Tagged Research

U of C law professor publishes article on online shaming

By Tina Shaygan, February 28 2017 — University of Calgary Faculty of Law professor Emily Laidlaw recently published an article exploring online privacy, particularly regarding free speech and human rights. The article — “Online Shaming and the Right to Privacy” — was published in the academic journal Laws. Laidlaw said she was intrigued by the…

Library resource cuts hurt our research institution reputation

From 2012–2016, the University of Calgary cut $2,140,558 in academic resources from its collections, with another $1.5 million cut in the 2016–17 fiscal year. This means that valuable resources for both faculty and students from journals like Taylor & Francis and Oxford University Press are no longer available. While the U of C libraries claim they…

Research and teaching go hand-in-hand for University of Calgary arts professors

By Tina Shaygan, October 25 2016 — Of the activities that could enrich the “student experience,” getting involved with research may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But conducting research at an undergraduate level is the foundation of higher education. For those not involved in undergraduate research themselves, it may seem far…

Canadian Space Agency announces partnership with U of C professor

By Josh Harkema, October 24 2016 — The Canadian Space Agency announced a five-year partnership with a University of Calgary psychology professor to study how long-term exposure to microgravity affects astronauts’ brains. The CSA will contribute $728,000 towards the research over five years. The funding is part of the federal government’s larger commitment of $379…

University of Calgary researchers co-found meta-analysis search engine

By Scott Strasser, June 9 2016 —   A new meta-analysis search engine co-created by University of Calgary researchers went public on June 8. MetaBUS is a collaborative effort between researchers at the U of C, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and Virginia Commonwealth University. The program was unveiled at the U of C on June…

Academic conference to take over campus in spring semester

By Melanie Woods, April 4 2016 — Students enrolled in spring semester classes will get a week off at the end of May when Canada’s largest annual gathering of scholars comes to campus. The University of Calgary will host Canada’s annual Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences from May 28–June 3. Over 8,000 scholars will…

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