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Innovation Anthology News Cheryl Croucher's Innovation Anthology: Canada's Voice of Innovation More Good News For U of Lethbridge iGEM Competitor

Chris Isaac aÂstudent at the University of Lethbridge invited to join iGEM delegation to present at Biological Weapons Convention


Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800
U of L Chemistry Student's Research Published in Top Journal

Masterâs student Daniel Stuart, publishes with ÂDrs. Michael Gerken and Stacey Wetmore, Angewandte Chemie, about cracking the case of the vanishing compound


Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800
Give Early Start For Synthetic Biology U of L professor Dr HJÂWidenÂpublishes article in Nature BiotechnologyÂsaying synthetic biology education should start in high school to encourage STEM careers and innovation Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 U of Lethbridge Teams Rock the IGEM Competitions - Again! University of Lethbridge teams scored silver and gold at the International Genetically Engineered Machines competition at MIT in Boston Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Austrian Researcher Discovers Biomarker For Higher Mortality Risk from Breast Cancer With the support of the FWF, Austrian researcher finds a biomarker for breast cancer which has a poor prognosis and develops two viable detection methods
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800
Enerkem Alberta Biofuels Receives $3.5 Million From Feds Western Innovation Initiative funding will help turn Edmonton's garbage into energy Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Keystone XL: Statement from Premier Notley Nebraska Public Service Commission approves TransCanadaâs Keystone XL pipeline route Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 2017 ASTech Awards Recipients 28th Annual ASTech Awards highlight vast range of discovery and innovation taking place in Alberta Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Is Innovation Passe? Let's stop talking about innovation and start talking about what really matters - Richard Hawkins UofC Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 How Obesity Promotes Breast Cancer Scientists at Helmholtz Centrum Munchen discover link between obesity, cytokines, and breast cancer Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 U of L iGEM Teams Do It Again U of L iGEM teams succeed at provincial competition and prepare for Giant Jamboree in Boston Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 New Alberta Program Encourages Women in Technology, Entrepreneurship A new Alberta Status of Women grant is supporting the non-profit group Chic Geek to help reverse the trend of women leaving careers in technology. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Canada Appoints New Science Advisor New science advisor for Canada is Dr. Mona Nemer, Vice-President, Research, at the University of Ottawa Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 New Demonstration Project Marks World Sepsis Day Alberta Innovates in novel partnership with industry that looks to enhance sepsis diagnosis, treatment Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Science Needs More Than Funding Dr Sarah Boon of Science Borealis comments on the need for more public science literacy and support for science Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 NSERC Awards $2.6 Million To ULethbridge Researchers

Funding supports 13 researchers investigating a wide variety of topicsÂfromÂprairie plant extracts to artificial languagesÂ

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700
TEC Edmonton Announces New Merck Accelerator TEC Edmonton Merck Accelerator the result of major collaboration involving UofA, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, Alberta Innovates, Western Diversification, and more Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Lethbridge Highschool iGEM Team Earning Awards Ahead of Competition iGEM project tackles printer ink, using synthetic biology to create pigment substitutes that can be found in nature. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 U of L Researchers Investigate Brain's Navigational Capability Researchers at the Canadian Centre forÂBehavioural Neuroscience publish findings on navigation and spatial memory Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Study from UCalgary compares provincial social assistance data over 12 years New research spanning 12 years shows rise in social assistance in Alberta despite job growth Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700 UofA Releases Revolutionary Biopsy Reading Invention MMDx was more than 30 years in the making, cost $35 million to develop and is ultimately a disruptive technology Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Emerald Awards 2017 Alberta honours its greatest environmental stewards at the 2017 Emerald Awards ceremony Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Medical Records Technology Advances With Clinisys EMR Partnership

Clinisys EMR Inc. and Microsoft Canada collaborate with Alberta to advance cloud-based electronic medical records

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700
New Funding For AWE Through CARES Program Alberta Government helps women entrepreneurs expand and grow their businesses through CARES - the Community and Regional Economic Support prograM Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Register now for Alberta's new no-charge energy efficiency program

New Energy Efficiency Alberta program will make life more affordable for Alberta families by helping them conserve energy through the latest innovations, such as LED lights and power bars

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800
Grand Challenge Winners Round Two Will be Announced March 1 Energy Reduction Alberta (formerly Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation) will reveal the latest winners of its carbon use program at the PROPEL Energy Tech Forum Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 New Rebate Program Will Boost Home Solar Installations Alberta Government creates $36 million rebate program for solar installation on residential and commercial buildings Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 ULethbridge Joins Composites Research Network By joining the CRN, University of Lethbridge partners with companies like Boeing
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800
Research Demonstrates Fracking Fluids Hurt Fish Study by University of Alberta researcher Dr Greg Goss indicates even low levels of fracking fluids released into the environment harm fish gills and livers Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Innovates Hires New CEO Alberta Innovates hires Laura Kilcrease, a respected innovation systems leader and venture capitalist from Austin, Texas Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 SMART Network finds intelligent solutions for amputees and others with neural injury or disease $8 million SMART Network Innovation Centre supported by Alberta Innovates and Canada Foundation for Innovation Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 New Tax Credits Connect Alberta Business With Investors Intake begins January 16 for two new provincial tax credits Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Partnership Boosts Support For Improving Aboriginal Maternal Health Alberta Innovates Partners with Merck Canada Inc., and Alberta Health Services to Launch New Program to Address Aboriginal Maternal Mortality Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Innovates Announces New Support For Water Research $6.9 million invested in water management and protection Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 Canada Announces Phase-out Of Coal By 2030 Hot on the heels of COP22, Canada moves forward with climate change plan to eliminate use of coal over next 25 years - Pembina reaction Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge iGEM Team Strikes Gold Again This year's iGEM project focused on a genetically engineers machine to improve the cleanliness of emergency medical vehicle Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Makes Big Impression At COP22 Alberta targets global investors at climate change conference in Marrakech Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity Responds to Canada's Plan at COP22 Group says Canada's 2050 low carbon plan gives the country distinct economic advantage in responding to climate change Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 ATB Analysts Say Worst of Oil Price Downturn Is Over Alberta economy will improve, but hiring will be weak, according to bank's forecast Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Changes At Alberta Innovates Focus On Economic Diversification

The crown corporation consolidates four previously existing Alberta Innovates corporations through the proclamation of the Alberta Research and Innovation Amendment Act.

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700
ASTech 2016 Winners Announced Edmonton hosts the 2016 ASTech Awards in science and technology advance innovation Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 TEC Edmonton Boosts T-Squared Accelerator Program

SensorUp and TV Com join T-Squared accelerator program, a collaboration between TEC Edmonton and Telus

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700
Solar Panels To Be Featured In New Alberta Schools 36 new schools will be able to include solar panels in their design with funding from Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Energy Efficiency Alberta Names Board And New Initiatives Journalist and energy efficiency advocate David Dodge name Chair of the new Board for Energy Efficiency Alberta, and three new programs announced, too Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Ingenuity Lab Carbon Solutions Advances in NRG COSIA X-Prize Ingenuity Lab at the University of Alberta has been named one of 27 teams advancing in the Carbon X-Prize competition to develop technology to turn CO2 emissions into valuable products Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Beakerhead Festival Kicks Off On September 14 Beakerhead Festival combines science, art and engineering to dazzle Calgarians Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0700 ULethbridge Students Symposium Highlights Summer Research The Canadian Centre for Behavioral Neuroscences hosts 16 summer researchers to present their areas of investigation Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 FPInnovations Welcomes New Scholar In Residence Former Dean of University Laval joinss FP Innovations to study forest management in the context of climate change Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 ABMI Updates Bee Research The Bee Team of Dr. Jessamyn Manson has collected over 20,000 bees in Alberta as part of its research on bee populations Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Canada Home To First Clinical Study For Zika Vaccine Scientists at the University of Laval Infectious Disease Research Centre join international collaboration to test Zika vaccine under development in Canada Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0700 HYRS Program Shifted to Universities The Heritage Youth Researcher Summer program will now be run by universities in Alberta rather than Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Edmonton Company Tevosol Secures Financing For Organ Profusion U of A and TEC Edmonton spin-off company working on profusion device that will keep donor organis like hearts and lungs viable longer for transplantation

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700
Viruses Implicated In Celiac Disease With Possible Vaccine In Future New European study finds link between celiac disease and viral infections of gastro-intestinal tract Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Takes Important Steps Towards Protecting Woodland Caribou Mediators report outllines steps to restore critical habitat and herds in Little Smoky and A La Peche ranges. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Pembina Institute Applauds Government Action On Woodland Caribou Simon Dyer calls GOA move to protect an area almost 3 times the size of Banff National Park for woodland caribou a nationally significant contribution to the protection of this threatened species. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Asthma Society Recognizes Alberta For Commitment to Improving Air Quality Alberta's Environment MInister Shannon Phillips gets nod from Asthma Society of Canada for commitment to air quality
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 -0700
NEB Includes 157 Conditions With Its Approval Of Trans Mountain Pipeline Federal government given 7 months to make final decision on pipeline Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Creates Chief Scientist Role The introduction of Bill 18 strengthens environmental monitoring and science program and creates Chief Scientist position Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 -0700 NAIT Student Showcase Demonstrates Entreprenuerial Spirit Three teams awarded for innovative ideas in NAIT startup pitch competition. Finalists eligible for seed funding and incubation space Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 -0700 AB Government Moves Forward To Merge Alberta Innovates Research Agencies By downsizing boards and merging agencies, AB Government hopes to control spending, create jobs and diversify the economy with the proposed creation of a single Alberta Innovates entity. Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Governor General's Innovation Awards Winners Announced Two Alberta researchers/interventors included among the six 2016 GG Innovation Awards recipients, ROBERT E BURRELL and BREANNE EVERETT Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0700 CATAAlliance Announces Finalist Shortlist for 31st Innovation Awards Online voting is open until May 1

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0700
Study Investigates Acquiring Water For New Housing In Calgary Region Alberta Real Estate Foundation funds University of Lethbridge researcher Dr. Lorraine Nicol to look into water management challenges for housing developers in the Municipal District of Foothills, Rocky View County and Okotoks Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Report Calls AEMERA A Failed Experiment In Oil Sands Monitoring Environment Minister Shannon Phillips moves quickly to shut down troubled oil sands monitoring agency after report released Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Aboriginal Construction Career Centre Surpasses Expectations In just one year, NorQuest College beats forecast for program by almost 4 times Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Good News For Startup Exciton Antimicrobial wound dressing making its mark for Edmonton firm Exciton Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 ULeth Take Ten Program Gets Boost From Alberta Blue Cross University of Lethbridge receives funding from Alberta Blue Cross to support student mental health program Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 CCEMC Funds SBI BioEnergy To Build Biodiesel Plant Technology to produce biodiesel from plant oils helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and is supported through Alberta's carbon levy Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0800 ABMI Develops New Ecosystem Services Game Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute teams up with Rocketfuell Productions to produce education game called Eco-Earner Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge Welcomes New Research Chair In Potato Science

ÂDr. Dmytro Yevtushenko appointed to new Research Chair in Potato Science funded by a consortium of association and industry partners

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0800
Calgary Researchers Probe Parent Involvement In Care Of Premature Infants New AIHS funded research shows positive benefits when parents take on a greater role nurturing their premature babies in the hospital Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0800 Climatologist Dr Adam Fenech's Blog From Paris Climate Talks UPEI climate scientist Dr. Adam Fenech sums up the two weeks of historic talks in Paris and the final agreement Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0800 UCalgary Students Invent Award Winning Electricity Free Fridge Four students from the University of Calgary take top honours in a global contest by inventing the WindChill, a fridge that does not run on electricity Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0800 Always Hungry? Blame It On Food Porn Dr. Sharma's latest blog post features a study by UK researchers on "visual hunger" Tue, 27 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 WHO Says Bacon Causes Cancer Latest WHO review of research on red meat, processed meats and cancer spells bad news for bacon lovers Tue, 27 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Municipalities Benefit From CCEMC Funding To Reduce GHG Emissions $5.4 million in CCEMC funding underwirtes several projects including biocovers for landfills and online climate change adaptation tools to help reduce GHG emissions Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700 New Protection For Tomato Crops Stopping a soil-borne fungus using charcoal Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Climate summit marks an attitude shift in Alberta Blogger Binnu Jeyakumar reports from the recent Pembina Institute hosted Climate Change summit
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700
CCEMC Launches Second Round of Funding in Grand Challenge Competition Grand Challenge seeks innovative technologies that will turn waste CO2 and GHG into valuable products Thu, 10 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700 CLS Investigates Whooping Cough For New Treatment Canadian Light Source and partners discover biofilm that makes whooping cough hard to treat and now may be able to defeat it Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 ULethbridge CCBN Symposium Highlights Summer Student Research 20 students present their research at Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN) in Lethbridge. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 CanWIT Program Promotes Mentorship for Women in Tech CanWIT (Women in Tech) launches community leadership program Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Student Studies How Exercise Can Help the Aging Brain HYRS program introduces Grade 11 students to the world of science and health research Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 2015 TEC VenturePrize Announces TELUS ICT finalists TEC VenturePrize finalists in the TELUS ICT category include startups OMx, MasV and Advancing Edge Technologies Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0700 AVAC Ltd launches Verdex Capital Verdex Capital will help finance innovation in the agricultural technology sector Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800 New Metabolomics Demonstration Centre Will Aid Commercialization WD, AIHS, Genome Alberta, CFI and others contribute almost $3 million to take metabolomics technology to next level Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge A Step Closer To New Cryogenic Testing Facility $150,000 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation will help the University of Lethbridge set up a cryogenic facility to test instruments heading into space Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0800 C-FER Technologies expands to accommodate energy research $2.2 million from federal government supports joint project with GoA, TransCanada and Enbridge to improve pipeline leak detection at new 40,000 square foot facility Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0700 UN Climate Summit brings world leaders to New York Will the world find a consensus and take effective action? Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0700 MR Solutions displays preclinical MRI imaging solutions to ISMRM in Edinburgh MR Solutions, an MRI pioneer, shows new cryogen free 3T and 7T preclinical MRI imaging technology at MRI conference in Scotland
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0700
Young entrepreneur wins at Innovate Caglary Tech Showcase Emily Hicks makes winning pitch for FREDsense which is developing a unique biosensor system that detects toxins in water in real time Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Franklin ship found in Arctic One of two ships from the ill fated Franklin expedition in 1845 to chart the Northwest Passage discovered on Arctic sea floor after
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0700
Minister Ambrose highlights health research investments at the University of Alberta $26 million funds 42 projects for University of Alberta researchers advancing science, developing new therapies and improving patient care Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0700 UToronto research helps explain sleep problems in elderly ÂUniversity of Toronto researchers discover group of neurons that function as sleep switch in the brain Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0700 University of Lethbridge study looks at Canadian integration of Muslims Successful integratioin of Muslims i Canada depends on social and economic inclusion, says researcher Dr. Abdolmohammed Kazemipu Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 University of Lethbridge gets new chair in potato research

Consortium of Potato Growers of Alberta, McCain Foods, ComAgra, Lamb Weston and Cavendish Farms puts $1million towards research at U of L - search on for scientist to fill the chair

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700
Invention makes light work of peeling potatoes Just in time for BBQ season Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Laval researchers discover way to erase pain Journal article reveals how novel technique reduces sensitivity to pain by rekindling pain to erase it Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700 ASTech Finalists Announced 25th AnniversaryÂASTech Awards Gala set for October 24 in Edmonton
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0700
Alberta wants to revamp innovation system, again Just five years after overhauling the research and innovation system in Alberta, provincial government spends 1.2 million on report which recommends another kick at the cat Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Latest report devastating on link between bee deaths and neonicitoids Scientists ask for pesticide ban, saying neonicotoids hurting more than bees Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700 University of Toronto physicists take quantum leap toward ultra-precise measurement Research paves the way for great advances in using quantum states to enable the next generation of ultra-precise measurement technologies. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700 U of Lethbridge honours advocate for mentally ill at Convocation University will present Austin Mardon with honorary degree for his work to promote awareness of mental illness after his own diagnosis of schizophrenia
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700
Conference Board of Canada Report: Matching risk capital to innovators is a "needle in a haystack" process Report indicates capital markets shy away from funding innovators who lack management know how Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Conference Board of Canada Report: Matching risk capital to innovators is a "needle in a haystack" process Report indicates capital markets shy away from funding innovators who lack management know how Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Novel nanotechnology advancements delivers clean water Watch YouTube presentation by Canada Research Chair scientist Dr. Frank Gu, University of WaterlooÂ
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700
Scientists discover new information about ancient asteroid hit Ancient Asteroid Boiled Oceans, Burned the Sky, and Shook Earth for a Half-Hour Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Hole Found in Natural Protective Layer of Earth’s Atmosphere
Weather balloon mission reveals nine mile high hole over the tropical western Pacific
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700
ASTRON, University of Hamburg and Bielefeld University sign contract for new LOFAR antenna station New addition to International LOFAR Telescope complex Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Pew Research survey delves into US-EU trade pact Support in Principle for U.S.-EU Trade PactÂBut Some Americans and Germans Wary of TTIP Details Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700 Spine Access Alberta targets wait times for back pain sufferers $750,000 from AIHS and AHS over three years supports research team in evaluating new approach to triage back pain sufferers Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Budget 2014 will position Canada as world leader in research and innovation Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada respond to federal budget plan for new research program to start in 2015/16
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800
Conflict may be common throughout history but humans are actually very good negotiators Behavioral science researcher with Warwick Business School investigates conducts novel experiment with BBC 4 audience Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Conference Board of Canada says business underperforms on measuring innovation Study indicates 40 percent of companies fail to measure innovation, and that hinders their growth Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 U of A industrial design students tackle lighting for third world New pedal powered lantern project designs cheap light source for 1.6 billion people worldwide who don't have electricity Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Uof A terminates lease on Meanook research station Future of Meanook Biological Research Station unclear for station leased from federally owned site near Colinton Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge appoints international researcher as new AGRI Chair in Gambling Alberta Gaming Research Institute brings Dr. Darren Christensen from Melbourne to Lethbridge to expand research into problem gambling Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Passive House Standard showcased at BUILDEX Vancouver BUILDEX in Vancouver will host special Passive House Standard pavillion and workshops promoting world's top energy efficiency features for homes Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 Saskatoon firm builds world's largest EPU for synchrotron The Elliptical Polarizing Undulator for a new experimental station at Canadian Light Source weighs 13,500 kg and contains over 1100 parts Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800 CCEMC funds four new energy efficiency projects CCEMC invests $9.6 million in GHG reduction, targeting commercial and near-commercial energy efficient technologies that face implementation barriers

