Communities and Collections

  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute

    The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) is a not-for-profit organization that exists to inspire and advance a culture committed to sustained improvement for safer healthcare in Canada. It does this by fostering collaboration between governments and stakeholders, supporting the development of patient safety initiatives that will help the Canadian healthcare system become the safest and best in the world. CPSI's work lays primarily in implementing safety interventions, advocating for policy change, and strengthening alliances and networks.

    • Canadian Rail Research Laboratory (CaRRL)

      The Canadian Rail Research Laboratory (CaRRL) was established to be Canada's premier education and research program in railway engineering. Housed within the University of Alberta's Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, CaRRL features a large dedicated laboratory space inside the Natural Resources Engineering Facility and facilitates world-class research in collaboration between academia and our industry and government partners.

      • CANHelp Working Group

        The Canadian North Helicobacter pylori (CANHelp) Working Group is a multidisciplinary, intersectoral team that aims to address community concerns about health risks from Helicobacter pylori infection. When this bacterial infection persists, it causes chronic inflammation of the stomach lining, which leads to diseases of the stomach and duodenum, including peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. Northern Canadian communities suffer from a disproportionately high frequency of the infection and related diseases. Concerns of affected communities and their health care providers led to the establishment of the CANHelp Working Group, formed by academic researchers at the University of Alberta with health officials and community leaders in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The CANHelp Working Group conducts ongoing projects in Aklavik, Tuktoyaktuk and Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories, and Old Crow, Yukon Territory.
        Goals include to: 1) Conduct community-based research projects to obtain local information on the burden of disease from H. pylori infection, risk factors for H. pylori-associated diseases, and factors that influence successful treatment to eliminate this infection; 2) Develop knowledge exchange strategies that help community members understand H. pylori health risks as well as currently available solutions and unsolved challenges for reducing these health risks; and 3) Implement knowledge exchange activities with health care practitioners and decision makers to assess current H. pylori management and develop new policies using evidence from our research.

        • CCI Press

          The CCI (Canadian Circumpolar Institute) Press is an academic/scholarly publishing house with a dual interest in trade titles. The Press emphasizes peer-reviewed publishing and strives for uniformity and quality in the series produced. It is recognized by the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences as an eligible publisher of scholarly works.

          The CCI publishes in all subject areas related to the north. Each year, 3-5 titles are produced, and distributed to national and international audiences.

          • Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

            The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports instructors and programs to develop engaging and meaningful learning experiences for students. In addition to offering a variety of programming (including one-on-one consultations, workshops related to teaching and curriculum, and facilitating teaching grants and awards), CTL academic staff are actively involved in disseminating and co-disseminating their CTL-related work to inform and advance practice. Find some of our reports, resources, presentations, and scholarly publications here.

            • Certificate in Computer Game Development

              This collection contains student projects created for courses in the Certificate in Computer Game Development. The Certificate in Computer Game Development is a joint certificate between the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science which is intended to complement discipline-specific studies with courses which give students opportunities to work in multidisciplinary teams, build complete small- to medium-scale games, and interact with industry.

              • Chemical and Materials Engineering, Department of

                The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta attracts some of the best and brightest people. With 50 professors, over 300 graduate students and more than 500 undergraduate students, our department is growing every year.

                Our undergraduate and graduate programs are taught by leading chemical and materials researchers from around the world. Our professors are award-winning, passionate instructors, and approachable mentors.

                • Chemistry, Department of

                  The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta provides an outstanding environment for studies in Chemistry, is among the most research active departments in Canada, and is regarded as being among the top three in the country. The Department is one of the best equipped and best funded in North America and has a faculty renowned internationally for their excellence in teaching and research.

                  • China Institute

                    The China Institute at the University of Alberta (CIUA) was established in the fall of 2005 with an endowment fund of C$37 million from the Government of Alberta. The endowment matched the appraised value of The Mactaggart Art Collection, donated to the University of Alberta Museums by local philanthropists Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart, under an agreement by the University that the funds so obtained would be used to create the China Institute, dedicated to enhancing understanding between Canada and China.

                    • CHLA/ABSC 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Northern Illumination/ Lumières du Nord -- May 16-19, 2017 -- Edmonton, Alberta.

                      The Canadian Health Libraries Association / Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada is Canada's national association of health libraries and librarians. CHLA/ABSC meets annually in a Canadian city. Edmonton is the location of the 2017 Conference.

                      Through a series of plenary and parallel sessions, posters and continuing education workshops, the scientific program addresses the following sub themes:

                      Emerging Role of the Health Librarian
                      Exciting Teaching Developments
                      Expert and Systematic Searching
                      Health Library Spaces
                      Hospital and Special Libraries
                      Impact Assessment for Health Information
                      Innovative Collections
                      Other Illuminating Topics

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