Research Policy (excerpt):
"The University of Alberta serves the community by the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and the discovery of knowledge through research. As one of Canada's largest research-intensive universities, the University of Alberta is committed to excellence in research based on the highest national and international standards, and to actively promoting the important role of research in teaching."
The Office of Vice-President (Research) is responsible for a number of research related services including the management of all research funds through the Research Services Office. Please refer to the Research Services Office website for information on how these funds are administered.