University of Calgary

Dr. Gregor Wolbring - Supervisor Profile

Faculty Name: Dr. Gregor Wolbring
CHS Position: Associate Professor

Primary Specialization Affiliation: Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
Secondary Specialization Affiliation: Health Services Research

Accepting students for the following degree programs:

MSc: Yes

PhD: Yes

Research areas of interest:

I have two lenses through which I look at all the topics of Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies: one being Disability Studies and the other being Ability Studies. As for topics, I cover social, ethical, legal, economic, environmental, cultural, and governance issues of new, emerging and converging sciences and technologies (S&T). Some examples include nanoscale S&T, aging, longevity and immortality research, cognitive sciences, neuromorphic engineering, genetics, synthetic biology, governance of bodily enhancement S&T, social robotics; brain machine interfaces and sensors; sports; human security (food, climate, water, energy...), human rights, personhood, sentient rights, global health, ecohealth; tele-health, and other general health topics related to CRDS (technology assessment, law, care and policies).

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Please note:
Students who would like to be supervised by me are expected to actively contribute to my student group. For info on the group see

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  • CV
  • Highlight of how research and work experience have prepared you for graduate school
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  • Brief summary of research interests statement of how the applicants interests match your own

Contact Information:

Email: gwolbrin [at] ucalgary [dot] ca

Updated - Sept 2013