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.

Research Funding

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.

Research Ranking

In the prestigious National Taiwan University rankings of 2018, ALES’ environmental programs ranked 45th best in the world and our agricultural sciences ranked 33rd.