Dr. Trevor Hamilton’s research into the brain power of African cichlids received a lot of attention this summer. Popular knowledge had us believing that fish have a memory span of a mere seconds, but Trevor discovered that – at least when it comes to food and a type of fish called African cichlids – their memory is much longer term.
When Edmonton researchers saw the spontaneous peaceful demonstration that drew more than a million people to the Maidan in Kyiv, Ukraine, they saw an opportunity for rapid response research. Within weeks, researchers were studying the social protests from political science, sociology, communications and health perspectives immediately as events were unfolding.
We acknowledge that the land on which we gather in Treaty Six Territory is the traditional gathering place for many Indigenous people. We honour and respect the history, languages, ceremonies and culture of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit who call this territory home.