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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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Coal mining waste material more than 90 per cent effective at removing heavy metal

Nano humus works like a sponge that attaches to and holds cadmium, a common byproduct of mining, U of A research shows.

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Digital tech experts work to bring internet to rural and remote communities

Coalition they helped create will advocate, share ideas and shape policy aimed at improving access to broadband.

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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

May 12 - Notice from the Alberta Labour Relations Board

Institutional Statement About China Relations

The University of Alberta Strongly Condemns Assault of Student at LRT Station

The University of Alberta Strongly Condemns Assault of Student at LRT Station

News Sources


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The Quad

The Quad is the University of Alberta’s official faculty and staff blog

New Trail

Founded in 1920 New Trail helps U of A grads stay in touch with their alma mater.


YouAlberta is the University of Alberta’s official student life blog.