Researchers in the Faculty of Science are involved in an impressive variety of fields – from astrophysics to zoology, nanotechnology to virtual reality, metabolomics to mathematics and much more!

In all cases, our faculty researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students live up to the highest standards in their disciplines, seeking to expand human knowledge through curiosity, innovation, and discovery.

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  • Experiences of Albertan Families with Young Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Descriptive Report 

    McDonald, Sheila; Edwards, Sarah; Hetherington, Erin; Racine, Nicole; Mueller, Melissa; McArthur, Brae Anne; Madigan, Sheri; Dewey, Deborah; Letourneau, Nicole; Tough, Suzanne; Geisbrecht, Gerald (Nursing, Science, University of Calgary, 2020-11-30)
    This report describes data collected from Albertan families on the COVID-19 Impact Survey implemented in May 2020, which built on a unique collaboration across two longitudinal cohorts in Alberta: The All Our Families study ...
  • (Big) data in urban design practice: supporting high-level design tasks using a visualization of human movement data from smartphones 

    Rout, Angela; Willet, Wesley (Science, Computer Science, University of Calgary, submittedVersion, 2021-02-24)
    We present the SmartCampus visualization tool, representing spatiotemporal data of over 200 student pathways and restpoints on a university campus. Based on our experiences with SmartCampus, we also propose a task-based ...
  • The Value of Published User Interface Videos for Intellectual Property Litigation 

    Greenberg, Saul (Science, Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2020-01-06)
    Published videos of systems portraying sequences of user interactions can become compelling evidence as prior art supporting invalidity contentions for patents in intellectual property cases. A video illustrating how a ...
  • A Design Space Exploration of Worlds in Miniature 

    Danyluk, Kurtis Thorvald; Ens, Barrett; Jenny, Bernhard; Willett, Wesley J. (ACM : New York, New York, Science, Computer Science, University of Calgary, Monash University, 2021-05-08)
    Worlds-in-Miniature (WiMs) are interactive worlds within a world and combine the advantages of an input space, a cartographic map, and an overview+detail interface. They have been used across the extended virtuality spectrum ...
  • Grand Challenges in Immersive Analytics 

    Ens, Barrett; Bach, Benjamin; Cordeil, Maxime; Engelke, Ulrich; Serrano, Marcos; Willett, Wesley; Prouzeau, Arnaud; Anthes, Christoph; Büschel, Wolfgang; Dunne, Cody; Dwyer, Tim; Grubert, Jens; Haga, Jason H.; Kirschenbaum, Nurit; Kobayashi, Dylan; Lin, Tica; Olaosebikan, Monsurat; Pointecker, Fabian; Saffo, David; Saquib, Nazmus; Schmalsteig, Dieter; Szafir, Danielle Albers; Whitlock, Matthew; Yang, Yalong (ACM : New York, New York, Science, Monash University, University of Calgary, University of Edinburgh, CSIRO Data61, University of Toulouse, Inria, University of Applied Sciences, Upper Austria, Technische Universität Dresden, Northeastern University, Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tokyo, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Harvard University, Tufts University, MIT Media Lab, Graz University of Technology, University of Colorado Boulder, acceptedVersion, 2021-05-08)
    Immersive Analytics is a quickly evolving field that unites several areas such as visualisation, immersive environments, and human-computer interaction to support human data analysis with emerging technologies. This research ...
  • All Our Families: Five Year Follow-Up (Q7) Descriptive Report March 2020 

    Tough, Suzanne C.; McDonald, Sheila W.; Wu, Muci (Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2020-03)
    The All Our Families cohort includes over 3,000 mothers and children who have been participants since the mothers were pregnant. This report is a summary of information collected when the children were 5 years of age. ...
  • All Our Families: Three Year Follow-up (Q6) Descriptive Report December 2018 

    Tough, Suzanne C.; McDonald, Sheila W.; Wu, Muci (Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2018-12)
    The All Our Families cohort includes over 3,000 mothers and children who have been participants since mothers were pregnant. This report is a summary of information collected when the children were 3 years of age. Recruitment ...
  • A rate law for sepiolite growth at ambient temperatures and its implications for early lacustrine diagenesis 

    Arizaleta, Maria L.; Nightingale, Michael; Tutolo, Benjamin M. (Science, Geoscience, acceptedVersion, 2020-01)
  • Belief at first sight: Data visualization and the rationalization of seeing 

    Kosminsky, Doris; Walny, Jagoda; Vermeulen, Jo; Knudsen, Søren; Willett, Wesley J.; Carpendale, Sheelagh (John Benjamins Publishing Company, Science, Computer Science, University of Calgary, Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Simon Fraser University, publishedVersion, 2019-12)
    Data visualizations are often represented in public discourse as objective proof of facts. However, a visualization is only a single translation of reality, just like any other media, representation devices, or modes of ...
  • PADE: Supporting Collaborative Visual Analysis of Patient Administrative Systems Data with a Large Touch Display System 

    Knudsen, Søren; Hornbæk, Kasper (IEEE, Science, Computer Science, University of Calgary, University of Copenhagen, acceptedVersion, 2019-10)
    We present PADE, a visual analytics tool for collaboratively exploring data from patient administrative systems on large touch displays in meeting contexts. Large touch displays are becoming commercially available, but we ...

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