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800
55 Projects shortlisted for CCEMC Grand Challenge CCEMC Grand Challenge elicits incredible interest in projects focused on developing innovative carbon uses  Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Province rejects UofA masters program in women's studies University officials stunned at government's reasons for rejection Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 SMART board inventor invested in Order of the British Empire Prince William bestows the honours on David Martin, co-found of SMART Technologies Inc of Calgary Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Amphibians tell story of arsenic levels in the environment Scientists use synchrotron light to monitor mine-tailings site in Nova Scotia Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 $46 million from CCEMC supports eight renewable energy projects Projects valuing almost $390 million will reduce emissions by more than five megatonnes Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 CCEMC earmarks $40 million to reduce GHG from biological sources CCEMC funding boosts innovation in use of plants, animals and microbes to reduce GHG emissions or enhance carbon sequestration
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700
344 entries to CCEMC Grand Challenge to find new uses from carbon Conference to announce winners planned for April 2014
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700
Court rules Alberta improperly excluded Pembina Institute from oilsands regulatory process Court strongly chastises Alberta Government over exclusion of Pembina Institute regarding second phase of Southern Pacific Resource Corp's proposed in situ oilsands project Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Pembina Institute takes province to court over right to speak at oilsands hearings Government documents show precedent of province blocking Pembinaâs participation in oilsands hearings because of critical analysis of government policies Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Climate change report forecasts major change for Alberta's eco regions CCEMC and ABMI report led by Dr. Rick Schneider indicates warmer, drier conditions will allow aspen parkland to supplant boreal forest Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Ecochem features the latest in green chemistry Ecochem: The Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering Exhibition takes place in Switzerland November 19 to 21, 2013 Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Equador president authorizes drilling in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Sad day for the planet as President Correa pulls plug on innovative Yasini-ITT initiative, but indigenous and civil groups vow resistance Sun, 18 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Change a River, Change a Community? U of L researcher looks at the people factor, especially in light of flood hazard studies that are more than two decades old Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 HYRS Edmonton student studies genetic code Alberta Innovates Health Solutions supports high school students like Kaitlin Wong with summer research placements Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 HYRS Calgary student learns about radiation and cancer Grade 11 student Ellen Been discovers science in a genetics lab thanks to AIHS Heritage Youth Research program Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Accelerate Fund invests in Advanced Flow Technologies Oilfield well monitoring system provides real time data Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Synchrotron helps scientists with imaging to block detrimental aftermath of stroke Synchrotron helps Saskatchewan researcher Dr. Mark Hackett reveal never before seen aspects of brain Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Marine life gets drowned out as oceans get noisier University of Bath researcher shows noisier ocean off Canada's west coast impacting ability of marine animals to communicate Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions names first Translational Health Chair AIHS hopes the appointment of Dr. Lee Green at the U of A will improve family medicine for Albertans
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700
ASTech Foundation announces nominees for 2013 Aurora Watch, Orpyx and U of L's Dr. David Naylor among the running for ASTech Awards in Calgary this October Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Lethbridge honoured with several recipients in ASTech Awards World renowned U of L researchers Dr. David Naylor and Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, as well as the Canada Wide Science Fair Host Committee and Lethbridge firm Farmer's Edge make the A-list Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Registration open for biotech conference on food and energy Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference in Calgary September 15-18 Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Singing helps students tune into a foreign language, study shows University of Edinburgh research published in the journal Memory & Cognition. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Funding Awarded to Detect E.Coli in Food Processing Facilities Partnership between industry and government supports two projects to developed rapid detection of pathogenic e.coli Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian firms more likely to use least successful innovation strategies Conference Board of Canada study finds only one in six companies adopts the most successful strategy of territorial expansion Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta geeks achieve success at student competitions in St. Petersburg University of Calgary student wins KFC Russia Award in Microsoft Imagine Cup, one of several good showings by Alberta students this summer Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Fisheries-induced evolution adds a bonus to good management Study on how fishing pressure impacts Atlantic Cod produces significant results Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 U of L study to examine how social and economic stressors affect the health of Aboriginal adults Chronic stress at base of study involving CIHR and U of L researchers in health sciences, kinesiology and neuroscience Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Munich Center for Technology in Society launches first research projects Established by Technische UniversitÃt MÃnchen (TUM), new research projects for Munich Center for Technology in Society range from sociotechnical systems for elderly people, to errors throughout the history of science Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 AVAC appoints new president and CEO Dr. Michael Raymont takes over role after serving as interim president and CEO since November 2012 Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Observatory on Homelessness to Combine Research with Action: University of Lethbridge researcher and community partners to play key role in national homelessness initiative Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Lethbridge high school iGEM team wins prestigious international competition Synthetic biology team seeks to create a natural and longer lasting form of Oxytocin Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700 BEI report says Canada should capitalize on global food demand Blue Economy Initiative report says Canada is one of five countries with capacity to meet global food demand which will double by 2050 Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Pembina reacts to Obama’s new climate plan Pembina says Obama's comments regarding Keystone XL pipeline and the new US plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions puts Canada significantly out of step with its closest neighbour and trading partner Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian and Mexican universities partner to collaborate on Aboriginal education issues Representatives from 9 Canadian and 8 indigenous universitys in Mexico will meet in Lethbridge June 22 to discuss improving aboriginal education and research Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 nanoBridge funding for Aquila Diagnostics Inc $125,000 in funding goes towards commercialization of unique portable diagnostic system Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Canada losing battle against spread of CWD ÂExperts say it may not be possible to eliminate chronic wasting disease in deer and elk in Canada. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Climate projections help foresters decide what to plant Maps developed by U of A researcher Laura Gray helps forest industry get a jump on climate change when planting trees Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Lethbridge hosts “Renewing Our Relationship with the Land” First-of-its-kind meeting in Alberta to bring Blackfoot (Alberta) / Blackfeet (Montana) Elders and cultural experts together with archaeologists and land development/industry representatives, June 4 and 5 Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0700 400 year old Arctic plants revived as glacier retreats U of Alberta's Dr. Catherine La Farge discovers ancient bryophytes actually sprouting after a long frozen sleep under the glacier Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 International student engineering competition joins forces with Beakerhead in Calgary Inaugural Shell International Engineering Competition to bring student teams to Calgary during Beakerhead festival mixing science and the arts Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Phil Fontaine, O.C., O.M. to receive the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and Sodexo Canada recognize lifetime achievements of Aboriginal leader  Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 AIHS funding boosts MTI's colon cancer screening test $375,000 from AIHS helps Metabolomic Technologies Inc support validation trials for PolypDx, a colonic polyp screening diagnostics testÂ
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CCEMC opens new round of project funding Â$50 million in funding support scleaner fossil fuel production and processing Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Chemistry breakthrough sheds new light on illness and health Researchers from University of Copenhagen show that aza-oxa-trangulenium dyes may outperform all fluorescent dyes currently used in imaging Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Hypertension Drug May Relieve Psychosis Promising results from small trial suggest further investigation warranted Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Video: Does forest colour tell how much carbon dioxide is absorbed by deciduous trees? Watch the video on a research collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Japan Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Over a thousand students gather in Lethbridge for national science fair Canada's top young scientists to compete May 11 to May 18, as the 52nd annual Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) 2013 comes to Lethbridge. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 UAlberta researcher identifies four dinosaur species Breakthrough resurrects research done more than 70 years ago on armour-plated ankylosaurs. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 New hope for Experimental Lakes Area DFO says it has reached an agreement with Winnipeg institute to continue research at ELA while the two agencies negotiate Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Government announces new spinoff institute for Campus Alberta Lukaszuk says institute will bring royalty streams to post-secondary institutions Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 9 of 18 water research grants go to U of A Funding from Alberta Innovates looks at swimmerâs itch, wetland sustainability and forecasting Albertaâs water future Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Manitoba's $14M UNESCO bid delayed Bid to create massive heritage area along Manitoba-Ontario boreal forest hits snag Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Check out EdTech conference in Calgary Athabasca University and the National Research Council establish new venture for Educational Technology companies to improve global competitiveness
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700
Traditional culture reduces prescription and illicit drug problems for urban Aboriginals A new study by University of Lethbridge researcher finds urban Aboriginal adults who embrace traditional culture are less likely to experience drug problems Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Protein could hold key to development of aortic aneurysms University of Alberta researchers working towards treatment for aortic aneurysms in the abdomen Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Small mammal, caterpillar partners in food supply Researchers discover unusual co-operation between species in competition for scarce vegetation in northern mountain areas. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Fish was on the menu for early flying dinosaur UAlberta research yields first evidence that âmicroraptorsâ could catch prey in the water as well as on land Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Scientists study rare dinosaur skin fossil at CLS Experiments will determine dinosaurâs skin colour and why the fossil preserved intact Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Legislature to recognize 9 Alberta inventors Nominees vying for the 2013 Ernest C. Manning Awards for innovation will be introduced to MLA's at the start of Question Period Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 CATA Alliance announces science and technology journalism Award Deadline for nominations to all categories in CATA Awards is April 15, 2013 Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Federal government launches InnovationScan New internet based program provides companies a showcase to connect with investors and business partners Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Trying to conceive? Make sure dad is as relaxed as mom University of Lethbridge study finds fathers who are stressed at the time of conception can affect the development of their children Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 COSIA head will address innovation summit on Alberta energy Dr. Dan Wicklum of COSIA, Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance will give keynote address at May 16th meeting in Calgary

Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700
Famous climate scientist retires from NASA Climate scientist James E. Hansen retires from NASA but not from the fight to change policies around greenhouse gas emissions and climate change Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Cloud experts from Alberta working with world’s elite Cybera expertise helps in Nebula One International product launch Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 ASTech Foundation Announces 2013 Call for Nominations Deadline for nominations is May 31, 2013 Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Three finalists announced for 2013 TEC VenturePrize Strong contenders for the Fast Growth VenturePrize of $150,000 cash and in-kind services Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 iNovia Capital - Vidyard Secures $6 Million in Series A Financing Waterloo based Vidyard is the worldâs first video marketing platform for business Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Treating male and female cancer patients with radiation – are their brains affected differently? CIHR and U of Lethbridge researchers will examine gender differences in cancer treatment Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Health Research Ethics Harmonization initiative moves ahead AIHS invites input to HREH iniative to meet tight deadlines Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Gairdner Awards announced amid controversy U of A researcher Dr. Michael Houghton declines his award Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Farewell Message from PrioNet Canada PrioNet Canada ceases operations March 31, 2013 Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Federal Economic Action Plan 2013 Overview BIOTECanada highlights how the most recent federal budget will impact the life sciences industry Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 U of L researcher receives Canada Research Chair in Experimental Astrophysics Astrophysicist Dr. Locke Spencer returns to U of L from Wales to take up the new CRC position Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 New IBD clinic offers hope to expectant mothers Inflammatory bowel disease clinic in Calgary seeks to ease burdens for pregnant women Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Research shows CWD could infect humans through intermediary host Prion researcher Dr. Valerie Sim discovers how prion proteins mutate through food chain Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Thirsty beads show promise in oil sands remediation Clean tech company Gradek Energy develops beads that it claims reduces napthenic acids in tailings ponds by 95 per cent Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 iNovia Capital - Pressly Raises $1.5 Million for its Mobile Publishing Platform Investment supports marketing of Pressly's platform which automatically converges online content sources for tablets and smartphones Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Semi-finalists announced for TEC VenturePrize Field narrows to Alberta six companies vying for $150,000 in Fast Growth category for 2013 TEC VenturePrize Business Plan Competition Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Edmonton's nanotechnology summit sparks international interest Blog post from beyond the pond Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Ryan Radke leaving BioAlberta After nine years as president at BioAlberta, Ryan Radke is taking new post with Alberta government in the area of trade development and emerging markets Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Harnessing the brain's power to heal itself: international research conference CCBN researcher Dr. Bryan Kolb from U of Lethbridge presents at international conference on brain plasticity and neurorehabilitation Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0800 ,,.. .. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Science Alberta Foundation gets new name SAF now rebranded as MindFuel Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Edmonton company offers new twist on the battle against bed bugs TEC Edmonton helps exterminator develop do-it-yourself bed bug killing rental kit Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Why sourdough bread resists mold U of A researchers discover sourdough's secret Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Cause of heart arrhythmia discovered using X-rays at CLS Using the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, scientists have reconstructed the scenario of heart arrhythmia in action
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800
Study shows beaver activity helps geese Beaver ponds thaw earlier, giving nesting geese an earlier start Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 CCEMC set to announce $35 million challenge on innovative carbon uses Media Advisory for February 21, 2013 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Foothills Research Institute appoints new caribou scientist Dr. Laura Finnegan to lead caribou program Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 First-ever study in Canada to look at caregivers and the stresses they face University of Lethbridge and Alberta Health Services researchers investigate moral distress among Alzheimer's caregivers Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Give the polar bears a chance - feed them New report from Dr. Andrew Derocher and other top polar bear experts suggest chow time for threatened bears Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge formalizes linkages with Ukrainian research institutions Effects of radiation on Chernobyl workers to be researched Tue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Study shows African elephants fare better in countries with good education Researchers from Wageningen University in collaboration with Kenyan and British colleagues study social conditions that impact wildlife preservation Tue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 U of L explores partnerships with Indigenous universities in Mexico U of L President Mike Mahon meets with CONACYT, Mexico's National Council for Science and Technology Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 New research program explores gender differences in workplace radiation exposure With CIHR funding Dr. Olga Kovalchuk research will inform nuclear industry policy Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Atlantic Venture Forum 2013 Inaugural Atlantic Venture Forum in June focuses on emerging IT, Clean Tech and Life Sciences businesses Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Metabolistics secures HIV funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Edmonton biotech firm Metabolistics Inc will use funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and NRC to scale up quick, cheap test for early stage HIV infection Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 New Minister for Alberta Advanced Education and Enterprise Thomas Lukaszuk adds innovation portfolio to his duties as deputy premier Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Neurosteroid offers new hope for HIV/AIDS patients U of A's Dr. Chris Power coauthors study on DHEA-S as possible treatment to prevent brain damage in HIV/AIDS patients Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Federation of Labour calls for new Crown corporation to tackle bitumen bubble AFL suggests body similar to Lougheed's Alberta Energy Company to weather 1970's energy crisis, new Crown corporation could invest in oilsands upgrading and refinery capacity Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Study shows importance of nurturing among grizzlies Four year UofA study of grizzly bears indicates cub rearing by momma bears has greater influence on survival behavior than previously thought Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Fort McMurray celebrates Emerald Day Syncrude supports Emerald Awards with day of celebration at Keyano College in Fort McMurray on January 31 Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Even a Modest Lack of Sleep Can Adversely Affect Metabolism Dr. Arya Sharma highlights dramatic UK research that documents the toll less sleep takes on a young man's metabolism Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Scientists use CLS to identify key protein in stopping viruses Using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron, researchers have determined the structure of a key protein that stops viruses from spreading, Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Canada-Wide Science Fair Judges and Volunteers Needed Organizers face unique challenge of recruiting highly-qualified volunteers from across the province to judge national science competition Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Medical Funding Opportunities in the US Department of Defense February 19 and 20, BioAlberta and NRC-IRAP present workshop on life science funding opportunities within the US DoD

Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800
Innovate Calgary appoints new president Peter Garrett takes up post permanently Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 U of A winners picked for TEC Venture Prize Student Business Plan Competition 2013 Student entrepreneurs shine in rounds leading up to TEC VenturePrize Student Business Plan Competition Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Do addiction and emotional overeating underly obesity problems? Obesity expert Dr. Arya Sharma reviews new book by psychiatrist Dr. Marcia Sirota Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Conference Board of Canada comments on Alberta's fiscal mess Albertaâs fiscal model needs a fresh re-think - Conference Board of Canada hot topics in economics by Glen Hodgson Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 E-books show kids the colour of Cree language Ingenious e-texts help teachers and students learn Cree language Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 U of L School of Graduate Studies celebrates the achievements of top student researchers 33 graduate students at University of Lethbridge recognized at this 10th Annual Celebration of Graduate Studentsâ Research Excellence Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Simple blood test that predicts if breast cancer is likely to return University of Alberta researchers make significant discovery Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Moving Barkhausen Effect Forward NINT and U of A researchers publish findings on magnetism vortex pattern Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Will Turning Off Your Bedroom Lights Make You Lighter? Japanese study links night time light with higher BMI Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 New CEO for Alberta Innovates Health Solutions As Dr. Jacques Magnan retires, Dr. Cy Frank steps up to lead AIHS Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Saskatchewan announces five new nuclear research projects The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation announces its first research projects in nuclear medicine, materials research, nuclear energy, and social research
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800
Pembina reacts as Ontario announces early end to coal power use Ontario becomes first jurisdiction in North America to shut down its coal fleet Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Synodon receives Canadian patent for gas sensing technology Canadian Intellectual Property Office awards new, broad patent for Synodon's realSensTM technology which covers implementatin of fas filter correlation radiometer Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Lecture on 11,000 Years of Climate Change in Arctic Canada Dr. Anna Pieńkowski from Bangor University lectures on Ice Age- The Meltdown Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Study finds oil sands pollutants in lake bottoms Researchers from Queen's University and Environment Canada publish findings in U.S. journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 U of Lethbridge appoints new chair in aquatic health CAIP funding brings Dr. Greg Pyle from Lakehead to Lethbridge Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 Science in the Cinema Series: The Third Man Free showing on January 24, 2013 with medical expert to comment Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0800 U of A researchers make promising cancer discovery Research indicates knocking out a particular âpartnerâ gene is the Achilles heel of some cancers Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Fighting Alzheimer’s with drugs for diabetes U of A researchers publish findings in Journal of Neuroscience showing connection between Alzheimer's and diabetes proteins Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Soil scientist honoured for fertile research career U of A's Dr. William Shotyk wins the Philippe Duchaufour Medal by the European Geosciences Union Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Buying time in cancer fight UAlberta researchers find urine test could give physicians jump on
treating deadly pancreatic cancer.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800
Building better barley for future climate UAlberta researchers aim to bring farmers a breed of barley that uses
less water and is less vulnerable to climate change
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800
New research team examines chemotherapy resistance Unique partnership between Pfizer Canada Inc., federal and provincial agencies provide funding for multidisciplinary team Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0800 BioAlberta 2012 Awards Gala Recognizes Outstanding Accomplishments Art Froehlich inducted into Alberta Bioindustry Hall of Fame Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 AITF celebrates Alberta's iGEM students Alberta iGEM teams victorious in international synthetic biology competition Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 ACAMP opens registration for 2013 WAVE Conference Wave conference takes place in Lake Louise AB May 5 to 8, 2013 Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 National Metis Week: UofL Academic Promotes Science Awareness for Aboriginal Students Dr. Michelle Hogue clears a path to post-secondary science programs for Aboriginal learners Fri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 The Dr. Sharma Show premiers tonight in St. Albert "Stop Being A Yo-Yo" - Obesity expert Dr. Arya Sharma takes a light hearted look at the ups and downs of weight loss Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 ASTech Winners Announced Dr. Marvin Fritzler and Edmonton startup Innovative Trauma Care among the 2012 winners Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Dark riddle of the universe is focus of global contest Dec 16 deadline for global dark matter contest sponsored by University of Edinburgh, Kaggle and Winton Capital Management Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0700 25 Honorees at 2012 ASTech Gala ...Stiff competition at Nov 2012 ASTech Awards Gala to honour science and technology in Alberta Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Innovates funds Biorefining Conversions Network 2.0 Hydrocarbon-like fuels and chemicals to come from agricultural and forest biomass Tue, 23 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Clue to cause of Alzheimer's dementia found in brain samples American researchers make Alzheimer's breakthrough related to presence of brain plaques Tue, 23 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 QEII medal for CANARIE leader CANARIE president and CEO Jim Roche recognized for his contribution to the advancement of Canadaâs high-tech sector Mon, 22 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 University of Regina climate change conference visits glacier Storm Warning conference explores adaptation to changing climate Mon, 22 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 ATCO Gas helps U of L Aboriginal students A new ceremonial room for U of L's 400 plus Aboriginal students becomes reality with $30,000 gift from ATCO Gas Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Conference Board of Canada report profiles University of Regina's economic impact

