In honour of her collaborative, community-engaged approach to research Whiskeyjack is the recipient of a 2024 Community Scholar Award. (Photo: Alex Pugliese)
Society and Culture

Visual storyteller reconnects community to wisdom and kinship

Lana Whiskeyjack wins a Community Scholar Award for her work as a researcher and educator.

British runner Roger Bannister (centre) was the first to run a mile in less than four minutes back in 1954. (Photo: Smith Archive / Alamy Stock Photo)
Research, Health And Wellness

Sub-four-minute mile runners outlive expectations

Extreme exercise is beneficial for longevity and healthy aging, says nursing professor.

Colleen Cassady St. Clair’s dedication to improving the relationship between city-dwellers and urban wildlife has earned her a U of A 2024 Community Connections Community Scholar Award. (Photo: John Ulan)
Research, Science and Technology

Wildlife expert earns kudos for bridging gap between city dwellers and wild inhabitants

Wildlife biologist Colleen Cassady St. Clair receives a U of A Community Scholar Award for building awareness about the behaviour of wild animals living in urban areas.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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Science and Technology, Research

U of A Nobel winner’s impact extends from personal to global

Research, Science and Technology

COVID-19 has ‘created a new paradigm for developing vaccines,’ says U of A Nobel winner

Research, Health And Wellness

Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize