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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Inaugural recipients of Provost’s Postdoctoral Awards for Indigenous and Black Scholars announced

Research spans Blood Tribe residential school experiences, STEM learning, sexual and gender-based violence, and African Canadian literary and filmmaking studies...

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Five UCalgary researchers named Killam Annual Professors

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Exceptional scholars celebrated with prestigious Killam Awards

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Circadian rhythm expert cautions Albertans against permanent daylight savings time

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