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More than music: Birdsong and it's meaning

More than music: Birdsong and it's meaning

Posted on: Nov 04, 2018

Picture this: you’re walking through a quiet forest one warm summer evening – the air is sweet and fresh, a gentle breeze ruffles through your hair. You hear the sound of birds gently chirping somewhere…

Interactive periodic table featured as part of global IUPAC celebrations

Interactive periodic table featured as part of global IUPAC celebrations

Posted on: Sep 21, 2018

2019 is a big year in the world of chemistry. Not only is it the International Year of the Periodic Table, it’s also the 100th anniversary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).…

National chemistry conference showcases King’s legacy of excellence

National chemistry conference showcases King’s legacy of excellence

Posted on: Jun 08, 2018

Canada’s premier conference on chemistry, held in Edmonton last week, had a distinct King’s flavour.More than 15 King’s students, alumni, and faculty attended and presented their research at the…

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Posted on: Apr 13, 2018

Avoiding discussing religion in public school classrooms leaves students in the dark, religious scholars and education representatives said at a King’s-hosted conference on April 11.The conference—Teaching…

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta: Measuring what works

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta: Measuring what works

Posted on: Apr 09, 2018

What does research tell us about reducing the shame and stigma that often accompany eating disorders? That's the question psychology student Milena Miller tackled for her community partner, the Eating…

King’s researcher featured in international chemistry journal

King’s researcher featured in international chemistry journal

Posted on: Apr 05, 2018

Research by a chemistry professor at The King’s University was published March 29 in one of the prestigious science journals in the Nature family of academic journals.King’s Professor Dr. Peter Mahaffy…

Community Engaged Research: Dancing to the client's tune

Community Engaged Research: Dancing to the client's tune

Posted on: Apr 05, 2018

"It's quite a dance." That's how Laura Rogers, Coordinator of Community Engaged Research (CER) at King's, describes the art of turning a need expressed by a community agency into a purposeful research…

King’s awarded over $1 million toward research

King’s awarded over $1 million toward research

Posted on: Mar 27, 2018

The Government of Canada recently announced it is allocating a federally funded Tier 1 Research Chair to The King’s University. The investment brings an additional $1.4 million from the federal government…

Discovering wildlife in the Beaver Hills

Discovering wildlife in the Beaver Hills

Posted on: Nov 24, 2017

The dozen in-progress research studies listed on Dr. Darcy Visscher’s office whiteboard reflect an ecologist’s delight in uncovering how we as humans shape the behaviour of the wolves, elk, coyotes,…

The King’s University lands $500K government research funding

The King’s University lands $500K government research funding

Posted on: Nov 08, 2017

The King’s University is pleased to announce its first Canada Research Chair (CRC), recently awarded to Dr. Neal DeRoo by the Government of Canada. The Canada Research Chairs Program ensures that outstanding…

Math and Physics professor to receive ATA’s 'Distinguished Service Award'

Math and Physics professor to receive ATA’s 'Distinguished Service Award'

Posted on: Nov 16, 2016

The Alberta Teacher’s Association’s Science Council, an organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the teaching of science in Alberta, has selected King’s professor of Math and Physics, Dr.…

Dr. Haluza-DeLay heads to Marrakech for UN climate talks

Dr. Haluza-DeLay heads to Marrakech for UN climate talks

Posted on: Oct 28, 2016

As the United Nations’ annual climate talks approach, an Edmonton university professor is packing his bags for Marrakech, Morocco, to take part as a delegate for the World Council of Churches (WCC).…

KCVS plays major role in global launch of new IUPAC periodic table - soon to be used worldwide

KCVS plays major role in global launch of new IUPAC periodic table - soon to be used worldwide

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016

How do we know what the temperature of our planet a million years ago? Where did Őtzi the Iceman live as a child and an adult? What evidence gives doping agencies the gold standard to determine whether…

ENVS students runners-up at geography conference

ENVS students runners-up at geography conference

Posted on: Mar 27, 2015

Congratulations to Kathryn Binnema and Kara Letain, 2nd year students in Environmental Studies (ENVS), were runners up in the undergraduate poster competition at a conference of the Canadian Association…