UAlberta Facts

Research Partners


The University of Alberta ranks among the top five Canadian universities in annual sponsored research funding, including clinical trials and related research funding.

The U of A recently launched the new Future Energy Systems Research Institute, which was created out of a $75-million federal grant to develop clean energy technologies and ways to integrate these new energy sources into our fossil fuel-based energy infrastructure, while tackling challenges presented by our current energy systems.

June 2016 marked the largest single gift in the U of A ’s history as the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation ($40M) and The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation ($14.5M) gave $54.5M to the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.