Research and Teaching

The Faculty of Science is a research powerhouse. Our researchers attract funding from a broad array of funding agencies, including NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC, Alberta Inovates, and many others.

Creating the next generation of nanotech experts

Chemistry professor receives $1.65M from NSERC to create international graduate school with German partners.

Colour-changing proteins shed light on inner workings of live cells

Glow-in-the-dark proteins could help treat everything from mental illness to diabetes to cancer.

Oldest known snake fossils identified

UAlberta researcher part of international team whose discovery rolls back the clock on snake evolution by nearly 70 million years.

Expedition journal: Part II

Martyn Unsworth shares his trip to Antarctica where he is studying the active and unusual Mount Erebus volcano.

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