University of Calgary

In the Field

Submitted by alumni on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 21:30.

In the Field

The power of an open mind, or curiosity, is often what sparks innovative research and discovery. Here, we poke into the labs of five UCalgary student and post-doctoral researchers who are at different stages of their careers. Curious yet?

I wonder if...

Research into how people actually move when they run could potentially prevent injuries and change the multi-billion-dollar global industry behind athletic footwear, questions Stefan Hoerzer.

I wonder why...

There are similarities between child soldiers in Africa and aboriginal girls forced into the sex trade in Canada, questions a Werklund School of Education researcher.

I wonder how...

Parasites are making Canadian cows sick and causing millions of dollars of losses to farmers every year, says a PhD student in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

I wonder when...

People need to prepare for climate change, muses a crime-busting archaeologist searching the past to help scientists predict the future.

I wonder where...

One of the best spots on Earth to study “space weather” is a place that’s almost like another planet, ponders Lukas Vollmerhaus.