University of Calgary

Research & Institutes

As one of Canada's leading research universities, innovation, discovery and learning is at the heart of all that we do. We have a relentless pursuit of quality in our teaching and research programs and are guided by our mission to contribute to the well-being of the people of Alberta, Canada and the world. The discoveries in our various faculties, institutes, and multi-faculty initiatives can be found throughout the web pages of the University of Calgary.

The Office of the Vice-President (Research) focuses on planning and policy issues, government and community relations, as well as having responsibility for such activities as chairs and institutes.

Research Services provides advice and assistance with sponsored research, grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities, help on University policy, procedures and requirements. Research Services also provides information regarding the interpretation and application of the University's Intellectual Property policy.

The Office of the Associate Dean, Research (Medical Research Office) provides information about research and related activities in the Faculty of Medicine, and provides assistance with sponsored research, grants, and contracts for the Faculty of Medicine.

Those proposing to do research using human subjects will find information on Ethics in Human Research and project certification requirements on the Ethics in Human Research Pages.

Research Accounting administers internal and external funds for research and scholarly activities.

The University's research and research-related policies are available through the Research Policies page.

UTI - University Technologies International is the University's technology transfer company. Contact UTI to explore commercialization opportunities.

Typically multi-disciplinary, Institutes and Centres provide a focus for, and a means of coordinating and disseminating the results of research and scholarly activity that is of cultural, economic, scientific, or social significance.

The Postdoctoral Office provides information on the appointment of postdoctoral fellows and provides advice and assistance to postdocs.