The Faculty of ALES conducts a robust research program that provides solutions to global challenges in the areas of agriculture and food, the environment, community and individual well-being and bioresource innovation.
Our areas of research in ALES, Research Teams, Networks, Centres and Institutes and Facilities.
The Faculty of ALES hosts several research programs that bring together several faculty members. These research programs often involve research partners from other faculties and institutions around the world.
The Faculty of ALES and the University of Alberta place great value on partnerships with high-calibre international universities and institutions.
Over the past five years, ALES has attracted an annual average of $44.2 million in external research funding, placing it on a per capita basis (i.e. per faculty member) among the top two faculties at the University of Alberta. The investment is well-placed as evidenced by the fact the Faculty of ALES leads all faculties at the U of A in royalty generation from its commercialized discoveries.
In the prestigious National Taiwan University rankings of 2018, ALES’ environmental programs ranked 45th best in the world and our agricultural programs ranked 37th.