Recent Research Headlines

Recent Research Headlines

  • December 9, 2008 | Research
    It's not exactly the Hotel California, but for a number of students who check in to work at the University of Lethbridge Library, they never leave — that is, the profession. Two such examples are Danielle Sali, a...
  • October 27, 2008 | Research
    Stress. There's a good chance you are experiencing it in your life right now or know someone who is. It's a buzzword that's become so pervasive in our culture that we hardly give it a second thought. However, U of L...
  • October 27, 2008 | Funding and Grants
    The answer to that question, according to Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden, a Canada Research Chair in Physical Biochemistry and an Alberta Ingenuity-supported New Faculty Award recipient working on drug-resistance in bacteria,...
  • October 27, 2008 | Research
    The University continued to expand in 2007/2008 with four major projects highlighting campus activities. Ground was broken Feb. 15, 2007, on the $65-million Markin Hall project, a four-level complex that will house the...
  • October 27, 2008 | Funding and Grants
    This fall, Dr. Bruce McNaughton, one of the world's foremost experts in neurophysiology, proudly joined the University of Lethbridge's Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN). It's a "brain gain" made...
  • October 27, 2008 | Research
    On a map, the small town of Brooks, Alta., appears no different than any other rural location. But with only 13,000 people speaking approximately 90 different languages, Brooks has an uncharacteristically diverse...
  • October 27, 2008 | Research
    Dr. Christopher Hugenholtz and his research team are discovering that wind erosion is essential to preserving a balanced ecosystem. Thoughts of wind erosion bring to mind vivid imagery of the 1930s dust bowl –...
  • October 20, 2008 | Research
    Like any type of marketing, social marketing (including work safety appeals and cause-related marketing) takes savvy and an intimate knowledge of one's audience. Drs. Debra and Mike Basil, a husband-and-wife duo in the...
  • October 20, 2008 | Funding and Grants
    Plastering the pages of magazines and self-help books, stress is a hot topic for overworked North Americans – it's also a poorly understood concept, says neuroscientist Dr. Gerlinde Metz. "It's a very timely...
  • October 20, 2008 | Research
    Just as a scientist places a sample beneath a microscope lens to understand its subtlest parts, philosophers minutely examine an argument to determine how its components work together. Logics that can cope with...

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