The University of Calgary played host to the 2012 Calgary Youth Science Fair (CYSF) April 18-21—an annual, city-wide event that attracts approximately 1,000 students in four different age groups.
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By Carly Moran
As the university prepares to celebrate 50 years as an institution, it’s hard for many of us to imagine how much things have changed. However, this task is not such a stretch for Professor Emeriti Finley Campbell, since he’s been here through it all.
Campbell—originally an associate professor in the University of Alberta’s Department of Geology—played an instrumental role in establishing the University of Alberta at Calgary (UAC) alongside Dr. Tom Oliver, who was head of the Department of Geology at the time. In 1965, Campbell made the move from Edmonton to Calgary as the new head of the Department of Geology at UAC, and never looked back.
April 18, 2012
Scientists at the United States Geological Survey believe that hydraulic fracking can be linked to an increase in seismic activity. Dave Eaton, a professor of geophysics, offers his analysis on the study.