KIAS supports research in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of Alberta. Our funding programme focuses on research with the potential for national or international recognition and supports a variety of research projects. Browse our project gallery to find out about exciting work that has been supported by KIAS.
Interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral cluster explores ecological and cultural sustainability of mountain places and peoples.
International team of scholars and artists investigate how arts theory and practice can address challenges of anthropogenic climate change.
Living archive to document the scientific story of Dene peoples and the traditional and historical knowledge of the Dene.
Interdisciplinary cluster examines effects of differences in family life course paths on older adults’ health, wealth and happiness.
International academic and public research project operating under the rubric of the Petrocultures Research Group.
A timely project documenting Ukrainian churches, church contents, ritual practice and sacral sound across the Canadian prairies.
Developing electronic tools for North American indigenous languages in order to support their revitalization and continued use in all spheres of life.
Interdisciplinary project examines good governance and the rule of law, post-secondary education reform, and nationality and language policies.
Trans-disciplinary team explores water governance, climate change, resource development and the perspectives of rural and Indigenous communities.
An international research and artist team collaborate to tap the powers of story and performance to contribute to timely social intervention.
International team provides forum for critical discussion of contemporary social movements in Europe.
KIAS initiatives include the rapid research responses and the Around the World live-streamed collaborative conference.
KIAS Rapid Research Responses
The Around the World live-streamed global conference.