Report says The University of Regina is well-positioned to emerge as one of the most important public institutions guiding Saskatchewan's growthÂ

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Research Infosource gives University of Lethbridge top undergraduate ranking The University of Lethbridge continues to evolve as one of the countryâs leading research-intensive universities, earning recognition today as the 2012 Research University of the Year (undergraduate category) from Research Infosource. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Extinct moth ends up on eBay Students and staff at Augustana campus rally to meet eBay bid for rare specimen Fri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Study shows U of A has $12.3-billion impact on Alberta economy Economic investment in education equals 5 percent of Alberta's GDP or 135 Oilers hockey teams Fri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Obesity Management Certificate for Post-Graduates HSERC at University of Alberta launches new program in obesity management for professionals Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0700 MicrobeCards enters the Internet era Dr. Mark Peppler's study aid gets an iPhone update Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Celebrating National Biotechnology Week 2012 in Edmonton and Calgary Join the festivities! Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Traditional competitors gather to bring more efficient Internet to Alberta Proposed internet hub called the Calgary Internet Exchange would avoid need to transmit email messages out of country and reduce internet costs
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700
Campuses in Alberta moving to the cloud Pilot project sees U of A, NAIT and Athabasca University sharing a pool of computing resources to host learning management systems
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700
Proposed Great Lakes protection criticized as not enough Ontario governmentâs plan for Great Lakes protection needs shoring up, says Council of Canadians Tue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Institute of Aging launches fall tour CIHR Institute of Aging plans town hall meetings across the country through September and October 2012 to discuss strategic plan for 2013-2018 Tue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Unique Mattress Provides Deep Sleep For Heavy Sleepers Canadian Obesity Network works with Edmonton firm to design new mattress Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Students trading sex for drugs or alcohol happens also in rural BC UBC and CIHR research exposes disturbing trend Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Survey highlights early stage success for TEC Edmonton Client companies creating wealth and hiring new employees Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0700 The God Particle: Found! Particle physicist use super fast network to find the Higgs Boson Wed, 04 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Former directors voice concerns to save Experimental Lakes Area Former directors' speak out in letter to Prime Minister about negative consequences from changes to the Fisheries Act Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Innovative recycled water source approved for potash project City of Regina will divert treated sewage water to Saskatchewan potash project Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0700 World-renowned research facility closure threatens invaluable water studies One-of-a-kind nanomaterials study at Experimental Lakes Area in jeopardy Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Edmonton taking the lead in developing alternative energy sources Edmonton's green future includes NINT-produced electrochemical supercapacitor from carbonized eggshells Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Science-based Management of Alberta’s Rivers Necessary to Prevent Water Shortages and Pollution New report from Water Matters Tue, 29 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Startup Canada tour promotes entreprenurism in Alberta Alberta hosts Startup Canada national tour May 31 â June 9 in Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat Thu, 24 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Innovates team makes safe stem cells by the millions Calgary researchers Krawetz and Rancourt perfect new bioreactor technology to quickly produce millions of pluripotent stem cells Thu, 24 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta nano firm advances lab-on-a-chip technology More buzz around Aquila's Domino nano chip for diagnostic purposes Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Game offers hope for children born with FASD Researchers explore video game to retrain damaged brains of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta companies do well at BIOTECanada competition Alberta life sciences companies named finalists in BIOTECanada 2012 Gold Leaf Awards Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Harper's government shuts down ‘groundbreaking’ freshwater research station Feds figure universities should pay for the experimental lakes research station instead of governments Fri, 18 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Computing pioneer named dean of science ÂArtificial intelligence expert Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer begins new post July 1st
Fri, 18 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700
TEC Edmonton clients reach finals in BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Awards KMT Hepatech in running as biotech Company of the Year Thu, 17 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 G24 Innovations Energy Harvesting Device wins 2012 IDTechEx award New solar technology could make batteries obselete Thu, 17 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 World's leading minds in library design converge on Calgary Kasian firm to play pivotal role in landmark symposium May 16 to 18
Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700
Ducks Unlimited Canada and Canadian Light Source partnership to shed light on wetlands Agreement enables DUC scientists to study constitutents within water, soil, biota and air to improve wetland restoration and reclamation  Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 LENDDO secures $8 million in series A funding from top global VC funds Expands from Asia to Latin America, using Facebook to disrupt financial services Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Tumbler Ridge - The Home of the Rebellatrix, the Amazing Fossil Fish Fossil so unique it has been assigned a whole new family named is Rebellatrix divaricerca, the âfork-tailed rebel fish.â Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 U of Lethbridge aquatics professor earns Ingrid Speaker Medal Professor of biological sciences Dr. Joseph Rasmussen has made outstanding contributions in fisheries and aquatic biology for three decades Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 CANARIE Upgrades Innovation Corridor Between Calgary and Edmonton Ultra-high-speed network now upgraded with sophisticated equipment
to help propel innovation in Alberta and across Canada
Mon, 14 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700
Orpyx nominated for Red Herring award Red Herring editorial team shortlists Calgary company Orpyx as one of the most innovative companies in North America Thu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 University of Regina team wins innovation award 2012 Paragon Award for Innovation recognizes advances in hydrogen science and production

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Dr. Sharma: Why Stopping Weight Gain is More Important Than Losing Weight Obesity expert Dr. Arya Sharma suggests instead, weight management strategies are best targeted at younger adults to prevent continuing weight gain into middle age Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Environmental Job Posting at Yale The Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative ELTI is seeking aÂProgram Director. Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 WW7B: Water in a World of 7 Billion meets in Calgary May 8th to 12th in Calgary, Alberta or connect via the web Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Alternative fuel research gets federal funding Animal fats, vegetable and algae oils are being studied for potential fuel sources Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 TECTERRA invests in Synadon technology ÂTECTERRA commits up to $220,000 for the next generation development of realSensTM technology Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Auditor's report on federal climate change policy outlines huge gaps Pembina reacts to the Commissioner on Environment and Sustainable Developmentâs audit of federal climate change policy Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 CanBio conference advances the bioenergy agenda Recent conference outlines benefits and barriers to energy from biomass Fri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 -0700 TEC VenturePrize Business Plan winners announced TEC VenturePrize recognizes three companies with money and inkind services to further their advances in nanotechnology and medical devices Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Nomination deadline approaches for ASTech Awards Deadline is May 31, 2012 Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Synchrotron reveals tales told by old bones CLS Synchrotron at U of Saskatchewan plays important role in archeological study of early sailors trading through the Carribean Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Web-based research link enhances Canadian and Brazilian synchrotrons Canada's Governor-General observes use of remote control software along with the director of the Brazilian Synchrotron Light laboratory between Canadian and Brazilian facilities
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700
Is it a pizzly or a grolar bear? Stories circulate about a polar bear crossed with a grizzly Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Mad cow disease found in California The fourth official case in the United States found in dairy cow Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Nano nod for lab-on-a-chip Alberta invention dubbed The Domino can perform 20 genetic tests from a single drop of blood Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 New research chair to improve reclamation science Syncrude and NSERC support new $2.6 million research chair at University of Saskatchewan  Wed, 25 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Geophysicists employ novel method to identify sources of global sea level rise Researchers from the Universities of Toronto, Harvard and Rutgers look for sea level "fingerprints" left by individual ice sheets as they melt Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Why science has to promise profits Comment by U of A ethics professor Dr Timothy Caulfield Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Cosmic-ray mystery deepens at South Pole Project IceCube findings contradict 15 years of predictions and challenges one of the leading theories for the origins of the highest-energy cosmic rays Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0700 CANARIE gets $40 million from feds Investment in ultra high-speed research network supports world-class research and innovation Fri, 30 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 TEC VenturePrize Finalists Announced Fast Growth and Nano categories draw stiff competition Tue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Immune cells with a killer instinct Old cancer drug Imiquimod displays new effect
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Scientists protest proposed changes to fisheries act More than 600 Canadian scientists sign letter admonishing Harper Government's plans to gut federal Fisheries act as unwise and an affront to environmental protection Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Prestigious award honours U of A's Dr. Lorne Babiuk University of Alberta vice-president research Lorne Babiuk receives Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for his life's work on vaccines Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Feds announce two new studies to tackle tuberculosis in Nunavut Dr. Gonzalo G. Alvarez, from Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa will lead the CIHR funded studies Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 CANARIE and ACORN collaborate on Digital Nova Scotia CANARIE funding for advanced network upgrades, software tools
Âand product testbed supports digital leaders across Nova Scotia
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Deadline approaches for Banff Centre Science Communications Program Two week program in Banff introduces new ideas for science communications Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 April 26 marks 10th anniversary for TEC VenturePrize Tickets available online for TEC VenturePrize Business Plan Competition dinner and awards gala on April 26 Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 U of L receives $2 Million Professorship in Complementary and Alternative Health Care Gift enables evidence-based research to explore the issues and care practices associated with complementary and alternative medicine. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Province pulls plug on First Nations upgrader project Province reverses its commitment $6.6-billion refining facility Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0700 French invest in nanotechnology with new centre in Paris New Nano-INNOV Paris Region Integration Center opens at the Paris-Saclay campus Thu, 08 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Historic Canadian-led experiment brings scientists one step closer to understanding the universe Researchers from York University, Simon Fraser University and University of Calgary play key roles in anti-atom experiments Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 TEC Edmonton celebrates a year of entrepreneurial accomplishments Over 350 people from Edmonton's innovation sector partake in the TEC Edmonton celebration, with 125 reports of invention and assistance to 1000 clients Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Polar bear book summarizes 30 years of research World expert Dr. Andrew Derocher publishes new book ÂPolar Bears: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior with 153 spectacular photographs by Wayne Lynch
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1.3 million for research in to rare eye disease that strikes young men Funding supports clinical trial of gene therapy treatment for choroideremia Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Panel wades into global water debate U of A confers honorary degrees on three water experts - Sunita Narain, Steve Hrudy, and Peter Brabeck-Letmathe  Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Warmer world brings more fires, says U of A researcher Forest research Mike Flannigan tells international conference climate change is drying northern forests and fires will double or triple

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2012 Emerald Awards nominees announced Emerald Foundation for Environmental Excellence announces 2012 nominees in 10Â categories Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 U of A water appointment faces international backlash Over 70 organizations from more than 20 countries condemn Brabeck-Letmathe honorary degree an appointment to U of A water initiative board Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Canadian Scientists head to Brazil to share new findings, promote collaboration in disease research Scientific exchanges on prion and neurodegenerative disorders on top of agenda Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Federal government announces research on rare diseases Almost $18 million from CIHR and other partners will fund 9 projects to improve quality of life for Canadians suffering from rare diseases
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Conference and lecture series promotes aboriginal influence in architecture Local architects aim to increase evidence of Edmontonâs aboriginal population in art, buildings Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 U of A invites Nestle chair to join water initiative Nestle chair to sit on advisory board on privatization of water at University of Alberta
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Real Impact - Notes from Wise, Virginia U of A political science professor Dr. Roger Epp writes about the impact of one man, a neurobiologist, from the least likely of locales

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Criticism motivates Royal Society to review oil sands study The lead author of a Royal Society of Canada report about oil sands development in Alberta has agreed to review the 2010 study following criticism about errors and overlooked impacts Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Userful to Demo $99 Thin Client Alternative at Cebit 2012 ÂCalgary company Userful demonstrates technology that enables, for the same budget, three to four times more users to access computer sessions Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Danish study finds birds sing louder in the urban jungle Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Aberystwyth discover the physical structure of cities also plays a role in altering the birdsâ songs Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Breakthrough for Huntington disease from U of A researcher Lab model tests indicate promising new therapy for Huntington disease restores lost motor skills and may delay or stop the progression of the disease Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 New hope on horizon for hepatitis C sufferers Dr. Michael Houghton from U of A who discovered hepatitis C says he has now discovered a vaccine Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Applications Open for Alberta/Pfizer Translational Research Fund Deadline for letter of intent is March 30, 2012 Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 New study suggests coal is bigger threat than oil sands Study on greenhouse gas emissions doesn't let fossil fuels off the hook Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Medical isotopes without nuclear reactors CIHR funded team announces ability to make medical isotopes in hospitals Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Grand Challenges Canada awards $1.5 million to 15 innovators Rising stars from Vancouver, Edmonton, Waterloo, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City develop bold out-of-the box ideas to save lives Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Prestigious award for Edmonton heart researcher Heart and Stroke Foundation recognizes the research of Dr. Michael Sean McMurtry with Distinguished Clinician Scientist Award Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Métis Nation of Alberta creates U of L endowment fund $500,000 gift will soon grow to $1 million to support scholarships for Metis undergraduate and graduate students Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 New Research Chair at Queen's challenges stigma over mental illness $1 million gift from Bell supports research into understanding and eliminating the stigma around mental illness
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ISEEE Lecture presents "Avatar, Oil Sands and the Amazon" Join Dr. David Lertzman on February 15th as he presents his research on indigenous peoples of the Boreal and Amazon forests and what they offer to ensure sustainability Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Scotiabank launches FNMI mentorship at U of L $150,000 from Scotiabank establishes program for First Nations, MÃtis and Inuit alumni of University of Lethbridge to mentor Aboriginal students in management programs Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Why Banning Sugar Will Not Solve Obesity Obesity expert Dr. Arya Sharma offers his comment on recent media coverage of the proposed "Tax Sugar" solution Mon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Free screening of Jurassic Park Genetics lecture follows latest screening in AIHS's Science in the Cinema series February 18th Mon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 New Project Examines Aging Solutions for Rural Seniors Western Rocky View Communities Development Society leads $725,000 initiative which looks at new model to provide essential services to rural seniors Mon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Scientists win historic battle over oil sands monitoring Behind the scenes negotiations lead up to oil sands monitoring announcement Mon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Smart-e-Pants now being tested in Alberta hospitals New technology designed to prevent pressure ulcers for people with spinal cord injury Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Medicare Pay Policy on Transplant Drugs Slammed Policy forces many patients to give up anti-rejection drugs, leading to graft failure and a return to dialysis Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Thinning of bones linked to heart failure Alberta researcher says understanding link between heart failure and osteoporsis could lead to new treatments for both conditions Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Feds Top Up Alberta Pfizer Collaboration Fund Â$2.5 million initiative between industry and government boosts commercialization efforts for new drug therapies and health products Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Federal Government Announces Funding for Suicide Prevention Of particular interest to Aboriginal communities, initiative will utilize CIHR Evidence on Tap program,to review global suicide prevention information Tue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 New biofilm shows promise in detoxifying oil sands tailings Alberta researchers isolate biofilms indigenous to oil sands environments Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Order of Canada for scientist from Duchess, AB Professor Cheryl Bartlett honoured for helping to develop a new approach to integrating Aboriginal learning traditions into post-secondary science education Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800 Nitrogen ‘double whammy’ could alter lakes University of Washington study indicates more than 75% of lakes show a distinctive signal of nitrogen released from human activities before the start of the 20th century Thu, 22 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Program helps sheep producers with new technology New grant program improves flock management and traceability Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Last post for Sustainable Forest Management Network Director Dr. Jim Fyles signs off SFMN Legacy Program with last two publications Fri, 16 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 First Nations' immunization records are now going digital Cybera and Pfizer help fund groundbreaking program to digitize records for Stoney, Siksika, Kehewin and Frog Lake First Nations
Fri, 16 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800
Expert says Ontario polar bears doomed Biologist Dr. Ian Stirling says two thirds of the world's polar bears will most likely be lost by 2050
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Study: New drug cuts deaths after heart attack Xarelto proves beneficial in low doses Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Cuts loom for NSCAD University Storied Nova Scotia art college faces hard choices to stay afloat Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Schindler addresses blue-green algae problem in Sudbury Fertilizer bylaw a good first start, expert says Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Discovery fingers disappearing shadoo protein in mad cow disease Medical researchers find that fatal prion diseases have a hidden signature. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 AIHS clinical scientist finds stem cells relieve severe asthma Laboratory research proves healing power of stem cell âjuicesâ Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 People need more education on Alberta’s wetlands Dr. Lee Foote tells Augustana audience signficance of Alberta wetlands unrecognized Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 NSERC Funds Six New Industry Chairs at UofA Six new industrial research chairs in Faculty of Engineering cover areas as diverse as oil sands water treatment and decision-making tools for the construction industry. Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Canadian and UK researchers partner to attack antibiotic resistance Two teams will investigate new treatments and new targets to overcome antibiotic resistance
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New U of A Chair Targets Military Rehabilitation New research chair will look at military medical concerns from amputees and prosthetics to post-traumatic stress disorder, brain injuries, health policy and social issues Mon, 14 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Beyond the Rack gears up for next phase of growth with $36 million equity round Leading online shopping club adds prestigious mix of US and Canadian venture funds to its investor base Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Government Broadband Plan Keeps Rural Alberta In The Game Cybera responds to government promise to extend high speed broadband to 98 percent of rural Alberta  Tue, 08 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 iGEM Update - Petrochemical-eating Bacteria Research Rewards University of Lethbridge iGEM Team With Top Canadian, Top 16 Standing at International Synthetic Biology Competition Tue, 08 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Saffron help protect brain cells from diseases Researchers at the University of Alberta discover that crocin, a component of saffron, prevents damage to cells that make myelin in the brain Mon, 07 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Cisco teams up with Rampart's Avenir to build smart community Rampart and Cisco will direct the planning, design, construction and operations to create the new 400 acre Smart+Connected Community in St. Albert, Alberta Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Arthritis Report Targets Obesity 50-page report provides a detailed look at the impact of arthritis in Canada with suggestions on how to mitigate and manage the situation Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Discovering oil at micro level U of A researchers develop âreservoir on a chipâ to get every last drop of oil Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Winners of 2011 ASTech Awards Announced Twelve recipients make their way to the podium at Gala ceremony in Calgary Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 More good news for MS treatment University of Alberta researchers discover potential new drug target hat could prevent the phsycial disability associated with MS Sat, 29 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 SOLD OUT Gala to Celebrate Alberta Science and Technology ASTech Awards recognizes 27 nominees this year Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Insects are scared to death of fish University of Toronto biologists find higher mortality among dragonflies exposed to undue stress Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 More share news from Afexa Afexa Announces Additional Take-Up of Shares Under Valeant Offer and Special Meeting of Shareholders to Approve the Privatization of Afexa Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 University Of Lethbridge Retains Top 5 place in 2011 Maclean’s Rankings Annual survey of Canadian universities shines a warm light on U of L Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 TagMan Receives $5m in Series B Funding iNovica Capital and Greycroft Partners invest second round of venture capital funding in TagMan, the global leader of Tag Management
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Afexa Announces Appointment of New Chair and President and CEO More changes at AFEXA with appointment of Thomas Schlader as President and CEO Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Navigating diabetes atlas Report shows that the recommended tests for sugar control, kidney disease and cholesterol are under-utilized. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 10K IBO Grant and BioAlberta Achievement Awards Apply or Nominate by Nov 1, 2011 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 AITF Promotes Solar Workshop in Calgary Workshop investigates solar as alternate energy source in Canada Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0700 U of L Scores New Canada Research Chair New chair supports research at the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy to examine worldwide impact of age and income inequalities, population changes and lifelong well being
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Daily pill to prevent or even cure multiple sclerosis in pipeline, doctors claim University of Alberta discovery on MS published in journal Brain Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 BioWare set to release Star Wars game Edmonton gaming company plumbs the depths of The Old Repulblic for MMO-RPG game Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Banff Venture Forum releases presenter list Just one week left to register Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian researchers crack genetic codes for medicinal plant species Canadian scientists open gene database to public, create new opportunities for biotechnology industry Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Should we outsource obesity treatment to Weight Watchers? Obesity expert raises questions about recent study published in Lancet Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Resveratrol helps curb metabolic syndrome U of A researchers expect the antioxidant found in grapes could help prevent conditions that lead to diabetes Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 NEPTUNE Canada: Ocean Discovery Celebrated science journalist Peter Calamai takes readers into the inky depths of this ocean research centre Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Afexa agrees to support an offer by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Edmonton company that manufacturers COLD-FX faces takeover Tue, 30 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Energy, forestry industries fighting endangered status for caribou ÂAn industry, government and scientific panel deliver recommendation to strengthen caribou protection to Minister's office as caribou numbers drop Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Reforestation practices may be lagging behind climate change Research explores planting guidelines in western North America for adaptations to climate change that is leaving forests less productive and vulnerable to disease and pests Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 New research suggests new measurement to better judge obesity Fat not fatal for obese people finds study based on Edmonton Obesity Staging System Tue, 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Is BOEMRE Harrassing Polar Bear Biologist Charles Monnett? Controversy linked to U of A polar bear study Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Plesiosaur dinosaur fossil solves breeding puzzle Huge bones of the plesiosaur were first unearthed nearly 25 years ago on a Kansas ranch Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Unique process turns beef parts into plastic Agri-food scientists at U of A develop process to recycle BSE waste into plastics for products car parts and CD cases Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Will Losing Weight Make You Fat? Finnish twin study shows intentional weight loss may drive long term weight gain Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Study finds clear link between clinic accessibility and emergency room visits U of A study shows 40 percent reduction Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Cancer treatment 'blows tumours away in weeks' Mutant "serial killer" cells that can wipe out leukemia within a month have been developed by scientists Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR award for promising new UofA health researcher Mandi Newton developed new way to diagnose mental health and substance abuse issues in children and youth Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Suspension of Polar Scientist Scientist is about project's management American biologist has U of A connection Tue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 US Polar bear researcher frozen out Supporters question motives for suspension of US government scientist/Stop work order affects U of A polar bear research Tue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Clean energy project agreement in place for Swan Hills Synfuels In-situ coal gassification will generate electricity and capture up to 1.3 million tonnes of CO2 per year for enhanced oil recovery in the Swan Hills region Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta launches Multiple Sclerosis observational study All Alberta MS patients encouraged to participate in online study Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Plan to End Use of Harmful Chemicals on Crops Developed U of A researchers suggest plants could one day produce their own fertilizer Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta water project hopes to quench parched farms’ thirst $1 million for environmental assessment of plan to divert water from the Red Deer River at Nevis through 120 kilometer canal and pipeline

