Addressing social, economic and environmental sustainability challenges, both locally and globally.
Driving sustainable development through discovery, creativity and innovation
As a global intellectual hub in Canada's most enterprising city, the University of Calgary fosters a rich environment for sustainability research. These diverse bodies of work are contributing to enhancing the health and wellbeing of humans and animals, creating more resilient food systems, tackling climate change and creating more accessible, safe and inclusive communities.
Leveraging strengths and opportunities from curiosity-driven research groups, a refreshed institutional focus and applied sustainability research, UCalgary is striving to empower faculty and students to tackle society's big problems.
Focus on research and scholarship
Our nationally and internationally recognized scholars are tackling sustainability research through priorities outlined in our strategic research themes.
Annual Sustainability Report
Our annual Institutional Sustainability Report highlights examples of research excellence in UCalgary's efforts to progress all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.