When you turn 50, there’s a tendency to sit back and celebrate your accomplishments. But some 50-year-olds prefer to be bold and try new things. Such is the case for the University of Alberta’s Canadian Circumpolar Institute (CCI). Between building university-degree programs in the North and finding ways to get Canadians to the Antarctic, there’s no time for the CCI to rest on its laurels.

full story at: Innovation Canada; 15 Dec 10 http://www.innovationcanada.ca/en/articles/celebrating-arctic-research