Research Opportunities

Teaching & Research

Discovery is in Our DNA

With our advanced facilities, leading experts and mentors, and funding resources, it's never been a better time to get involved in groundbreaking research. Our research and innovation spans multiple fields with key strengths in the following areas:

The Time is Now

Megan Brownlee

Participate in groundbreaking research in your first year of study with the Undergraduate Research Initiative (URI). Get hands-on experience with fieldwork, or lead the way with self-directed summer projects. For more funding opportunities, see the URI website.

Then celebrate remarkable work at the Festival of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (FURCA). Whether you are focused on the impact of the opioid crisis on communities or you are looking for ways to eliminate the use of fossil fuels — FURCA is the place to present and discover! 

Meet Yasmin

Yasmin has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biological Sciences. Her studies at the U of A allowed her to merge all of her passions into one degree.

In 2017, Yasmin furthered her studies by attending Oxford University as a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the world’s most prestigious scholarships.

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