Faculty of Arts Research

Our vision for energizing arts is to engage, inspire, discover.

Latest research news


In the News: Kelsey Pennanen, Anthropology and Archaeology, in The Gauntlet

Q&A with UCalgary’s first Trudeau Scholar in 15 years

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In the News: Aldona Jaworska and Czarina Zoleta, School of Creative and Performing Arts, in The Gauntlet

UCalgary playwrights and actors inspire COVID-19 Wagonstage productions

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In the News: Robert Huebert, Political Science, in Global News

Canadian Navy to welcome first Arctic and offshore patrol ship on Friday

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In the News: Craig Ginn, Classics and Religion, in Grandin Media

Lac Ste Anne Pilgrimage inspires songwriter’s tribute to healing and hope

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Links for researchers

D2L Faculty of Arts research resources

Resources and links for Arts researchers only (log-in required).

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Vice President Research Office

Planning and policy issues, government and community relations. Responsible for research chairs and institutes, research administration, and animal care. 

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Research Services Office

Sponsored research, grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities. Help with University policy, procedures and requirements. Assistance interpreting and applying UCalgary's Intellectual Property policy.

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Postdoc Office

Assistance with research training, career development, and other services for the 400 postdoctoral fellows who are valued members of our research community

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Research ethics board

UCalgary has two research ethics boards, three animal care committees, and a biosafety committee. All research, funded or unfunded, involving humans, animals or biohazards must first be reviewed by and receive approval from the appropriate board or committee before research can begin.

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Integrated Services Centre

Provides walk-up assistance for training staff and faculty in the areas of Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Research Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and IRISS. No appointment is necessary.

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UCalgary Research

UCalgary is a comprehensive academic and research institution, with a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our local, national and international communities.

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Arts research team

Associate Dean George Colpitts

George Colpitts

The Associate Dean, Research, Graduate Education & Faculty Development advances the faculty’s research activities and oversees research, grants and graduate education in the faculty.

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Associate Dean Steig Johnson

Steig Johnson

The Associate Dean, Research and Infrastructure oversees the Canada Research Chair program, promotes international research collaborations, identifies needs for research infrastructure and manages external review processes.

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Research Grants and Awards Facilitator Kinga Olszewska

Kinga Olszewska

The Research Grants and Awards Facilitator provides research career development support to academic staff.

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Faculty of Arts grants

George Colpitts

George Colpitts

The Associate Dean, Research, Graduate Education & Faculty Development advances the faculty’s research activities and oversees research, grants and graduate education in the faculty.

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Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers

The Faculty Experience Coordinator facilitates all Internal Faculty of Arts Grants Programs (Energize, Seed, SAG, TAG, Travel, GSUS, II)

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