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Take part in Accelerate Alberta! âBuilding World Class Companiesâ t Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Mountain pine beetle's over-winter success varies by location Populations increasing in highly connected areas Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 New nano material developed from plants is stronger than steel New facility to produce wonder material from forests and farms Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Oil sands environmental monitoring panel submits report Report Includes 20 recommendations for improved monitoring system Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 U of A study shows research overlooks elderly patients with cognitive impairment Older adults with cognitive impairment need better healthcare in ED Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Emerald Awards Marks 20 Years Recognizing Environmental Excellence Eleven outstanding Alberta companies and individuals honoured at Emerald Awards gala at The Citadel Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Leaked internal report criticizes government oversight of antimicrobial resistance Antibiotic resistant healthcare-associated infections are associated with a nearly 30% increase in hospital costs, according to a leaked government report. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Announces Recipients of 2011 Synapse Mentorship Awards Mentorship awards help Canadian youth understand the value of health research and the potential in a scientific future Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 University of Aberdeen PhD Student Among 2011 Recipients of Trudeau Scholarship Among 14 recipients of the prestigious award is Zoe Todd of Edmonton Alberta who received her Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees from the University of Alberta Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Student from Toronto wins competition for best brain in Canada CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee attracts supersmart students to competition Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Grizzly bear research continues through summer 2011 Researchers still want to determine if grizzly bear numbers are going up or down Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 U of A to make medical isotopes on campus $11 million in federal funding will help U of A build new cyclotron to produce medical isotopes
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700
Nestlé wins the Stockholm Industry Water Award Nestlà recognized for its leadership and performance to improve water management in its internal operations and throughout its supply chain Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700 The Canadian Innovation Exchange to Launch CIX Top 20 Canadaâs hottest innovative companies to be invited to apply to showcase at CIX 2011 Tue, 24 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 2011 Trudeau Foundation Scholarships Announced Trudeau Foundation awards $2.5M to 14 scholars tackling key Canadian issues Tue, 17 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta showcases its leadership in prion research at international conference Minister addresses delegates at PRION 2011 Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Update on Slave Lake wildfire Forest fire burns through town, destroying public buildings and many houses Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Cybera and U of Lethbridge Join Internet Forces Connection includes Seattle Internet Exchange Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Arctic Students Do Science at Canadian Light Source Ten students from northern Canadian communities are coming to the Canadian Light Source to study environmental questions that are close to their homes. Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Nominations deadline approaches for ASTech Awards May 31st marks deadline for nominations for excellence in research and innovation Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 APPLE program for healthy schools scores big Â$20 million gift supports healthy living habits in Albertaâs schools Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 University of Alberta researchers find potential MS therapy could kill brain cells Researchers Giuliani and Haile are first to show some t-cells are toxic to neurons Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 NINT discovers new bonding procedure for medical devices New process to address the problems connected with the installation of stainless steel implants into the human body. Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Celebrates DNA Day Genome Alberta coordinates celebration of the discovery of DNA with various activities on April 15th, 2011 Fri, 15 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Nominations Call For $100,000 Award for Antarctic Research Nominations now open for the Martha T. Muse Prize, 2011 Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0700 Boreal Forest Is Largest Fresh Water Source on Earth - Report Pew Environment Group publishes report "A Forest of Blue: Canada's Boreal Forest, the World's Waterkeeper" Tue, 22 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR celebrates six top achievements in Canadian health research Research teams from BC, Alberta, and Ontario recognized for advances in improving the health of Canadians Mon, 21 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0700 New genomics service lab planned for livestock sector Western Economic Diversification promised over $3.5 million for Livestock Gentec Research Centre
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0700
Canada Needs a National Strategy to Tackle Obesities Latest update from Dr. Sharma, Canadian Obesity Network Thu, 10 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Scientists call for increased water monitoring, more analysis More work required before conclusions can be drawn about impacts, says committee Wed, 09 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Oil sands monitoring steps laid out by Alberta ENGO ÂPolicy thinktank Water Matters, releases report on Replacing the Oil Sands' Regional Aquatic Monitoring Program (RAMP) with Effective Environmental Monitoring Solutions, Tue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 No more free access to Canadian science journals Privatization of NRC Research Press means public, scientists now pay $10 per article Tue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Project Aims to Preserve Oil Sands History With funding from Alberta Historical Resources Board, Glenbow Museum and energy companies partner to preserve oil sands history Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Council of Canadians raises concerns about Senate bill on First Nations water safety Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples highlights water advisories in 117 communities in December  Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800 MRI Safe Pacemaker Wins Health Canada Approval Groundbreaking medical advance will enable the 25,000 Canadians implanted with Pacemakers each year to have MRI's if needed
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0800
U of A Metabolomics Researcher Expands Knowledge of Blood Chemistry Dr. David Wishart's says identifying over 4000 compounds in human blood will improve medical treatment of disease Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 After Years of Resisting, Alberta Admits Need for Strict Oil Sands Monitoring Government and oil sands industry finally agree with environmentalists on need to rigorously measure the full impact of oil sands development Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 New Brunswick on board with i-CANADA Premier of New Brunswick signs agreement to provide leadership for i-CANADA, the new Canadian "intelligent communities" program Wed, 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 CWD Spreads in Deer Across Alberta Alberta reports increased number of confirmed cases as disease spreads closer to Edmonton and CalgaryÂ

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Seldom-seen beavers have beneficial effect on Valley creeks U of A scientist highlights beavers and how they restore watersheds Tue, 22 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 EMERALD AWARDS Deadline Approaching Deadline for nominations is February 25, 2011 Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Prominent hydrologist joins oil sands monitoring panel Dr. Howard Wheater holds the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security and is based at the University of Saskatoon Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Talk on Obesity and Prader-Willi Syndrome Friday, February 11 at 2pm Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Shirley McClellan to Serve as the University of Lethbridge’s 12th Chancellor Popular longtime politician brings rural perspective to role of Chancellor Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Centers Launched at University of Alberta to Improve Livestock and Crop Production Livestock Gentec and Phytola get support from Alberta Innovates BioSolutions Thu, 27 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Experts selected to lead oil sands monitoring Twelve independent experts from across North America will create a world-class environmental monitoring system for Albertaâs oil sands. Thu, 27 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge, Bow Valley College join forces in downtown Calgary Both institutions to collaborate and provide better access to post-secondary education in Calgary. Wed, 26 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Pembina reacts to Premier Stelmach's resignation announcement Pembina urges Premier Stelmach to make good use of his remaining time in office to do more for Alberta's environment Wed, 26 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Inactivity Does Not Explain Canada’s Obesity Epidemic Despite the headlines, overweight and obese kids and adults are only marginally (if at all) less active than their ânormalâ weight counterparts. Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 AVAC Investment Supports Healthcare Market Launch of Cleankeys Inc Alberta keyboard technology will help stop the spread of hospital infection which kills 100,000 patients each year Tue, 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Caulfield brothers mount unique stem cell exhibit at Glenbow Art and science unite in new exhibit called Perceptions of Promise: Biotechnology, Society and Art Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Toronto Obesity Summit Highlights Discrimination Bias against overweight people exacerbates the obesity crisis Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 Peter Hackett on YouTube Dr. Peter Hackett comments on the future of innovation in Canada Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0800 BioWare Founders to be Inducted into AIAS Hall of Fame Founders of Edmonton company honoured for lifetime achievement in gaming and for creating emotionally engaging and detailed games Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 What is the economic worth of a polar bear? Federal government wants to know the economic fallout of adding polar bears to the species at risk list Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Will Study Patients Who Get Controversial MS Therapy Still not enough, say MS patients Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 More reports on abnormal fish than previously thought Ottawa kept in dark on abnormal fish found in oil-sands rivers Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Michael J Fox Foundation Funds AFFiRiS AG To Develop Parkinson's Vaccine MJFF helps Austrian based company by funding pre-clinical development of vaccine that targets the protein alpha-synuclein, a treatment that could slow or stop progression of the disease Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Pembina reacts to Royal Society of Canada’s report on oilsands impacts Expert science panel confirms serious gaps in government oversight of oilsands development Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Oil-sands report criticizes all stakeholders 437 page report by Royal Society of Canada criticizes oil companies, governments and environmental groups while recommending steps to improve environmental monitoring for oil sands production Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta-wide team unveils ambitious plan to combat chronic diseases With funding from Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, research targets high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney and vascular disease Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 University of Toronto computer scientist awarded 2010 Steacie Prize Aaron Hertzmann is only the second computer scientist to receive the Steacie Prize since the awardâs inception in 1964 Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Calgary's Userful Partners with DisplayLink Userful turns DisplayLink Docking Stations into full-featured computers at no cost and gives away free software for all DisplayLink technology enables dock users Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Oil Sands companies set new direction for tailings research Seven oil sands companies join forces in a scientific collaboration with the University of Alberta to support research into tailings technology Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Darkhorse Analytics Produces Software That Saves Lives Edmonton firm's software allows municipalities, through mathematical modeling, to determine where to locate their emergency vehicles to improve response times  Tue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Scientists Show T-Rex Tail Built For Speed U of A researcher Scott Persons shows the dinosaur tail was unique Thu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 U of A's gene chip will help diagnose and treat transplant patients Gene chip goes beyond the microscope for heart transplant patients Thu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 U of Lethbridge iGEM team wins gold in Boston U of L students design petrochemical-eating bacteria and win big at the International Genetically Engineering Machines competition at MIT Wed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 12 ASTech Awards Winners Announced Alberta leaders in science and technology honoured at 2010 gala Wed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Edmonton's Hottest Digital and Technology Startups Featured at Launch Part 2 Event Wednesday night November 17 at Enterprise Square Wed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Neuroscience Symposium Highlights Large-Scale Imaging and Brain Mapping U of Lethbridge researcher Dr. Bruce McNaughton a keynote speaker at symposium Tue, 09 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO Announce Women in Science Awards Five Exceptional Women Scientists from around the world will be recognized at Awards Ceremony in Paris Tue, 09 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Edmonton Brain Injury Expert New Head of RCPS Dr. Louis Francescutti elected the new president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 CBC Profiles the Life and Times of Dr. David Schindler Career of one of Canada's top scientists spans five decades of doing science and advocating environmental policy Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 U of T researchers look at brain fat in Alzheimers disease Mapping the lipid-protein interactome â a new way to look at brain âfatâ in Alzheimerâs and Parkinsonâs Disease, scientist Anurag Tandon leads the way Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New "Sounds of Science" Demonstration a Winner TELUS World of Science - Edmonton wins The Daily Planet's Science Centre Showdown Tue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 NOAA Unveils Special Collection of Civil War Maps and Nautical Charts National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration celebrates 150th anniversary of American Civil War Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Hep C breakthrough could lead to cure U of A researchers discover how Hep C damages brain cells Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 The Canadian Encyclopedia Celebrates 25 Years Mel Hurtig honoured for publishing the authoritative resource on all things Canadian which has been accessed by millions of users over the past quarter century. Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Teen Turns Old Tires Into New Energy Alberta Studentâs Science Fair Project Wins Manning Innovation Awards Thu, 30 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Cameron's Visit to Alberta OIl Sands Gets Internationl Attention Director James Cameron Says Oil Sands Will Become "Curse" Without Science-Based Regulations Thu, 30 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Canada forms panel on oil sands pollution Water researcher Dr. Joe Rasmussen from University of Lethbridge among scientists named to panel Thu, 30 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 10-year study finds HIV frequently causes brain disease Alberta neurologistâs findings published in prestigious international journal Wed, 29 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Science Alberta Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary Science Alberta Foundation CEO Arlene Ponting making science simple Mon, 27 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New Cough Spray Slows Spread of Germs Inhaler could slow spread of TB and pandemics like SARS and flu Thu, 23 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta team combats osteoarthritis Pfizer Canada funds a project that uses stem cells to grow new knees Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 October 20 Marks First Seminar in VenturePrize Competition Time to get reistered for TEC VenturePrize - Alberta's Business Plan Competition for 2010-2011 Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Shutting off a gene causes mobility issues, researchers say Discovery may have major implications for neurological diseases like multiple sclerosis Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Are Boom Times Back for Alberta's Oil Sands? Growing battle over the implications of the ravenous U.S. hunger for Alberta's 'dirty oil' Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Council of Canadians to protest World Water Congress in Montreal Next week, the World Water Congress in Montreal will discuss how to profit from water scarcity and private water services Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Guide helps Alberta landowners get the most out of wind energy Pembina Institute publishes new Landowners' Guide to Wind Energy in Alberta with info on revenue streams, location, environmental benefits and impacts Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Nine Canadian universities have made a list of the top 200 in the world Times Higher Education survey ranks University of Toronto as 17th best university in the world Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New test for pre-eclampsia Identification of 14 new allows researchers to predict pre-clampsia in pregnant women Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 BC Inventor Wins Manning Innovation Award for Speedy Sonic Drill Sonic Drill Makes Waves with Environmental Applications Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 UBC Researcher Wins Manning Innovation Award for Waste to Fertilizer Technology Phosphorus Recovery System Turns Problem Waste into Valuable Product Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Calgary Industrial Designer Wins Manning Innovation Award for Sustainable Building Solution Creative DIRTT Modular Wall System Seeks to Eliminate Construction Waste Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Manitoba Researchers Take Top Manning Innovation Award for Tools to Unlock Molecular Secrets from Barley to SARS U of M Proteomics Gurus to be Honoured with National Award Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Expands Innovation Voucher Program To Be International Funding from Alberta Innovates Technology Futures helps Iunctus Geomatics Corp and Metabolistics Inc pilot new international program Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 From Stockholm: Our Goals Need Water The Stockholm Statement to the High Level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals during World Water Week Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Horner to promote Alberta as a hub for innovating, investing and collaborating Europe mission focuses on energy, environment, biotech and advanced technology sectors Thu, 09 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Environmental Groups Comment on Meeting Over Oil Sands with American Politicians Dr. Marlo Raynolds and Dr. Rick Smith provide statements on outcomes of meeting with U.S. House Speaker Pelosi and Congressman Markey Thu, 09 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Study Advocates Diet Makeover For Arctic Populations New study says obesity and the risk of chronic disease is higher in the Canadian Arctic population compared to the Canadian national average Thu, 09 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Solar Events in Alberta in September Gordon Howell outlines 5 events for those interested in solar energy Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta MP Criticizes Federal Tories’ Environmental Record Edmonton MP Linda Duncan speaks at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Obituary for David Mitchell, Manning Innovation Awards Manning Innovation Awards Foundation mourns passing of founder David Mitchell Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 River metals linked to tar sand extraction Researchers find that pollutants in Canada's Athabasca River are not from natural sources Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta to review rules on water in oil sands Alberta's Premier Ed Stelmach says his government will rewrite the rules governing water in the oil sands region should the provinceâs own environmental data prove faulty Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Gestational Pre-Diabetes Modifies Leptin Gene in Utero University of Montreal study supports notion that childhood obesity starts in the womb Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 No Wheat? No Worries! Just Use Whisky Scottish scientists develop biofuel from the byproducts of whisky distillation Wed, 18 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 UofT Scientists Prepare Instruments For Mars Mission University of Toronto atmospheric scientists working on MATMOS, anew spectrometer to search for life on Mar Tue, 17 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Scientists Give New Shape To Mosasaur U of A researchers Michael Caldwell and Takuya Konishi join Swedish and American scientists in publishing new findings Fri, 13 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 H1N1 Flu Caused Significant Morbidity in Transplant Patients U of A researchers publish study on H1N1 pandemic in August issue of Lancet Infectious Diseases. Fri, 13 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Synodon Receives US Patent For Gas Leak Detector Alberta invention senses detects gas leaks from underground pipelines by sensing ethane Fri, 13 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 StatusNet Raises New Round of Capital Led by FirstMark Capital $2.3 Million Raised to Date will Help Ramp Enterprise Adoption of the StatusNet Open Source Microblogging Server Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Bears, Bones and Ranchers - A Deadly Mix Grizzlies attracted to cattle boneyards created by disposal of BSE affected carcasses Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Bear Cams Track Everyday Movements U of A researchers attach cameras to bears
Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700
U of L Neuroscientists Confirm Regrowth of Brain Cells Dr. Robert Sutherland of U of L's Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience demonstrates how cortical cells can regrow in the adult brai Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Oil Sands Tailings Pond Cleanup Funding Lands U of L Student iGEM Team in the Thick of Bacteria-based Environmental Research Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Save Edmonton Airport Petition Envision Edmonton announces several sites where people interested in a plebiscite over the municipal airport can sign the petition Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Premier honours food producers and researchers U of A researchers Temelli and Vasanthan among award recipients for their novel process to concentrate beta-glucan Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Innovotech Receives Funding to Advance Environmentally Friendly Agricultural Crop Protection Product Biofilm pioneer secures $900,000 to commercialize seed treatment and plant spray Wed, 30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Chango completes $1.4 million Series A financing and Opens NY Office iNovia Capital supports industry's first integrated search marketing demand side platform

