About the Faculty

We nurture talent, imagination and ambition to understand the world. We assess our place, generate new ideas, and help find solutions to global challenges. 

Find out how we're making a difference in the lives of our faculty, students, staff and the world.

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full-time faculty


undergraduate and graduate students


Canada Research Chairs


 fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

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Can art help to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?

Faculty of Arts prof champions sustainability in research and curriculum ...

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Sydney Seidel takes innovative approach in researching effects of vaping among young adults

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UCalgary expert: How to help socially isolated seniors during COVID-19

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COVID-19 small business strategies: How four Calgary-area firms adapted nimbly to rapidly changing demands

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Energizing Research

Arts researchers are collaborators, bold innovators and creative practitioners.

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Preparing students

Arts students enjoy active inquiry, creative-based learning, and early research opportunities

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Together, we will create and share vital knowledge.

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