News & announcements
Recently installed from the atrium ceilings in Mount Royal’s East Gate and B-Wing, Cretaceous Seas is the largest marine vertebrate exhibit in Calgary.
A group of Grade 11 and 12 students from Springbank Community High School are skipping ahead a few grades this semester as they launch into university courses provided by Mount Royal University.
Research team brewing up better ways to learn chemistry — Mount Royal contingent recognized at national chemistry conference, presenting at upcoming symposium in Banff
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.
A historic Memorandum of Understanding between MRU and the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area promotes joint educational, cultural and scientific collaboration.
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.
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…
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).