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Unsealed solar cell operates eight months NINT researchers dramatically prolong solar cell longevity with breakthrough in polymer coating Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Drill Design Could Have Future On Mars UofA engineering students wins National Design Excellence award for designing a robotic drill for taking core samples of the red planet Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Nano map connects the dots on Alberta’s nano resources Players in the technology world now have a new gateway to nanotechnology activities in Alberta Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Clinexus offers support to health-tech entrepreneurs Clinexus will operate from Glenrose in Edmonton and UofC in Calgary Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Rampart Avenir Recognized as a Leader in Developing Sustainable Cities North America's first clean technology living development will participate in leadership summit for sustainable cities in Omaha, Nebraska
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700
Alberta designates grizzly bears a threatened species Population and habitat mapping provide key information Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Calgary Company Helps Doctors See the Human Heart in New Ways Cardiac Imaging Software CompanyÂDraws $2.1 Million Investment, including $750,000 from AVAC Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 $43 million for Health Research in Alberta 37 outstanding health researchers across Alberta benefit from awards Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Albertans warned to take precautions against Lyme disease Ticks found near Calgary, High River and Ardrossan Fri, 21 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Light Source Signs MOA with Minnesota Research Group BioBusiness Alliance and Canadian Light Source Synchrotron Agreement
Lights Way to New Life Science Research Partnerships
Thu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700
Woodland Caribou Focus on New Agreement to Protect Canada's Boreal Forest Canadian forest industry and environmental groups sign world's largest conservation agreement protecting large parts of boreal forest Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 CNRL cites big break in cleaning tailings Process reduces use of fresh water Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Renowned Experts Join Water Matters ÂWater Matters Board Announces New Executive Director and a Special Advisor on Water Policy Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Royal Tyrrell Museum celebrates 25th anniversary New exhibit opens May 22; 10-millionth visitor expected this summer amid official celebrations Tue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta begins negotiations for new bitumen refinery project Carbon capture-ready refinery planned for Alberta's Industrial Heartland Tue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program Recruits Foreign Scientists $200 million international recruitment drive bring 19 leading researchers to Canadian universities Tue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta to analyze cost-benefits of additional BSE testing Agriculture think-tank will analyze whether pre or post slaughter BSE tests will prove beneficial in the marketplace Wed, 05 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New connection between Alzheimer’s and prionic illnesses discovered Researchers from Basque and Texas publish results in Journal of Neuroscience Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Finalists Announced for 2010 Emerald Awards for Environmental Excellence Emerald Foundation chooses finalists from 110 nominations of good environmental efforts across Alberta Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Scientists predict that polar bears might have trouble finding love U of A researchers use computer modelling to predict polar bear future and publish in Proceedings of the Royal Society
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Pembina Institute opens Washington bureau With all eyes on U.S. energy and climate policy, Pembina introduces Director of U.S. Policy Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Tel Aviv University President Co-authors Important Paper Unraveling the Effect of Spatial Organization on Intracellular Chemistry Geometry-controlled kinetics research published in Nature Chemistry Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Faster Imaging by InnerVision Helps Diagnosis of Top Cancers Breast, prostate and vascular imaging to benefit from $750,000 AVAC investment in Calgaryâs InnerVision
Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700
Overestimating DNA amounts by UV spectrophotometry? Consider the plastic Leaching of UV-absorbing chemicals from plastic tubes causes concerns for researchers Wed, 21 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New CEO for Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Health research agency confirms Dr. Jacques Magnan as CEO after transition from AHFMR to Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Names New President and CEO Nano expert Dr. Gary Albach,will lead new agency Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Grade 12 Student Wins Edmonton Sanofi-Aventis BioTalent Challenge ÂMoses Fung, a grade 12 student, won the $2,000 first place prize with a study that could lead to improved treatment for lung damage Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 WD Supports New Research Centre for Malting Barley New Centre of Excellence is an advanced pilot malting and brewing testing, training and demonstration facility Mon, 19 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New Technology Improves Internet Advertising University of Toronto researchers develop new technology to resize internet ads to fit any available website space Mon, 19 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 2010 TEC VenturePrize Award Winners Lab on a chip technology garners grand prize Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 TEC VenturePrize Awards Luncheon Three companies compete for this years TEC Edmonton VenturePrize at today's luncheon Thu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Researchers Use Novel Nanoparticle Vaccine U of Calgary researchers publish findings in online edition of the scientific journal Immunity. Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support greywater reclamation project University of Regina researchers will test five plants that reclaim and reuse greywater for small applications like toilet flushing and irrigation Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Book Launch Introduces New Environmental Publications "Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada" April 8, Greenwoods Bookshoppe Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Federal Government Funds Technology for Medical Isotopes UofA will use $3million from WD to look at testing and validation of processes and technologies for medical isotopes
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Scientists muzzled, water crusader says Dr. David Schindler speaks to Trent University audience about current state of relations between environmental scientists and federal policymakers Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0700 New Optical MEMS Platform Will Advance Telecom Equipment Technology Micralyne Inc develops cost saving Advanced Optical MEMS platform for the fiber communication industry Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Discovers 12 New Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease Range of CWD expanding as 12 new cases confirmed in wild deer from fall hunt Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0700 UofC Researchers Coax Secrets from the Opium Poppy Unique genes that allow the opium poppy to make codeine and morphine opens door to alternate methods of producing these effective painkillers Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0700 Health Scholarships Acknowledge Outstanding PhD Researchers 2010 Lionel E. McLeod Health Research Scholarship Heidi honours Noel Boyda, Braedon McDonald and Patrick Stemkowski Thu, 11 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 British MPs hike oil sands pressure Alberta oil sands an easy target Thu, 11 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Film and Lecture Highlight Life of Disabled Free screening of The Sea Inside in Science in the Cinema Thu, 11 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 St. Albert Hosts Open House on Clean Technology Project Rampart Avenir Clean Technology Community proposal for St. Albert one step closer to reality Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Diastolic Heart Failure Focus of New Alberta Research Program Alberta HEART research program looking for volunteers to help in diastolic heart failure research program Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Ancient DNA Suggests Polar Bears Evolved Recently Rare fossil shows creatures are most closely related to modern-day brown bears in Alaska Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Researchers identify method to help reduce fat in the blood ÂUofA Researcher researcher Richard Lehner finds decreasing TGH enzyme activity reduces fat in blood and improves glucose metabolism Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Status report on Alberta's grizzly bear population and habitat complete Information will add to grizzly bear management in the province Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Nanotechnology Boosting Anti-Cancer Immunotherapy UofA-NINT researchers invent a biocompatible polymer nanoparticle to help in cancer therapy Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Bright Fireball Seen Over Northern Alberta Telus World of Science needs your help if you observed meteor over Edmonton Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Permafrost line recedes 130 km in 50 years University of Laval researchers publish study on disappearing permafrost
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Two Openings For New Alberta Commercialization Program SME client prospecting and coaching experience helpful Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 High School Students Use CLS to Study Fate of Nanomaterials in Plants Ottawa students travel to Saskatoon Synchrotron to investigate how titanium dioxide nanopowder affect plant growth Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Afexa Reports Quarterly Earnings Fiscal 2010 Q1 revenue of $29.5 million and Olympics launches COLD-FX and IMMUNITY-FXTM onto world stage Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Mud Volcano Was Man-Made Deadly mud volcano in Indonesia erupted near gas exploration well and new evidence points to human cause Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Fat Storage Enzyme May Keep Fat Mice Healthy Paper from the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Diseaseprovides further evidence that increasing activity of DGAT1 may protect animals from the pro-inflammatory effects of obesity Fri, 05 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 U of T researchers cast light on how stem cells Breakthrough discovery in fruit flies could lead to new therapies for humans Fri, 05 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Housing Guru Speaks on Green Living Avi Friedman delivers workshops in Edmonton March 11 Fri, 05 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Canada Ranks Near Bottom On International Innovation List Latest Conference Board of Canada report card shows Canada continues to be a âDâ performer on innovation Tue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Economic Upswing Good for Olds College Land Agent Program Numerous industries anticipating high demand for qualified land personnel Tue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Cybera to Host Solar-Powered Node in Canada's First "Green" Internet GreenStar Network Project will develop an internet network where the nodes will be powered entirely by wind and solar energy Mon, 25 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Admit nuclear risks, sociologist advises UofA professor Debra Davidson cautions public over the promotion of nuclear power
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Horner to spread the news about Alberta Innovates New York mission focuses on energy, environment, health and advanced technology sectors Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Nuclear Power in Alberta: What You Need to Know ERSC forum: Join citizens, scientists, and policymakers to discuss the prospects for nuclear power development in Alberta Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Sustainable Prosperity: Call for Applications Of interest to law, economics and public policy graduates. Feb 1 deadline Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Regina CO2 Assessment Centre Gets WD Funding Funding helps International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of CO2 (IPAC-CO2) at the University of Regina become fully operational Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 WD Funds Intelligent Buses a Reality in Winnipeg âiBUSâ technology uses GPS vehicle tracking technology to transmit real-time bus departure information via the Internet, Telebus, and electronic signs Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Human and Industrial Waste Rested for Land Reclamation Potential ÂBiosolids in U of A experiments show promise in restoring land damaged by oilpatch activity Wed, 06 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Innovates is new hub for innovating, investing, collaborating Restructuring renames various agencies under the Alberta Innovates brand Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Scientists Honored at Canadian Boreal Awards Canadian Boreal Awards honour the Government of Manitoba, Dehcho First Nations, and Rona Hardware for protecting Canada's Boreal Forest Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800 ABMI Releases Biodiversity Report on AlPac FMA Forest firm pleased with habitat findings Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800 UofA Gets $25 Million for International Clean Energy Research Partnership U of A and Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres advance innovation in clean energy with $25 million grant Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Project will turn coal into clean burning synthetic gas Swan Hills project will also reduce land use footprint Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800 UofL Space Team Focuses on VY Canis Majoris New images and data from an instrument attached to the groundbreaking space observatory Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Fossil theft: One of our dinosaurs is missing The illegal trade is increasingly lucrative, with dire results for science Wed, 25 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 InnoWest 2009 Tuesday and Wednesday Value Creation Through Innovation: How Canada Can Prosper In The International Innovation System Tue, 24 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Orders in Council Proclaim New Alberta Research and Innovation Act Dissolves current organizations like AHFMR, Alberta Ingenuity and Albreta Research Council Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 U of A team claims iGEM synthetic biology competition honours U of A one of just three North American squads to take home an award from the iGEM competition at MIT. Sun, 22 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 BioAlberta Inducts Dr. Gerry Tertzakian into Hall of Fame Dr. Tertzakian is a chemist with extensive experience in businesses related to specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Afexa Launches pilot clinical trial of cholesterol medication COLD-FX(R) Maker Broadens Its Scientific Direction: Launches Pilot Trial of New Formulation LIP-01 Geared to Lowering Cholesterol and Lipids Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 University of Alberta professor and former VP named Memorial U president Dr. Gary Kachanoski begins new appointment at Memorial University on July 1, 2010 Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Canadian Health Research Awards Honours Top Researchers A pioneering biochemist, a renowned child health specialist and a brilliant young cancer researcher are among those being honoured Wed, 18 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 $25 Million Strengthens Battle Against Mountain Pine Beetle ÂFederal and Provincial Investments to Create Jobs and Protect Albertaâs Forest Resources Tue, 17 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 AHFMR and BioAlberta Announce Program to Support Bio2010 The BIOAccess Program will support up to 3 companies to attend BIO 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Apply before December 18 Tue, 17 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 International group honours U of A researcher for nanotech silver treatment Nanocrystalline silver-coated wound dressings Dr. Robert Burrell invented are used in more than 40 countries Mon, 16 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Diabetes Atlas 2009 Highlights Battle Against Diabetes Epidemic ÂAltas is product of Alberta Diabetes Surveillance System created in partnership between the Institute of Health Economics, Alberta Health and Wellness and the U of A Mon, 16 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Technology test succeeds against mountain pine beetle ARC and Alberta Newsprint Co wage join forces over mountain pine beetle damage Mon, 16 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Sensors keep tabs on Alberta quakes U of C researchers investigate earthquakes related to seismic activity and energy related impacts Mon, 16 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Obesity: Lifestyle Choice or Lifestyle Chance? Simplistic formula ignores complexities of weight gain or loss Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Biomedical centres put Alberta on leading edge Bose joins support for new centres to accelerate development of innovative medical technology Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 U of L's Dr. Ian Whishaw earns prestigious ASTech award Leader in behavioural neuroscience research has won the 2009 Alberta Science and Technology "Outstanding Leadership in Alberta Science" award. Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 2009 ASTech Awards Recipients 2009 ASTech Gala recognizes 22 leaders from Alberta's science and innovation community Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Edmonton Set To Establish Management Plan For Urban Forest Climate change, drought, and insect infestations among critical factors Thu, 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 ICE 2009 at Shaw Conference Centre Nov 2-4 IT Conference - Innovation key to industry's success in tough economic times Mon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Cold-FX Launches A Buddy In Immunity-FX Boost Your Immune System Year Round-That's the Goal of Immunity-FX(TM), a New Product Launched by the Maker of Cold-FX(R) Mon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Old College Hosts North American Energy Symposium Running November 1 to 3, the North American Energy Symposium will showcase best practices in applied research related to bio-energy, solar, tidal, coal, wind power and oil sands Thu, 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Register Now for InnoWest 2009 InnoWest 2009 is just one month away! Register today! Thu, 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Melanoma treatment options one step closer U of A team synthesizes a natural substance that shows exceptional potential to specifically treat melanoma Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Intellectual Property Law For Dummies available now Complimentary resource provides Canadians with basic IP information Tue, 20 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Arctic Lake Sediments Show Warming, Unique Ecological Changes Analysis of sediment cores indicates that biological and chemical changes occurring at a remote Arctic lake are unprecedented over the past 200,000 years Tue, 20 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Caribou Populations Crashing Caribou herds are among the victims of dramatic changes in the Arctic due to climate change Tue, 20 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Calgary Teen HEROES Program Gain National Interest Impact Society/TransCanada Corporation/Calgary Police Service Program that Transforms Teens Gains National Momentum Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Federal Funding Strengthens Life Sciences Sector in British Columbia $754,000 through Western Economic Diversification Canada implement s multi-year strategic plan Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Research discovers underground pockets of water, natural gas ÂUniversity of Alberta geophysics researcher Doug Schmitt discovers uncharted land forms beneath the surface of the province are hiding fresh water reservoirs and natural gas deposits Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Olds College Establishes Wetlands Research Project College constructs wetland to treat storm and waste water for scientific evalutation on environmental mitigation Fri, 16 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Americans Put Dalhousie Med School on Probation A US accreditation body puts Dalhousie medical program on two year probabtion for not reviewing its curriculum Fri, 16 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Pandemic research grants announced across Canada AHFMR commits $200,000 to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Canada-wide team studying pandemic flu and pregnancy Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Innowest 2009: How Canada can prosper in the Global Innovation System Conference brings together innovation community from across western Canada Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Carbon Capture Could Prove Gold Mine Canada can cash in with capture and storage technology, expert says Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Announces Five Research Projects On H1N1 Government of Canada Supports Scientific Research to Deepen Knowledge of H1N1 Flu Virus Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Preo Software Announces License Agreement with Xerox With support from AVAC, Calgary software company Preo cuts deal with XEROX on ColorQubeâ 9200 Series multifunction printer Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 BC researchers decode breast cancer tumour DNA BC team decoded the breast tumour DNA in a matter of weeks: Discoveries published in Nature Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Cafe Scientifique in Edmonton Science Cafe discussion on Pain sponsored by CIHR on October 6 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Peraso to Commercialize mmWave Technology Peraso Technologies, Inc. Completes $10M Financing Round with iNovia, Celtic House, and VentureLink Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SFM Network Receives Coveted CIF National Award CIF recognized the SFM Network's excellent work in advancing and applying interdisciplinary forest science across Canada over the past 14 years Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Oil Sands Focus of Alberta-Germany Collaboration The U of A and The Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres have entered a five year agreement called the Helmholtz Alberta Initiative (HAI). Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Honours Canada's Top Medical Researchers First ever CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Awards recognizes discoveries and innovations with big impacts on health worldwide,
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TheraCarb Appoints New CEO Dr. Mark Redmond appointed new CEO Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 iCORE Launches New Chair to Improve Sensors iCORE chair supports World-class lab to develop more accurate sensors for biomedical, security, manufacturing, and chemical processing Wed, 30 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Synodon Completes Arctic Methane Seeps Field Project Preliminary survey results demonstrate realSensTM technologyâs ability to detect and measure known seeps ranging from 0.1 to 0.4 m3/min (212 to 850 ft3/hour) of methane gas flow. Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SMART launches redesigned website for teachers New SMART Exchange website offers easy access to content and community Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SAIT unveils spectacular design of new Trades and Technology Complex Major development will transform campus and west end of 16th Avenue Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 AVAC investment enables market expansion for Under The Roof Decorating $875,000 influx of cash helps Calgary company with revolutionary picture hanging technology expand its markets Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 CEO of TEC Edmonton Resigns David Cox takes new position at Radient Technologies Inc. Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Early Bird Registration Deadline for Cyber Infrastructure Summit 2009 Early bird registration extended to September 8 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Mount Royal College Now Has University Status Lieutenant Governor receives first-ever honourary Bachelor degree Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Why heart attacks seem to hit women harder Women are almost twice as likely to die within 30 days of a heart attack compared with men Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Environmental Pressure Forcing Companies to “Go Green” in Canada's Boreal Forest FedExOffice, Office Depot and Staples among companies making big changes. Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 NSERC Bulletin #185 Congress to provide crossroads for academia, government and industry Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Mango kernels, normally thrown away, could help keep food safe. U of A researcher Christina Engels discovers natural food preservative that could prevent listeriosis outbreaks Tue, 25 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Fixed fees biggest slice of Alberta utility bills Reducing energy may have little impact for typical consumer Tue, 25 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 RIM Partners With UofC On GPS Project Expertise in GPS attracts RIM to explore topics related to advanced wireless location technologies and their use in mobile devices. Sun, 23 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Personality types may contribute to genetic success of bighorn sheep U of A Researcher Dr. David Coltman co-authors paper on animal personality research published in The Journal of Evolutionary Biology Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Long-standing sunspot puzzle solved Scientists at the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde and Central Lancashire have used 21st Century solar observations and image processing to finally solve a sunspot puzzle Wed, 19 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Will Saskatchewan Oil Sands be a Carbon Copy of Alberta’s Mistakes? Comprehensive new report from SES, CPAWS and Pembina Institute outlines risks of poorly managed oil sands development and proposes a new approach Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Opens Applications for Journalism Awards Attention all Canadian journalists interested in health research. Award application deadline is October 15, 2009 Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 ASTech Award Finalists Announced Stunning list of science and technology achievements to be recognized this fall Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Symantec Tips: Do You Know What They’ve Been Searching For This Summer Symantec Uncovers 90 Million âTeachable Momentsâ With OnlineFamily.Norton Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Medical physicists describe hybrid Linac-MRI system The hybrid Linac-MR system will allow doctors to to accurately monitor moving tumors in people's lungs and other soft tissues in real time while the radiation treatment is ongoing Tue, 28 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Fusion Power Proposal for Alberta As fusion technology progresses, the Alberta Council of Technologies urges the province to take a leading role in developing the power of the sun Tue, 28 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Results of Phase III Trial Disappointing for MS Drug BioMS and par tner Eli Lilly will discontinue two other clinical trials of dirucotide and conduct a review Tue, 28 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Innovotech Inc Develops New Biofilm Test First-Ever Test Helps in Fight Against Serious Lung Infections and Opens Door for Treating Other Life-Threatening Infections Tue, 28 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Please Pay Attention - You May Have Obesity Research suggests link between ADD and obesity Mon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Manitobans connect with wetland Manitobans support wetland conservation, and are even willing to pay for it, states a survey done on behalf of the University of Alberta and Ducks Unlimited Canada. Mon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Good News for Picomole Move to Quebec imminent for leading edge technology company Mon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Latest Round of NSERC Funding Announced $150 million for research projects at universities across Canada Sun, 26 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Government says emissions from oil sands comparable to other crude oils Alberta Energy Research Institute releases results of two studies on oil sands emissions Fri, 24 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Carbohydrate Centre Gets $3 Million From WD New funding goes towards purchase and installation of NMR and mass spectrometer equipment at the Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Science Fri, 24 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Pembina Reacts to AERI reports on oil sands emissions Pembina Institute takes exception to AERI's two new analyses that compare the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands and other sources of crude oil Thu, 23 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 UK Formulating Nanotechnology Strategy: Looks to Canada Call to assess risks of nanoparticles on the environment Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Search for Dinosaur Bones on Wapiti Picks Up Dr. Phil Currie leads students on archeological dig in northwest Alberta Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Obesity Linked to Anti-Depressants, Study Shows Researchers at UofC and UofA link obsesity to SSRI's. Tue, 21 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 2009 AVAC Annual This Week AVAC Ltd holds 2009 showcase at Shaw Conference Centre on July 23 from 1 to 4 pm Tue, 21 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Joint Funding Brings Hitachi to NINT Hitachi brings its expertise and next-generation electron microscopes to the new centre at NINT Mon, 20 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Canadians Harder Hit by Swine Flu Virus Canada has been disproportionately hit. by H1N1, with our national infection rate 24 per 100,000 people, significantly higher than Mexicoâs, which is nine per 100,000, Fri, 17 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Earthworms Reduce Waste From Indian Textile Industry Vermicomposting of solid textile mill sludge spiked with urine-free cow and horse dung collected from local farms proves successful in six-month pilot-scale experiment Fri, 17 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Washington energy lab reports possible geothermal breakthrough Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's conversion system will take advantage of the rapid expansion and contraction capabilities of a liquid called biphasic fluid Fri, 17 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 THECIS Hosts Innowest 2009 - Register Now How Canada can prosper in the Global Innovation System? Participate in Innowest 2009. Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Researchers to Study Impact of Nanomaterials on Aquatic Ecosystems UofA and NRC lead $3.39 million study to assess potential effects of nanoparticles in aquatic environments Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 El Niño Expected to Persist through Winter 2009-10 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts El Nino Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian researchers help achieve the first quantum computation in a solid-state quantum computer An international team, involving NSERC-funded researchers at the University of Waterloo and Università de Sherbrooke, report the landmark achievement Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 New clues to why stressful memories remain so vivid Psychology researcher delves into existence of a neurochemical basis for the mutability of memory. Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Innovotech Appoints New Chief Executive Officer Former CEO will continue as Board Chair at microbial biofilm company Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 European BIOTECHNICA Conference Opens Registration Hannover Germany site of Europes leading life sciences showcase October 6 to 8 Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 U of Lethbridge Hosts the 30th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing researchers gather in Lethbridge June 23 to 25, includes NASA delegation
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Imagining Science Review of new book entitled "Imagining Science: Art, Science, and Social Change", edited by brothers Tim and Sean Caulfield, professors at the University of Alberta Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Mini-Cows Offer New Hope for Cattle Farmers More than just pets, tiny breeds produce good meat Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Search Begins for Canada's Naughtiest Dog Bark Busters prize includes a written lifetime guarantee on dogâs new and improved behaviour
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Report: Canadian Oil Sands As Dirty as US Crude Eddy Isaacs of AERI says study looks at full life cycle greenhouse gas emissions
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CFI Announces $665 Million for New Research Funding Latest round of funding supports 133 projects through the CFIâs Leading Edge Fund and New Initiatives Fund Fri, 19 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Emerald Awards Celebrate Environmental Excellence in Alberta Outstanding achievements celebrated at June 16th gala. Wed, 17 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 PrioNet Announces New Research Projects $1.6 Million Announced for Research to Help Protect
Canadians against BSE and Other Prion DiseasesÂÂ
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Alberta scientists invent technology to improve the lives of people with stroke and spinal cord injury AHFMR supports Web-based rehabilitation system that is picked up across Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and US Wed, 17 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 $15 Million Increases Prion Research Effort in Alberta Minister Doug Horner announces $15 million allocated to new prion projects, infrastructure and attracting world-class recruits Wed, 17 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta invests $1.5 million to boost oil sands reclamation U of A to lead research aimed at balancing energy development with environmental protection Wed, 17 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Study Discovers How Proteins Help Repair DNA UofA's Chris Le and Michael Weinfeld develop bio-analytical technique that could lead to improved treatment of cancer and other diseases Tue, 16 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Government of Canada Supports Research to Help CIHR and NSERC supporting research to find alternatives to nuclear-produced Technetium-99m, the principal medical isotope affected by the current shutdown at the Chalk River nuclear reactor Tue, 16 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 AVAC Ltd. Appoints New Chairman to Board of Directors Art Froehlich takes over from Bob Splane as Chair of Board for AVAC

