Research Excellence

UAlberta is leading the way in areas like virology, solar energy, printmaking and paleontology.

UAlberta is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research institutions. With $513.5 million in external research funding, UAlberta is leading the way with inspirational innovations and discoveries. 

Many of the world's great minds have been a part of UAlberta and its history. Here are just some examples of research achievements by those in the UAlberta community:

Students and Research

Great research is also about students, and that's why UAlberta students get the chance to be part of the discovery and innovation, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. As just a few examples, there are undergraduate students conducting research in the National Institute for Nanotechnology, the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, all located on the main campus.