Bridging the gap between discovery and innovation.
More than 300 UCalgary scholars from a wide range of disciplines — engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, geoscience, geology, health sciences, public policy, social sciences — are conducting research to transform the energy landscape, for a cleaner, more efficient energy future.
Our scholars are balancing far-out and long-term research impacts with immediate and tangible deliverables, including solutions and technologies ready for field-scale applications.
Read about our Energy Innovations for Today and Tomorrow research strategy.
Energy Research at UCalgary
UCalgary has taken a leadership role in developing the ground-breaking energy innovations the world so urgently needs. Our scholars bridge the gap between discovery and innovation through problem-driven research, technology transfer, and commercialization. They're focused on creating pathways to a low-carbon energy system, while harnessing unconventional resources and assessing the effects of energy-related processes.
We partner with businesses, governments, and other universities around the world to test new ideas, apply new solutions, and develop applications at scales that will accelerate deployment and adoption by industries.
Our energy research initiatives help pave the way for industry to expand and develop new business opportunities, transforming the energy landscape.
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Explore energy research training opportunities at UCalgary
Minimizing risk to investors vital to carbon capture and storage
Haskayne School of Business researcher examines impact of legal framework for projects in Alberta and Mexico
Competition seeks new technologies to diversify Alberta’s natural resources sector
Four UCalgary researchers are successful recipients of Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge
Industry award recognizes sustainability and stewardship of energy researcher
Society of Petroleum Engineers honours Steven Bryant’s outstanding accomplishments in sustainable oil and gas development
Naturally occurring oil and gas seeps act as ‘elevators’ for microbial life in Earth’s deep sediment
New study shows that microbes can travel up to the ocean floor along with seeping fluids from deeply buried petroleum reservoirs
Research associates inspire next generation of innovators with early exposure to research
Undergraduate chemical engineering course focuses on grassroots research and innovation.
Powerhouse team of female entrepreneurs changes the future of sensor technology
Chance encounter launches UCalgary-developed leak detection technology into exciting new startup
Watch Webinar: Fast Consolidation of Mature Fine Tailings
On October 6, Dr. Paula Berton and Dr. Steven Bryant from the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Materials Engineering for Unconventional Oil Reservoirs team discussed CalAgua's solution to treat mature fine tailings - a solution developed through CERC's Discovery-to-Impact Pipeline. Watch webinar.