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. 

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Arts fast facts

380

full-time faculty

8,000

undergraduate and graduate students

8

Canada Research Chairs

22

 fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

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How I'm spending my summer: Making cross-cultural connections in health care

Social work undergrad Lisa L’Hirondelle collects narratives of Indigenous Peoples' experiences, during her Alberta Innovates research studentship<br /> <br /> ...

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Scholar challenges our understanding of Indigenous political movements and the Canadian state

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Digital archives of Alberta residential schools may serve educational role

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8 summer activities to promote kids’ healthy development during COVID-19

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Researcher Brian Kooyman behind a collection of bones

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