Research

The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation (PER) offers a world-class research environment that is unique in Canada. Focusing on the core areas covered by our degrees, research conducted by PER professors, graduate and undergraduate students in our exemplary research facilities are making valuable contributions to society - locally, provincially, nationally and internationally.

A Passion for Outdoor Recreation

Howie Harshaw

Drawn to the University of Alberta for the unique opportunity to specialize in recreation research, Dr. Howie Harshaw lives his passion for outdoor recreation through his work.

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