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Ringing in the sheaves for Wheat Sheet CATA names the Alberta Research Council and its new product technology to produce paper from wheat as the winners of its award for Outstanding Product Achievement in the Emerging Technology category. Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SMART Hub VE220 brings digital whiteboarding to meeting rooms Easy-to-use whiteboarding appliance improves productivity and reduces costs Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Synchrotron Conference Sheds Light on New Biomedical Research Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotronâs 12th Annual Usersâ Meeting Thursday, June 18 Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Caribou and Reindeer Herds in Serious Decline Climate change and habitat loss to blame, say U of A researchers Fri, 12 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Putting a Price on Wetland Restoration U of A researcher with help from Ducks Unlimited studies cost of restoring wetlands Fri, 12 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Eco-Solar Home Tour This Weekend Edmonton's 10th Annual Eco-Solar Home Tour on Saturday June 6 highlights new technology, retrofits and ideas for very green living Wed, 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Altered Ecosystem Endangers Survival of Sage Grouse Feds in court as conservation groups sue over failure to protect critical habitat of sage grouse  Wed, 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta joins international nanotechnology committee Gary Albach, Executive Director of nanoAlberta, joins the international GoodNanoGuide Implementation Committee to create a central repository for best practices in settings where nanomaterials are handled. Wed, 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Canada Seen As File Swapping Capital of the World New report from Conference Board of Canada calls for stronger intellectual property rights and enforcement Fri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 $2M for more natural path to greener energy production Alberta announces new research into the role of microorganisms in oil sands development at Bio 2009 in Atlanta Fri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Lab on a chip project earns national honour A team in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering led by Chris Backhouse wins Engineers Canada 2009 National Award for a developing "lab on a chip" technology Fri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 National forestry research network faces uncertain future After 14 years funding ends for the Sustainable Forest Management Network, but SFMN economist Dr. Terry Veeman and colleagues are looking for alternative support

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Alberta's growing biotech sector showcased in Atlanta Twenty Alberta delegates highlight health, agriculture and environment Mon, 18 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 $1 Billion Fund Helps Communities At Risk From Global Financial Collapse Western Canada communities to receive support through new Community Adjustment Fund Thu, 14 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 WD Invests in Saskatchewan Green Agriculture Research Pilot anaerobic digester converts waste to energy Mon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 WD Government of Canada Strengthening Western Canadian Aerospace Industry The western Canadian aerospace industry generates more than $4 billion in annual revenues and employs over 15,000 workers Mon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 WD Invests in Centre of Excellence for Regenerative Medicine Regenerative therapies may soon heal broken bones, bad burns, blindness, deafness, heart damage, nerve damage, Parkinson's and other conditions Mon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Researchers Find Way To Cut Cattle Methane By 25 Percent Balancing starch, sugar, cellulose, ash, fat and other elements in feed reduces methane output of cow flatulencea Fri, 08 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Oil Sands Veteran Named Chair to Manage Provincial Climate Change Fund Eric Newell, former head of Syncrude, will chair Albertaâs new Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation Fri, 08 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Does Slow Food and More Sleep Keep France Slim? The low obesity rate in France is attributed to more time sleeping and eating which differs from Canada and Mexico, with much higher obesity and much less time spent sleeping and eating Thu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 AMA Opens Door to Addressing Obesity in Primary Care New code allows family doctors to bill for the extra time taken to develop and monitor complex cases including obesity Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 STIC Releases Landmark Report on Canada’s Innovation System Science, Technology and Innovation Council finds Canada a solid performer in science, technology and innovationâbut needs to aim higher on the world stage Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Research Aircraft POLAR 5 Finishes Arctic Expedition The four week campaign yields unique measurement data on sea ice thickness, trace gases, aerosols and meteorological parameters Tue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Educational Game Wins VenturePrize Business Plan Competition $90,000 in prizes to Fast Growth winner CIE: Seek Your Own Proof Fri, 01 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SMART Opens New Headquarters in UofC Research Park Environment and people friendly building signals confidence in Alberta's and SMART's tech future Fri, 01 May 2009 00:00:00 -0700 2000th Researcher Uses CLS Synchrotron 2000th mark reached with experiments imaging prostate cancer on the BioMedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT) beamline Thu, 30 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Nuclear power pitch one-sided says MLA Notley Government website workbook leaves out criticism says Notley Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 The Celtic Tiger has lost its roar - for now Ireland not immune to global recession Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Cybera Announces Resignation of Chief Executive Officer Lynn Sutherland steps down as CEO of Cybera Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 ARC Recognizes First Graduates of Aboriginal Land Stewardship Program New program is stepping up to fill this void between Aboriginal communities and industry Tue, 28 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Nuclear consultation begins in Alberta Workbook and survey now available Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta invests in the largest Habitat for Humanity partnership in Canada $6 million supports 67 affordable family homes in several communities around Alberta Sat, 25 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Eight new cases of chronic wasting disease detected in Alberta's wild deer Hunters play key role in CWD surveillance Sat, 25 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 New research uses virtual worlds to enhance patient care iCORE research chair program to develop more intensive training experiences for front-line health care workers Fri, 24 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Global Cosmetics Industry Sources Made-in-Alberta Ingredient AVAC Ltd invests $2.4 million in Calgary firm Botaneco Specialty Ingredients Inc Fri, 24 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Institute of Alberta Chartered Accounts Makes Large Donation to U of Lethbridge Seven-figure donation to the University of Lethbridge supports construction of Markin Hall, the new home for the Faculty of Management and the Faculty of Health Sciences. Fri, 24 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Finalists Chosen for 2009 VenturePrize Technology finalists will compete at luncheon April 30th Tue, 21 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 New Director for UofL's Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy Internationally recognized sociology researcher and demographics expert Dr. Susan McDaniel gets top job Mon, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 AHFMR invests $25 million in research teams with members across Alberta One team is designing devices for people with devastating brain and spinal injuries Mon, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 BioAlberta Hosts 9th Annual Sanofi-Aventis BioTalent Challenge (SABC) Top High School Students Compete for Cash Prizes as their Innovative Life Science Research Projects are Judged by Experts Results Announced Wednesday, 22 April 2009 Mon, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Environment Canada puts off action to protect woodland-caribou habitat Environment Canada rejects recommendation of its own scientific panel Wed, 15 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Alzheimer's Disease Linked To Mitochondrial Damage New study published in the journal Science shows attacks on the mitochondrial protein Drp1 causes a chemical reaction that mediates neurodegeneration Thu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Magnetic Nano-'Shepherds' Organize Cells The power of magnetism could be an enabling technology to address a major problem facing bioengineers as they try to create new tissue Thu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 BC Advanced Manufacturing Centre Gets Government Support Victoria's Camosun College receives WD funding to support industrial R&D and technology commercilization Tue, 07 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Inventive spirit thrives in Canada despite challenges Majority of Canadians have product ideas but lack of direction and funding prevents development of ideas
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US Geological Survey Identifies Top Gulf ‘Dead Zone’ Polluting Watersheds Government Must Focus Resources on High Priority Areas Thu, 02 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SMART Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against NextWindow Suit seeks damages and injunctive relief in United States Thu, 02 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Glaucoma gene breakthough from UofA researchers The link between a specific gene and the development of glaucoma became a little clearer this week. Wed, 01 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 UofOttawa Physicist Wins Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal Dr. Paul Corkum recieves $1 million in funding as this yearâs winner of Canadaâs most prestigious science prize Wed, 01 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Retirement Looms for U of L President Dr. Bill Cade announces retirement after 10 years as UofL President Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Edmonton Hosts International Forest Products Conference on Nanotechnogy Noted Toxicologist Dr. Nigel Walker Keynotes the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Province Overhauls Innovation Structure Minister of Advanced Education and Technology Doug Horner expects legislation to pass in spring 2009, revamping organizations like ARC, Alberta Ingenuity, iCORE and the various research institutes. Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 March 18th Marks IPY Oceans Day Polar Day focuses on oceans and marine life Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 WD Funds Two New Facilities At Canadian Light Source WD commits $3.8 million to the Quantum Materials Spectroscopy Centre Facility and the BioXAS Beamline facility to further synchrotron technology Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 AVAC Supports New Technology For Use in Brazil Userful and ThinNetworks provide computer access to millions of South American school children Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 The Fight to Save Polar Bears Researchers meet in Norway to discuss Arctic issues like demise of polar bears Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Researchers Discuss Clean Water Issues Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) experts speak out for World Water Day on March 22 Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Deloitte Research Guru Talks at Cybera Events Cybera hosts two presentations with Duncan Steward of Deloitte Canada Research Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Southern Alberta Benefits From New Study on Water Management Creative Water Resource Management Equals Economic Growth and Opportunity in Southern Alberta, SouthGrow Report Reveals Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 SMART surpasses CDN$2 billion in cumulative sales ÂMilestone result of strong global demand from education and business customers Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 UofA Scientist Identifies Smallest Dinosaur Dr. Phil Currie identifies smallest dinosaur Hesperonychus as a carnivore and raptor Mon, 16 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Psyko Audio Takes Headphone Market by Storm Psyko Audio Labs uses $975,000 AVAC investment to market revolutinary 3D sound headphones to gamers Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Innovation Anthology Receives CIHR Journalism Award CIHR funding supports media series on prion research by Innovation Anthology producer Cheryl Croucher Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Applications Open for Banff Centre Science Communications Program Intensive two week program runs August 10 to 22, 2009 Sat, 07 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Net Zero Houses Tour March 14th view completed Riverdale Net Zero House and tour Millwoods Net Zero House under construction Sat, 07 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0800 UofT Researchers Find Brain Differences Between Believers and Non-believers Believing in God can help block anxiety and minimize stress Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0800 How Cold Is Cold? University of Lethbridge Physics Researchers Take Delivery of Canadaâs First Device to Test Outer Space-bound Measurement Devices at Extreme Cold Temperatures
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Vet Market Ripe For Business Infusions’ Software AVAC invest $340,000 in Business Infusions to boost global marketing of software geared to equine vet clinics Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 NINT Researchers Advance Solar Cell Technology Improvements will lead the way to mass production of inexpensive hybrid solar cells Thu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute Launches First Report ABMI inaugural Core Report âThe Status of Birds and Vascular Plants in Albertaâs Lower Athabasca Planning Region 2009 â Preliminary Assessment" Thu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Juan Enriquez on TED Juan Enriquez TED talk on the economy and future technology Sun, 22 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Userful Launches World's Largest Desktop Vitualization Deployment Brazilian schools benefit from Userful and ThinNetworks  Desktop Virtualization Deployment with 356,800 Green Workstations Wed, 18 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Darwin Day Celebrations Scheduled World Wide February 12, 2009 marks 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 SinoVeda Nets AVAC Investment Alberta company receives $2.9 million to develop phytomedicine products from red clover Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 New Cash Available to Attend University of Lethbridge Seventeen new awards are available for students who apply to the U of L by
March 1.
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NINT Researchers Discover Atom Sized Quantum Dots Newly discovered property of silicon atoms may shrink computers Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Polar bears in western Arctic going hungry U of A study shows nearly a third more polar bears are going hungry in the spring than went hungry in the 1980s. Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Researchers develop novel ways to fight obesity Dr. Arya Sharma and colleagues develop new system to replace body mass index Wed, 11 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Revolutionary microchip uses 30 times less power New computer thrives on random errors, using microchip that uses 30 times less electricity while running 7 times faster Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Peace-Athabasca Delta Among North America’s Most Endangered Landscapes NRDC Names the Migratory Bird Haven a BioGem Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Obesity Boosts Hospitalization Rates 13 year study finds obese people hospitalized more than people of normal weight Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 When your students are “sexting”, what do you do? U of L talk about use of online technology related to sexually explicit communication Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Computer scientist explains how to beat humans at checkers Computer plays checkers with people Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 World's Biggest Snake Gives Climate Clues Prehistoric snake lived in climate where average temperature was 6 degrees warmer than today Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Starvation and Obesity Panel discusses the health impacts of scarcity and abundance during International Week at U of A Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Still Time to Register for TEC VenturePrize Deadline to enter the Fast Growth business plan competition is February 26, 2009 Thu, 29 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Don't Miss Out on Alberta's Innovation Voucher Pilot Program Online applications accepted until February 13, 2009 Thu, 29 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Seminars at The Business Link Feb 2-6 Take a few minutes to improve your tech business skills Thu, 29 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Who is Alberta’s Next Environmental Idol? Nominations for Emerald Awards close February 27, 2009 Wed, 28 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 AVAC Invests in 7 More Companies From social media to infrared imaging, AVAC investments support new technology growth Wed, 28 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 National polar-bear forum disappoints U of A expert Dr. Andrew Derocher says signals from polar bear forum are not encouraging Sat, 24 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Common Soil Mineral Degrades the Nearly Indestructible Prion Researchers find a common soil mineral can penetrate the prion and degrade the protein Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 New Protein That Triggers Breast Cancer Identified Researchers from University of Montreal and University of Alberta make breast cancer breakthrough Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Do Gut Bugs Cause Obesity? Study shows obese individuals had a significantly higher number of both hydrogen-producing and hydrogen-utilizing bacteria in their gut Thu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 UofA Research Suggests Bacteria Made Earth Life Friendly 2.5 Billion Years Ago Nickel-grabbing bacteria could have caused the surge in atmospheric oxygen 2.5 billion years ago that made Earth hospitable to life. Thu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Satelites Will Monitor Oilsands from Space Alberta scientists to track emissions by satellite Thu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 ESO and Mr. Sulu Zoom Into Space Sci-Fi Concert hits the final frontier on January 23rd at the Winspear Tue, 20 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 COLD-FX Chosen as Official Cold/Flu Remedy of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games CV Technologies (TSX:CVQ) announced today that it has been selected as the Official Cold and Flu Remedy of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Tue, 20 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 WD Investment in Forestry, Pulp and Paper Technology Feds announce investment of over $2.8 million toward the development and commercialization of world leading Canadian bio-energy technologies. Mon, 19 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 BMO Report: Retiring Alone Presents Financial Challenges for Single Boomers A growing number of Canadians are retiring alone
and need to take action to meet unforeseen challenges
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Pembina Report Says Alberta Can Meet Future Power Demand with Green Energy Public discussions of energy report set for Jan 14 in Edmonton and Jan 15 in Calgary Wed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Study Assesses Surgical vs Non-Surgical Weight Loss Maintenance Maintaining weight loss after surgical intervention may be easier for some people Wed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Research on Behaviorial Problems Attracts International Attention AHFMR researcher Ian Colman garners cover story of British Medical Journal, one of the worldâs leading journals for physicians Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 SAIT Gluten-free Research Project Yields Tasty Results SAIT Polytechnicâs new continuing education courses on gluten-free cooking will be welcome news for those living with celiac disease Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 CATA Poll: Call for $60-billion 'Jobs for the Future' Infrastructure Program "An Economy That Works" should aim at Smart Infrastructure development, say CATA leaders Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 CV Technologies Announces Temporary Management Cease Trade Order Ontario Securities issues a temporary management cease trade order for CV Technologies, maker of Cold-fx

