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The Impact of Science and the Science of Impact

The 2021 Cy Frank Legacy Lecturer discusses impact science and the field of research impact assessment...

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Alumni Feature: Dr. Paris Vakiel

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The McCaig Institute celebrates multi-disciplinary summer student research

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Injury prevention strategies reduce injury rates in youth sport

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Featured events

McCaig Institute events


McCaig Institute seminar series

The seminar series is put together by a group of dedicated student leaders. Speakers and topics are chosen to reflect the breadth of the research produced by members of the McCaig Institute.

The McCaig Institute seminar series will resume in September 2021.

Seminar schedule

Cy Frank

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Series

The Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship honours and commemorates the late Dr. Cy Frank, an internationally acclaimed visionary who championed the application of research to create solutions for patients. 

This year's online lecture will be delivered by Dr. William Ghali, MD, University of Calgary Vice-President (Research) and Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, he will be presenting: "The Impact of Science and the Science of Impact."

Register for the online event


Wood Forum

The Wood Forum is an annual free public forum on bone and joint conditions held each year in the Fall.

The 2020 Wood Forum was on Hip Health and it was held on Saturday, November 7th.  Topics included hip fracture risk and prevention, cannabidiol (CBD) use for arthritis pain management and advances in hip replacement surgery techniques. 

The 2021 Wood Forum is on Sport Injury Prevention and is scheduled for Saturday, November 6th. More details to be announced.


View the 2020 event recording