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 the exciting work that has been supported by KIAS.

Featured Research Projects

Mackenzie Delta

Land-based Learning in Teetl'it Zheh

A collaborative research project between academic and community researchers, designing curriculum for a permanent on-the-land learning camp for Teetl'it Gwich'in youth, elders, and everyone in between.

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Sustaining Mountain Cultures in the Canadian West team overlooking the Canadian Rockies (Credit: Zoltan Kenwell)

Sustaining Mountain Cultures in the Canadian West

Interdisciplinary and intersectional research cluster exploring the ecological and cultural sustainability of mountain places and peoples.

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Documenting Dene Diaspora team at work in Promontory Cave 1

Documenting the Dene Diaspora

An interdisciplinary and community-engaged research project aiming to develop a living digital archive documenting the scientific story of Dene peoples and the traditional and historical knowledge of the Dene.

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