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Strategic Research Plan


Research at the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is a comprehensive academic and research institution, with a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our local, national and international communities. UCalgary is pursuing our Eyes High strategic vision to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by our 50th Anniversary in 2016. To achieve this goal, we designed our Strategic Research Plan to focus on three major priorities: matching our strengths with opportunities, increasing our research capacity, and creating a dynamic environment to promote research excellence.

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Research Highlights

Energy Research Strategy in Motion

UCalgary is in the energy capital of Canada, which means we’re a natural to become a national and international leader in energy research. With contributions from every single faculty on campus, we are focused on creating a low carbon energy system while assessing the cumulative effects of energy-related processes and harnessing unconventional hydrocarbon resources.


University seeks community members to sit on research ethics board

Research Services Office provides a wide range of support to the research community, including the Legal and Intellectual Property (IP) management of each initiative. Essential services like those offered through the Research Services Office are supported in part by the Government of Canada’s Research Support Fund.

Noel Keough promotes transportation options through projects like Active Neighbourhoods Calgary

EVDS hosts full-day tour of Calgary buildings and panel discussion on design of cities May 30

UCalgary Magazine

The power of an open mind, or curiosity, is often what sparks innovative research and discovery. Here, we poke into the labs of five UCalgary student and post-doctoral researchers who are at different stages of their careers. Curious yet?

 

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