The village of Consort, Alberta, was so keen to provide primary care to its citizens that it hired nurse practitioner Christie Brulhart to start a practice as soon as she graduates. (Photo: John Ulan)
Health And Wellness, Society and Culture

New nurse practitioner sets up clinical practice in small-town Alberta

The Village of Consort has hired Christie Brulhart to provide desperately needed primary care.

The University of Alberta has risen to sixth in the world and first in North America in the latest Times Higher Education rankings of institutions making progress on achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. (Photo: Richard Siemens)
Health And Wellness, Science and Technology, Society and Culture

U of A rises to sixth in the world for sustainability impact

University ranks first in North America in Times Higher Education’s ranking of institutions making progress on achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals.

For PhD grad Yasser Tabana, working with world-leading researchers at the U of A is the fulfilment of a dream that took him from his small hometown in Syria to Malaysia and Canada. (Photo: John Ulan)
Health And Wellness, Science and Technology

Drug discovery puts PhD grad on the leading edge of medical science

Yasser Tabana’s experiences developing an immune-boosting drug to fight cancer set him up for success as a postdoc working on a blood test to diagnose autoimmune diseases.

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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

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Research, Science and Technology

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

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Research, Health And Wellness

Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize