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Brewing chemistry at MRU
Research team brewing up better ways to learn chemistry — Mount Royal contingent recognized at national chemistry conference, presenting at upcoming symposium in Banff
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Canadian Geographic Education Grant
Earth Sciences Faculty member Lynn Moorman, (as a team member of Canadian Geographic Education) received a $47,200 collaborative planning grant from National Geographic Education Foundation, to promote K-12 Geographic Literacy in Canada and the United States.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Cross Conservation MOU
A historic Memorandum of Understanding between MRU and the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area promotes joint educational, cultural and scientific collaboration.
Monday, May 26, 2014

Dr Gwen O’Sullivan, is delighted with the recent publication of her edited book entitled 'Environmental Forensics for Persistant Environmental Pollutants'
The book was released in February 2014 by Elsevier, one of the world’s largest publishers of scientific texts, and has been sold internationally. The book was conceived as a treatise with the objective of providing a comprehensive examination of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). It is the first environmental forensics text devoted exclusively to POPs and introduces the reader to a multitude of chemicals and forensic techniques.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Scaling the Northwest Face of K6
Fearless mountain climber and Mount Royal Physicist, Raphael Slawinski, scaled the Northwest face of K6 in the Himalayas in July 2013. The ascent of this previously unclimbed summit, gained him and climbing partner Ian Welsted the Piolets d’Or 2014 award. You can read about the award and also scroll down to watch a short video of the ascent here…
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy
Mount Royal University has been chosen to participate in a nation-wide physical literacy project involving assessing children between 8 and 12 years of age across Canada. Eight thousand children will be assessed through six different universities (MRU, Lethbridge, Windsor, St. FX, Nipissing, and Dalhousie).
Friday, April 25, 2014

Bumblebee research creates a buzz
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Robin Owen is creating a buzz around campus with his study of bumblebees, which has been ongoing since coming to Mount Royal in 1989 …
Thursday, March 7, 2013

Painting hobby pays off
Rail enthusiast,Tyler Fedoroshyn, is a skilled painter who combined his two passions when he submitted his painting to the Calgary Stampede's Western Art Scholarship competition ...
Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

MRU's Canadian Junior Curling Champions
Three Mount Royal students are getting their sweep on as Canada's Defending Junior Women's Champions who made it to the World Junior Curling Championship earlier this year ...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012

MRU hosts cutting-edge IT conference
The 13th annual conference on IT Education and the first conference on Research in Information Technology was jointly hosted by MRU at Hotel Arts from Oct. 11 to 13 ...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

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