The 2024 QS rankings include the highest number of University of Alberta narrow subjects ever ranked. (Photo: Richard Siemens)
Society and Culture, Science and Technology

U of A holds strong in international subject rankings

Seventeen subjects make the top 100 list for excellence in research and teaching.

Researcher Rashaduz Zaman has provided new insight into how the mountain pine beetle and its relationship with beneficial fungi are influenced by climate change. (Photo: Getty Images)
Science and Technology, Research

Climate change could be a mixed bag for mountain pine beetles

Higher levels of greenhouse gases may have both positive and negative effects on the invasive insects, new research shows.

Professor Habibur Rahman (right) and research associate Berisso Kebede Demo are working to improve the genetic diversity of hybrid canola. (Photo: Bev Betkowski)
Research, Science and Technology

New canola research aims to boost yield, profitability

Researchers look to the genes of broccoli and cabbage to increase the genetic diversity of one of Canada’s most important cash crops.

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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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Science and Technology, Research

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

Research, Science and Technology

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

Research, Health And Wellness

Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize