Explore the power of research

Read stories of groundbreaking research taking place across all disciplines at the University of Calgary.

What’s the future of democracy?

Around the world, democracy is eroding. Fake news, foreign interference and partisanship are only a few of the threats facing our institutions. Our researchers study issues such as election technology, social movements and policy-making — because the more we understand these forces, the better prepared we'll be for what's coming.   

Answering the big questions

From lab bench to hospital bedside, from cultural evolution to digital revolution, we're translating discovery into meaningful, measurable change. 

Explore UCalgary shows you how we're challenging conventions, solving the unsolvable and doing our best to make the world a better place. 

Immerse yourself in our stories of research, of breakthroughs and of innovation, in all faculties and disciplines.

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Our themes of exploration

These are the areas where our journeys of discovery take place. 


Culture and Society

Studying the stories of 'us' – how we live, work and evolve together.

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Energy and the Environment

Powering our planet while safeguarding our future.

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Entrepreneurial Thinking

Solving problems and creating opportunities – in any discipline.

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High-Performance Athletics

Pushing the boundaries of higher, faster, stronger, better.

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How We Teach and Learn

Expanding the art and science of education.

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Human and Animal Health

Blending discovery and teaching on the forefront of medical advancement.

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Our Place in the Universe

Searching the earth and sky for answers to age-old questions.

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Urban Evolution

Shaping our spaces and the world around us.

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