Polarizing language creating gridlock in energy debate Lightening up and avoiding hot-button labels could foster more rational discussion of Canada’s energy future, says engineering professor ...

Published: November 27, 2019

Finding your path: How the Edmonton video game industry, UAlberta research, and new graduates step up their game together | Faculty of Science

Finding your path: How the Edmonton video game industry, UAlberta research, and new graduates step up their game together Collaboration between computing scientists and Edmonton tech company ...

Published: November 25, 2019

Research conference highlights PhD students' projects | Alberta School of Business

Research conference highlights PhD students' projects This annual student-led conference offers business doctoral students an opportunity to share research ideas and fosters effective presentation ...

Published: November 22, 2019

New international network on climate change led by UAlberta scientist | Faculty of Science

New international network on climate change led by UAlberta scientist Urban planning expert Jeff Birchall will lead a new UArctic network on local-scale planning for climate change resilience

Published: November 22, 2019

Improv and AI: Science grad connects comedy and science | Faculty of Science

Improv and AI: Science grad connects comedy and science Meet improv comedian and AI researcher Kory Mathewson, one of the newest members in the Faculty of Science alumni family Katie Willis - 20 ...

Published: November 20, 2019

Part IV: International Education Week in the Faculty of Arts | Faculty of Arts

Part IV: International Education Week in the Faculty of Arts Going Abroad with Carrie Smith Sherilyn Trompetter - 19 November 2019 Carrie Smith, Chair of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, in ...

Published: November 19, 2019

AI thinking just got a little richer at the University of Alberta | Faculty of Science

AI thinking just got a little richer at the University of Alberta $1.25M donation from Scotiabank supports artificial intelligence and diversity initiatives Jennifer Pascoe - 19 November 2019 Ada' ...

Published: November 19, 2019

Métis Research Project to be featured on Wild Archaeology TV Show | Department of Anthropology

Métis Research Project to be featured on Wild Archaeology TV Show Dr. Kisha Supernant and several of her graduate students will be featured on two upcoming episodes of APTN's Wild Archaeology show

Published: November 19, 2019

Awards and Accolades - November 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - November 2019 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 15 November 2019 International Honours Philip Halloran, Department of Medicine ...

Published: November 15, 2019

2019 Celebration of Excellence Awards | Public Health

2019 Celebration of Excellence Awards The School of Public Health came together to celebrate excellence. Donna Richardson - 08 November 2019 On the final day of This is Public Health™ Week 2019, ...

Published: November 8, 2019

The Language of AI | Alberta School of Business

The Language of AI Learn the language of the future with these easy to understand definitions. Noah Castelo - 07 November 2019 Often used interchangeably, "big data," "algorithms," "machine ...

Published: November 7, 2019

Avenue Magazine's 2019 Top 40 under 40 | Faculty of Arts

Avenue Magazine's 2019 Top 40 under 40 From archaeology to literature, Faculty of Arts' emerging superstars Donna McKinnon - 04 November 2019 Avenue Magazine has released its annual list ...

Published: November 4, 2019

Future Energy Systems at SPARK 2019 | Home

Future Energy Systems at SPARK 2019 Emissions Reducation Alberta hosts SPARK conference, 'Carbon+' Kenneth Tam - 01 November 2019 Director Anne Naeth views a demonstration from graduate student ...

Published: November 1, 2019

Avoiding elder loneliness using artificial intelligence | Faculty of Science

Avoiding elder loneliness using artificial intelligence Project to create digital chat companion part of a new partnership between the City of Edmonton and UAlberta. Andrew Lyle - 31 October 2019

Published: October 31, 2019

Awards and Accolades - October 2019 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - October 2019 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. Alberta School of Business - 31 October 2019 Faculty Excellence Congratulations to ...

Published: October 31, 2019

Understanding life-long learning in artificial intelligence | Faculty of Science

Understanding life-long learning in artificial intelligence The Faculty of Science welcomes Adam White, new assistant professor in computing science Katie Willis - 30 October 2019 Adam White is a ...

Published: October 30, 2019

Climate change: A public health issue | Public Health

Climate change: A public health issue Associate Professor Sherilee Harper is working with Indigenous partners to understand the resilience we have and the adaptations we can make to protect our ...

Published: October 30, 2019

Food security and health in a changing environment | Public Health

Food security and health in a changing environment "We can't stop or reverse the changes that are currently happening to our climate, but we can make decisions today that will mitigate impacts 20 ...

Published: October 29, 2019

Staff and Patients share memories of Dr Bernard Fisher who revolutionized breast cancer treatment | Surgery

Staff and Patients share memories of Dr Bernard Fisher who revolutionized breast cancer treatment Dr. Bernard Fisher's research ended the routine use of radical mastectomy. His research ...

Published: October 28, 2019

U of A Drives Breast Cancer Research | Surgery

U of A Drives Breast Cancer Research The U of A has been leading research into breast cancer with several papers recently published or soon to be published. 28 October 2019 The U of A has been ...

Published: October 28, 2019

Reach, swallow, click&push | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Reach, swallow, click&push Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine scores a hat trick at TEC Edmonton's 2019 Innovation awards Amy Knezevich - 25 October 2019 Three Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine ...

Published: October 25, 2019

Second-year law student Aidan Paul wins Brimacombe Moot | UAlberta Law

Second-year law student Aidan Paul wins Brimacombe Moot Tournament kicks off mooting season at UAlberta Law Denis Ram - 25 October 2019 The annual Brimacombe Selection Round Moot kicked off this ...

Published: October 25, 2019

Song aims to reduce maternal deaths in Ethiopia | Music

Song aims to reduce maternal deaths in Ethiopia U of A professors enlist country's biggest pop stars to save lives through music Geoff McMaster - 24 October 2019 A mother comforts her newborn in a ...

Published: October 24, 2019

Event: Full Schedule for Asian Studies Brown Bag Series | Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research

Event: Full Schedule for Asian Studies Brown Bag Series 22 October 2019 PTJC are happy to host Asian Studies Brown Bag Series. We are now planning to expand this to all Asianists, including ...

Published: October 22, 2019

Awards and Accolades - October 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - October 2019 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 17 October 2019 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Congratulations to Faculty of ...

Published: October 17, 2019

Teen pregnancy research earns U of A sociologist prestigious Killam award | Faculty of Arts

Teen pregnancy research earns U of A sociologist prestigious Killam award Sociologist Lisa Strohschein among 29 professors, post-doctoral researchers and grad students receiving Killam awards ...

Published: October 16, 2019

'A great opportunity, a great responsibility' | Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Prof. Eleni Stroulia, 2019 Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring winner. (Photo: Kevin Chavez Laxamana) When asked why computing science professor Eleni Stroulia is such an inspiring mentor, ...

Published: October 16, 2019

Better, more realistic video games: New research and industry partnership at UAlberta | Faculty of Science

Better, more realistic video games: New research and industry partnership at UAlberta Collaboration between computing scientists and Edmonton tech company Improbable stepping up their game with ...

Published: October 15, 2019

Bond, sibling bond | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Bond, sibling bond 4th Annual AAC Camp Alberta brings children who use augmentative and alternative communication-and their families-together Laurie Wang - 02 October 2019 Siblings Nathan and Ella ...

Published: October 2, 2019

Scholarships demonstrate support for student work | Pediatrics

Scholarships demonstrate support for student work Graduate students explain why they chose the Department of Pediatrics Tamara Vineberg - 01 October 2019 (Left) Simran Pherwani, Reshma Sirajee and ...

Published: October 1, 2019

Awards and Accolades - September 2019 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - September 2019 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. Alberta School of Business - 30 September 2019 Faculty Excellence Dean Joseph ...

Published: September 30, 2019

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. ROSS NEITZ - 27 September 2019 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the ...

Published: September 27, 2019

Robotic surgery on a beating heart? It only seems radical because no one has done it. Yet. | Engineering at Alberta

Robotic surgery on a beating heart? It only seems radical because no one has done it. Yet. Driven to help others, Engineering at Alberta researcher is breaking boundaries in medicine and robotics ...

Published: September 27, 2019

3-D imaging at the heart of precision health | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

3-D imaging at the heart of precision health Imaging is central to the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases―when it's combined with artificial intelligence techniques, the future of precision ...

Published: September 16, 2019

Precision health for mental health | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Precision health for mental health Members of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHI) apply artificial intelligence to examine genetic, lifestyle and imaging data for more ...

Published: September 16, 2019

A powerhouse group targets breast cancer | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

A powerhouse group targets breast cancer A collective of internationally renowned researchers joins forces to target this common cancer, combining their unique perspectives and specialties in a ...

Published: September 16, 2019

Strengthening the AI pipeline, one deep mind at a time | Faculty of Science

Strengthening the AI pipeline, one deep mind at a time UAlberta announces new DeepMind chair in artificial intelligence, Martin Mȕller Jennifer Pascoe - 11 September 2019 Martin Mȕller, professor ...

Published: September 11, 2019

Event: Asian Studies Brown Bag Series | Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research

Event: Asian Studies Brown Bag Series Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12-1pm (TELUS Centre 131) Presented by Xiaoting Li "INTERPERSONAL TOUCH IN MANDARIN INTERACTION" 11 September 2019 PTJC are ...

Published: September 11, 2019

SLIS Professor's Cultural Heritage Research Program Awarded Significant Funding | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Professor's Cultural Heritage Research Program Awarded Significant Funding University of Alberta Professor Ali Shiri's Cultural Heritage Research Program in Canada and collaboration in the US ...

Published: September 11, 2019

Dr. Cui Receives SSHRC Grant | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Cui Receives SSHRC Grant Congratulations to Dr. Cui for her SSHRC grant. 10 September 2019 Congratulations to our Dr. Ying Cui who has received a SSHRC Grant for her research. "Digital ...

Published: September 10, 2019

Up in the air: Understanding air pollution's association with premature births | Faculty of Science

Up in the air: Understanding air pollution's association with premature births UAlberta computing scientists and doctors begin the complex process of analyzing environmental factors affecting ...

Published: September 9, 2019

Knowing each other's energy | Home

Knowing each other's energy Future Energy Systems geothermal research ranges from mechanical engineering to anthropology –– and it’s all connected. Kenneth Tam - 09 September 2019 Future Energy ...

Published: September 9, 2019

Federal funding propels U of A researcher’s project turning biowaste into jet fuel | Home

Federal funding propels U of A researcher’s project turning biowaste into jet fuel Bioresource scientist David Bressler’s work among 23 projects receiving $27 million from Western Economic ...

Published: September 6, 2019

Federal funding propels U of A researcher’s project turning biowaste into jet fuel

Skip to main content 06 September 2019 ... 13:44 America/Tegucigalpa Federal funding propels U of A researcher’s project turning biowaste into jet fuel Bioresource scientist David Bressler’s work ...

Published: September 6, 2019

Mechanical Engineering professor receives funding to quantify nervous system damage | Engineering at Alberta

Mechanical Engineering professor receives funding to quantify nervous system damage Dr. Hossein Rouhani secures funding for "high-risk, high-reward" research 04 September 2019 Dr. Rouhani in an ...

Published: September 4, 2019

Dr. Bo Cao Recognized by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for Research on Identifying Early-Stage Biomarkers for Schizophrenia | Psychiatry

Dr. Bo Cao Recognized by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for Research on Identifying Early-Stage Biomarkers for Schizophrenia Dr. Bo (Cloud) Cao, an Assistant Professor in the Department of ...

Published: September 1, 2019

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. ROSS NEITZ - 30 August 2019 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty ...

Published: August 30, 2019

Learning Beyond Borders | Faculty of Arts

Learning Beyond Borders Modern Languages and Cultural Studies launches new, streamlined degree Donna McKinnon - 29 August 2019 Carrie Smith, Chair of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, is ...

Published: August 29, 2019

Mind games: UAlberta students create video game you can control with your thoughts | Faculty of Science

Mind games: UAlberta students create video game you can control with your thoughts Student group uses cutting-edge neurotechnology to create accessible game experience. Andrew Lyle - 27 August 2019

Published: August 27, 2019

Awards and Accolades - August 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - August 2019 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 22 August 2019 Faculty Recognition Bo Cao (Cloud), Department of Psychiatry, ...

Published: August 22, 2019

AI program creates applications for industry | Engineering at Alberta

AI program creates applications for industry Hands-on learning will enable AI Certificate students to deploy AI in the classroom, implementing what they've learned. Program starts in October, 2019.

Published: August 19, 2019

First global Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research will be a 'game-changer' | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

First global Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research will be a 'game-changer' University of Alberta research team receives $3.3 million to create open-source database for ...

Published: August 15, 2019

World's Longest Baseball Game swings for the fences in the fight against cancer | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

World's Longest Baseball Game swings for the fences in the fight against cancer Community steps up to the plate to boost U of A cancer research. ROSS NEITZ - 15 August 2019 Fifty-six players are ...

Published: August 15, 2019

Building connections through the Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archaeology | Faculty of Arts

Building connections through the Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archaeology New name and director reflect expanded mandate Donna McKinnon - 12 August 2019 Anthropologist Kisha Supernant named ...

Published: August 12, 2019

Government of Canada announces new Stand Up to Cancer Canada Metastatic Breast Cancer Dream Team (Government of Canada) | Department of Oncology

Government of Canada announces new Stand Up to Cancer Canada Metastatic Breast Cancer Dream Team (Government of Canada) 12 August 2019 Stand Up to Cancer Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society and ...

Published: August 12, 2019

MecE student's perseverance earns awards | Engineering at Alberta

MecE student's perseverance earns awards Milad Nazarahari's work on biosensors has been recognized with several scholarships 26 July 2019 Mechanical Engineering PhD student, Milad Nazarahari, has ...

Published: July 26, 2019

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. RYAN O'BYRNE - 26 July 2019 TOP STORIES Edmonton Journal: Disease expert ' ...

Published: July 26, 2019

Meeting society's AI learning needs | Faculty of Science

Meeting society's AI learning needs University of Alberta partners with Coursera to teach the foundations of reinforcement learning with new Specialization Jennifer Pascoe - 25 July 2019 Matha ...

Published: July 25, 2019

UAlberta Rehab Med spin-off brings home $15K from AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

UAlberta Rehab Med spin-off brings home $15K from AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge Q & A with Gabriela Constantinescu, speech-language pathologist and True Angle Medical Technologies' lead for ...

Published: July 25, 2019

Toward emotionally intelligent artificial intelligence | Faculty of Science

Toward emotionally intelligent artificial intelligence UAlberta computing scientists work toward conversation-capable digital companion for seniors. Andrew Lyle - 25 July 2019 Osmar Zaïane, ...

Published: July 25, 2019

Researchers tap Twitter to look at how urban design affects mental health | Public Health

Researchers tap Twitter to look at how urban design affects mental health U of A team analyzes Edmonton-based tweets to show how cities could use social media to help create mood-boosting public ...

Published: July 24, 2019

Business research excellence recognized by federal granting agency | Alberta School of Business

Business research excellence recognized by federal granting agency Alberta School of Business receives research funding totalling $3.59M 18 July 2019 Alberta School of Business building Nine ...

Published: July 18, 2019

Wide income gaps affect health of rich and poor alike | Public Health

Wide income gaps affect health of rich and poor alike Sharp income disparity in neighbourhoods linked with physical and mental health problems, says U of A social epidemiologist who found similar ...

Published: July 17, 2019

Why meeting researchers really matters | Home

Why meeting researchers really matters Future Energy Systems research personnel gain skills and battle misinformation through public outreach. Kenneth Tam - 15 July 2019 Graduate students Gokul ...

Published: July 15, 2019

The Woman Studio exhibition | Department of Elementary Education

The Woman Studio exhibition Students in EDEL 495/595 - Art Media for Educators work is now on display in the H.T. Coutts Library until July 26, 2019. Kateryna Barnes - 15 July 2019 Professor Patti ...

Published: July 15, 2019

Sound mind: Detecting depression through voice | Faculty of Science

Sound mind: Detecting depression through voice Computing science researchers improve technology for identifying depression through vocal cues. Katie Willis - 11 July 2019 PhD student Mashrura ...

Published: July 11, 2019

Edmonton Journal: U of A eye specialist calls for safety rules around Nerf toys | Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Edmonton Journal: U of A eye specialist calls for safety rules around Nerf toys 03 July 2019 Dr. Matthew Tennant wants to spread as he pushes for the introduction of safety rules surrounding Nerf ...

Published: July 3, 2019

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. ROSS NEITZ - 28 June 2019 TOP STORIES CTV National News: Doctors warn about ...

Published: June 28, 2019

Awards and Accolades - June 2019 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - June 2019 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. Alberta School of Business - 28 June 2019 Faculty Excellence Congratulations to Joel ...

