How funny is this word? The 'snunkoople' effect

UAlberta researchers establish the world’s first mathematical theory of humour

When chemistry computes

PhD grad Cassandra Churchill finds her stride in anticancer drug research

Hitting the right note

MSc grad combines love of music with artificial intelligence in innovative music transcription software

Miniaturizable magnetic resonance

Microscopic gem the key to creating lab-on-a-chip technology

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The Faculty of Science offers graduate students the opportunity to study with some of the world's best research scientists. We offer programs leading to Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.

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The University of Alberta Faculty of Science is a research and teaching powerhouse dedicated to shaping the future by pushing the boundaries of knowledge in the classroom, laboratory, and field. Through exceptional teaching, learning, and research experiences, we competitively position our students, staff, and faculty for current and future success.