Centres & Institutes

Faculty of Extension research centres combine the rigour of one of Canada's leading research institutions with the expertise and energy of our community, industry, and government partners. Through consultation, knowledge mobilization, collaborative research, and policy advice, our centres and institutes have a direct impact on people and communities across Alberta, Canada, and beyond! 

Advancing knowledge and encouraging dialogue about continuing education within and among relevant professional and academic communities, in Canada and internationally.

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Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families (CUP)

Community University Partnership  

Committed to improving the development of children, youth, families and communities by creating or mobilizing evidence-based knowledge that impacts programs and policies.

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City-Region Studies Centre (CRSC)

City Region Studies Centre


Engaging rural and urban stakeholders to build sustainable, resilient communities to spark meaningful conversation and action in city-region planning, engagement, and placemaking.

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Alberta Gambling Research Institute

Bringing together a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge to support and promote gambling research in the Province of Alberta.

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Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education