Helping pine forests gain high ground on climate change

Grad students' forestry study among six projects to go ahead with $2.9M in new funding from NSERC

The ultimate green technology

A PhD student and her supervisor are creating computers that use one thousand times less energy.

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Ours is the rich history of committed, passionate, and accomplished individuals who have dedicated their lives to improving the lives of others by pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

  • Top 5 Canadian Universities in annual total research funding from CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC
  • $462.8 Million in annual research funding, ranking fifth in sponsored research funding
  • Nearly 400 teaching and research agreements in 50+ countries
  • Holds 3 prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chairs
Search from more than 500 graduate programs with 250 official specializations. Explore our 300+ research areas or chart your own academic course with interdisciplinary studies.


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UAlberta ranks among the top 100 research universities worldwide and remains fourth in Canada in latest 2016-17 QS World University rankings report.

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UAlberta offers exceptional financial support—among the highest graduate student funding rates in Canada. 

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Student Success

When it comes to food waste, people’s actions contradict their attitudes, UAlberta grad student finds. Read more.