Thu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800
Canadian Light Source Announces Writer in Residence Science fiction writer Robert J Sawyer takes up post as writer in residence at Canadian Light Source in Saskatoon Thu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0800 Peace River Hydroelectric Project Approved Joint panel decision issued on Glacier Power Ltd. Peace River hydroelectric project Tue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 SAIT Gets $4 Million for Business Innovation Centre Federal and provincial investments will help develop and equip the new SAIT Enerplus Innovation Centre. Tue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Synodon Secures $1.3 million Investment, Issues Options ÂAVAC Ltd., through its Capacity Builder program, commits a $1.3 million investment to the realSensTM project. Tue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Lesbian and bisexual youth have higher risk of teen pregnancy University of British Columbia study indicates LGB students have a two to seven times higher risk of teen pregnancy than heterosexual students. Tue, 16 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Canadian War Museum Features Photos of Japan After WWII Historic photographs offer unique look at Japan in the aftermath of the Second World War Tue, 16 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 CFI Funds Lethbridge University Kinesiologist The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Awards $35,000 to Support University of Lethbridge Kinesiology Researcher Dr. Francois Billaut Fri, 12 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 $45 Million in Latest Research Awards From CFI ÂInvestment in Research Infrastructure Attracts World-Class Researchers Fri, 12 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 In the Animal World, Bigger Isn't Always Better New research shows size isnât always an advantage in the animal world, shattering a widely-held belief that bigger is better. Thu, 11 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Provincial Energy Strategy charts course for sustainable prosperity Plan aims for clean energy production and wise energy use Thu, 11 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Students Rank High in Science Marks Alberta students place 4th internationally in science, first in Canada, but math marks continue to decline Wed, 10 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 New UN Water Advisor Report Opposes Water Commodification Maude Barlow Calls for New Freshwater Narrative Based on Commons Principles
Wed, 10 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800
North America's energy powers hold first-ever Summit Premier Stelmach leads Texas delegation focusing on energy in the 21st century Wed, 10 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Government Support Program For High-Tech Innovators Businesses invited to apply for service-cost vouchers Sun, 30 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 SMART introduces new generation of interactive whiteboard system New line includes widescreen interactive whiteboard system Sun, 30 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Industry/Academic Partnerships Subject of Cybera Talk Cybera presents Bill Appelbe of Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing on December 8