Published: June 28, 2019

Grace, humour and generosity: Retiring CSD professor celebrated for her near 20-year career in rehabilitation medicine | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Grace, humour and generosity: Retiring CSD professor celebrated for her near 20-year career in rehabilitation medicine Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders' Carol Boliek spotlighted ...

Published: June 21, 2019

U of A researchers discover new genetic link to premenopausal breast cancer | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

U of A researchers discover new genetic link to premenopausal breast cancer First-ever study to focus on premenopausal women finds up to 40 per cent higher risk of breast cancer in women carrying ...

Published: June 20, 2019

New Canada Research Chairs to improve child health, promote adaptation to climate change | Public Health

New Canada Research Chairs to improve child health, promote adaptation to climate change The Government of Canada recently awarded two Canada Research Chairs to School of Public Health faculty ...

Published: June 17, 2019

Congratulations to our Profs! | Department of Educational Psychology

Congratulations to our Profs! 13 June 2019 A number of Educational Psychology academic faculty members have received awards and honours: Dr. Marty Mrazik- Sports Neuropsychology Society Fellow Dr. ...

Published: June 13, 2019

Deep Blue C:\ | Faculty of Science

Deep Blue C:\ Two decades after supercomputer Deep Blue achieved the first victory over a World Chess champion under tournament time controls, alumnus and Deep Blue co-creator Murray Campbell ...

Published: June 10, 2019

Engineering a better future: biomedical engineering graduate feels the need for smart prosthetics | Engineering at Alberta

Engineering a better future: biomedical engineering graduate feels the need for smart prosthetics It turns out that liking biology and physics doesn't limit one's opportunities, it expands them.

Published: June 5, 2019

Satellites, artificial intelligence and human decisions: the future of wildfire management in Alberta | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Satellites, artificial intelligence and human decisions: the future of wildfire management in Alberta Researchers are looking to technology and education to help prepare for the increasing number ...

Published: June 4, 2019

Pride and PhD | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Pride and PhD Teresa Hardy, PhD RS '19: Spring Convocation Graduate Spotlight 04 June 2019 Hardy earned her PhD in Rehabilitation Science. She is part of the Rehab Med class of 2019 graduates that ...

Published: June 4, 2019

Board and video game aims to improve neonatal resuscitation training | Pediatrics

Board and video game aims to improve neonatal resuscitation training Provides a cheaper and alternate solution for clinicians Tamara Vineberg - 03 June 2019 Georg Schmölzer helped design RETAIN, a ...

Published: June 3, 2019

Record Participation at Department of Psychiatry's 18th Annual Research Day Event | Psychiatry

Record Participation at Department of Psychiatry's 18th Annual Research Day Event John Wesley (Wes) Paylor, a PhD student in the Psychiatry Graduate Program, was honoured with the Dr. Roger C. ...

Published: June 1, 2019

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. We appreciate you relaying information which is relevant to faculty members in ...

Published: May 31, 2019

Awards and Accolades - May 2019 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - May 2019 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. Alberta School of Business - 30 May 2019 Faculty Excellence Upon recommendation by the ...

Published: May 30, 2019

Jennifer Raso's Analysis of How Software and Human Decision Makers Interact Wins National Award | UAlberta Law

Jennifer Raso's Analysis of How Software and Human Decision Makers Interact Wins National Award Exceptional research in technology and administrative law is honoured Staff Writer - 28 May 2019

Published: May 28, 2019

Looking Back: A Time of Transformation and Change | UAlberta Law

Looking Back: A Time of Transformation and Change As Dean Paton's term concludes, his renewal strategies leave the Faculty of Law flourishing Staff Writer - 28 May 2019 Paul D. Paton gave almost ...

Published: May 28, 2019

Meet Matina: New Faculty of Science Dean Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell set to start July 1, 2019 | Faculty of Science

Meet Matina: New Faculty of Science Dean Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell set to start July 1, 2019 Joining the University of Alberta from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Kalcounis- ...

Published: May 28, 2019

Launch of latest project a fitting capstone to Natalie Kononenko's illustrious career | Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore

Launch of latest project a fitting capstone to Natalie Kononenko's illustrious career Dr. Natalie Kononenko has added her latest book, Ukrainian Epic and Historic Song: Folklore in Context to her ...

Published: May 24, 2019

2019 Celebration of Excellence in the Faculty of Arts | Faculty of Arts

2019 Celebration of Excellence in the Faculty of Arts Faculty, staff and students recognized for their achievements at the annual Faculty of Arts Awards Night Donna McKinnon - 16 May 2019

Published: May 16, 2019

UAlberta-developed SMHeartCard boosts heart attack patients' chances of survival | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

UAlberta-developed SMHeartCard boosts heart attack patients' chances of survival Pocket-sized holder gives patients easy access life-saving medication. ROSS NEITZ - 15 May 2019 (From left) John ...

Published: May 15, 2019

Four MecE Professors win Faculty awards | Engineering at Alberta

Four MecE Professors win Faculty awards MecE Professors take home awards for career leadership, career research, mentorship and grad teaching 06 May 2019 Mechanical Engineering Professors, Gary ...

Published: May 6, 2019

Congratulations to Dr Ensslin | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Congratulations to Dr Ensslin 30 April 2019 We have the pleasure to announce that Dr. Astrid Ensslin has been awarded the 2019 Faculty of Arts Research Award for her extraordinary accomplishments ...

Published: April 30, 2019

One woman and the two books that changed her life | Give to UAlberta

One woman and the two books that changed her life A family gift set Emma Justik on a lifelong love of books. Another book unlocked the gift of family Matt Rea, '13 PhD - 29 April 2019 Emma Justik ...

Published: April 29, 2019

Professor recognized as member of team supporting women in in STEM | Engineering at Alberta

Professor recognized as member of team supporting women in in STEM Lianne Lefsrud and colleagues earn APEGA Award for support of Women in STEM 26 April 2019 Engineering at Alberta professor Lianne ...

Published: April 26, 2019

New exhibition explores human connection in a virtual world | Faculty of Arts

New exhibition explores human connection in a virtual world 'Dyscorpia' draws on diverse disciplines from fine arts to computing science and medicine to look at how technology is redefining the ...

Published: April 23, 2019

COMMENTARY || Jason Kenney won by portraying himself as the Guardian of Alberta | Faculty of Arts

COMMENTARY || Jason Kenney won by portraying himself as the Guardian of Alberta By taking on a defender role typically reserved for Alberta premiers, the UCP leader positioned himself for ...

Published: April 23, 2019

Driven to improve transplant medicine, Janet Elliott earns prestigious recognition | Engineering at Alberta

Driven to improve transplant medicine, Janet Elliott earns prestigious recognition Engineering professor's leading research in cryobiology and cryopreservation is having a real impact on lives

Published: April 17, 2019

Congratulations to Eva Glancy - MLCS's outstanding administrative leader | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Congratulations to Eva Glancy - MLCS's outstanding administrative leader Dr. Carrie Smith, MLCS Chair - 09 April 2019 Congratulations to Eva Glancy for receiving this year's Outstanding ...

Published: April 9, 2019

Awards and Accolades - April 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - April 2019 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 08 April 2019 Faculty Recognition Samina Ali, Department of Pediatrics, Women and ...

Published: April 8, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Kost recipient of the OER Award | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Congratulations to Dr. Kost recipient of the OER Award Dr. Carrie Smith, Professor and Department Chair - 05 April 2019 Congratulations to Dr. Claudia Kost, who has been awarded an Open Education ...

Published: April 5, 2019

Awards and Accolades - March 2019 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - March 2019 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. Alberta School of Business - 29 March 2019 Faculty Achievement Professor of ...

Published: March 29, 2019

Dyscorpia: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology Exhibition - EXTENDED until June 30th | Kule Institute

Dyscorpia: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology Exhibition - EXTENDED until June 30th A groundbreaking art & technology exhibition comes to Edmonton's Enterprise Square Galleries.

Published: March 27, 2019

Awards & Accolades - March 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards & Accolades - March 2019 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 26 March 2019 Faculty Recognition Karen Madsen, Department of Medicine, Women and ...

Published: March 26, 2019

Indigenous STS Research and Training Network among the recipients of the 2019 Kule Cluster Grants | Faculty of Native Studies

Indigenous STS Research and Training Network among the recipients of the 2019 Kule Cluster Grants Grant supports interdisciplinary and collaborative research Jordan Mae Cook - 22 March 2019

Published: March 22, 2019

Congratulations Undergraduate Teaching Award Winners | Sociology

Congratulations Undergraduate Teaching Award Winners Congratulations to both Drs. Sandra Bucerius and Randi Nixon on being awarded the 2018 Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Teaching Award, and the ...

Published: March 18, 2019

New book tells story of video game that lets players save doomed ballerina | Faculty of Arts

New book tells story of video game that lets players save doomed ballerina Classical ballet meets modern gaming in 'iGiselle,' which puts a feminist twist on the heroine's outdated ending. Geoff ...

Published: March 14, 2019

2019 Kule Research Cluster Grants announced | Faculty of Arts

2019 Kule Research Cluster Grants announced Community-based, cross-disciplinary collaboration define the award-winning research Donna McKinnon - 12 March 2019 Political scientist Jared Wesley, ...

Published: March 12, 2019

Improving life after injury | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Improving life after injury Research is advancing treatment options for individuals with peripheral nerve injury to ensure better outcomes and quicker recoveries. Megan Eatock - 06 March 2019 Bill ...

Published: March 6, 2019

Book launch: The Creation of iGiselle | Kule Institute

Book launch: The Creation of iGiselle Join us for the launch of The Creation of iGiselle: Classical Ballet Meets Contemporary Video Games with presentations, book signing, and light refreshments!

Published: March 5, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Dailey-O'Cain recipient of the Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Teaching Award | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Congratulations to Dr. Dailey-O'Cain recipient of the Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Teaching Award Dr. Carrie Smith - Department Chair - 04 March 2019 We are pleased to announce that Jennie Dailey ...

Published: March 4, 2019

Awards & Accolades - February 2019 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards & Accolades - February 2019 Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 22 February 2019 Faculty Recognition Congratulations to the following winners of ...

Published: February 22, 2019

Losing ground to climate change in coastal communities | Faculty of Science

Losing ground to climate change in coastal communities Urban planning expert addresses local impact of climate change on coastal communities, identifies need for refocus and intervention. Katie ...

Published: February 19, 2019

Designing for earthquakes: How public open spaces can improve survival | Faculty of Science

Designing for earthquakes: How public open spaces can improve survival Parks, streetscapes, and sport fields can be designed to help affected populations survive earthquakes, study says. Katie ...

Published: February 6, 2019

First Nation teams with researchers to find graves of missing children from former residential school | Faculty of Arts

First Nation teams with researchers to find graves of missing children from former residential school Archeologists help pinpoint locations for commemorative site as part of project to turn ...

Published: February 5, 2019

First Nation teams with researchers to find graves of missing children from former residential school

Skip to main content Working with the Muskowekwan First Nation, researchers pinpointed two areas likely containing unmarked graves of children who went missing from the former residential school.

Published: February 5, 2019

Critical thinking and paying it forward: Faces of Philanthropy - Riad Bacchus | Faculty of Science

Critical thinking and paying it forward: Faces of Philanthropy - Riad Bacchus Riad Bacchus credits the University of Alberta for developing the skills that help his business succeed. Now, he's ...

Published: February 5, 2019

Meet five young changemakers who are driving gender equality in health care | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Meet five young changemakers who are driving gender equality in health care FoMD social justice champions recognized among Alberta Council for Global Cooperation's Top 30 Under 30. Kirsten Bauer - ...

Published: January 31, 2019

Bell Let's Talk - AI, machine learning, Text4Mood and apps | Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

Bell Let's Talk - AI, machine learning, Text4Mood and apps How three U of A Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute research teams are working with technology-based diagnostics, interventions and ...

Published: January 30, 2019

Anthropology Student wins Canada Graduate Scholarship to Honour Nelson Mandela | Department of Anthropology

Anthropology Student wins Canada Graduate Scholarship to Honour Nelson Mandela Liam Wadsworth, Masters student, was the recipient of this prestigious award 30 January 2019 Liam Wadsworth, a ...

Published: January 30, 2019

Artificial intelligence for mental health | Faculty of Science

Artificial intelligence for mental health Study by UAlberta researchers uses machine learning to identify schizophrenia in brain scans. Andrew Lyle - 28 January 2019 (From left) Computing ...

Published: January 28, 2019

Art & Design student creates new logo for Kule Institute for Advanced Study | Faculty of Arts

Art & Design student creates new logo for Kule Institute for Advanced Study Art & Design student Naomi Brierley creates a new logo and visual identity for Kule Institute for Advanced Study. Erik ...

Published: January 10, 2019

A Hard Act to Swallow | Engineering at Alberta

A Hard Act to Swallow A new medical device developed by a team of UAlberta Engineering graduates promises to improve the lives of patients with trouble swallowing, a condition known as dysphagia.

Published: January 3, 2019

Digitization project aims to preserve Indigenous voices

Skip to main content Mary Ingraham (left), director of the U of A's Sound Studies Institute, with Bert Crowfoot, founder and CEO of the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society (Photo: Supplied) 03 January

Published: January 3, 2019

Highlight reel: Snapshots of science | Faculty of Science

Highlight reel: Snapshots of science 2018 was a remarkable year for the Faculty of Science. Hear about some of the milestones and accomplishments we celebrated in the last 12 months. Katie Willis ...

Published: December 21, 2018

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry ROSS NEITZ - 21 December 2018 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty ...

Published: December 21, 2018

Year in review: Books published in 2018 | Department of Secondary Education

Year in review: Books published in 2018 Learn more about the books published by three faculty members this past year. Kateryna Barnes - 20 December 2018 This past year Secondary Education faculty ...

Published: December 20, 2018

Overcoming the diversity challenge in STEM fields | Engineering at Alberta

Overcoming the diversity challenge in STEM fields Lianne Lefsrud explains how increased diversity in the workforce can benefit our economy Kyla Stocks - 18 December 2018 Lianne Lefsrud, an ...

Published: December 18, 2018

Dr. Poth Publishes Next Textbook | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Poth Publishes Next Textbook Ed Psych's Dr. Poth has published a new textbook through SAGE Publishing. 11 December 2018 Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Poth whose new text "Innovation in Mixed ...

Published: December 11, 2018

Dr. Ensslin and K. Gordon at Open Minds Celebration of Research | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Dr. Ensslin and K. Gordon at Open Minds Celebration of Research Click here to watch Dr. Ensslin and Gordon individual talks at Open Minds Celebration of Research 10 December 2018 The Open Minds ...

Published: December 10, 2018

Building smarter computers and maximizing human capacity | Faculty of Science

Building smarter computers and maximizing human capacity New artificial intelligence research chairs will push the field forward, with critical funding infusion. Jennifer Pascoe - 03 December 2018

Published: December 3, 2018

December 2018 Instructor of the Month, Vadim Bulitko | Faculty of Science

December 2018 Instructor of the Month, Vadim Bulitko Meet Vadim Bulitko, December 2018 Instructor of the Month and professor in the Department of Computing Science. Michaela Ream - 03 December 2018

Published: December 3, 2018

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry ROSS NEITZ - 30 November 2018 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty ...

Published: November 30, 2018

On our game: New professor returns to UAlberta to pursue world-class computing science research | Faculty of Science

On our game: New professor returns to UAlberta to pursue world-class computing science research Nathan Sturtevant brings expertise in the science underlying computer games and robotics, including ...

Published: November 30, 2018

Building brilliant computers, using the human brain | Faculty of Science

Building brilliant computers, using the human brain New faculty member provides unique combination of computing science and psychology. Katie Willis - 26 November 2018 Alona Fyshe is an assistant ...

Published: November 26, 2018

Geoffrey Rockwell elected WHA president | Kule Institute

Geoffrey Rockwell elected WHA president We are pleased to announce that Geoffrey Rockwell, Director of the Kule Institute for Advanced Study of the University of Alberta was unanimously elected ...

Published: November 16, 2018

Honours Abound at SLIS | School of Library and Information Studies

Honours Abound at SLIS SLIS celebrates four outstanding people: Professor Emeritus and instructor Dr. Alvin M. Schrader, SLIS alum Lorisia MacLeod, and SLIS professor Dr. Ali Shiri with doctoral ...

Published: November 16, 2018

Artificial intelligence hub to connect small business to academics and high tech | Engineering at Alberta

Artificial intelligence hub to connect small business to academics and high tech Federal funding supports AI-Hub, an open-source centre to help grow and diversify the economy Richard Cairney - 15 ...

Published: November 15, 2018

Framing Métis identity based on "mixing" ignores other important factors | Augustana Campus

Framing Métis identity based on "mixing" ignores other important factors We must take history, culture and landscape of Métis people into account when framing their identity instead of simply ...

Published: November 14, 2018

Augustana Newsletter for November 14, 2018 | Augustana Campus

Augustana Newsletter for November 14, 2018 Good morning, everyone. It's the middle of November already-time flies when there's so much to do! This week is no exception. Tonight, attend a free ...

Published: November 14, 2018

Machine learning in Ghana | Home

Machine learning in Ghana Future Energy Systems Post-Doctoral Fellow Lawrence Adutwum is sharing his machine learning expertise on two continents Kenneth Tam - 13 November 2018 Lawrence Adutwum ...

Published: November 13, 2018

A to Z: Dictionary of disease research | Faculty of Science

A to Z: Dictionary of disease research Tackling tough topics from ALS to Zika virus, Faculty of Science researchers are addressing society's most pressing health needs, one disease at a time.

Published: November 13, 2018

Shaping the Future of Energy at Berlin Science Week | Home

Shaping the Future of Energy at Berlin Science Week FES researchers participate in internationally-renowned event to promote science and the future of energy Kenneth Tam - 06 November 2018 Deputy ...

Published: November 6, 2018

New approaches to breast cancer treatment aim to say goodbye to chemotherapy | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

New approaches to breast cancer treatment aim to say goodbye to chemotherapy Q & A with Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta member John Mackey about leading clinical trials for breast ...

Published: November 1, 2018

Awards and Accolades - October 2018 | Alberta School of Business

Awards and Accolades - October 2018 Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni. 31 October 2018 Our staff and students are busy this fall, exhibiting the spirit ...

Published: October 31, 2018

Reimagining how to treat the most common form of breast cancer | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Reimagining how to treat the most common form of breast cancer Q & A with Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta member Judith Hugh ROSS NEITZ (with files from SHELBY SOKE) - 30 October 2018

Published: October 30, 2018

Machine learning experts recognized for work on prostate cancer treatment | Faculty of Science

Machine learning experts recognized for work on prostate cancer treatment Computing scientists combine the power of crowdsourcing and machine learning for better health care solutions at an ...

Published: October 30, 2018

Omega 3 fatty acids could boost effectiveness of chemotherapy in breast cancer clinical trials | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Omega 3 fatty acids could boost effectiveness of chemotherapy in breast cancer clinical trials Q & A with Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta member Catherine Field on the therapeutic ...

Published: October 29, 2018

Graduation | Surgery

Graduation 29 October 2018 Congratulations to the following for completing their graduate final exams: Mahmoud Alghamdi (Masters) Supervisors Rachel Khadaroo and Tom Churchill Research: "The Role ...

Published: October 29, 2018

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry ROSS NEITZ - 26 October 2018 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty ...

Published: October 26, 2018

Métis Week Celebrations at Augustana | Augustana Campus

Métis Week Celebrations at Augustana November 14 Attend a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! 6:00 pm Cargill ...

Published: October 26, 2018

Beyond the imitation game: Inside the Enigma machine | Faculty of Science

Beyond the imitation game: Inside the Enigma machine The University of Alberta's Faculty of Science is hosting a sold-out public lecture on the history of the enigmatic Enigma machine. Katie ...

Published: October 22, 2018

Research on How Software and Human Decision-Makers Interact Wins National Award | UAlberta Law

Research on How Software and Human Decision-Makers Interact Wins National Award Work by expert in technology and administrative law is honoured Denis Ram - 17 October 2018 A law professor's paper ...

Published: October 17, 2018

Lunch & Learn - Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record | Augustana Campus

Lunch & Learn - Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Kisha Supernant, associate director of the Institute of ...

Published: October 16, 2018

"Like winning the lottery": New assistant professor's research merges computing science and game theory | Faculty of Science

"Like winning the lottery": New assistant professor's research merges computing science and game theory James Wright is studying how people make decisions using the modelling techniques of ...

Published: October 10, 2018

Kisha Supernant Awarded Martha Cook Piper Research Prize | Department of Anthropology

Kisha Supernant Awarded Martha Cook Piper Research Prize Martha Cook Piper Research Prize Awarded 10 October 2018 The Department is pleased to announce that Kisha Supernant has been awarded the ...

Published: October 10, 2018

Bringing ideas to light: Student Innovation Centre opens at UAlberta | Faculty of Science

Bringing ideas to light: Student Innovation Centre opens at UAlberta New centre supports extracurricular student projects, startups, and competitions. Andrew Lyle - 29 September 2018 The official ...

Published: September 29, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. John Mackey | Department of Oncology

Congratulations to Dr. John Mackey 25 September 2018 On behalf of the Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, we are very pleased to congratulate Dr. John Mackey, Professor, Division of ...

Published: September 25, 2018

John Mackey, '90 MD | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

John Mackey, '90 MD Director of Clinical Trials Unit at the Cross Cancer Institute; Professor, Oncology; Division of Medical Oncology 20 September 2018 John Mackey is director of the Clinical ...

Published: September 20, 2018

Awards & Accolades - September 2018 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards & Accolades - September 2018 Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students Kirsten Bauer - 20 September 2018 With the arrival of fall, we extend a warm welcome to the FoMD's ...

Published: September 20, 2018

Big data opens door to big possibilities in health care | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Big data opens door to big possibilities in health care Health care is on the cusp of a revolution thanks to advances in technology that can analyze huge volumes of complex data. Ross Neitz - 20 ...

Published: September 20, 2018

Patrick Pilarski, '09 PhD | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Patrick Pilarski, '09 PhD Canada Research Chair, Machine Learning Intelligence for Rehabilitation Associate Professor, Medicine Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 20 September 2018

Published: September 20, 2018

SLIS Chair Given Honorary Membership to Golden Key International Honour Society | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Chair Given Honorary Membership to Golden Key International Honour Society SLIS Professor and Chair Toni Samek has been invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society 07 ...

Published: September 7, 2018

Vanier scholarships fuel biomedical and environmental research | Engineering at Alberta

Vanier scholarships fuel biomedical and environmental research UAlberta engineering doctoral students awarded major scholarships to fund exceptional research projects Kyla Stocks - 06 September 2018

Published: September 6, 2018

Dr. Bo Cao Harnesses the Power of Machine Learning In Bid to Predict and Treat Schizophrenia at an Early Stage | Psychiatry

Dr. Bo Cao Harnesses the Power of Machine Learning In Bid to Predict and Treat Schizophrenia at an Early Stage Dr. Bo Cao's self-chosen nickname is Cloud, reflecting his love for an animated ...

Published: September 1, 2018

Machine learning, and how it helps make discoveries much more quickly | Home

Machine learning, and how it helps make discoveries much more quickly Future Energy Systems Investigators use new methods to accelerate research Kenneth Tam - 31 August 2018 Future Energy Systems ...

Published: August 31, 2018

Awards and Accolades - August 2018 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - August 2018 Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students Kirsten Bauer - 16 August 2018 As summer comes to a close, we celebrate the accomplishments of ...

Published: August 16, 2018

COMMENTARY || Wildfires will only get worse unless we learn how to live with them

Skip to main content 10 August 2018 ... 10:13 America/Tegucigalpa COMMENTARY || Wildfires will only get worse unless we learn how to live with them Increasingly unmanageable wildfire activity is ...

Published: August 10, 2018

A New Frontier of Literary Engagement | Faculty of Arts

A New Frontier of Literary Engagement SpokenWeb's network of digitized audio recordings brings new life to Canada's literary heritage Donna McKinnon - 03 August 2018 When portable recording ...

Published: August 3, 2018

The Opioid Crisis in Canada's Prisons Part of a Larger Problem | Faculty of Arts

The Opioid Crisis in Canada's Prisons Part of a Larger Problem Criminalizing the symptoms fails to address the underlying problems, says UAlberta doctoral researcher William Schultz Donna McKinnon ...

Published: July 30, 2018

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry ROSS NEITZ - 26 July 2018 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty of ...

Published: July 26, 2018

Apply Now! | Media and Technology Studies

Apply Now! Apply by 1 October to begin studies in May 2019 24 July 2018 Join us for an information session about the University of Alberta' MA in Communications and Technology (MACT) on Tuesday 14 ...

Published: July 24, 2018

Machine learning helps to predict the treatment outcomes of schizophrenia | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Machine learning helps to predict the treatment outcomes of schizophrenia U of A research building better tools for diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. Ross Neitz - 12 July 2018 Bo ...

Published: July 12, 2018

Vaclav Havel's Personal Photographer to Exhibit in Alberta | Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies

Vaclav Havel's Personal Photographer to Exhibit in Alberta 09 July 2018 Vaclav Havel and Tomki Nemec in 1989 A photographic exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring and the Soviet ...

Published: July 9, 2018

Tenure and Promotion Announcements July 2018 | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Tenure and Promotion Announcements July 2018 05 July 2018 Effective July 1, 2018, please join us in congratulating our faculty members on their professional achievements: - Dr. Natalie Van Deusen, ...

Published: July 5, 2018

Creating community-powered app for lost seniors | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Creating community-powered app for lost seniors More adults than children reported missing each year Craig Soars - 03 July 2018 Lili Liu's research clarified challenges with reporting and ...

Published: July 3, 2018

Faculty of Education names Secondary Education's Acting Chair | Department of Secondary Education

Faculty of Education names Secondary Education's Acting Chair The Faculty of Education has appointed Dr. Gregory Thomas to the position of Acting Chair for the Department of Secondary Education ...

Published: June 29, 2018

Dr. Hanson Co-Chairs the 'Cultivating the Globally Sustainable Self Summit Series' | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Hanson Co-Chairs the 'Cultivating the Globally Sustainable Self Summit Series' Dr. William Hanson co-Chairs an event focused on sustainable practices for hope, indigenous education, and ...

Published: June 28, 2018

Joanna Scanlon MoBI Award Winner | Psychology

Joanna Scanlon MoBI Award Winner Joanna Scanlon, supervised by Kyle Mathewson and Anthony Singhal, has won an international Mobile Brain Imaging Award for her paper on measuring EEG while people ...

Published: June 21, 2018

Students taking charge of Diversity in Engineering | Engineering at Alberta

Students taking charge of Diversity in Engineering A group of engineering students is set on measuring diversity and inclusivity and improving the culture of engineering school and the profession.

Published: June 21, 2018

Business professors receive over $500,000 in SSHRC funding | Alberta School of Business

Business professors receive over $500,000 in SSHRC funding Five Alberta School of Business researchers among nationwide recipients in federal grant program School of Business - 21 June 2018 Five ...

Published: June 21, 2018

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation awards scholarships to two Faculty of Arts doctoral students | Faculty of Arts

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation awards scholarships to two Faculty of Arts doctoral students Billy-Ray Belcourt and William Schultz named 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholars

Published: June 21, 2018

School's Indigenous strategy a step towards reconciliation | Public Health

School's Indigenous strategy a step towards reconciliation Education got us into this mess; education will take us out of it. Nisa Drozdowski - 20 June 2018 Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Native ...

Published: June 20, 2018

Alberta business conference draws academic elite | Alberta School of Business

Alberta business conference draws academic elite Some of the top academics in the world attended the Alberta Institutions Conference hosted by the Alberta School of Business School of Business - ...

Published: June 18, 2018

11 New Tenure-Track Faculty | UAlberta Law

11 New Tenure-Track Faculty How our period of renewal is adding up Brea Elford and Priscilla Popp - 11 June 2018 Incoming Jessica Eisen Renowned Animal Law Scholar Jessica Eisen brings with her an ...

Published: June 11, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT - CCI IIT Regional Funding Review Committee Recipients Spring 2018 | Department of Oncology

ANNOUNCEMENT - CCI IIT Regional Funding Review Committee Recipients Spring 2018 08 June 2018 Dear Colleagues: The CCI Clinical Trials Unit mission statement is "To initiate and conduct ...

Published: June 8, 2018

Dr Ensslin awarded SSHRC Insight Grant | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Dr Ensslin awarded SSHRC Insight Grant Dr. Astrid Ensslin has received a SSHR Insight Grant with the tittle "Writing New Bodies: Critical Co-design for 21st Century Digital-born Bibliotherapy" ( ...

Published: June 7, 2018

Joanna Scanlon Masters Defense | Psychology

Joanna Scanlon Masters Defense Joanna Scanlon successfully defended her master's thesis, doing a fantastic job of showing how it is possible to do really high-quality attention ERP research while ...

Published: June 5, 2018

Dr. Gierl selected as Killam Annual Professor | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Gierl selected as Killam Annual Professor Ed Psych's Dr. Mark Gierl is selected as a Killam Annual Professor. 05 June 2018 Dr. Mark Gierl is one of seven Killam Professors for 2018-19, ...

Published: June 5, 2018

Alberta health organizations and universities team up to optimize analysis of real-world data to inform decision-making | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Alberta health organizations and universities team up to optimize analysis of real-world data to inform decision-making The Alberta Real World Evidence Consortium will support the development of ...

Published: June 4, 2018

Bringing more voices to the table | Engineering at Alberta

Bringing more voices to the table The 2018 CCWESTT conference helped hundreds of women join the conversation about diversity and inclusivity in science, engineering, trades, and technology. 03 ...

Published: June 3, 2018

The art of artificial intelligence | Faculty of Science

The art of artificial intelligence Understanding creative problem solving at the intersection of art and science Sofia Osbourne - 31 May 2018 Kacy Doucet ('15 BSc) sits at a computer and watches ...

Published: May 31, 2018

Next up in neuroscience | Faculty of Science

Next up in neuroscience The next generation is outside the lab Katie Willis - 29 May 2018 Neuroscientist Kyle Mathewson (left) and graduate student Joanna Scanlon gear up to take their research to ...

Published: May 29, 2018

The future of energy is looking bright | Faculty of Science

The future of energy is looking bright Six scientists changing how we power our world Katie Willis - 29 May 2018 Researchers in the Faculty of Science and from across campus are honing the future ...

Published: May 29, 2018

Advanced scanner will build better cancer care for Albertans - Dr. AJB McEwan | Department of Oncology

Advanced scanner will build better cancer care for Albertans - Dr. AJB McEwan Ross Neil - 25 May 2018 First scanner of its kind in Western Canada, PET-MR will be housed at Cross Cancer Institute ...

Published: May 25, 2018

Advanced scanner will build better cancer care for Albertans | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Advanced scanner will build better cancer care for Albertans First scanner of its kind in Western Canada, PET-MR will be housed at Cross Cancer Institute and give clinicians information to provide ...

Published: May 25, 2018

UAlberta Facilitates Joint Workshop With RWTH Aachen: Data Science, Machine Learning and Computational Innovation | University of Alberta International

Workshop participants from UAlberta and RWTH Aachen. Rear (L-R): Alex Kuznetsov, Thian Gan, Petr Musilek, Ioanis Nikolaidis, Yongsheng Ma, Goetz Dapp, Leif Kobbelt, Gerhard Lakemeyer, Danilo Bzdok ...

Published: May 23, 2018

Assistive technology lends helping hand to children with disabilities | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Assistive technology lends helping hand to children with disabilities Rehab Med studying the benefits of robot helpers when it comes to hands-on activities Amanda McCarthy - 23 May 2018 Student ...

Published: May 23, 2018

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry ROSS NEITZ - 18 May 2018 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the Faculty of ...

Published: May 18, 2018

Leader at the frontlines of the fight against cancer - Dr. Carol Cass | Department of Oncology

Leader at the frontlines of the fight against cancer - Dr. Carol Cass Professor emerita and trailblazer Carol Cass broke barriers in oncology education, research and care in Alberta. Kirsten Bauer ...

Published: May 17, 2018

Leader at the frontlines of the fight against cancer | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Leader at the frontlines of the fight against cancer Professor emerita and trailblazer Carol Cass broke barriers in oncology education, research and care in Alberta. Kirsten Bauer - 17 May 2018

Published: May 17, 2018

Machine learning over lunch | Home

Machine learning over lunch Advancing research, while you eat Kenneth Tam - 16 May 2018 Future Energy Systems HQP Anton Oliynyk presenting at the inaugural Future Energy Systems Interdisciplinary ...

Published: May 16, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Geoffrey Rockwell | Department of Philosophy

Congratulations to Professor Geoffrey Rockwell Geoffrey Rockwell named Co-Chair of AI, People, and Society Initiative 15 May 2018 Congratulations to Philosophy and Humanities Computing Professor ...

Published: May 15, 2018

Rehab Med hosts first-ever Research Colloquy to promote collaboration with researchers | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehab Med hosts first-ever Research Colloquy to promote collaboration with researchers Bariatric care, spinal cord injuries and assistive technology among the topics presented at this year's event

Published: May 14, 2018

Using AI to help manage Canada's invasive species | Faculty of Science

Using AI to help manage Canada's invasive species New tool brings power of machine learning to the battle against invasive species in Canadian waterways. Katie Willis - 08 May 2018 Zebra mussels ...

