Do our neighbourhoods affect our health? UCalgary researchers study walkability in our built environments to learn how we can design healthier places to live for all.
As our cities become more and more crowded, and more of us choose to live with pets, how do we ensure that animals and people can co-exist?
What happens when an industry that fuels explosive growth collapses? That depends on the ability of the marketplace to adapt and change course.
At UCalgary's Schulich School of Engineering, researchers study innovative “ring” transit routes, commuter behavior, navigation systems, cycling alternatives and everything in-between in an effort to make getting around easier and more efficient.
In a world facing a global refugee crisis, with ever more people fleeing their homelands, how do we make sure newcomers fit in successfully?
As millions of people flock to urban centres around the world, there is an urgent need to create better cities — and researchers at UCalgary are working to build smarter, safer and more sustainable urban environments.
It’s been said that great universities need great cities, and great cities need great universities. "Citizen science," the Urban Alliance partnership, and student connections with the community are some of the ways UCalgary contributes.
A UCalgary research project aims to find out whether the person or the built environment is the primary inspiration for walkable communities.
Design students create a gesture-controlled workstation, sensory furniture and a form of office escape pod in their senior research studio.
Jim Dewald, dean of the Haskayne School of Business, shares ways that businesses can recreate themselves successfully and avoid stagnation and failure.
Education can be a powerful tool when it comes to helping refugees and other newcomers adapt quickly to life in Canada.
Marc Boutin, award-winning architect and associate professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design, talks about what it takes to build smart, safe and sustainable cities.
UCalgary alumnus Adam Legge shares his vision for the role entrepreneurs and innovators can play in building a vibrant future for the city.
Part of building a healthy neighbourhood is ensuring the people who live there have healthy relationships, free of domestic violence.
A unique waste water research and treatment facility in Calgary is geared toward finding better ways to remove pollutants from our drinking water.
As environmentally conscious construction takes off, one researcher asks how it affects building occupants.
Designed by students, an innovative laneway home keeps families together longer as elders can age in place.
An engineering study compares roof technologies to determine which is best for cold climates.
Professor Marc Boutin’s award-winning designs explore the potential of public spaces.
Students create prototypes of temporary shelters that keep in mind the most important consideration for displaced families: a sense of home.
One social work professor's research looks into housing-first programs, rural trends and the wellness of front-line workers.
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