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CURIOSITY SPARKS DISCOVERY

Submitted by burnsc on Mon May 8, 2017 - 2:23pm

VISION

Catalyze Canada’s transformation to a vibrant and sustainable future.

MISSION

We work together to advance research, scholarship and innovation, create authentic learning experiences and inspire careers of the future. We do this work to generate curiosity-driven discovery and to contribute to solutions to society’s grand challenges.

VALUES

  • Impact
  • Curiosity
  • Integrity
  • Inclusivity
  • Collaboration
  • Wellness

GOALS

  • Make a Difference: Prepare students to make a difference in a changing world through innovative curricula and authentic learning experiences.
  • Champion Research: Champion transformative research, scholarship, and discovery.
  • Foster Innovations: Foster sustainable innovations that inspire solutions and technologies.
  • Be part of a Community: Play an integral role in, and learn from, the cultural fabric of Calgary and the communities we impact.
  • Celebrate Diversity: Embrace, promote, and celebrate diversity and inclusivity.
  • Be inspiring: Be an inspiring place to work.

Personalized Health at the Molecular Level

with a current focus on drug synthesis, delivery and diagnostics; minimizing the threat of antibiotic bacteria resistance and host-microbe.

Energy in Transition

with a current focus on biocatalysis, solar and other renewable energies, carbon capture or conversion, and microbially enhanced oil recovery.

Securing our Digital Future

with a current focus on security in the digital age, privacy protection, and quantum communication.

Understanding Earth’s Evolving Systems

with a current focus on Earth as a system (from the core to the magnetosphere), biodiversity and conservation, and life at a distance.

Faculty members pursue solutions to these grand challenges through the following platforms:

  • Fundamental research
  • Major facilities
  • Data Science and our sensorized world

Our Thanks

Special thanks to those who dedicated their time and effort being part of the Task Team … and to the students, alumni, faculty, staff, industry partners and collaborators who provided input at town halls, focus groups and individuals meetings.