Areas of Research

The Faculty of ALES conducts its research program along four themes:

Helping feed the world
Ensuring a healthy environment
Strengthening community and individual well-being
Nurturing bio-resource innovation

The specific areas of research reside within the faculty’s four departments, as listed below.

Agricultural, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Animal Science
  • Food Science and Bioresource Technology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Plant Biosystems

Human Ecology
  • Aging
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Material Culture Studies
  • Textile and Apparel Science

Renewable Resources
  • Conservation Biology
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Reclamation and Restoration of Land and Water
  • Environmental Soil Science

Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology
  • Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Economics of Agriculture, Food and Agribusiness
  • Environmental and Resource Sociology