Front-line battle against COVID-19 inspires innovative respirator project

Researchers in Canada and Mexico team up with industry partners to engineer a mobile respirator to protect essential workers during a pandemic.

Genetic variant linked to hearing loss in children treated with common chemotherapy drug

U of A research lab helps international team confirm the finding, which could eventually lead to safer treatment for pediatric cancer patients.

Professors promote science as a tool for Indigenous governance

By leading an internship and creating a new online course, Kim TallBear and Jessica Kolopenuk are addressing increasing demands for Indigenous governance in STEM.

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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