Published: May 8, 2018

" FLUX: Responding to Head and Neck Cancer" exhibition at the International Museum of Surgical Science (IMSS), Chicago, IL (May-August, 2018) | Kule Institute

" FLUX: Responding to Head and Neck Cancer" exhibition at the International Museum of Surgical Science (IMSS), Chicago, IL (May-August, 2018) The "see me, hear me, heal me" research team continues ...

Published: May 2, 2018

Using artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic to help plan the future of energy | Home

Using artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic to help plan the future of energy Aminah Robinson Fayek’s research will help planners make informed decisions about the future of energy. Mifi Purvis, ...

Published: May 2, 2018

Making sense of DNA sequencing puts researcher at forefront of new science | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Making sense of DNA sequencing puts researcher at forefront of new science Animal biologist specializes in bioinformatics Helen Metella - 19 April 2018 Information overload is a growing problem in ...

Published: April 19, 2018

How AI is revolutionizing medical science

Skip to main content Patrick Pilarski and MSc student Dylan Brenneis work on a bionic hand in the BLINC Lab. Their goal is for users to "truly own their prosthetic limbs, to feel like that limb is ...

Published: April 18, 2018

How poker and other games help artificial intelligence evolve

Skip to main content ... Games are such a beautiful microcosm of interesting decision-making problems. Michael Bowling ... 17 April 2018 ... 08:34 America/Tegucigalpa How poker and other games help artificial ...

Published: April 17, 2018

Awards and Accolades - April 2018 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - April 2018 Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 16 April 2018 It may still look like winter outside, but the many talents of the FoMD ...

Published: April 16, 2018

How artificial intelligence is reshaping our lives

Skip to main content ... Artificial intelligence has the potential to impact any industry. Within 10 years, artificial intelligence will be extremely disruptive. Jonathan Schaeffer ... “What AI does is ...

Published: April 16, 2018

Larisa Cheladyn launches website for Early Ukrainian Canadian culture with SLAV 399 class | Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Larisa Cheladyn launches website for Early Ukrainian Canadian culture with SLAV 399 class 13 April 2018 Students in SLAV 399 Early Ukrainian Canadian Culture are happy to present their new website ...

Published: April 13, 2018

Sign of the times | Faculty of Science

Sign of the times Another powerhouse financial institution partners with UAlberta scientists. Jennifer Pascoe - 10 April 2018 The four-year partnership will see an infusion of nearly a million ...

Published: April 10, 2018

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1*** Call for Applications: New Scholars Seminar for Digital Scholars preceding DH 2018 conference | Kule Institute

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1*** Call for Applications: New Scholars Seminar for Digital Scholars preceding DH 2018 conference Apply now for the New Scholars Seminar 2018 (NSS18) in Mexico City!

Published: April 9, 2018

Dr. Cheryl Poth wins the Coutts-Clarke Research Fellowship | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Cheryl Poth wins the Coutts-Clarke Research Fellowship Our Dr. Poth wins the Coutts-Clarke Research Fellowship in the Faculty of Education. 04 April 2018 Congratulations to Ed Psych's Dr. ...

Published: April 4, 2018

Olga Zaitseva-Herz presents on Ukrainian music for USchool | Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore

Olga Zaitseva-Herz presents on Ukrainian music for USchool Earlier this month, Olga Zaitseva-Herz, a PhD student in the Music Department and Research Assistant at the Kule Folklore Centre, gave a ...

Published: March 31, 2018

Rumble in the Jungle | Alberta School of Business

Rumble in the Jungle The big for Amazon HQ2 was a long shot for the 238 cities battling to win it. But Edmonton and Calgary got some economic soul-searching in the process. Jeremy Klaszus - 28 ...

Published: March 28, 2018

Political scientist Malinda S. Smith leads the fight for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion | Faculty of Arts

Political scientist Malinda S. Smith leads the fight for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion "We are seeing the great social transformation of Canadian society." Donna McKinnon - 23 March 2018 Malinda ...

Published: March 23, 2018

More Conferencing, Less Carbon | Kule Institute

More Conferencing, Less Carbon Join us for a panel discussion on innovative ways UAlberta researchers are trying to reduce their carbon footprints while still advancing their academic careers. 20 ...

Published: March 20, 2018

Modern Languages and Cultural Studies' celebrates first annual Irish Language Week | Faculty of Arts

Modern Languages and Cultural Studies' celebrates first annual Irish Language Week Visiting scholar Cormac Ó Feinneadha brings expertise, and a touch of Irish charm, to public lecture Donna ...

Published: March 13, 2018

Dr. Poth Wins McGuffey Longevity Award | Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Poth Wins McGuffey Longevity Award Dr. Cheryl Poth receives the McGuffey Longevity Award for her 2017 textbook Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches. 09 March ...

Published: March 9, 2018

2018 Kule Research Cluster Grants Announced | Faculty of Arts

2018 Kule Research Cluster Grants Announced Cross-disciplinary collaboration at the heart of newly funded projects Donna McKinnon - 09 March 2018 2018 Kule Cluster Grant recipients Chloe Taylor ...

Published: March 9, 2018

2018 Celebration of Research: Research. Creativity. Impact. | Faculty of Arts

2018 Celebration of Research: Research. Creativity. Impact. Faculty of Arts and KIAS researchers showcase the ways their work helps us to better understand ourselves and our world. Donna McKinnon ...

Published: March 6, 2018

Duck Eats Rabbit: Exactly which type of relational phrase can disambiguate the perception of identical side by side ambiguous figures? | Psychology

Duck Eats Rabbit: Exactly which type of relational phrase can disambiguate the perception of identical side by side ambiguous figures? Kyle Mathewson cracks optical illusion code 05 March 2018 The ...

Published: March 5, 2018

Asking Questions | Research Services Office

Asking Questions Find out how Lan Chan-Marples, research facilitator, assisted Dr. Maria Cutumisu, Faculty of Education, through her successful SSHRC application. Sandra Kinash - 01 March 2018 Lan ...

Published: March 1, 2018

Moving beyond intelligent assistants? | Faculty of Science

Moving beyond intelligent assistants? Computing scientist explores AI evolution. Jennifer Pascoe - 23 February 2018 An example-using two varieties of rabbits (orange and purple triangles) and ...

Published: February 23, 2018

Big data opens door to big possibilities in health care

Skip to main content 21 February 2018 ... 08:00 America/Tegucigalpa Big data opens door to big possibilities in health care How UAlberta health scientists are helping fulfil the promise of big data to ...

Published: February 21, 2018

Kisha Supernant Wins 2017 Mactaggart Award | Department of Anthropology

Kisha Supernant Wins 2017 Mactaggart Award Winning Entry Announcement for the 2017 Cécile E. Mactaggart Award for Narrative Writing 15 February 2018 The Faculty Award goes to Professor Kisha ...

Published: February 15, 2018

Leveraging the Technology Platform Partnership | Home

Leveraging the Technology Platform Partnership Professors from Fraunhofer Society of Germany visit University of Alberta Kenneth Tam - 14 February 2018 Professors Anna Grevé and Christian Doetsch ...

Published: February 14, 2018

Sucheta Chakravarty Passes Candidacy Exam | Psychology

Sucheta Chakravarty Passes Candidacy Exam Congratulations to Sucheta Chakravarty who did a fine job passing her PhD candidacy exam today. She was grilled for over three hours on many topics ...

Published: February 7, 2018

Student storytelling successes recognized | Media and Technology Studies

Student storytelling successes recognized 06 February 2018 HUCO Students excel in major international digital writing award Natasha Nunn is the third HUCO 617 Digital Fictions student in less than ...

Published: February 6, 2018

They ask, machines answer | Home

They ask, machines answer Machine learning enables Future Energy Systems researchers to reach past traditional boundaries and speed the process of discovery Kenneth Tam - 05 February 2018 Research ...

Published: February 5, 2018

February Instructor of the Month Eleni Stroulia | Faculty of Science

February Instructor of the Month Eleni Stroulia Meet February's instructor of the month, Eleni Stroulia 01 February 2018 Eleni Stroulia is a professor in the Department of Computing Science. Photo ...

Published: February 1, 2018

Deepening artificial intelligence expertise | Faculty of Science

Deepening artificial intelligence expertise DeepMind supports new endowed research chair at University of Alberta. Jennifer Pascoe - 30 January 2018 Patrick Pilarski, Rich Sutton, Demis Hassabis, ...

Published: January 30, 2018

Using AI to uncover ancient mysteries | Faculty of Science

Using AI to uncover ancient mysteries Modern scientific methods help to decipher ancient manuscript. Jennifer Pascoe - 25 January 2018 Vonyich manuscript. Image credit: Beinecke Rare Book & ...

Published: January 25, 2018

Using AI to uncover the mystery of an ancient manuscript

Skip to main content 24 January 2018 ... 14:12 America/Tegucigalpa Using AI to uncover the mystery of an ancient manuscript Modern scientific methods help decipher language and meaning of ancient ...

Published: January 24, 2018

Awards and Accolades - January 2018 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards and Accolades - January 2018 Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 17 January 2018 Happy New Year from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, and ...

Published: January 17, 2018

New resuscitation guidelines for newborns could be used worldwide by 2022 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

New resuscitation guidelines for newborns could be used worldwide by 2022 Breanne Fisher - 16 January 2018 Georg Schmölzer (left), has been chosen as one of six researchers in Canada for the ...

Published: January 16, 2018

More roads in grizzly bear habitat means more deaths | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

More roads in grizzly bear habitat means more deaths Closing roads would have an immediate impact in countering the effects of habitat loss for grizzly bears Jennifer-Anne Pascoe - 09 January 2018

Published: January 9, 2018

2017 Stories of the Year | Faculty of Science

2017 Stories of the Year Award-winning students and faculty, innovative teaching, and ground-breaking research-2017 has been a year for the books at the Faculty of Science. 22 December 2017 The ...

Published: December 22, 2017

Year in review: Books published in 2017 | Department of Secondary Education

Year in review: Books published in 2017 Learn more about the three books published by two faculty members this past year. 21 December 2017 This past year, two Secondary Education faculty members ...

Published: December 21, 2017

Top FoMD News Stories of 2017 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Top FoMD News Stories of 2017 Celebrating the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's top newsmakers of the year Ross Neitz - 21 December 2017 Our top news story of 2017 is about UAlberta research that ...

Published: December 21, 2017

The best gift I ever got: Mike Flannigan | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

The best gift I ever got: Mike Flannigan Wildfire expert remembers the beloved holiday gift that sparked a Christmas conspiracy with his brother. Bev Betkowski - 20 December 2017 The caboose of a ...

Published: December 20, 2017

Santa 2.0: Jolly old elf gets hacked | Engineering at Alberta

Santa 2.0: Jolly old elf gets hacked Technology has evolved to upgrade everything from Santa's red suit to his soaring sleigh. Bev Betkowski and Mifi Purvis - 20 December 2017 (NORTH POLE) Here ...

Published: December 20, 2017

Annual ALES Awards celebrate staff and faculty | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Annual ALES Awards celebrate staff and faculty Teaching Hall of Fame also adds 2017 members Helen Metella - 12 December 2017 David Olefeldt, left, the Campus Alberta Innovates Program chair in ...

Published: December 12, 2017

Ed Psych Faculty Win Research Grants | Department of Educational Psychology

Ed Psych Faculty Win Research Grants 07 December 2017 Congratulations to Drs. Yuanyuan Jiang, Maria Cutumisu and Cheryl Poth for their receipt of Faculty of Education research grants. Follow their ...

Published: December 7, 2017

The unexpected statistician | Faculty of Science

The unexpected statistician New faculty member Adam Kashlak bridges the gap between pure math and real-world statistics. Katie Willis - 07 December 2017 Kashlak completed his PhD in mathematical ...

Published: December 7, 2017

Grant for Métis scholars awarded for 2017-2018 year | Faculty of Native Studies

Grant for Métis scholars awarded for 2017-2018 year Kisha Supernant announced as Research Fellow at the Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research Jordan Cook - 06 December 2017 Dr. Kisha Supernant, ...

Published: December 6, 2017

Fundamental research that's anything but basic | Faculty of Science

Fundamental research that's anything but basic Martha White develops artificial intelligence algorithms to search for structure in big data deluge. Jennifer Pascoe - 29 November 2017 New assistant ...

Published: November 29, 2017

DeepMind is ready and set to GO | Faculty of Science

DeepMind is ready and set to GO In a historic move for the global artificial intelligence community, one of the world's leading AI research companies, DeepMind, opened its first satellite research ...

Published: November 24, 2017

Reflecting on our roots | Faculty of Science

Reflecting on our roots How our professors emeriti built the past and shaped the future. Julie Naylor - 23 November 2017 In 1908, in his address to the first convocation of the University of ...

Published: November 23, 2017

The design and impacts of resilient climate change policy | Home

The design and impacts of resilient climate change policy When energy systems change, policy matters. Kenneth Tam - 21 November 2017 Lori Thorlakson, Director of the University of Alberta's ...

Published: November 21, 2017

Servus Credit Union announces unique partnership with UAlberta Faculty of Science | Faculty of Science

Servus Credit Union announces unique partnership with UAlberta Faculty of Science Servus Credit Union announces unique data science partnership with University of Alberta Faculty of Science. News ...

Published: November 20, 2017

The science of social networks | Faculty of Science

The science of social networks Katie Willis - 17 November 2017 Read more: "Degrees of Separation in Social Networks," published in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on ...

Published: November 17, 2017

Computers combatting climate change | Faculty of Science

Computers combatting climate change Using the power of sustainable computing to reduce and reframe energy consumption. Katie Willis - 16 November 2017 Ardakanian, an expert in ubiquitous computing ...

Published: November 16, 2017

Learners as leaders: Q & A with Amit Persad | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Learners as leaders: Q & A with Amit Persad 2017 ASTech Award finalist combined computer science with medicine to create innovative virtual patient program. Shelby Soke - 03 November 2017

Published: November 3, 2017

Trio of Business researchers win prestigious SSHRC grants | Alberta School of Business

Trio of Business researchers win prestigious SSHRC grants Federal grants encourage applied research that broadens our understanding of societal challenges, seeking solutions to problems impacting ...

Published: October 27, 2017

The Shack Speaker Series and Open House | Faculty of Science

The Shack Speaker Series and Open House Join The Shack in attending a presentation on bionic limbs in medicine by Dr. Patrick Pilarski, Canada Research Chair in Machine Intelligence for ...

Published: October 18, 2017

Realty vs. Reality | Alberta School of Business

Realty vs. Reality Navigating the hype and hysteria of real estate news Michael Ganley - 17 October 2017 Illustration by Mike Kendrick Like many Canadians, the most money I've ever borrowed or ...

Published: October 17, 2017

Data Divers | Alberta School of Business

Data Divers Can a small analytics company convince its clients-and their customers-that it's a good steward of their private information? Taylor Lambert - 17 October 2017 Troglo cofounders Barbara ...

Published: October 17, 2017

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories in September featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Ross Neitz - 28 September 2017 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories ...

Published: September 28, 2017

Introducing CMEGSA 2017-2018 | Engineering at Alberta

Introducing CMEGSA 2017-2018 Introducing CMEGSA 2017-2018 Daniel Schieman - 28 September 2017 From left: Vishal Subramanian, Anika Benozir Asha, Sushmitha Thirumalaivasan, Carol Dwaik, Ananthan ...

Published: September 28, 2017

LISAA 2017 Celebration Brunch | School of Library and Information Studies

LISAA 2017 Celebration Brunch At its annual Alumni Weekend Brunch, our University of Alberta Library and Information Studies Alumni Association (LISAA) recognized the outstanding achievements of ...

Published: September 25, 2017

Awards & Accolades - September 2017 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards & Accolades - September 2017 Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 19 September 2017 The new academic year brings a wealth of award announcements.

Published: September 19, 2017

Searching for the secret of the 24-hour solar cell | Home

Searching for the secret of the 24-hour solar cell Chemists looking at wide variety of materials to power a low carbon world Jennifer Pascoe, Faculty of Science - 18 September 2017 Chemist Jillian ...

Published: September 18, 2017

Bringing efficient solar cells closer to reality | Faculty of Science

Bringing efficient solar cells closer to reality Chemist Arthur Mar is using the power of machine learning to better harness the sun's power Katie Willis - 18 September 2017 Professor and chemist ...

Published: September 18, 2017

Searching for the secret of the 24-hour solar cell | Faculty of Science

Searching for the secret of the 24-hour solar cell Chemists looking at wide variety of materials to power a low carbon world Jennifer Pascoe - 18 September 2017 Chemist Jillian Buriak is designing ...

Published: September 18, 2017

Bringing efficient solar cells closer to reality | Home

Bringing efficient solar cells closer to reality Chemist Arthur Mar is using the power of machine learning to better harness the sun’s power Katie Willis, Faculty of Science - 18 September 2017

Published: September 18, 2017

UAlberta cardiologist honoured as Royal Society New Scholar | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

UAlberta cardiologist honoured as Royal Society New Scholar Justin Ezekowitz says collaboration and clinical trials at the heart of better health for Canadians. Kirsten Bauer - 15 September 2017

Published: September 15, 2017

Nick Holt joins the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists | Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Nick Holt joins the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists Dr. Holt will be officially inducted into the seven-year role on November 24, 2017 Nicole Graham - 12 September 2017 Faculty of ...

Published: September 12, 2017

2017-2018 Mainstage Concert Season | Music

2017-2018 Mainstage Concert Season This season promises a great variety of awesome concerts you won't want to miss! 31 August 2017 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ANNOUNCES 2017/18 MAINSTAGE CONCERT SEASON

Published: August 31, 2017

FoMD in the News | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FoMD in the News A round-up of news stories in August featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Ross Neitz - 31 August 2017 This is a round-up of relevant news and media stories involving the ...

Published: August 31, 2017

Seeing is believing | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Seeing is believing When science and speculation meet, sometimes the results can be disastrous. But in Food Evolution, the ideas of food security and GMOs is explored. Cait Wills - 28 August 2017

Published: August 28, 2017

Canada 150 Guest Post: My Life and My Home, in Perspective (Oliver Rossier) | Faculty of Arts

Canada 150 Guest Post: My Life and My Home, in Perspective (Oliver Rossier) Our history isn't simple, but our country is now heading in the right direction Oliver Rossier - 20 July 2017 Rossier ...

Published: July 20, 2017

Awards & Accolades - July 2017 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards & Accolades - July 2017 Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 19 July 2017 Summer brings an impressive list of faculty, staff, and student ...

Published: July 19, 2017

Congratulations Ed Psych SAS Recipients | Department of Educational Psychology

Congratulations Ed Psych SAS Recipients 13 July 2017 Congratulations to our Ed Psych faculty members who received Faculty of Education Spring SAS Grants! Dr. Marilyn Abbott- Developing an ...

Published: July 13, 2017

Advancing digital literacy in an era of big data | Faculty of Arts

Advancing digital literacy in an era of big data Text analysis tool developed by Geoffrey Rockwell and his team garners national award Donna McKinnon - 10 July 2017 Geoffrey Rockwell What's a ...

Published: July 10, 2017

New research project looks to make 'invisible' hazards more visible

Skip to main content 06 July 2017 ... 19:00 America/Tegucigalpa New research project looks to make 'invisible' hazards more visible Suncor partners with UAlberta to develop additional site safety ...

Published: July 6, 2017

Build of new Aga Khan Garden reaches halfway point | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Build of new Aga Khan Garden reaches halfway point Islamic-inspired garden is driving transformation at University of Alberta Botanic Garden Helen Metella - 06 July 2017 With construction of the ...

Published: July 6, 2017

UAlberta expertise brings DeepMind lab to Edmonton

Skip to main content 05 July 2017 ... 14:00 America/Tegucigalpa UAlberta expertise brings DeepMind lab to Edmonton World’s leading AI company to open its first satellite research lab outside U.K.

Published: July 5, 2017

Study on women's empowerment in agriculture wins two awards | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Study on women's empowerment in agriculture wins two awards Women with inherited land rights wield more power in rural Peru, researcher finds Helen Metella - 05 July 2017 Researcher Maria ...

Published: July 5, 2017

Creative sentencing project will enhance worker safety | Engineering at Alberta

Creative sentencing project will enhance worker safety Court order brings university expertise to focus on workplace safety Olga Ivanova - 26 June 2017 UAlberta engineering post-doctoral fellow ...

Published: June 26, 2017

A Fond Farewell | Media and Technology Studies

A Fond Farewell 19 June 2017 "I love it when people tell me, 'You can't do that'", admits outgoing Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS) Director, Dr. Sean Gouglas. That line served as the ...

Published: June 19, 2017

Technologies in movement ability assessment for older adults: World Universities Network brings together researchers from University of Alberta, Zhejiang University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Technologies in movement ability assessment for older adults: World Universities Network brings together researchers from University of Alberta, Zhejiang University and the Chinese University of ...

Published: June 14, 2017

Convocation 2017 Spotlight Series I Liane Kang | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Convocation 2017 Spotlight Series I Liane Kang Scientist. Pediatric researcher. 'Gutsy' maternal and infant health advocate. Liane Kang found her calling in clinical research through summer ...

Published: June 8, 2017

U of A Participates in a Musical Initiative to Generate Sustainable Social, Cultural and Economic Development in Aswan, Egypt | Music

U of A Participates in a Musical Initiative to Generate Sustainable Social, Cultural and Economic Development in Aswan, Egypt After several years of preparation, the U of A's Canadian Center for ...

Published: June 5, 2017

The scientific method to business success | Faculty of Science

The scientific method to business success Arden Tse has a palate primed for opportunity. Jennifer Pascoe - 17 May 2017 Arden Tse ('95 BSc) It's arguable that when the average 17 or 18 year old ...

Published: May 17, 2017

Taking up the torch | Faculty of Science

Taking up the torch Nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded scientists. Kristy Condon - 16 May 2017 Budding future science business leaders hard at learning work and fun in the ...

Published: May 16, 2017

SLIS Soaks Up the Local Scene in Jasper | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Soaks Up the Local Scene in Jasper Members of the SLIS community made a strong showing at the annual Alberta Library Conference in Jasper, Alberta (April 27-30, 2017). 05 May 2017 Members of ...

Published: May 5, 2017

Research brings smart cities technology closer to reality | Faculty of Science

Research brings smart cities technology closer to reality Computing science students draw on data, online devices to create apps with real-time usefulness Katie Willis - 03 May 2017 Smart cities ...

Published: May 3, 2017

A Celebration of Excellence in the Faculty of Arts | Faculty of Arts

A Celebration of Excellence in the Faculty of Arts Arts staff and faculty gather to celebrate teaching, research and staff excellence Arts Staff - 26 April 2017 Seventy-five Arts faculty, staff ...

Published: April 26, 2017

Congratulations to Zach Schoenberger! | School of Library and Information Studies

Congratulations to Zach Schoenberger! Zach Schoenberger successfully defended his Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)/ Humanities Computing thesis on April 21, 2017. His thesis is ...

Published: April 24, 2017

Undergraduate researchers dig into diversity in engineering | Engineering at Alberta

Undergraduate researchers dig into diversity in engineering Dean's Research Award students uncover diversity challenges in engineering Richard Cairney - 19 April 2017 Engineering students Natasha ...

Published: April 19, 2017

How medical robots are improving patient care | Engineering at Alberta

How medical robots are improving patient care From cancer detection to helping disabled kids pick up objects, new technology is making huge strides Michael Brown - 17 April 2017 UAlberta ...

Published: April 17, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Opportunity for Digital Scholars: New Scholars Seminar preceding the DH2017 conference - Apply by June 4th, 2017! | Kule Institute

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Opportunity for Digital Scholars: New Scholars Seminar preceding the DH2017 conference - Apply by June 4th, 2017! CHCI, centerNet, WSU and KIAS are collaborating to organize a ...

Published: April 10, 2017

Faculty, staff and students recognized for going 'above and beyond' at 2017 RMSA Gala | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Faculty, staff and students recognized for going 'above and beyond' at 2017 RMSA Gala Recipients were honoured with awards in the areas of teaching, scholarships and excellence. FRM Communications ...

Published: April 5, 2017

How medical robots are improving patient care

Skip to main content 27 March 2017 ... 15:00 America/Tegucigalpa How medical robots are improving patient care From helping disabled kids pick up playthings to improving the precision of prostate ...

Published: March 27, 2017

Canada bolsters funding for artificial intelligence recruitment, training | Faculty of Science

Canada bolsters funding for artificial intelligence recruitment, training UAlberta to push critical areas of research for the future of all Canadians. Spencer Murray and Jennifer Pascoe - 23 March ...

Published: March 23, 2017

Awards & Accolades - March 2017 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Awards & Accolades - March 2017 Join us in celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. Kirsten Bauer - 14 March 2017 Georg Schmolzer and his research team. This has been an ...

Published: March 14, 2017

MaaS Effect | Alberta School of Business

MaaS Effect The private vehicle is looking costly, wasteful, dirty and plain old passé as more people take advantage of the "mobility-as-a-service" ecosystem. Is it time to welcome our new ...

Published: March 14, 2017

Booting Up for Online Success | Alberta School of Business

Booting Up for Online Success How to set yourself apart in the fast-growing-and overcrowded-e-commerce space Caroline Barlott - 14 March 2017 Poppy Barley founders Justine Barber, BCom '06, (right ...

Published: March 14, 2017

Robocap | Alberta School of Business

Robocap Why young investors are going to AI for advice Mike Kendrick - 14 March 2017 Illustration by Sarah Jackson. Would you let R2-D2 balance your portfolio? That's the question you should ask ...

Published: March 14, 2017

Open Education Week 2017 | University of Alberta

Open Education Week 2017 In support of the global Open Education Week 2017 (March 27-31) a one hour panel discussion will be hosted at the University of Alberta (Thursday, March 30, 12:30-1:30pm).

Published: March 13, 2017

Call for Papers: Digital Narratives Around the World Symposium | Kule Institute

Call for Papers: Digital Narratives Around the World Symposium Participants are invited to present on a wide range of possible topics and methodologies revolving around (de-) localized digital ...

Published: March 8, 2017

Kule Cluster Grants announced | Faculty of Arts

Kule Cluster Grants announced Faculty of Arts' researchers capitalize on diversity of research strengths Donna McKinnon - 07 March 2017 KIAS Director Geoffrey Rockwell, photo Oleksandr Pankieiev A ...

Published: March 7, 2017

Students and teachers rewired for the digital age | Department of Secondary Education

Students and teachers rewired for the digital age If you are reading this, you are a cyborg according to technology in education expert Cathy Adams. Kateryna Barnes - 03 March 2017 According to a ...

Published: March 3, 2017

Federal funding powers leading-edge engineering research | Engineering at Alberta

Federal funding powers leading-edge engineering research Six engineering researchers have garnered a total of more than $560,000 By Richard Cairney - 02 March 2017 POWERFUL PRIZE: Electrical ...

Published: March 2, 2017

Poker-playing AI program first to beat pros at no-limit Texas hold 'em

Skip to main content 02 March 2017 ... 20:30 America/Tegucigalpa Poker-playing AI program first to beat pros at no-limit Texas hold 'em DeepStack uses artificial intuition to outplay human ...

Published: March 2, 2017

Skill trumps luck | Faculty of Science

Skill trumps luck DeepStack the first computer program to outplay human professionals at heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em poker. Jennifer Pascoe - 02 March 2017 Principal investigator and professor ...

Published: March 2, 2017

Celebration of Research: Exploring Intersections | Faculty of Arts

Celebration of Research: Exploring Intersections Faculty of Arts and KIAS researchers explore the disciplinary interconnections that contribute to the public good Donna McKinnon - 27 February 2017

Published: February 27, 2017

Undergraduate wins twice at national agriculture-economics competition | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Undergraduate wins twice at national agriculture-economics competition Research poster showing farmers reap biggest benefits of biotechnology draws attention Helen Metella - 17 February 2017

Published: February 17, 2017

Neutrinos: The next generation | Physics

Neutrinos: The next generation Scientist receives one of Canada's most prestigious prizes to pursue ghost particle research Jennifer Pascoe - 07 February 2017 Darren Grant will be awarded the E.W. ...

Published: February 7, 2017

Students get behind-the-scenes look at research, explore graduate studies opportunities | Engineering at Alberta

Students get behind-the-scenes look at research, explore graduate studies opportunities A graduate degree opens many doors-engineering students discover the possibilities at Graduate Research ...

Published: February 2, 2017

UAlberta's resource economists more than hold their own against powerhouses | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

UAlberta's resource economists more than hold their own against powerhouses Department of REES now ranked 22nd internationally Helen Metella - 02 February 2017 UAlberta's Department of Resource ...

Published: February 2, 2017

Genomics spur new studies to protect environment | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Genomics spur new studies to protect environment Three different ALES projects seek fixes by examining how genes work together Helen Metella - 16 January 2017 Researcher Paul Stothard is part of a ...

Published: January 16, 2017

Artificial intelligence in Canada | Faculty of Science

Artificial intelligence in Canada Dean Jonathan Schaeffer pens a letter to the editor on the strength of artificial intelligence in Canada. Jonathan Schaeffer - 13 January 2017 Canada has a rich ...

Published: January 13, 2017

How to Play a Long Game | Give to UAlberta

How to Play a Long Game When your goal is to transform science, it helps if you can think several moves ahead Mifi Purvis - 05 January 2017 [Photo by John Ulan] Jonathan Schaeffer knows that ...

Published: January 5, 2017

International symposium discusses higher education in Ukraine | Kule Institute

International symposium discusses higher education in Ukraine On December 8-9, 2016 the Kule Research Cluster 'Research Initiative on the Democratic Reform in Ukraine' hosted a two-day symposium ...

Published: January 4, 2017

2016 Year in Review with Science | Faculty of Science

2016 Year in Review with Science Award-winning students and faculty, innovative teaching, and ground-breaking research-2016 has been a year for the books at the Faculty of Science. Katie Willis - ...

Published: December 21, 2016

How to future proof Santa | Engineering at Alberta

How to future proof Santa From the suit to the sleigh, jolly old Saint Nick is overdue for some upgrades. Bev Betkowski - 19 December 2016 Here comes Santa Claus, with his jelly belly and his ...

Published: December 19, 2016

Dean Jonathan Schaeffer appointed for second term | Faculty of Science

Dean Jonathan Schaeffer appointed for second term Bold vision and strategic leadership supporting faculty-wide success points to continued growth. Jennifer Pascoe - 16 December 2016 Jonathan ...

Published: December 16, 2016

UAlberta Law's Eran Kaplinsky Appointed Research Director of Alberta Land Institute | UAlberta Law

UAlberta Law's Eran Kaplinsky Appointed Research Director of Alberta Land Institute Prof. Kaplinsky's expertise in the areas of property rights, land use planning and regulation, and municipal law ...

Published: December 8, 2016

This week's Vitals: Meet our new Canada Research Chairs | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

This week's Vitals: Meet our new Canada Research Chairs From machine intelligence to molecular medicine, FoMD's new and renewed CRC chairs set to improve the health of all Canadians. Shelby Soke - ...

Published: December 6, 2016

The time and place for your attention

Skip to main content 05 December 2016 ... 08:00 America/Tegucigalpa The time and place for your attention ... We are bombarded with so much information and stimulation that we can't possibly process it ...

Published: December 5, 2016

The time and place for your attention | Faculty of Science

The time and place for your attention New research shows that, when focused, we process information continuously, rather than in waves as previously thought. Katie Willis - 05 December 2016 Kyle ...

Published: December 5, 2016

Hacking the 2016 U.S. election? There's a case for running the numbers. | Faculty of Science

Hacking the 2016 U.S. election? There's a case for running the numbers. Dean Jonathan Schaeffer pens an op-ed on the credibility of electronic voting. Jonathan Schaeffer - 28 November 2016 Using ...

Published: November 28, 2016

This week's Vitals: Heart and Stroke Foundation opens new office for lifesaving work | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

This week's Vitals: Heart and Stroke Foundation opens new office for lifesaving work New office's grand opening featured research breakthroughs to save babies' lives. Shelby Soke - 22 November 2016

Published: November 22, 2016

Dr. Sandra Bucerius presents her research in three minutes at Open Minds, a celebration of social science and humanities research at the U of A. | Sociology

Dr. Sandra Bucerius presents her research in three minutes at Open Minds, a celebration of social science and humanities research at the U of A. 14 November 2016 https://vimeo.com/190888841

Published: November 14, 2016

Innovative information interface bubbles over with success | Faculty of Science

Innovative information interface bubbles over with success Computing science researchers launch BubbleNet, a machine learning and semantic modeling interface that visually represents complex ...

Published: November 14, 2016

Protecting a vulnerable predator | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Protecting a vulnerable predator Conservation of land is critical to helping grizzlies and industry co-exist News Staff - 07 November 2016 Alberta's grizzly bear population is officially ...

Published: November 7, 2016

I am woman, hear me code | Faculty of Science

I am woman, hear me code Women in computing science advocate for progress more than 150 years in the making. Kristy Condon - 28 October 2016 Eleni Stroulia (top right), Ghazal Jangani (seated) and ...

