Society & Culture

Vast majority of athletics websites make it hard for people with disabilities to see themselves participating in sport, U of A researcher finds.

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September
2020

By MICHAEL BROWN and NICOLE GRAHAM

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27
October
2020
| 07:37 America/Tegucigalpa

Yellowhead Tribal College, University of Alberta collaborate to co-deliver Indigenous Community Industry Relations Certificate

Continuing education certificate program gives students knowledge, skills and attitudes to foster better relationships among government, industry and Indigenous communities.

By BEV BETKOWSKI A new partnership is being celebrated by the University of Alberta and Yellowhead Tribal College to jointly deliver a continuing education program important to building
21
October
2020
| 17:00 America/Tegucigalpa

Provincial funding boosts U of A research on autonomous systems to improve health, transportation and industry

Technology driven by data and AI among four innovative U of A research projects receiving funding.

By MICHAEL BROWN
21
October
2020
| 12:40 America/Tegucigalpa

Some vaccines should be mandatory but not COVID-19, says U of A expert

Health law professor Ubaka Ogbogu advises policy makers to focus on clear information and ensuring equitable access to vaccines.

By MICHAEL BROWN
19
October
2020
| 12:59 America/Tegucigalpa

U of A strengthens agricultural expertise

Three-year, $3.7-million grant agreement with Alberta government boosts capacity for research that will benefit farmers and consumers.

By BEV BETKOWSKI
16
October
2020
| 08:46 America/Tegucigalpa

U of A launches free online course on science literacy

New course teaches learners how to think critically about science—and how to tell the difference between sound scientific studies and pseudoscience.

By ANDREW LYLE
16
October
2020
| 07:51 America/Tegucigalpa

Twenty per cent increase in flu vaccinations an ambitious but attainable goal: pharmacy researcher

U of A professor says COVID-19 crisis has provided much-needed public education in how vaccines can prevent deadly viruses.

By GILLIAN RUTHERFORD
09
October
2020
| 06:00 America/Tegucigalpa

Hitmaking sound engineer for Prince to illuminate a brilliant creative partnership

Now a professor of music psychology, Susan Rogers will also discuss music and psychology in two virtual presentations for the U of A’s music department.

By GEOFF McMASTER
05
October
2020
| 06:00 America/Tegucigalpa

Social connections critical to success for students with learning disabilities: study

U of A education researcher offers advice on how post-secondary schools and students can foster a sense of belonging and improve learning.

By BEV BETKOWSKI
02
October
2020
| 06:00 America/Tegucigalpa

How competitive athletes can stay motivated when they can’t compete

Athletes can find opportunities amid the challenge of cancelled sporting events, say U of A master's student and sport psychology researcher.

By JORDAN MAE COOK
29
September
2020
| 12:32 America/Tegucigalpa

2020 Nutrition Report Card evaluates influences on children’s healthy food choices

Poor diet right behind tobacco consumption as leading cause of premature death for Canadians, says public health expert.

By GILLIAN RUTHERFORD
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September
2020
| 08:00 America/Tegucigalpa

U of A infectious disease expert helps bridge COVID-19 knowledge gap

Sharing academic expertise is integral for public awareness, says Lynora Saxinger, who has been a near-daily presence in media since the pandemic began.

By KIRSTEN BAUER