Faculty funding not so simple

By Amie Campbell

As the University of Calgary continues its drive toward the top five universities in Canada in terms of scholarship, creativity and research, which faculties are getting the better end of the bargain? In the 2001-2002 Fact Book by theU of C’s Office of Institutional Analysis, discrepancies in the amounts of external funding for the sciences… Continue reading Faculty funding not so simple

New federal funds for innovation

By Вen Li

The University of Calgary will receive $559,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s New Opportunities Fund to strengthen research training. The announcement by federal Industry Minister Allan Rock and Health Minister Anne McLellan is a part of $17 million earmarked in the fund for infrastructure support for newly-recruited academic staff.“Attracting and retaining high-caliber researchers to… Continue reading New federal funds for innovation

More federal funds

By Вen Li

The Honourable Susan Whelan, federal Minister for International Cooperation announced a total of $5.3 million in new funding for U of C projects on Thu. Oct 3.“The University of Calgary is bringing expertise developed in Canada, particularly in Alberta, to countries that need our help to attain self-sufficiency in energy management and to improve their… Continue reading More federal funds

Millennium Scholarship report

By James Keller

Knowledge is a hot ticket item in Canada that comes with a fairly large price tag. A new study published by the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation aims to show just that, highlighting quantifiable barriers to post-secondary education. The same study is drawing ire from student organizations across the country. According to the study, entitled The… Continue reading Millennium Scholarship report