UCalgary does research that changes the world.

Our scholars are making a positive impact in your community. 

UCalgary is on a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our communities.

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We're building new pathways to knowledge translation and commercialization.

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UCalgary faculty, postdocs, and students do remarkable work to benefit our communities.

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COVIDcast

Podcast: Public Health Always Wins

March 23, 2020

Hear from UCalgary Vice-President (Research) Dr. William Ghali, MD to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on research activity, how COVID-19 affects treatment for other illnesses and how public health professionals are coordinating and responding to COVID-19.

  • Impact of COVID-19 on research activity (1:48)
  • How COVID-19 affects treatment for other illnesses (5:19)
  • How public health professionals are coordinating and responding to COVID-19 (6:52)

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Participate in Research

We conduct research that changes the world.

UCalgary believes in thinking creatively and courageously, and in doing research that has a positive impact on our communities at home and around the world. Our scholars conduct research studies and clinical trials in a vast range of disciplines, from MRIs to understand childhood brain development, to online surveys that help us understand how people interact on social media.

And we need your help to do it. 

Research at UCalgary

The University of Calgary is one of Canada’s top comprehensive research universities, with a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our local, national and international communities.

UCalgary is is driven by our Eyes High strategy to sharpen focus on research and scholarship, enrich the quality and breadth of learning, and integrate with the community. 

To achieve this goal, we designed our Research Plan to focus on three major priorities: Matching Strengths with Opportunities, Increasing Research Capacity, and Driving Innovation.

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Research News


Dr. Dylan Pillai appointed academic head of Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Medical Director, South Sector, Alberta Precision Laboratories

The appointment takes effect May 1, 2021...

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In the News: Jonathan N. Stea, Department of Psychology, in Sudbury.com (original story in The Conversation)

How you can use social media to help debunk COVID-19 misinformation

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In the News: Malinda Smith, Department of Political Science, in The Conversation

In the military and beyond, more women doesn't mean more equity

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In the News: Blake Shaffer, Department of Economics; Trevor Tombe, Department of Economics, in Global News

How would the Conservative carbon price points card work? Here’s what we know

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