Published: October 28, 2016

"Hold us to account in living up to the greater country I believe we can become" | Faculty of Arts

"Hold us to account in living up to the greater country I believe we can become" TRC Commissioner Marie Wilson has a message for universities Donna McKinnon - 20 October 2016 Marie Wilson and ...

Published: October 20, 2016

Artificial intelligence bridges the gap between human and machine | Faculty of Science

Artificial intelligence bridges the gap between human and machine "Whether we're developing open-source machine learning for Twitter or creating a smart robotic limb, it is all artificial ...

Published: October 12, 2016

Bringing peace to the classroom | Department of Elementary Education

Bringing peace to the classroom EDEL 302: Curriculum and Pedagogy in Elementary School Art painted a peace pole as part of the Edmonton Peace Festival. Kateryna Barnes - 24 September 2016 Students ...

Published: September 24, 2016

Polar researcher recognized for outstanding contributions | Department of Anthropology

Polar researcher recognized for outstanding contributions Anthropologist Mark Nuttall is shaping the future of the north Donna McKinnon - 23 September 2016 Climate change affects us all, but none ...

Published: September 23, 2016

Three REES students share win at thesis competition | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Three REES students share win at thesis competition Judges impressed as competitors explain their research in three minutes or less Helen Metella - 08 September 2016 Winners of the 2016 REES 3- ...

Published: September 8, 2016

September 2016 Instructor of the Month - Chuck Lucy (Chemistry) | Faculty of Science

September 2016 Instructor of the Month - Chuck Lucy (Chemistry) 01 September 2016 What do you teach? I teach 1st year chemistry to 4th year/graduate courses in analytical chemistry. But most ...

Published: September 1, 2016

A young leader's passion for research and health care | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

A young leader's passion for research and health care Cardiology resident and FoMD alumnus Debraj Das was the recipient of a CMA Young Leaders Award. Alison Dotinga with files by Laura Vega - 26 ...

Published: August 26, 2016

Born to lead: Natasha Pye awarded prestigious C.D. Howe award | Engineering at Alberta

Born to lead: Natasha Pye awarded prestigious C.D. Howe award C.D. Howe award winner steps up to volunteer and achieve academically Olga Ivanova - 18 August 2016 UAlberta engineering physics ...

Published: August 18, 2016

Are you interested in researching the digital? Join us for our inaugural Kule Connect Cafe to network with like-minded researchers! | Kule Institute

Are you interested in researching the digital? Join us for our inaugural Kule Connect Cafe to network with like-minded researchers! The cafe is a new networking opportunity for researchers to meet ...

Published: August 15, 2016

Small but mighty: Alberta's first satellite starting journey toward final launch | Engineering at Alberta

Small but mighty: Alberta's first satellite starting journey toward final launch Student-driven project is putting Alberta in space Jennifer Pascoe - 12 August 2016 AlbertaSat student members and ...

Published: August 12, 2016

Small but mighty: Alberta's first satellite starts its journey toward final launch | Faculty of Science

Small but mighty: Alberta's first satellite starts its journey toward final launch It was a champagne send-off for one of the University of Alberta's smallest but mightiest devices yet. Jennifer ...

Published: August 12, 2016

Changing the landscape of treatment for chronic diseases | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Changing the landscape of treatment for chronic diseases Groundbreaking research could help prevent immune system "exhaustion" against diseases like cancer and HIV. Cheryl Deslaurier - 09 August 2016

Published: August 9, 2016

Lorisia MacLeod ('14 BA) named Diversity Scholar | Department of Anthropology

Lorisia MacLeod ('14 BA) named Diversity Scholar Lorisia MacLeod the only Canadian of 15 scholars named 2016-18 Diversity Scholar by the Association of Research Libraries. Anthropology Staff - 08 ...

Published: August 8, 2016

Rehab Med gets summer boost from world's brightest young minds | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehab Med gets summer boost from world's brightest young minds Internship program's "best of the best" international students join local researchers in drive for ground-breaking discoveries

Published: August 3, 2016

Eliminating the uncompetitive edge | Faculty of Science

Eliminating the uncompetitive edge New research designed to keep anti-doping agencies one step ahead of cheating athletes. Jennifer Pascoe - 26 July 2016 Fred West (L) and James Harynuk (R) have ...

Published: July 26, 2016

Passion for research fueled by the Heart and Stroke Foundation | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Passion for research fueled by the Heart and Stroke Foundation Barbara Ballermann is one of the faculty members receiving Grants-in-Aid from the Heart and Stroke Foundation Shelby Soke - 27 June 2016

Published: June 27, 2016

Sign of the times | Faculty of Science

Sign of the times Higher purpose inspires students-turned-entrepreneurs Jennifer Pascoe - 16 June 2016 Together, Thomas Baron (pictured) and Eric Lam have developed five educational games with ...

Published: June 16, 2016

Supporting Syncrude evacuees | Engineering at Alberta

Supporting Syncrude evacuees In the aftermath of a wildfire, Syncrude found support in the Faculty of Engineering Richard Cairney - 09 June 2016 Home away from home: Syncrude's Long Range Planning ...

Published: June 9, 2016

Congress Presentations | School of Library and Information Studies

Congress Presentations SLIS students and faculty were very busy at the recent Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities held in Calgary. Papers were presented at seven different societies, ...

Published: June 7, 2016

CRINA SYMPOSIUM SUCCESS! | Department of Oncology

CRINA SYMPOSIUM SUCCESS! CRINA SYMPOSIUM SUCCESS! 27 May 2016 May 17, 2016: Science in the Cinema (Garneau Theatre) screening of HBO's "Living Proof" starring Harry Connick, Jr. as Dr. Dennis ...

Published: May 27, 2016

Capstone projects give graduating ALES students a market edge | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Capstone projects give graduating ALES students a market edge Solving real-life problems hones skills employers seek Helen Metella - 26 May 2016 As if graduating students aren't already stressed ...

Published: May 26, 2016

Department Celebrates Latest Award Winners and Honorees | Department of Anthropology

Department Celebrates Latest Award Winners and Honorees Anthropology staff - 25 May 2016 Faculty members Helen Vallianatos and Kisha Supernant received recognition at the Faculty of Arts " ...

Published: May 25, 2016

This week's vitals: Back to the beginning - Dr. Dennis Slamon visits Edmonton for public lecture on May 24 | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

This week's vitals: Back to the beginning - Dr. Dennis Slamon visits Edmonton for public lecture on May 24 Vitals is a weekly roundup of essential news and events in the Faculty of Medicine & ...

Published: May 17, 2016

Celebrating the life of Charlie Stelck | Faculty of Science

Celebrating the life of Charlie Stelck The Faculty of Science is sorry to hear of the passing of Charles Stelck, a founding father of geology research in Alberta News Staff - 17 May 2016 If the ...

Published: May 17, 2016

A Celebration of Excellence in the Faculty of Arts | Faculty of Arts

A Celebration of Excellence in the Faculty of Arts Arts staff and faculty gathered to celebrate teaching, research and staff excellence at the annual Arts Awards Night Melissa Boisvert - 13 May 2016

Published: May 13, 2016

This week's Vitals: Science in the Cinema and Citizen-Scientist-Astronaut under the sea | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

This week's Vitals: Science in the Cinema and Citizen-Scientist-Astronaut under the sea Vitals is a weekly roundup of essential news and events in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. FoMD ...

Published: May 11, 2016

New Faculty Member - Dr. Fiona Nicoll | Political Science

New Faculty Member - Dr. Fiona Nicoll The Department of Political Science is delighted to welcome Dr. Fiona Nicoll to our ranks, as of July 1, 2016. Department of Political Science - 10 May 2016

Published: May 10, 2016

Fort McMurray blaze among most extreme of wildfires | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Fort McMurray blaze among most extreme of wildfires Record heat, tinder-dry conditions contributed to Alberta's most devastating inferno, says UAlberta wildland fire professor. Expect more ...

Published: May 9, 2016

Public health student bridges academia to 'dream job' through new Graduate Student Internship Program | Public Health

Public health student bridges academia to 'dream job' through new Graduate Student Internship Program When most people think of internships, they think of the trades, but students in university ...

Published: April 26, 2016

Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada Visits the University of Alberta | Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada Visits the University of Alberta 18 April 2016 Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko, Head of Mission of the Embassy of Ukraine in Ottawa, paid a courtesy visit to the ...

Published: April 18, 2016

Passing the smell test | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Passing the smell test The dual mission of textile scientist Rachel McQueen: get us to wear sustainable fabrics and, at the same time, save the environment Elizabeth Whithey - 15 March 2016 Rachel ...

Published: March 15, 2016

Opportunity for Digital Scholars: New Scholars Seminar preceding the DH2016 conference - Apply by April 15, 2016 | Kule Institute

Opportunity for Digital Scholars: New Scholars Seminar preceding the DH2016 conference - Apply by April 15, 2016 CHCI, CenterNet, UWS and KIAS are collaborating to organize a pre-conference ...

Published: March 15, 2016

SLIS Professors Win Faculty Awards | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Professors Win Faculty Awards Two SLIS professors have won prestigious awards from the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. 11 March 2016 Two SLIS professors have won ...

Published: March 11, 2016

Catalyzing a new generation of natural gas engines | Engineering at Alberta

Catalyzing a new generation of natural gas engines Engineering researchers win four of six UAlberta NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for promising collaborations. Michael Brown - 01 March 2016

Published: March 1, 2016

New Canada Research Chair inspired by nature | Engineering at Alberta

New Canada Research Chair inspired by nature Mechanical engineering professor Amy Tsai has been appointed as a Canada Research Chair 17 February 2016 Mechanical engineering professor Amy Tsai has ...

Published: February 17, 2016

Biodiversity expert advances from tier 2 to tier 1 Canada Research Chair | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Biodiversity expert advances from tier 2 to tier 1 Canada Research Chair Advancement comes with seven-year term and $200,000 in annual funding 12 February 2016 A biodiversity expert expects his ...

Published: February 12, 2016

Alberta wildflower helps scientists plan for climate change | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Alberta wildflower helps scientists plan for climate change Transplanting it to hotter and cooler regions triggers vital questions Helen Metella - 11 February 2016 A pretty wildflower that grows ...

Published: February 11, 2016

UAlberta Deep Minds master the game of Go

Skip to main content ... A lot of the techniques we have in computing science today and that everyone takes for granted were first developed for games. Martin Mueller ... 27 January 2016 ... 01:00 America/ ...

Published: January 27, 2016

UAlberta Deep Minds master the game of Go | Faculty of Science

UAlberta Deep Minds master the game of Go Computing scientists demonstrate professional-level Go play with artificial intelligence Kristy Condon - 27 January 2016 University of Alberta computing ...

Published: January 27, 2016

Winter break means more time for student team to work on robotic arm | Engineering at Alberta

Winter break means more time for student team to work on robotic arm Capstone team will take advantage of break in classes to make progress on prosthetic arm Richard Cairney - 22 December 2015

Published: December 22, 2015

Music Electives for the Winter 2016 Term | Music

Music Electives for the Winter 2016 Term Looking for an arts elective? Want to put your humanities major to work in a different way? The Music Department offers a wide range of elective courses ...

Published: December 22, 2015

SLIS Students at International Conference | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Students at International Conference SLIS students contributed scholarship to the Literacy Education: Contested Terrain panel at the Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research ( ...

Published: November 9, 2015

Deepak Paramshivan: 2015 Killam Award Winner | Music

Deepak Paramshivan: 2015 Killam Award Winner Recent summer zig-zagging from Edmonton to New York, India and Toronto echo PhD candidate's off-the-beaten path academic journey. Deepak Paramshivan - ...

Published: November 6, 2015

Rehab Science PhD student wins prestigious award for transgender study | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehab Science PhD student wins prestigious award for transgender study Speech-language pathologist receives funding to study voice in male-to-female transgender individuals Laurie Wang - 29 ...

Published: October 29, 2015

Connecting man and machine | Faculty of Science

Connecting man and machine Opportunity of a lifetime. Computing science graduate student Craig Sherstan receives prestigious Vanier scholarship. Jennifer Pascoe - 21 October 2015 "I can't ...

Published: October 21, 2015

Computational Psychiatry on Global Edmonton Health Matters | Computing Science

Computational Psychiatry on Global Edmonton Health Matters Professors Russ Greiner and Matt Brown discuss their research into computer assisted diagnosis of mental illness (in collaboration with ...

Published: October 14, 2015

Five Faculty of Science professors named to Canadian Geographic list of nation's 100 greatest explorers | Faculty of Science

Five Faculty of Science professors named to Canadian Geographic list of nation's 100 greatest explorers UAlberta scientists included alongside names like astronaut Chris Hadfield and director ...

Published: October 14, 2015

Managing irrigation increases value of waterfront properties | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Managing irrigation increases value of waterfront properties ALES study shows subsequent tax revenue helps offset costs Helen Metella - 07 October 2015 A community surrounding a popular Alberta ...

Published: October 7, 2015

Discovery Channel segment features Department members' research | Computing Science

Discovery Channel segment features Department members' research Discovery Channel - 05 October 2015 Discovery Channel segment on Ocean Networks features 3D camera technology worked on by CS ...

Published: October 5, 2015

Exhibiting Sound symposium and art exhibition comes to Edmonton | Kule Institute

Exhibiting Sound symposium and art exhibition comes to Edmonton The three day event from October 30th to November 1st, 2015 will take place at multiple galleries, museums and cultural centres ...

Published: October 1, 2015

Neonatal resuscitation trainer RETAIN built in undergraduate computer gaming class | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Neonatal resuscitation trainer RETAIN built in undergraduate computer gaming class Video game trainer designed to save lives in the delivery room Jennifer Pascoe and Ross Neitz - 17 September 2015

Published: September 17, 2015

Neonatal resuscitation trainer RETAIN built in undergraduate computer gaming class | Faculty of Science

Neonatal resuscitation trainer RETAIN built in undergraduate computer gaming class Students develop video game to help save lives in critical moments after birth. Jennifer Pascoe - 17 September 2015

Published: September 17, 2015

Semantically speaking: Psychology, engineering researchers team up to explore the language of energy | Engineering at Alberta

Semantically speaking: Psychology, engineering researchers team up to explore the language of energy Interdisciplinary research explores energy debate Jennifer Pascoe - 14 September 2015 Chris ...

Published: September 14, 2015

Ready for release | Faculty of Science

Ready for release Client satisfaction the focus of new software product management specialization. Jennifer Pascoe - 10 September 2015 The software product management specialization team (L-R): ...

Published: September 10, 2015

There's an app for that | Biological Sciences

There's an app for that University of Alberta Faculty of Science introduces popular paleontology course as electronic textbook Jennifer Pascoe - 01 September 2015 The University of Alberta Faculty ...

Published: September 1, 2015

Collaboration made Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station possible | Augustana Campus

Collaboration made Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station possible On August 20, over 110 guests celebrated the opening of the University of Alberta's newest research station. Tia Lalani - 25 ...

Published: August 25, 2015

ALES dairy genomics program receives major funding boost | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

ALES dairy genomics program receives major funding boost $10.3 million grant funds program to increase feed efficiently and produce less methane gas in dairy cattle Helen Metella - 24 July 2015 An ...

Published: July 24, 2015

SLIS Student Maryna Chernyavska Awarded SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Student Maryna Chernyavska Awarded SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship MLIS student Maryna Chernyavska has been awarded a prestigious Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship by the ...

Published: July 21, 2015

Designing 3-D smiles for cancer survivors | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Designing 3-D smiles for cancer survivors Alumna Heather Logan, '11 MScRS, uses computer modelling to change the way you go under the knife, thanks to innovative master's program. Garret Johnston ...

Published: July 20, 2015

Computer Hex research group brings home two Gold medals from Computer Olympiad | Computing Science

Computer Hex research group brings home two Gold medals from Computer Olympiad Computer Hex Group earns 6th win in 8 years in Computer Hex Competitions 10 July 2015 They had won the last five ...

Published: July 10, 2015

Secondary names new associate chairs | Department of Secondary Education

Secondary names new associate chairs The Department of Secondary Education has appointed Dr. Thomas Dust and Dr. Cathy Adams as its new Associate Chair, Undergrad and Associate Chair, Graduate, ...

Published: June 25, 2015

IBM and UofA research collaboration "Alberta Center for Advanced Studies" celebrates 10 years | Computing Science

IBM and UofA research collaboration "Alberta Center for Advanced Studies" celebrates 10 years The IBM Alberta Center for Advanced Studies, a research collaboration between the University of ...

Published: June 24, 2015

Creating the next generation of nanotech experts | Chemistry

Creating the next generation of nanotech experts Chemistry professor Jon Veinot receives $1.65M from NSERC to create international graduate school with German partners. Michael Brown - 20 May 2015

Published: May 20, 2015

UofA App to Manage Diabetes | Computing Science

UofA App to Manage Diabetes Several CS professors and graduates are developing a tool to help patients manage their Diabetes Global News - 20 May 2015 Several CS professors and graduates are proud ...

