New minerals discovered in massive meteorite may reveal clues to asteroid formation

U of A experts play key role in identifying and naming two substances never before seen on Earth.

Researchers launch clinical trial for strep A vaccine

U of A will be home to first phase of human testing for a vaccine against infections that kill more than half a million people a year.

Sociologist reflects on mind, time and space ‘warps’ of pandemic’s early days

Collection of Amy Kaler’s reflections trace impact of COVID-19 in real time.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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U of A Nobel winner’s impact extends from personal to global


COVID-19 has ‘created a new paradigm for developing vaccines,’ says U of A Nobel winner


Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize