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Mentorship key to breakthrough science in women and children’s health

Placenta in a petri dish just one innovation that is attracting top students and research dollars to Alberta.

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Canada should limit use of forceps in childbirth to prevent lifelong injuries to women: study

Education about the risks needed for both clinicians and mothers, say U of A experts on incontinence.

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Counselling students look to address COVID-19 mental health fallout

Clinical Services offers low-cost support and training to students who will be on the front lines of the recovery ahead.

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Research Highlights


Energy channelled by space weather favours the north, new study shows


U of A researchers discover one of our cellular building blocks acts as a gel, not liquid as previously believed

U of A oncology researcher John Mackey (left) and cell biologist Luc Berthiaume

Target of new cancer treatment valid for breast as well as blood cancers: study

U of A In The News

Impact & Initiatives

Michael Lounsbury

Pilot program aims to give high schoolers a head start on becoming entrepreneurs


Canadian-led project saves lives in Somalia through innovative solar-powered oxygen system


U of A’s innovative wheat-breeding program gets $2M funding boost

Statements & Advisories

News Release: Nine Alberta post-secondary institutions enhance safety measures

University back-to-school story ideas for a fall term unlike any other

Institutional Statement About China Relations

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