Published: May 20, 2015

2015 Arts Awards Gala | Faculty of Arts

2015 Arts Awards Gala Arts staff and faculty gathered to celebrate teaching, research and staff excellence at the annual Arts Awards Night. Melissa Boisvert - 07 May 2015 More than 60 faculty, ...

Published: May 7, 2015

Honouring our Best: 2015 Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Research | Chemistry

Honouring our Best: 2015 Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Research First among equals recognized at annual celebration. Jennifer Pascoe - 07 May 2015 L-R: Jeffrey Kavanaugh, Andrew ...

Published: May 7, 2015

Cash COW | Faculty of Science

Cash COW Science students' startup on a roll after winning $50,000 entrepreneurship award for creative online writing game. Jennifer Pascoe - 30 April 2015 Neesha Desai (L) and Kit Chen (R), ...

Published: April 30, 2015

UAlberta medical school jumps up in international ratings | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

UAlberta medical school jumps up in international ratings Medical school rises in international university rankings list Amy Hewko - 29 April 2015 The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is gaining ...

Published: April 29, 2015

Environmental stakeholders warm to Alberta Centre for Reclamation and Restoration Ecology | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Environmental stakeholders warm to Alberta Centre for Reclamation and Restoration Ecology Sharing research could help create innovative energy, forestry policies 28 April 2015 A new centre being ...

Published: April 28, 2015

'Pull my finger!' say scientists who solve knuckle-cracking riddle | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

'Pull my finger!' say scientists who solve knuckle-cracking riddle UAlberta research team uses MRI video to observe for the first time what happens inside joints when they crack. Bryan Alary - 15 ...

Published: April 15, 2015

Arts Celebration of Research 2015 in the Timms Centre | Kule Institute

Arts Celebration of Research 2015 in the Timms Centre Please join us for the 2015 Arts Celebration of Research on April 21, 3:30pm at the Timms Centre. This year's theme is 'Improvisation, ...

Published: April 10, 2015

Dr. Ali Shiri, Dr. Jennifer Branch-Mueller and Carol Tonhauser awarded TLEF Grants | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Ali Shiri, Dr. Jennifer Branch-Mueller and Carol Tonhauser awarded TLEF Grants Congratulations to Professor Ali Shiri on his TLEF Grant of $91,406 to support his project entitled Development ...

Published: April 8, 2015

Congratulations Lydia Zvyagintseva! | School of Library and Information Studies

Congratulations Lydia Zvyagintseva! Lydia Zvyagintseva successfully defended her Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)/ Humanities Computing thesis on March 6, 2015. Her thesis is ...

Published: March 10, 2015

Cathy Adams nominated as finalist for Last Lecture 2015 | Department of Secondary Education

Cathy Adams nominated as finalist for Last Lecture 2015 The Department of Secondary Education is pleased to announce that faculty member Cathy Adams has been nominated as one of the three ...

Published: March 6, 2015

Climate change could decrease wetland carbon storage | Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

Climate change could decrease wetland carbon storage RenR researcher studied effect in unique section of northern Alberta Helen Metella - 23 February 2015 An ALES researcher in wildland fires has ...

Published: February 23, 2015

Rouzbeh Maani, Martha White, Siamak Ravanbakhsh to receive Faculty of Science Dissertation Awards | Computing Science

Rouzbeh Maani, Martha White, Siamak Ravanbakhsh to receive Faculty of Science Dissertation Awards Three recent Ph.D. Graduates have earned the prestigious Faculty of Science Dissertation Award

Published: February 5, 2015

University of Alberta Researchers Solve Heads-up Limit Texas Hold 'em Poker | Computing Science

University of Alberta Researchers Solve Heads-up Limit Texas Hold 'em Poker Julie Naylor - 08 January 2015 (Edmonton) In a world first, researchers in the Computer Poker Research Group at the ...

Published: January 8, 2015

Chair Appointment at SLIS University of Alberta | School of Library and Information Studies

Chair Appointment at SLIS University of Alberta Based on an open search for Chair of the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) at the University of Alberta, I am delighted to announce ...

Published: January 5, 2015

Student opens door to leading edge biomedical engineering research | Engineering at Alberta

Student opens door to leading edge biomedical engineering research Dean's Research Award gives student a chance to explore research Richard Cairney - 02 January 2015 Third-year electrical ...

Published: January 2, 2015

Anthropology Professor discovers clues to her own personal heritage during Buffalo Lake field school | Department of Anthropology

Anthropology Professor discovers clues to her own personal heritage during Buffalo Lake field school In the spring 2014 Anthropology field school, Kisha Supernant led students in the exploration ...

Published: December 18, 2014

Research Profile: Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing | Faculty of Science

Research Profile: Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing Erin Ottosen - 15 December 2014 (Human) language can be hard to quantify in rules. There are so many irregularities.

Published: December 15, 2014

Research Profile: Brain Tumor Analysis Project | Faculty of Science

Research Profile: Brain Tumor Analysis Project Erin Ottosen - 15 December 2014 Machine learning is a reality. It helps people understand their data and use this data to make effective decisions. - ...

Published: December 15, 2014

Gordon Gow Speaks on Stewarding Technology | Media and Technology Studies

Gordon Gow Speaks on Stewarding Technology View the video 04 December 2014 On 5 November, MACT director and associate professor, Gordon Gow spoke at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research ...

Published: December 4, 2014

Getting a clearer picture on alcoholism | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Getting a clearer picture on alcoholism Brain scans used to tailor treatment for problem drinkers Gregory Kennedy - 21 November 2014 Research psychiatrist Dr. Tim Gillese, left, study participant ...

Published: November 21, 2014

Insight Grant Award Winners | Department of Linguistics

Insight Grant Award Winners Two Department of Linguistics Faculty awarded SSHRC Insight Grants 31 October 2014 The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce Dr. David Beck and Dr. Benjamin ...

Published: October 31, 2014

Doctoral Student Iris Yin named Killam Prize winner | Department of Secondary Education

Doctoral Student Iris Yin named Killam Prize winner A doctoral student in the Department of Secondary Education has brought her faculty into the spotlight as one of this year's recipients of the ...

Published: October 29, 2014

Dr. Ali Shiri Presents at the ARMA International Edmonton Chapter on Big Data | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Ali Shiri Presents at the ARMA International Edmonton Chapter on Big Data Dr. Shiri delivered a presentation titled 'The Conundrum of Big Data' at the ARMA Edmonton Chapter for records and ...

Published: October 16, 2014

A rock-star PhD student | Music

A rock-star PhD student Daniel Stadnicki is a bona fide PhD rock star. 26 September 2014 Vanier scholar's research exploring the intersections between popular music, religion and politics ...

Published: September 26, 2014

Successful September at SLIS for Master's Thesis Work | School of Library and Information Studies

Successful September at SLIS for Master's Thesis Work Congratulations are in order for three students who successfully defended their thesis work in quick succession this month. SLIS Staff - 22 ...

Published: September 22, 2014

Giving the breath of life to infants | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Giving the breath of life to infants UAlberta research shown to increase the chances of babies surviving neonatal resuscitation. Ross Neitz - 08 September 2014 Po-Yin Cheung & Georg Schmölzer ...

Published: September 8, 2014

Understanding Video Games - UAlberta's next MOOC is here! | Media and Technology Studies

Understanding Video Games - UAlberta's next MOOC is here! The new massive open online course explores what video games teach us about culture, gender, sex and violence. 28 July 2014 Dr. Sean ...

Published: July 28, 2014

Ali Shiri Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Alberta | School of Library and Information Studies

Ali Shiri Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Alberta The School of Library and Information Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Ali Shiri has been promoted to the rank of Professor ...

Published: June 26, 2014

Science's three gold medalists: Parnian Riaz, Peggy Jankovic and Meredith Bara | Faculty of Science

Science's three gold medalists: Parnian Riaz, Peggy Jankovic and Meredith Bara Congratulations to the three undergraduate gold medal winners in Science 17 June 2014 L to R: Meredith Bara, Parnian ...

Published: June 17, 2014

'Sound' idea a breakthrough in safer scoliosis care | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

'Sound' idea a breakthrough in safer scoliosis care Doctors and researchers at Glenrose and Stollery pioneer ultrasound imaging Alberta Health Services Staff - 21 May 2014 EDMONTON - ...

Published: May 21, 2014

Global health fundraiser stimulates appetites and awareness | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Global health fundraiser stimulates appetites and awareness Twelfth annual Rich Man, Poor Man fundraiser a success. Amy Hewko - 09 April 2014 Guests browse the silent auction items prior to dinner.

Published: April 9, 2014

3 Special Topics Courses Offered this Fall 2014 | Department of Linguistics

3 Special Topics Courses Offered this Fall 2014 Linguistics is offering 3 special topics course this fall term! 26 March 2014 3 Special Topics Courses (LING 399) Offered this Fall The department ...

Published: March 26, 2014

Alberta Cancer Foundation announces $7 million for transformative research across province | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Alberta Cancer Foundation announces $7 million for transformative research across province The Alberta Cancer Foundation has invested more than $7 million into four new research programs across ...

Published: March 13, 2014

Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine celebrates Al Cook at retirement party | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine celebrates Al Cook at retirement party Faculty, staff, students and friends gathered this past Thursday to say farewell to Al Cook, professor, former Dean and ...

Published: March 5, 2014

Strong SLIS Presence at ALISE | School of Library and Information Studies

Strong SLIS Presence at ALISE The annual gathering of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) was held in Philadelphia January 21-24. Dr. Toni Samek, Dr. Tami ...

Published: January 31, 2014

Text Messaging Research Supports Outreach Strategy for Victims of Sexual Exploitation | Media and Technology Studies

Text Messaging Research Supports Outreach Strategy for Victims of Sexual Exploitation 29 January 2014 The Faculty of Extension's MARS Lab (headed by MACT's Dr. Gordon Gow) has been using ...

Published: January 29, 2014

$4 million in funding announced for UAlberta biodiversity conservation chair program | Faculty of Science

$4 million in funding announced for UAlberta biodiversity conservation chair program Science and ALES partner with COSIA and Ab Government to address biodiversity challenges related to the energy ...

Published: November 20, 2013

MACT and MacEwan join forces to enrich communications degrees | Media and Technology Studies

MACT and MacEwan join forces to enrich communications degrees Letter of Intent signed! 30 September 2013 The University of Alberta's Faculty of Extension and the Faculty of Fine Arts and ...

Published: September 30, 2013

Followup with community doctor critical for heart failure patients after hospital stay: UAlberta medical research | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Followup with community doctor critical for heart failure patients after hospital stay: UAlberta medical research Heart failure patients more likely to survive or avoid readmission if they see a ...

Published: August 19, 2013

FASD impacts brain development throughout childhood and adolescence not just at birth: UAlberta medical research | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

FASD impacts brain development throughout childhood and adolescence not just at birth: UAlberta medical research Raquel Maurier - 31 July 2013 The highlighted areas show some of the white matter ...

Published: July 31, 2013

UAlberta researchers develop E. coli test for food processing facilities | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

UAlberta researchers develop E. coli test for food processing facilities Raquel Maurier - 15 July 2013 Researchers have developed an easy, efficient test to use on site at food processing facilities.

Published: July 15, 2013

Researchers develop application to address pain points in home health care | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Researchers develop application to address pain points in home health care Think about the risks in the everyday work of an Albertan health care aide: a considerable amount of travel, risking ...

Published: July 2, 2013

New Interim Chair for Department of Music | Music

New Interim Chair for Department of Music We are very pleased to announce that Mary Ingraham has agreed to be interim chair of the Department of Music from July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014. Mary ...

Published: July 2, 2013

Indexing Society of Canada | School of Library and Information Studies

Indexing Society of Canada The Indexing Society of Canada (ISC/SCI)recently interviewed Dr. Shiri about his book titled: ' SLIS Staff - 25 June 2013 The Indexing Society of Canada (ISC/SCI) ...

Published: June 25, 2013

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's heart and stroke research excellence attracts $25 million dollar commitment | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's heart and stroke research excellence attracts $25 million dollar commitment The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is makes an unprecedented commitment to ...

Published: June 25, 2013

TLEF: Online phonetics course sounds promising | Department of Linguistics

TLEF: Online phonetics course sounds promising The University of Alberta's phonetics course, LING 205, is one of the academic building blocks for a bachelor of arts degree in linguistics, and a ...

Published: May 30, 2013

Japan Game Studies 2013 | Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research

Japan Game Studies 2013 Conference Report 29 May 2013 The International Conference on Japan Game Studies 2013 was held last week at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. To find out more about the ...

Published: May 29, 2013

U of A medical researchers ID genetic marker for sporadic breast cancer | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

U of A medical researchers ID genetic marker for sporadic breast cancer Raquel Maurier - 28 May 2013 Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have pinpointed a genetic marker for sporadic ...

Published: May 28, 2013

Schizophrenia symptoms improved rapidly with single IV treatment of anti-hypertension drug | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Schizophrenia symptoms improved rapidly with single IV treatment of anti-hypertension drug Raquel Maurier - 08 May 2013 An anti-hypertension drug administered intravenously for a single, four-hour ...

Published: May 8, 2013

U of A medical researchers to build high-tech rehab science site and obtain powerful MRI scanners with more than $ 25 million in federal and provincial funding | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

U of A medical researchers to build high-tech rehab science site and obtain powerful MRI scanners with more than $ 25 million in federal and provincial funding Raquel Maurier - 07 May 2013 U of A ...

Published: May 7, 2013

Chinese Language Screening Dates Set | East Asian Studies

Chinese Language Screening Dates Set For students interested in taking Chinese language courses for Spring/Summer 2013 and Fall 2013, new screening sessions have been confirmed. 27 March 2013 For ...

Published: March 27, 2013

Kaplan Award: Chemistry pioneer shows researchers 'The Wasylishen Way' | Chemistry

Kaplan Award: Chemistry pioneer shows researchers 'The Wasylishen Way' Prestigious research award an honour for nuclear magnetic resonance scholar. Michael Brown - 22 March 2013 The only academic ...

Published: March 22, 2013

Scott Smallwood previews Ultra and his oil country sounds | Music

Scott Smallwood previews Ultra and his oil country sounds UAlberta Music Assistant Professor Dr. Smallwood has created a series of sound works based on pumpjack recordings in the Edmonton region.

Published: March 21, 2013

SLIS Hosts Forum for Information Professionals | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Hosts Forum for Information Professionals On Friday, February 8, SLIS hosted its annual conference Forum for Information Professionals with the theme of examining trends and changes in the ...

Published: February 27, 2013

Science power couple receive prestigious Sloan Fellowships | Physics

Science power couple receive prestigious Sloan Fellowships Valentine?s Day got a little bit sweeter for the husband-and-wife team of John P. Davis and Juli Gibbs-Davis. Both have received a Sloan ...

Published: February 14, 2013

Science power couple receive prestigious Sloan Fellowship | Faculty of Science

Science power couple receive prestigious Sloan Fellowship Valentine?s Day got a little bit sweeter for the husband and wife team of John P. Davis and Juli Gibbs-Davis. Both have received a Sloan ...

Published: February 14, 2013

Robot challenge inspires kids to help seniors | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Robot challenge inspires kids to help seniors Edmonton children, including home-schooled students and kids with special needs, are getting a hands-on opportunity to help seniors lead healthier ...

Published: January 21, 2013

Dr. Samek to Address UW-Madison's 2013 Graduates | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Samek to Address UW-Madison's 2013 Graduates The University of Wisconsin-Madison SLIS Alumni Association Board has voted unanimously to honour Dr. Toni Samek with its Distinguished Alumna ...

Published: January 21, 2013

UAlberta medical researchers find DNA marker that predicts breast cancer recurrence | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

UAlberta medical researchers find DNA marker that predicts breast cancer recurrence Raquel Maurier - 16 January 2013 Medical researchers at the University of Alberta tested the DNA of more than ...

Published: January 16, 2013

New iPhone app keeps up the beat | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

New iPhone app keeps up the beat When something as simple as walking to his barn left him gasping for breath, Gus Schroeder knew something was wrong. Colin Zak - 07 December 2012 When something as ...

Published: December 7, 2012

Ali Shiri Publishes New Book | School of Library and Information Studies

Ali Shiri Publishes New Book We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Dr. Ali Shiri, Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of ...

Published: October 19, 2012

SSHRC Award | Music

SSHRC Award Congratulations to this year's SSHRC grant recipients! 12 September 2012 Congratulations to this year's SSHRC award recipients! Faculty David Gramit; Musicology (Project title: ...

