Dinosaur discovery among largest ever of its kind
February 21, 2014 on UToday
A gargantuan pachyrhinosaur skull was recently uncovered in the Alberta Badlands by University of Calgary paleontologists. The last discovery of this type in the same region dates back to more than 50 years ago when only a partial skull was collected.
Five faculty elected Fellows of Geoscientists Canada for noteworthy service to the profession
Bruce Pike and Marc Strous are at the forefront of their respective fields of brain imaging and microbiology and now they are part of the University of Calgary because of an innovative approach to attract top talent to Alberta.
In 2011, the Alberta government initiated Campus Alberta Innovation Program (CAIP) to allow Alberta universities to recruit researchers from around the globe and bring their work to this province. The post-secondary institutions collaborated in their searches to find researchers who matched each university’s existing strengths. Read more on Utoday!
Don Lawton, Deb Spratt, Ed Krebes, Larry Lines and Patrick Wu were elected Fellows of Geoscientists Canada on June 1st, 2013, among the first group of dedicated geoscientists so honoured. Follow link for full list of recipients