Wed, 26 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800
Solar-powered sea slug harnesses stolen plant genes New Scientist reports on newly discovered plant-animal hybrid Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Register for PTAC Resource Access and Ecological Issues Forum 20 spaces left for December 1 forum - mitigating oilpatch footprint on wildlife and habitat Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Registration Opens for Prion Conference Edmonton will host PRP Canada 2009 conference March 1 to 3 Mon, 24 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Job Alert: NINT Looking for New Director of Research Deadline is December 17 Thu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 CIHR Recognizes Canada's Top Health Researchers Dr. Charles Cunningham from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre honoured with the Peter Lougheed/CIHR New Investigator Award fhis MRI research Thu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Romeo Dallaire Among Speakers At Mental Health Conference Mental Health Research conference in Banff draws leaders from the global mental health community Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Canada Signs Synchrotron Deal with Brazil Stockwell Day, Canada's Minister of International Trade, signs agreement to further development of synchrotron instrumentation Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Government of Alberta and Syncrude reach new Crown agreement ÂSyncrude partners agree to pay $975 million in additional royalties Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 First Ever Images of Another Solar System Captured Canadian researchers part of astronomical research team with historic discovery Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 SMART strengthens lead in US interactive whiteboard market Record sales in Q3 give SMART 15 point category share increase over Q2 Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta launches world’s largest plant DNA project Dr. Gane Wong leads Alberta's 1000 plant initiative in collaboration with the Beijing Genomics Institute with $2 million in funding from Alberta Government and Musea Ventures Thu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 World Diabetes Day Canadian diabetes numbers expected to double by 2030. Wed, 12 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 University of Lethbridge Opens Unique Water and Environmental Science Building Official opening of the Alberta Water and Environmental Science Building on
Thursday, November 13 at 11:00 a.m.
Wed, 12 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800
Seminar on Employing Gen Y attracts Local Business Leaders Generation Y and how to meet the employment challenges of a dwindling workforce Tue, 11 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Synthetic Biology Takes Centre Stage at iGEM Competition in Boston Alberta sends almost 70 students to iGEM competition at MIT Wed, 05 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Science Cafe Profiles Prions and Their Effect On The Brain Dr. David Westaway and Dr. Ellen Goddard host November 4th Science Cafe focuses on prion related diseases Tue, 04 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Physical Activity and Health: Finding the Right Prescription CIHR Institute in Saskatoon to support physical activity, mobility and health across the lifespan Tue, 04 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800 A little nugget shines in the heart of oil town The building of a gold mining company Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Conference Board of Canada Boosts Innovation in Environment and Medicine Canada can choose to be a global innovation leader in clean energy, water technology and regenerative medicine. Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Potential E. coli treatment discovered Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Carbohydrate Science research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Wed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Key to saving grizzlies: Build fewer roads With under 500 grizzly bears left in Alberta, study indicates fewer industry roads would benefit population Wed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Prestigious CIHR Award Honours Cardiovascular Researcher for ECG Findings Dr. Hein Wellens recognized for increasing value of the ECG for the management of the cardiac patient Tue, 28 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta technology shines at GTEC 2008 conference in Ottawa Alberta government initiatives receive Distinction Awards Tue, 28 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Using Rural Connections to support Alberta’s Rural Development Strategy Communities Without Boundaries announces Virtual Conference Tue, 28 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 November Highlights for Discovery Channel November is James Bond month on Discovery Channel with a look at fantastic spy technology, interrogation, and a profile of author Ian Fleming Mon, 27 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 ASTech Award Finalists Honoured At Tonights Gala The 21 finalists of the 2008 ASTech awards represent the depth of talent in science and technology within Alberta. Fri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 iCORE Launches New Chair To Improve Power Quality iCORE and U of A partner with Alberta power companies to support innovative research of Dr. Wilsun Xu Fri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Abstract deadline approaching: National Obesity Summit 2009 November 3rd deadlines for upcoming Summit in Kananskis Fri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 AHFMR Polaris Award Goes to University of Lethbridge Neuroscientist Canadaâs richest health research award attracts leader in brain science to Lethbridge Thu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Simulated Seismic Signals Could Help Save Lives U of T scientists have simulated the seismic signals that precede a volcanic eruption and created a 3-D visualization of those warning signs under controlled conditions Wed, 22 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 UN President Appoints Canadian as New Senior Advisor on Water Maude Barlow named first Senior Advisor on water issues by Miguel dâEscoto Brockmann, President of the 63rd session of the United Nations. Tue, 21 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Open House at Business Link for Small Business Week Open House on October 20th, free Brown Bag sessions, and other seminars Mon, 20 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Museum of Civilization Highlights Polar Research Lecture series "Out of the Cold: Scientific Exploration and Discovery in Canadaâs Arctic" runs October through to March
Mon, 20 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700
Better Beer: College team creating anticancer brew Rice students enter 'BioBeer' in synthetic biology's iGEM contest Mon, 20 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Study Reviews Weight Regain and Quality of Life ÂUniversity of Pittsburgh researchers examine the impact of weight regain on the quality of life of postmenopausal women Fri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta's New Land-Use Framework at Critical Phase New report from Pembina Institute and CPAWS provides implementation roadmap for "making it real" Fri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 CCGS Amundsen Research Icebreaker Returns Mission accomplished for the largest Arctic research expedition of our time Fri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 CRTC Examines Broadcasting in New Media Environment CRTC launches proceeding on broadcasting in new media with public hearings to start in February 2009 Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Corus Launches VIVA New TV channel targets women 45-64 years old, VIVA rebrands CLT speciality channel Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Canada fails at turning technology innovations into products Canadaâs science and technology sectors have become âhewers of wood and drawers of waterâ for the rest of the world, according to ARC head Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Water Institute Issues Second Call for Proposals Alberta Water Research Institute looking for innovative proposals to support strategic research programs in water research and management Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Larter steps down as co-director of Alberta Ingenuity In Situ Centre Effective October 1, Dr. Steven Larter moves into new collaboration Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Water is the big issue many politicians ignore The report forecasts droughts in the Prairies and ground-water shortages in British Columbia and the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River basin. Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes, fell to its lowest level on record last September. Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 U.S. Taps Canada's Oil Sands, But At What Cost? Alberta's reserves are the second largest in the world, but extraction of the heavy crude comes at a high price Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 DataGardens Makes Canada’s top 10 start-ups IT companies prepare themselves for the first leg of the 2009 Investment Forum series in Ottawa Fri, 10 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Depression Focus of IHE Consensus Conference Calgary site of Consensus Development Conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment in October Tue, 07 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Picomole Completes LifeSens Portable Prototype LifeSens breath analysis technology takes an important step toward commercialization Tue, 07 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Ancient Underground Pyramid Discovered in Peru Remote sensing with satellite reveals buried pyramid Mon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 One in Four Mammals Face Extinction Global study co-authored by UofA biologist Dr. Andrew Desrocher predicts gloomy future for world's mammals Mon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Little Fish Shed Light on Mercury Poisoning Zebrafish and Synchrotron shed light on impact of mercury exposure Mon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New Website Features Party Leaders on Environment TomorrowTodayCanada Election 2008 posts video answers to questions asked by 11 environmental groups of party leaders Mon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Attend Science Cafe on Nanotechnology In Edmonton October 7 at 6:30 pm Mon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Introduces First-in-Canada Bionic Arm Technology The bionic arm is the future of prosthetics, and it's here today. Fri, 03 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Science and Technology Week Events across Alberta scheduled for October 17 to 26, 2008. Fri, 03 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Pipestone Creek Yields New Dinosaur Species Grande Prairie dig leads to discovery of new dinosaur called Pachyrhinosaur lakustai. Thu, 02 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian laser detects Mars' snow York University's instrument aboard NASA Mars Lander Tue, 30 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Heavy Oil and Oil Sands Research Gets Boost From Norway Norway's StatoilHydro collaborates with universities in Canada and Norway to research more environment friendly ways of recoveryng unconventional oil Mon, 29 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Permafrost May Stay the Distance UofA study suggests Arctic permafrost may be more stable than previously thought Mon, 29 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 The World Is Not Running Out Of Oil, Scientist Says University of Washington economic geologist dispels 7 resource myths Wed, 24 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Newly Discovered Tiny Dinosaur Ate Termites The Albertonykus borealis was only 75 cm long. (University of Calgary) Wed, 24 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Riverdale NetZero House Competed Open house and tour of this state of the art eco-friendly, energy efficient, solar powered house set for October 4th. Tue, 23 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Dragon's Den Returns to CBC TV Investor judges include two Albertans, Brett Wilson and Arlene Dickinson on show starting September 29th at 8pm Tue, 23 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Study Links Premature Heart Attacks to Obesity Overweight people at risk 12 years earlier than leaner folks Mon, 22 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 IPY Polar Day HighlightsPeople at the Poles September 24th IPY hosts 6th International Polar Day featuring live radio and web broadcasts Mon, 22 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Willingness to Workout Linked to Finger Length U of A study says that there is a direct correlation between digit length and voluntary exercise. Thu, 18 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Oil Sands Industry Blocks New Wetland Protection Rules Last-minute withdrawal by the oil sands industry from a negotiated agreement on wetlands prompts call from environmental groups that the Government of Alberta not give in to oil industry pressure Tue, 16 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Colds and Flu Cut by One Third in Four-City Trial of COLD-FX(R) ÂProduct Provides Significant Added Protection to Seniors Taking the Flu Shot Mon, 15 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta technology takes a bite out of the mountain pine beetle $28-million multi-partner research project involves field testing new Alberta-developed sensor technology and equipment modifications at Alberta Newsprint Companyâs Whitecourt plant. Thu, 11 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 WD Invests in iNovia Capital, CED and Banff Venture Forum Federal investments help expand trade and growth opportunities for Alberta businessesÂ
Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700
CV Technologies Announces Board of Director Resignation Patricia Trottier steps down after four years, citing personal reasons Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 WD Supports Geomatics Engineering At Schulich School Federal funding helps map out Western Canada's leadership in the field of geomatics engineering Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Texas Nano Pioneer Honoured Naomi Halas wins prestigious nanotechnology research award for contributions to nanoparticle synthesis Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Redevelopment of research greenhouse underway in Brooks New facility will support Alberta greenhouse growers and crop innovations Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Biometric sign-in systems pass scrutiny of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Investigators from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner have cleared the use of biometric scanning systems to sign employees in and out of work at two separate employers in Alberta. Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Axel Meisen Honoured for Lifetime Achievement ARC's Chair of Foresight named to Order of Canada Tue, 02 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Notebooks to i-Books Celebrating 15 years of commercial internet in Alberta Tue, 02 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 10 Things You Can Like About $4 Gas There really is a silver lining to the high gas price cloud if it forces SUV's off the road Tue, 02 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New Nanotechnology Centre for Alberta Products ACAMP helps turn big ideas into real products
and move products to market
Mon, 01 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0700
CV Technologies Appoints CFO COLD-fX manufacturer appoints Allan Cleiren to replace interim CFO Nazir Noormohamed Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 CMA Looks to CON for Obesity Solutions Canadian Medical Association partners with Canadian Obesity Network to address growing obesity epidemic Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Apply for Student Travel Award to International Obesity Conference Deadline is September 5 for Student Travel Award - 11th International Symposium: Obesity in a Modern World Wed, 20 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Calgary’s Userful Corporation receives $1-million investment to green the world’s computer industry AVAC Ltd.invests $1-million investment to help expand Userfulâs international reach and boost product sales Tue, 19 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Environmental Groups Pull Out of Multi-stakeholder Oil Sands Process Outline key steps for government to restore credibility to environmental management Mon, 18 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Cough-medicine ingredient eases disease symptoms Patients with fibromyalgia show marked improvement when taking guaifenes, an expectorant found in many cough medications Mon, 18 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Experimental Lakes Area one of most unusual outdoor labs in the world UofA Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology and Hertzberg Gold Medal Scientist Dr. David Schindler helped established the ELA Mon, 18 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 UofT Acquires Canada's Most Powerful Supercomputer from IBM System processes up to 360 trillion calculations per second and stores 60 times more data than the Library of Congress Web archive
Thu, 14 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700
With Arctic Ice Melt, Pacific Creatures Set To Invade Atlantic Journal Science article suggests global warming is creating conditions in Arctic Ocean that replicate the warm mid-Pliocene period, about 3.5 million years ago Tue, 12 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 HYRS Supports Teen's Neonatal Research Medical program helps Mary Bachynsky gain insight into life as a scientist Thu, 07 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 SAF CEO Named One of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People Venture Magazine recognizes contribution of science educator and promoter Dr. Arlene Ponting Thu, 07 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Ingenuity Announces Latest Round of Industrial Research Funding Seven technology-driven Alberta companies have been granted Ingenuity funding, Wed, 06 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Book Now for Cybera Summit 2008 in Banff August 8 deadline for discounted rates at the Banff Centre Wed, 06 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Drastic thinning'of ice in Arctic hits 50 per cent Could bring ice-free North Pole in summer, seven-year study says Wed, 06 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Genome Alberta Uses New Biology to Tackle Mountain Pine Beetle TRIA project looks at the interaction between the tree, the beetle and the blue stain fungus Fri, 01 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New software brings 3D medical images to your doctor’s iPhone iCORE and Calgary Scientific up to improve health care diagnostics   Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 WD Investment to Strengthen Manitoba's Life Sciences Cluster $800,000 supports two new laboratories for research of nutraceuticals, functional foods and health products. Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Pandemic Research Receives $1.6M Funding Boost McMaster University researcher is working with isolated Hutterite communities to
understand the transmission of pandemic diseases like influenza.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700
U of C Finishes Sixth in Solar Car Race 2008 North American Solar Challenge wraps up as thousands welcome cars into Calgary Wed, 23 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 UofC Solar Car Hits South Dakota U of C Solar Team earns rest day in South Dakota, gears up for race to the Canadian border Thu, 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Schulich 1 Hits High Gear In Solar Race ÂGood luck and powerful rays work in the U of C Solar Team's favour on
ÂDay 3 of NASC
Wed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700
2009 Prion Conference Edmonton conference will highlight latest progress in prion research Wed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Call for Input into Canada's Future Space Exploration The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has an open forum to analyze and act on feedback to a strategy-defining manifesto and call to action formulated by Canadian leaders involved in space research and industrial activities. Wed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New VP for SMART Technologies Newly created executive role to strengthen companyâs strategic approach in driving long-term success Mon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Polaris Beats The Pros At Poker UofA Polaris poker-playing software came from behind to win a six-round match held July 3-6 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Mon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Calgary Scientific Inc. Revolutionizes Cardiac Assessment $1-million from AVAC Ltd.helps Calgary Scientific Inc. (CSI) accelerate the release of a sophisticated suite of medical diagnostic software Mon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Earmarks $4 Billion for Carbon Capture and Public Transit Two new programs will help reduce Alberta's greenhouse gas emissions Wed, 09 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta and US Partners Use Supercomputer To Fight Cancer $5.6 million project to develop new drugs that target disease Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Open Call for Prion Institute’s SRM-CAP Program The Alberta Prion Research Institute is now accepting proposals for research on specific risk materials Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Amplifying The Fight Against ALS Special neurons could hold tremendous potential for treating people with spinal cord injuries and diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 IPY Celebrates Polar Day June 18 Polar Day Focuses on Land & Life Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Pharmaceutical Industry Expands International Partnerships $2 million research project explores bringing new medicine into hospitals Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Unveils Action Plan for Commercializing New Technology Technology speeds to market with $178-million action plan Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta's Premier Hits Bio 2008 Technology Conference California mission puts Alberta's "tech-comm" plan in the spotlight Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 ARC's New Variety of Native Grass Speeds Land Reclamation New Grouse Green Needlegrass boasts better germination rate that reclamation Sun, 15 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 BioMS Medical Corp Wins Gold Leaf Award Alberta biotechnology firms honoured with Canada’s top biotech award Sun, 15 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 AVAC Announces Clarity Capital To Back Saponin Inc. Prairie Carnationâ crop future bright with cash infusion Tue, 10 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 CATA WIT Forum Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs Two of Canada's brightest win prestigious Sara Kirke Awards for women entrepreneurs in high-tech Tue, 10 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 University Energy Research Featured At Global Petroleum Show The Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy and the Alberta Ingenuity Centre for In Situ Energy from U of C profile innovation research Mon, 09 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Government Appoints Board For New Institute New Institute for Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment will help green Albertaâs growth Mon, 09 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Rapid Loss of Multi-Year Sea Ice In the Arctic Satellite images of sea-ice movement in the Arctic basin suggest that huge quantities of multi-year sea ice have been flushed out of the basin in the last six months. Wed, 28 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 U of Calgary's TTO Licenses Anti-snoring Device Calgary invention helps reduce snoring Wed, 28 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 U of A Device Measures Wind on Mars Invention of UofA professor Dr. Carolos Lange part of Canada's contribution to latest Mars mission Tue, 27 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 York U Scientists Support Mars Mission Canadian technology has landed on Mars for the first time in history Mon, 26 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Canadian Light Source Appoints New Executive Director Josef Horme moves from Bonn to Saskatchewan to lead synchrotron in Canada Mon, 26 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Ocean Deserts Are Growing Low-oxygen regions have expanded over the past half-century Sat, 03 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Light Up Papua New Guinea Gala fundraiser Friday for solar lighting project in honour of Captain Nichola Goddard Thu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 -0700 TEC VenturePrize Winners DataGardens wins top entrepreneurial honour worth $90,000 Wed, 30 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Five New Recipients For Killam Prize Announced Constance Backhouse, Sherrill Grace, Frank Hawthorne, Peter St George-Hyslop and Michael Sefton to receive $100,000 Killam Prizes Tue, 29 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 BioAlberta Announces Calgary's Regional Winner of the Sanofi-Aventis Biotalent Challenge Stem cell project wins student competition Tue, 29 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New Venture Capital Fund Targets Albertan Innovations iNovia Capital expands into Western Canada with key partnerships Thu, 24 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Federal Mountain Pine Beetle Funding for Hemp Pilot Project; Cultural Centre Study Funding sustains economies of 100 Mile House and 108 Mile House Thu, 24 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 AB Government Forms Carbon Capture Council Council to help develop Alberta's path forward on carbon capture Thu, 24 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Environmentalist Martha Kostuch Dies Alberta loses long time environmental activist to degenerative neurological disease Wed, 23 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Funding Helps Saskatchewan Food Centre Commercialization Efforts Feds pledgte almost $800,000 towards R&D for new food products Tue, 22 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Budget Establishes Alberta Enterprise Fund Budget 2008 cuts health care premiums and gives $100 million towards venture capital fund Tue, 22 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Prion Institute Funds New Research into CWD Five New Proof-of-Principle Projects Announced Mon, 21 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New Bursary Celebrates Legacy of Environmental Advocate Dr. Martha Kostuch recognized for her ability in stakeholder collaboration Mon, 21 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Sea Salt Worsens Coastal Air Pollution Unhealthy chemical cocktail the result of sea air mixing with urban/shipping pollution Wed, 09 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Report on Forcing Teens Into Drug Detox A measure of last resort - Institute of Marriage and Family Canada Wed, 09 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 $1.59 Million For Premier Aquatic Toxicology Lab Equipment for U of Saskatchewan Toxicology Centre will fast track new technique Mon, 07 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Stakeholders Rally Around Southern Alberta Watershed New Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) for south east Alberta Thu, 03 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Best Health Magazine Rates Canadaâs Healthiest Cities Western cities rank in the top four Wed, 02 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 UofA Releases Study on Care for Wounded Veterans Caring for wounded veterans places heavy burden on families Tue, 01 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0700 iNovia Capital Launches $107 Million Second Venture Capital Fund Provides entrepreneurial capital to early stage companies Thu, 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Large-scale CO2 Storage Study Launched U of C and industry experts lead detailed assessment of gigaton-scale project at Wabamun Thu, 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Fingers Point to Male Aggression Canadian researchers say theyâve found a way to help âfingerâ men with physically aggressive personalities. Thu, 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Industry Fuels Innovative Energy Research at UofC Government of Canada and industry partner to create four new research chairs in science and engineering Tue, 25 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 BC Cancer Study Compares HPV and Pap Tests BC Cancer Agency leads first long-term collaborative study of its kind in North America Tue, 25 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Ancient Reptile Rises from Alberta Oil Sands Dinosaur-era sea creature named for Calgary scientist after being unearthed at Syncrude mine Tue, 25 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Issues First Oil Sands Land Reclamation Certificate Syncrude reclaims former oil sands site as forested area Wed, 19 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Alberta Environment Searches For Envirovista Leader EnviroVista program promotes environmental leadership and stewardship by Albertaâs most progressive regulated operators Tue, 18 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 UofT Research Promising for Cystic Fibrosis Potential for innovative therapies for CF and HIV Tue, 18 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 NSERC Names Six New Steacie Fellowships Awards supports star researchers in physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering and pharmacy Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 Nobel Laureate Wins Herzberg Gold Medal in Science NSERC honours Nobel Laureate John C Polanyi with Canada's top science award Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 SMART Education Leader in Interactive Whiteboards New research reports SMARTâs global product category share at 45.7% Sat, 15 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0700 New CFO for Synodon Synodon Appoints Dimal Rodrogo as CFO Tue, 04 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0800 NSERC's Michael Smith Award Goes to The Nature Nut U of A's John Acorn honoured for his achievements in science promotion Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 WD Announces $1.196 Million for Synchrotron Funding for new equipment for Canadian Light Source Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Skin Care Industry Welcomes Botanecoâs Technology SemBioSys Genetics Inc through Botaneco markets plant based creams Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 iCORE Welcomes New Vice President Dr John Kendall appointed Vice President of iCORE. Mon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 AHMFR Enhances UTI's Commercialization Capability Funding supports early stage technology commercialization in health and medicine Mon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Telus World of Science to Host Body Worlds Exhibition Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS is the most-visited traveling exhibition in the world. Thu, 07 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 AVAC Promotes Alberta Sunflower King Spitz International benefits from outside expertise Tue, 05 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Clean, Green Tech Funding Available Funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada for climate change and anti-pollution technology Tue, 05 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0800 New institute will green Alberta's growth in agriculture and forestry Dr. Ken Nicol appointed Chair of new Alberta Institute for Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment Mon, 28 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Calgary Student Team Makes International Solar Home Competition A student-led team from the University of Calgary, SAIT Polytechnic and Mount Royal College has made it into the prestigious Solar Decathlon competition. Thu, 24 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 Dr. Meaney Wins First AHFMR Lougheed Prize $100,000 honours leader in child health research Wed, 23 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 No Impact From Coalbed Methane on Well Water - Study ARC study reviews landowner complaints over poor well water Thu, 17 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 BIOCAP to Shut Down March 31 end date set for Foundation Wed, 16 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 BIOCAPâs Layzell to Head Calgary Energy Institute BIOCAP founder snapped up by ISEEE at U of C Wed, 16 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 $20M From AHFMR Funds 4 New Interdisciplinary Teams Premature births, tests using microfluidics, vaccines and maternal nutrition garner funding for intensive research programs Tue, 15 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0800 CIHR Approves $15 Million for UofC Medical Researchers CIHR funding supports 67 projects at University of Calgary Tue, 18 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Sea Lice Threaten Extinction for Wild Salmon Study by U of A scientists shows wild salmon on Canada's west coast are seriously threatenedy by sea lice from fish farms Fri, 14 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 UofC Heavy Oil Discovery Could Revolutionize Oil Sands Production Microbes break down oil, offering new way to process oil sands deposits Wed, 12 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Bali Hears Boreal Forest is Worldâs Carbon Vault Breakthrough Mapping Analysis Looks at Peatlands, Permafrost and Soil Carbon in Canadian Boreal Fri, 07 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Taste for Fruits and Veggies Linked to Breastfeeding What mom eats while breastfeeding influences what babies like to eat Thu, 06 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Alberta Science Students Rank High Internationally International tests rank Alberta high school students number 2 in science Wed, 05 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 CATA Showcases Women on the Rise Montreal highlights success of Women in Technology Tue, 04 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Bio-energy Grant Spurs Growth Near Lethbridge Manure and food waste fuel new energy project Tue, 04 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 UN Bali Climate Change Conference Visit the website for up-to-date conference information Tue, 04 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0800 2007 Alberta Bioindustry Award Winners Announced Leaders in the Biotech Sector Recognized Edmonton, Alberta Fri, 30 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Broiler Chicken Saved 50 Years for Genetic Security UofA researchers in 1957 preserved broiler chicken Tue, 20 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0800 CFI Announces $28 Million To Fund 193 Researchers CFI invests in state-of-the-art labs and equipment at 35 universities and colleges across the country Thu, 15 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Astellas and UofA Conduct Gene Research on Kidney Transplant Failure Alberta draws international partner for $1-million joint investment Thu, 15 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Picomole Instruments Builds LifeSens Prototype Success is just a breath away for startup company Wed, 14 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0800 Emerging Bioindustry Gets Boost From UTI University Technologies International & BioAlberta Create Partnership to Strengthen Calgaryâs Bioindustry Wed, 14 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0800 CIHR Profiles Osteoporosis Research Research Profile November 2007 - November is Osteoporosis Month. We take a look at your bones. Thu, 01 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Sutherland Named New President for Cybera Inc Cybera Inc choses veteran IT strategist to lead development of cyberinfrastructure for Alberta Thu, 25 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Laval Researcher Awarded $2.8 Million For IPY ArticWolves Project Gilles Gauthier will research the impact of climate change on tundra wildlife Thu, 25 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 CFI Issues Call for Proposals CFI Board Approves Process for Moving Forward on Major Research Infrastructure Funding Competition Thu, 25 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 CAE Workshop Pushes "Big" Sustainable Energy Projects National projects needed to transform Canada into âSustainable Energy Superpowerâ Fri, 12 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 CIHR Leader Heads Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise CIHR's Dr. Alan Bernstein will lead alliance to accelerate HIV vaccine development Thu, 11 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Nanotechnology First of Ingenuity Accelerator Programs Alberta Ingenuity launches new Ingenuity Accelerators program with $100 million for nanotechnology Thu, 11 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 New research project may create BSE-fighting crops University of Alberta scientists break new ground in prion research Thu, 11 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Water Research New Focus for Alberta Alberta Water Research Institute Launched with Call for Research Wed, 03 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Cancer Light Therapy Garners $100,000 Manning Innovation Award Photodynamic Therapy a Bright Reality in Cancer Treatment Thu, 27 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 $10 Million Prize from Barrick to Unlock Silver from Gold Mine Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX: ABX) (NYSE: ABX) today challenged scientists worldwide, offering US$10 million to anyone who can unlock the silver from the ore at its Veladero gold mine in Argentina. Wed, 19 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 NATURE Launches Online Climate Change Journal Free-access website dedicated to in-depth coverage of climate change Wed, 19 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Manning Innovation Awards Foundation Announces Winners Three of four awards announced including for $45,000 in prizes Wed, 19 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 New Research on Exercise Helps Diabetes Patients Canadian team uncovers help for people with diabetes in controlling blood sugar Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Canada Research Chairs Funding Announced Federal Government Invests $109.5 Million to Fund 126 Canada Research Chairs Mon, 10 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Validity of Patents in Jeopardy New Disclosure Requirements out of sync with the Innovation Nation Thu, 06 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Keough Resigns From AHFMR The President and CEO of the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research resigned today after 3 years at the helm. Thu, 30 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Dalai Lama Coming To U of C The University of Calgary is pleased and privileged to announce a visit to Calgary by His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet in 2009. Wed, 29 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0700 TEC Edmonton Expands Service To Startup Businesses New TEC Source service provides expert business advice to help grow technology ventures Wed, 29 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Medical Use of Synchrotrons at MASR 2007 International conference in Saskatoon Mon, 27 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Mars Expedition Includes Research From York University NASA Pheonix Mission launches August 4th with meterological instrumentation developed at York University Wed, 01 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Scanimetrics Launches First Chip Testing Product U of A spinoff company launches first non-contact âVirtual Probeâ for testing semiconductor chips Thu, 26 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Cybera Inc Formed to Support Alberta ICT Research A not-for-profit organization, known as Cybera Inc., will facilitate access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) resources, often referred to as Cyberinfrastructure. Wed, 25 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Record Number From UofA Elected to Royal Society of Canada The University of Alberta has tied for the most number of Fellows elected to the Royal Society of Canada: The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences for 2007 with 12 members. Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Thunderstorms and MP3's Don't Mix Vancouver man almost blows head off listening to MP3 player during thunderstorm Thu, 12 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Trading Resumes for CV Technologies CV Technologies Inc. (TSX:CVQ) , the maker of COLDfx, today confirmed that Securities Commissions in Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia have lifted their Cease Trade Orders, clearing the way for the Toronto Stock Exchange to lift the trading halt on CVQ stock. Wed, 11 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 U of Calgary Gets $260 Million For New IEEE Building Government and University partner on new facility for energy, environment and experiential learning Mon, 09 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Birks Supports Canadian Boreal Initiative Birks & Mayors Inc., through its Birks brand retail stores across Canada, is reinforcing its commitment to sustainable and responsible mining with the launch of a distinctive pin designed to raise awareness and funds for the Canadian Boreal Initiative (CBI). Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 New Tests For Human Toxins Needed Report Calls For New Directions, Innovative Approaches In Testing Chemicals For Toxicity To Humans Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0700 ARC and Golder Associates Develop New Cumulative Effects Mapping Tool The ability to see what Albertaâs landscape might look like in the next ten to 100 years has just been made easier with the release of a new land-use visualization tool developed by the Alberta Research Council and its partner Golder Associates. Thu, 14 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0700 A Failure To Innovate Results In Poor Grades On Canadaâs Report Card Ottawa - Canadaâs socio-economic performance is mediocre compared to other developed countries, according to the Conference Board of Canadaâs 11th annual snapshot of Canadaâs outcomes in six domainsâEconomy, Innovation, Environment, Education and Skills, Health and Society. Wed, 13 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0700 Tue, 30 Nov 1999 00:00:00 -0800