January 7, 2020

Our Marketing Coordinator, Hannah, got to sit down with both of the coordinators of the newly launched Science Internship Program (SIP)Kristin Chow (K) and Noorie Jadavji (N) to discuss the program. We are very grateful for the time they took to answer the questions...

April 13, 2019

Saud Sunba is a 20-year-old, third year Honours Biological Sciences student and 2019’s BSA Innovation award recipient. His work in creating an innovation, along with his teammates, portrayed his creativity within the realms of science and we wanted to share a little bi...

April 11, 2019

Sarika Haque is a third year Biological Sciences major who has been chosen as the recipient of the BSA’s Community Involvement Award for 2018/2019. She has been volunteering with the WE organization, teaching kids to skate at the Leisure Centre, tutoring at Calgary Fam...

March 7, 2019

After a stem cell transplant, a patient with HIV appears to be free of the virus.

Ravindra Gupta of the University of Cambridge was the physician who led the team that treated the patient. The blood cells of the patient’s bone marrow were destroyed and replaced with ste...

February 28, 2019

Dr. Back of the Department of Chemistry is a synthetic organic chemist who develops methods for building molecules and creating new reactions. He was kind enough to tell us all about his critical work in a more biological context, pertaining to parasites and the develo...

February 14, 2019

Researchers from RMIT University have found that honey bees understand addition and subtraction- using colours instead of plus and minus signs.

Other organisms have shown the ability to process numbers as well. Lions live in prides and have to keep track of their numbe...

February 8, 2019

We are pleased to present to you Hyatt, a fourth year Biological Sciences student passionate about advocating for students in the sciences. I had the pleasure to meet with her and ask her a few questions in which she shared her insights and her willingness to positivel...

February 3, 2019

I was recently lucky to be able to sit down with one of our SU Science Representatives, Michael Nguyen!

Max: So Michael, tell us a bit about you, your academic pursuits, and ultimate goals!

Michael: I’m in my fourth year of Biological Sciences. Like many students coming...

January 24, 2019

Tessa VanDerVeeken, a master’s student representing Dr. Patricia Doyle-Baker for the Faculty of Kinesiology, displayed an informative and very important poster on the effects of rowing on osteoporosis and bone density at the BSA/WISE Research Night this past November....

January 6, 2019

We live in a time where scientific advancements and discoveries are being made faster than ever. All over the world, people are researching and testing different ways that we can utilize the skills and information we have acquired to cure epidemics and diseases that tr...

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