Communities and Collections

  • Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of

    The University of Alberta is home to North America’s only free-standing Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. We are a world class post-secondary institution and provide academic leadership and training in rehabilitation science, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology, balancing our activities among learning, discovery and citizenship (including clinical practice).

    A research leader in musculoskeletal health, spinal cord injuries, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, chronic pain management, seniors health, and the application of information and communication technologies to support community care; we are the destination of choice for rehabilitation professionals, researchers, students and scientists.

    • Religious Studies Program

      The Interdisciplinary Program in Religious Studies offers a Major, Minor, Honours and Combined Honors at the BA undergraduate level, and at the graduate level MA and PhD degrees. Areas of strength include the religious traditions of antiquity, biblical studies, history of Christianity, Islamic Studies, "world" religions in a post-colonial, globalized perspective, East Asian and South Asian Religions and new religions.

      • Renewable Resources, Department of

        The Department of Renewable Resources houses a diverse group of academic staff and support staff who are united by a goal of developing and disseminating new knowledge on soils, forests, range, crops, and wildlife and how these features combine to form ecosystems. In particular we are proud of our ability to link biological, environmental and landscape features to develop better ways to manage ecosystems and natural resources. We hold the opinion that a combination of natural and carefully managed ecosystems will be needed to sustain the soils and biota, and the goods and services from ecosystems that society needs.

        • Research Impact Canada

          Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools. University of Alberta has been a member since 2018.

          • Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of

            The University of Alberta's Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES) faculty and students pursue excellence in socio-economic research and teaching. A unique group of applied economists and sociologists, REES focuses on agriculture, forestry and issues of the environment. Our students and over 18 faculty are involved in cutting-edge research on the socio-economic aspects of managing natural resources. This research is interdisciplinary and involves collaborative efforts among natural and social scientists.

            • Roy Berg Kinsella Research Ranch

              Located within the central parkland natural subregion of Alberta, the Roy Berg Kinsella Research Ranch is embedded in a rolling landscape dominated by agricultural lands and punctuated by aspen groves, wetlands and patches of native prairie vegetation.

              • School of Business

                The Alberta School of Business is built on the Alberta tradition. Innovative ideas, hard work, entrepreneurial spirit and great people have made the Alberta economy the best in Canada. Twenty-three hundred students fill our classrooms every day expecting the best business education in the country. That is what we deliver.

                • School of Library and Information Studies

                  The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is part of the Faculty of Education, and offers the only Master of Library and Information Studies program on the Canadian prairies that is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). SLIS also offers an inter-faculty combined degree program Master of Library & Information Studies/Master of Arts in Humanities Computing, and is a home department for the Master of Arts in Humanities Computing program. We are in the process of developing a Ph.D. program, and in the meantime, in conjunction with other University of Alberta departments that house PhD programs, SLIS offers opportunities for individual interdisciplinary PhDs.
                  The School's vision for teaching, research, and service is grounded in a multi-disciplinary focus on issues of information access and equity.

                  • School of Public Health

                    We are Canada's first stand-alone faculty dedicated solely to public health. In October 2012, we became Canada's first accredited School of Public Health. We are committed to promoting and protecting health and preventing disease and injury across Alberta, Canada and around the world. Through our research, education, and community engagement programs, we work toward comprehensive solutions to protect and improve the health of people locally and globally.

                    • Science, Technology & Society (STS) Program

                      This Science, Technology & Society program combines insights from Anthropology, Art and Design, Economics, English and Film Studies, History, Sociology, and Philosophy to help you think critically about the roles scientific and technological practices play in our lives.

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