UCalgary is the No. 1 startup creator among research institutions in Canada for the 2nd year in a row.
We're transforming half a billion dollars in research revenue into real-world impact for Canadians.
UCalgary is Canada's youngest top research university
UCalgary ranks among Canada’s top research universities, according to Research Infosource.
Our purpose as a university is to contribute to the body of world knowledge while engaging our students in learning guided by processes of discovery, creativity, and innovation. Our research promotes cultural understanding and social justice, improves quality of life, and helps to secure a prosperous and sustainable future.
We're committed to sharing new knowledge and discoveries generously, and our scholars are working to address society's challenges proactively and making a positive impact in the world around us.
Learn about UCalgary's impact:
“We define ‘impact’ as making a difference in the communities we serve. By supporting engaged scholarship from inception to impact, we can make research meaningful to society and to community."
Dr. William Ghali
What do we mean by impact?
Dr. William Ghali, Vice-President (Research) shares UCalgary’s commitment to research impact and the importance of engaging with the community for research. Watch the video to learn more.
Research Impact Stories
Health policy trials can improve health and health-care decisions
New UCalgary Health Policy Trials Unit will help close the gap between evidence and public health policies...
Our research impact evolution
UCalgary is building capacity around knowledge engagement and shifting our approach to assessing impact - ensuring that our research and innovation makes meaningful contributions to society.