Congratulations Tayler Scory!

Congratulations to Tayler Scory who has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate (Master’s) Scholarships in the amount of $7200. Tayler is in her first year of her MSc degree progam in statistics at the University of Calgary. She is supervised by Dr. Karen Kopciuk and co-supervised by Dr. Xuewen Lu. In her thesis, Tayler…

Student shows almost half of cancers are preventable

About 45 per cent of cancer cases in Alberta are linked to a handful of modifiable factors, according to new statistics from Alberta Health Services (AHS). While it’s no surprise that tobacco remains the leading cause, a significant number of cancer cases in Alberta are related to factors such as not being active enough, unhealthy…

Living Library event at the Calgary Central Public Park

“I was 18 when I was diagnosed with a Ewing’s sarcoma” – Cancer patient turned survivor, athlete, dad and doctor, Dr. Nigel Brockton Borrow a “living book” and learn more about living with cancer, surviving cancer, studying cancer, or being a caregiver.  A group of oncologists, researchers, educators, patients, survivors and family members, professors and…

Oilfield PULSE: Why We Ride

Everyone wants cancer cured yesterday, so what’s the hold up? Why, despite all this money, does it still cause so much suffering and rob us of our loved ones? What progress have we made? Well, the answer to that question is we have made incredible progress. To read more, please see pages 36-39 in the…

Oilfield PULSE – One Aim

What if this year you committed to something worthwhile, developed some new healthy habits, had great fun, and were supported by a diverse team of similarly-minded people? Does this sound too good to be true? This is not a pipe-dream. This happens when you register for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer and join the…

Passion for Health – Dr. Nigel Brockton

It’s never too late to make changes for the better; what moment will be your catalyst for change? Will you recognize and embrace it? “I was 18 when I was diagnosed with a Ewing’s sarcoma” – Cancer patient turned survivor, athlete, dad and doctor, Dr. Nigel Brockton To read more about how Dr. Brockton’s life…

Congratulations to Jason (Jian-Yi) Xu and Thomas Speidel

The Statistical Society of Canada has recently awarded the Associate Statistician (A.Stat.) designation to Jason Xu from the Tomorrow Project and the Professional Statistician (P.Stat.) designation to Thomas Speidel. Thomas worked with CEPR for nine years on a full-time basis and continues to work with us on a contract basis. The A.Stat. designation is awarded…