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Faculty of Arts Research

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

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In the News: Lisa Young, Political Science, in Calgary Herald

Province demands free speech ‘report cards’ from colleges and universities after lecture cancelled

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In the News: Kirsten Kramar, Sociology, in The Boston Globe

Prosecuting the unthinkable: Experts question handling of cases where mothers are accused of killing their children

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The painter with the pen: UCalgary alum claims Métis space in the art world

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In the News: Christian Pazdan (Student), Political Science, in CTV News

Students brave the cold to envision a new downtown

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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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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 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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Senior Research Advisor Kinga Olszewska

Kinga Olszewska

The Senior Research Advisor provides research career development support to academic staff.

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