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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

Taking research beyond the lab
Sarah Hewitt, a professor in the Department of Biology, combines her passion for scientific research with her love of adventure and writing to document once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Friday, Oct. 19, 2012

Taking strides in sustainability research
On Sept. 27, the Mount Royal community joined Talisman Energy Inc. in celebrating the Centre of Excellence for the Environment and Sustainability and its new Chair, Dr. Michael Quinn.
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Ideas that matter branches out into the community
Mount Royal's Ideas that Matter Panel moves beyond books to engage the Calgary community in more though provoking discussions
Thursday, April 19, 2012

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