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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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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.

The University of Calgary’s remarkable trajectory is the result of our dedication to innovation, community-engaged scholarship and research impact. Academic excellence, knowledge creation and transdisciplinary scholarship fuel our researchers’ pursuit of solutions to society’s most pressing challenges. Ahead of Tomorrow is the university's strategic plan that shapes our journey toward 2030, to maximize research impact and become a #1 University in U15 by research revenue per scholar.

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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.

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Research News

Five Canada Research Chairs announced at UCalgary

Faculty recognized for their research excellence in equity and inclusion, health sciences, and business

Thriving, not just surviving: Scholar unravels body and eating relationships among sexual and gender minority young adults

Werklund School postdoc Kheana Barbeau shifts the narrative from focus on risk to focus on resilience

Ever wonder about the technology behind laser eye surgery? Now's your chance to scratch that itch

Learn about the fascinating world of lasers June 17 with Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland

Ceremony celebrates success of early-stage innovators

Highlights from 2023/2024 Evolve to Innovate graduation ceremony

UCalgary community explores bold ideas at Inventures 2024 – the hottest startup event of the year

University’s innovation ecosystem showcased as three-day event brings together entrepreneurs and industry leaders in agriculture, energy, health, quantum and AI


Now Innovating: Exploring possibility neurotechnologies and CDL-Rockies

A conversation with UCalgary alum and neuroscientist Dr. Dion Kelly, PhD’23, MBT’18, of Possibility Neurotechnologies and Heather Marshall of CDL-Rockies and Haskayne Scale-up

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