Recent Research Headlines

Recent Research Headlines

  • 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 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 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...
  • October 20, 2008 | Research
    Are we becoming a historically illiterate nation or are we already there? What teaching strategies would pique the interest of today's techno-generation? These are a few of the types of questions U of L education...
  • October 20, 2008 | Research
    As Alberta's economy and population continue to boom, the demand for water is soaring and so is the need to know how well we're managing this invaluable resource. Biological scientists Drs. Alice Hontela and Stewart...

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