Communities and Collections
Writing Stick 2017
The Writing Stick fosters conversations on editing and publishing Indigenous stories and writers.
Women's and Gender Studies, Department of
Women and Children's Health Research Institute
WCHRI catalyzes and facilitates women and children’s health research through a variety of grant programs, research infrastructure/support and strategic partnerships within the university and the broader research community.<br><br> WCHRI goals are: <br>• To facilitate basic and applied health research activities focused on women and children’s health <br>• To encourage collaborative and translational research within the university and outside (community, industry, national/international institutions) <br>• To promote training in health research with a focus on women and children <br>• To ultimately translate this knowledge for the purpose of providing the best clinical health outcomes and clinical practice guidelines <br>• To impact locally, provincially, nationally as a catalyst for research and an advocate for women and children’s health <br>• To provide a mechanism for performance accountability <br>• To be a vehicle for communication of research outcomes and to provide a unified team approach for facilitating communication and establishing representation to the public, granting agencies and authorities <br><br>To build on our achievements in women and children’s research, we continue to develop strategic initiatives dedicated to enhancing the current investment in research and leveraging new provincial and national opportunities.
Western Centre for Economic Research
Established in 1985, the WCER is a University of Alberta based research centre sponsored by the Alberta School of Business and the Faculties of Arts (Department of Economics) and Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences. The Centre's objective is to undertake research projects that contribute to evidence based government policy development, can be used for practical business planning purposes at the firm or industry level, and are capable of furthering academic research.
WISEST Summer Research Program
Sponsored by WISEST (Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science & Technology), this program provides an opportunity for young women and young men who have completed Grade 11 to gain firsthand information about diverse fields in Science, Engineering and Technology disciplines. Participants work as paid research assistants on a project in an area that is less-traditional for their gender for six weeks during the summer. Participation in this program helps students broaden their awareness of career opportunities and encourages them to explore a future in a variety of fields.
The Workshop for Instruction in Library Use, commonly known as WILU, is an annual Canadian conference where delegates meet to discuss timely topics related to information literacy. The 46th annual WILU conference, took place in Edmonton, Alberta from May 23 – May 25, 2017 and the theme was Engage | Expand | Explore. The WILU 2017 conference organizing committee would like to thank the presenters who have contributed their work to this collection.
Visual Arts Student Association
VASA, The Visual Arts Student Association, is a student group at the University of Alberta managed and run by students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program. It was first established as a means to raise funds for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduation Exhibitions, but has since evolved to also include other exhibitions and community events. Its current mandate is to advocate for students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program and to create opportunities through which the research they undertake in their studios can be brought forward to the community. VASA strives to promote the visual arts within the university and the greater Edmonton community.
University of Saskatchewan
University of Alberta Libraries – Free Access Resources
This community contains a variety of materials made freely accessible through the University of Alberta Libraries.