Published: September 12, 2012

Daniel Sondheim Gains Double Degree With Thesis Defence | School of Library and Information Studies

Daniel Sondheim Gains Double Degree With Thesis Defence Daniel Sondheim, registered in the SLIS/Humanities Computing dual degree program, successfully defended his master's thesis, "The Current ...

Published: September 10, 2012

Innovative performance festival brings research to life | Department of Drama

Innovative performance festival brings research to life In its second year, the StageLab festival throws open the rehearsal hall doors and welcomes the community into the world of theatre creation.

Published: August 20, 2012

Replaying Japan | Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research

Replaying Japan A one day symposium on Japanese game culture and industry 13 August 2012 Replaying Japan is a one day symposium on Japanese game culture, game studies and the gaming industry that ...

Published: August 13, 2012

University of Alberta enters the Higgs era of particle physics | Physics

University of Alberta enters the Higgs era of particle physics The University of Alberta enters the Higgs era of particle physics with experiments designed and built by the Department of Physics.

Published: July 4, 2012

Sniffing out a solution to smelly clothes | Chemistry

Sniffing out a solution to smelly clothes James Harynuk sets sights on eliminating odour in garments. Bev Betkowski - 22 June 2012 University of Alberta scientists are using smelly gym clothes to ...

Published: June 22, 2012

SLIS at CAIS 2012 | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS at CAIS 2012 The following papers authored by SLIS faculty members (Dinesh Rathi and Ali Shiri) and Students (Shannon Lucky and Eric Forcier) were presented at the 40th Canadian Association ...

Published: June 22, 2012

Centennial Lectures spark new collaboration between FoMD researchers | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Centennial Lectures spark new collaboration between FoMD researchers More than 160 people took time away from a warm, sunny evening to learn more about heart failure and what researchers in the ...

Published: June 1, 2012

New finding important to heart health, also changed faculty members entire research path | Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

New finding important to heart health, also changed faculty members entire research path Medical scientist Howard Young's research has taken a dramatic, unexpected turn in the last few months, ...

Published: May 31, 2012

Brain Training | Faculty of Education

Brain Training For readers who have played the Nintendo DS game Brain Training, it will come as no surprise that the usefulness of videogames has extended beyond the realm of entertainment and ...

Published: May 14, 2012

Wirth Institute hosts international conference "Trans-Aesthetics: Crossing Central Europe" | Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies

Wirth Institute hosts international conference "Trans-Aesthetics: Crossing Central Europe" 01 May 2012 The Wirth Institute, in cooperation with the Art Gallery of Alberta, hosted an international ...

Published: May 1, 2012

SLIS Connects with International Slavic Library Community | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS Connects with International Slavic Library Community Dr. Toni Samek delivered the keynote address at the 8th International Convention of Slavic Librarians in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina ...

Published: April 24, 2012

Archaeologist named newest Landrex Distinguished Professor | Department of Anthropology

Archaeologist named newest Landrex Distinguished Professor Jack Ives, executive director of the Institute of Prairie Archaeology, will hold the professorship for the next five years, during which ...

Published: March 13, 2012

"Trans-Aesthetics: Crossing Central Europe" Conference April 2nd to 3rd | Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies

"Trans-Aesthetics: Crossing Central Europe" Conference April 2nd to 3rd 02 March 2012 For centuries, Central Europe has been a hybrid space of communication where cultural features have become ...

Published: March 2, 2012

Dr. Toni Samek (SLIS) wins 3M National Teaching Fellowship | Faculty of Education

Dr. Toni Samek (SLIS) wins 3M National Teaching Fellowship The Faculty of Education's own Toni Samek (PhD), who teaches in the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS), wins prestigious 3M ...

Published: February 20, 2012

Dr Toni Samek wins 3M National Teaching Fellowship | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr Toni Samek wins 3M National Teaching Fellowship Maclean's magazine and the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced today the winners of the prestigious 3M ...

Published: February 10, 2012

Four 3M awards for U of A | Chemistry

Four 3M awards for U of A Prof. Charles 'Chuck' Lucy named 3M Teaching Fellow. Jamie Hanlon - 09 February 2012 (Edmonton) If there was ever a question as to the University of Alberta's strength as ...

Published: February 9, 2012

Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology Celebrates Race and Culture | Music

Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology Celebrates Race and Culture Hosted by Dr Michael Frishkopf and The Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology, students from The Bamboo Shield Program run by the ...

Published: February 1, 2012

The Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Science Renamed the Alberta Glycomics Centre | Faculty of Science

The Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Science Renamed the Alberta Glycomics Centre Elizabeth Nanak - 20 January 2012 The Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Science (AICCS) has grown ...

Published: January 20, 2012

Department of Music introduces World Sound Arts Certificate | Music

Department of Music introduces World Sound Arts Certificate The newly introduced certificate in World Sound Arts focuses on musical study and creation in the areas of ethnomusicology, world music, ...

Published: January 16, 2012

Dr. Shiri to Serve on the SSHRC Insight Grants 'Digital Economy' Adjudication Committee in Ottawa | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Shiri to Serve on the SSHRC Insight Grants 'Digital Economy' Adjudication Committee in Ottawa Dr. Ali Shiri has been invited to serve on the adjudication committee for SSHRC's first round of ...

Published: November 29, 2011

Rehab Med celebrates Fall Convocation 2011 | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehab Med celebrates Fall Convocation 2011 Both the University of Alberta and Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine were buzzing with excitement last Thursday as students, family, faculty and staff ...

Published: November 23, 2011

Making Memories in Madrid | School of Library and Information Studies

Making Memories in Madrid On November 17 2011, Dr. Toni Samek delivered the keynote address for the XIII Conference on Information Management: From Responsibility to Social Commitment (XII ...

Published: November 22, 2011

Sea of Sound Festival Celebrates 25 Years of Electroacoustic Music in Canada | Music

Sea of Sound Festival Celebrates 25 Years of Electroacoustic Music in Canada In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Canadian Electroacoustic Music Community is joining forces with The ...

Published: November 14, 2011

Thinking about Grad School? | Media and Technology Studies

Thinking about Grad School? Join us on Tuesday 23 August for an information session about the Communications and Technology Graduate Program. If you have questions about admission to the MACT, the ...

Published: July 29, 2011

Constructing a cyberworld laboratory for ethnomusicology | Music

Constructing a cyberworld laboratory for ethnomusicology A musical cyberworld co-developed by Michal Frishkopf, professor in the Department of Music, will enable people to explore music from ...

Published: July 29, 2011

Appointments in OIS | Media and Technology Studies

Appointments in OIS Please note the following changes in the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS): Sean Gouglas has agreed to serve as Director of OIS for a three-year term effective July 1, ...

Published: July 15, 2011

?Smart Condo? team shares collaborative teaching award | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

?Smart Condo? team shares collaborative teaching award Seven University of Alberta faculty members have come together to solve real-world problems, and they?re winning awards while they?re at it.

Published: May 18, 2011

Relief on the way for cancer patients suffering from dry mouth | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Relief on the way for cancer patients suffering from dry mouth For patients suffering from cancer in the mouth or throat, a recent study shows that a treatment called submandibular gland transfer ...

Published: May 11, 2011

Dr. Shiri and Dr. Schrader Present a Workshop on Research for Grant MacEwan University Librarians | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Shiri and Dr. Schrader Present a Workshop on Research for Grant MacEwan University Librarians LIS Associate Professor Dr. Ali Shiri and Dr. Alvin M Schrader, Director of Research for ...

Published: May 9, 2011

Serving those who serve Alberta?s seniors: New research initiative on technologies to help health care aides | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Serving those who serve Alberta?s seniors: New research initiative on technologies to help health care aides Alberta?s seniors and those in home care can look forward to improved efficiency of ...

Published: May 5, 2011

Looking into the Sound of Music | Music

Looking into the Sound of Music By breaking down traditional barriers between disciplines, two University of Alberta researchers say opportunities could develop that may change how we experience ...

Published: April 29, 2011

Undergraduate Teaching Award Winners see 'Bigger Picture' | Music

Undergraduate Teaching Award Winners see 'Bigger Picture' The Department of Music's Janet Scott Hoyt is awarded the Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Jamie Hanlon - 21 ...

Published: April 21, 2011

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Faculty of Education Technology in Teaching Award | School of Library and Information Studies

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Faculty of Education Technology in Teaching Award Two teams of Education instructors have been selected to receive the ...

Published: March 8, 2011

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of The 2011 Faculty of Education Technology in Teaching Award | Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of The 2011 Faculty of Education Technology in Teaching Award Two teams of Education instructors have been selected to receive the ...

Published: March 8, 2011

Out of the Stacks for I-Week | School of Library and Information Studies

Out of the Stacks for I-Week Out of the Stacks and Into the Community: The Library's Approach to Newcomers was a University of Alberta International Week 2011 session held on February 3. 15 ...

Published: February 15, 2011

Education students learning the language of today's kids | Faculty of Education

Education students learning the language of today's kids Building video games can be an important teaching tool to engage students in exploring a given subject area. Dawn Ford - 01 February 2011

Published: February 1, 2011

Local Community Engagement on Human Rights Day | School of Library and Information Studies

Local Community Engagement on Human Rights Day On December 10, 2010 Dr. Toni Samek participated in the Human Rights Day Symposium at Salisbury Composite High School in Sherwood Park, Alberta. 13 ...

Published: December 13, 2010

Dr. Ali Shiri Speaks in Wisconsin | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Ali Shiri Speaks in Wisconsin Dr. Ali Shiri gave an invited public lecture at the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on December 7. 08 December 2010 Dr. Ali ...

Published: December 8, 2010

A Great DiscoverE! | Music

A Great DiscoverE! Imagine learning about the science of acoustics in a world-class performance venue, discovering how musical instruments are built and played from some of Edmonton?s leading ...

Published: November 8, 2010

Dr. Toni Samek Gives Stirring MSLA Keynote | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Toni Samek Gives Stirring MSLA Keynote On October 22, 2010 in Winnipeg, Dr. Samek delivered the keynote for the Manitoba School Library Association on the exciting conference theme "The School ...

Published: November 1, 2010

Students with cerebral palsy deserve full inclusion in classroom, robots can help: U of A researchers | Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Students with cerebral palsy deserve full inclusion in classroom, robots can help: U of A researchers 29 October 2010 Research has proven that assistive technologies such as robotics in the ...

Published: October 29, 2010

Roger S. Smith Winners Showcase Their Findings | Sociology

Roger S. Smith Winners Showcase Their Findings Arts students display their summer research at Rutherford South Isha Thompson - 13 October 2010 Faye Campbell (left) and Noor Iqbal stand beside ...

Published: October 13, 2010

Jamming with the Queen of the Swamp Blues | Music

Jamming with the Queen of the Swamp Blues With energy as powerfully moving as her courageous voice singing of soulful experience, roots and blues phenomenon Kat Danser is as much an inspiration as ...

Published: September 29, 2010

Peter Organisciak Defends MA Thesis | School of Library and Information Studies

Peter Organisciak Defends MA Thesis Peter Organisciak has successfully defended his thesis in the MA Humanities Computing Program (with SLIS as a home department). 10 September 2010 Peter ...

Published: September 10, 2010

Living Archives CURA funded | Department of Philosophy

Living Archives CURA funded Philosopher Robert Wilson leads successful grant to develop Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada. Geoffrey Rockwell - 25 August 2010 The What Sorts of People ...

Published: August 25, 2010

Dr Shiri Presents at the IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr Shiri Presents at the IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management Query Reformulation Strategies in an Interdisciplinary Digital Library: The Case of Nanoscience and ...

Published: July 19, 2010

Dr. Ali Shiri's Sabbatical | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Ali Shiri's Sabbatical On July 1, 2010, Dr. Ali Shiri began a year's sabbatical. SLIS Staff - 16 July 2010 On July 1, 2010, Dr. Ali Shiri began a year's sabbatical. He is currently working on ...

Published: July 16, 2010

Educators creating new methods of reaching students in all class sizes | Faculty of Education

Educators creating new methods of reaching students in all class sizes One of the most complex responsibilities of teachers is assessing their students according to a 2007 Alberta Education report.

Published: July 14, 2010

Digital Labour Project | School of Library and Information Studies

Digital Labour Project SLIS Faculty member Toni Samek is a Collaborating Researcher on a five year project titled Digital Labour: Authors Institutions and the New Media which has been awarded 2.8 ...

Published: July 12, 2010

Importance of Academic Freedom for Academic Librarians on Canadian Campuses Today | School of Library and Information Studies

Importance of Academic Freedom for Academic Librarians on Canadian Campuses Today Dr. Toni Samek (member of CLA's Advisory Committee on Intellectual Freedom) contributed a 60 minute session at the ...

Published: July 11, 2010

SHE WAS A BOOKLEGGER: REMEMBERING CELESTE WEST | School of Library and Information Studies

SHE WAS A BOOKLEGGER: REMEMBERING CELESTE WEST Co-editors Dr. Toni Samek, SLIS alumna Moyra Lang, and radical cataloger KR Roberto are delighted to announce a new book under the imprint of Library ...

Published: June 21, 2010

Dr. Ali Shiri Comments on Digital Libraries | School of Library and Information Studies

Dr. Ali Shiri Comments on Digital Libraries As the construction of the University of Calgary Taylor Family digital Library is progressing to offer an innovative convergence of libraries, ...

Published: June 18, 2010

SLIS at CAIS/ACSI Conference 2010 | School of Library and Information Studies

SLIS at CAIS/ACSI Conference 2010 SLIS students and faculty were represented at the 2010 annual conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science/L'Association canadienne des sciences ...

Published: June 7, 2010

New Academic Appointment | Department of Anthropology

New Academic Appointment We are delighted to announce that Kisha Supernant has accepted our offer to join the Department of Anthropology as an assistant professor beginning July 1, 2010. 26 May 2010

Published: May 26, 2010

Artist invites students to pierce her masterpiece | Faculty of Education

Artist invites students to pierce her masterpiece Patti Pente is not afraid to take risks when it comes to teaching. Dawn Ford - 14 April 2010 Patti Pente is not afraid to take risks when it comes ...

Published: April 14, 2010

Experiment Proves Collaboration Important to Artistic Process | Music

Experiment Proves Collaboration Important to Artistic Process It all started with a sound. On a cold and dark Monday evening in January, Digital Design students from the Department of Art and ...

Published: April 14, 2010

Study African Arts and Culture in Ghana | Music

Study African Arts and Culture in Ghana 12 April 2010 Aiming to provide an international, life-transforming educational experience valuable to students enrolled in programs across arts, sciences, ...

Published: April 12, 2010

Faculty Concert Redefines Composition | Music

Faculty Concert Redefines Composition 09 April 2010 Say the word "composer." What do you think of? A stuffy image of music's classical past, perhaps? What if the word "composer" instead conjured ...

Published: April 9, 2010

U of A Prof Shares take on Musical Representation of Canada | Music

U of A Prof Shares take on Musical Representation of Canada In celebration of the performance and recognition of the vibrancy of M?tis culture, UBC Opera with UBC School of Music presented a five ...

Published: March 22, 2010

The Sound of Art: Collaboration Creates New Audience Experience | Department of Anthropology

The Sound of Art: Collaboration Creates New Audience Experience In a collaborative installation featured in the Fine Arts Building Gallery throughout the month of March, Music Technology and ...

Published: March 16, 2010

Fifteen minutes: Edmonton Sound Sessions manifest reality of being a musician | Music

Fifteen minutes: Edmonton Sound Sessions manifest reality of being a musician If “15 minutes is the new hour,” the Edmonton Sound Sessions, in both production and medium, are a ...

Published: January 25, 2010

Science Project or Sonic Art? | Music

Science Project or Sonic Art? Music Professor Only Canadian Composer Chosen for International Electroacoustic Recording. Multi-channel, electronic work, generative processes, variables: factors of ...

Published: November 26, 2009

Digital language reclamation underway for Tsuut'ina | Department of Linguistics

Digital language reclamation underway for Tsuut'ina The project will provide future generations of aboriginals with an audio history of their culture The idea of a language becoming extinct is a ...

Published: October 29, 2009

From Syria to Edmonton: Exploring Islamic Chant | Music

From Syria to Edmonton: Exploring Islamic Chant World Renowned Religious Scholar & Chanter to Perform in Exclusive Showcase Traditional religious scholar and chanter Shaykh Hussam al-Din Farfour ...

Published: October 15, 2009

Scott Smallwood joins Department of Music | Music

Scott Smallwood joins Department of Music The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Smallwood to the Composition staff effective 1 July 2009. Scott Smallwood was born ...

Published: April 21, 2009

Science and the Arts meet in the middle | Media and Technology Studies

Science and the Arts meet in the middle Edmonton-Society needs new language for games. Geoffrey Rockwell, a recent addition to the humanities computing program and the Department of Philosophy, ...

Published: October 14, 2008