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Faculty of Arts Research

Our vision for energizing arts is to engage, inspire, discover.

Latest research news

In the News Rob Huebert, Political Science/Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies, in The Bridge with Peter Mansbridge

Billions In New Defence Spending -- Why and Will It Even Happen?

In the News Lisa Young, Political Science, in CBC.CA News

Municipal-federal deals to face provincial oversight under proposed Alberta law

In the News Rob Huebert, Political Science/Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies, in CBC

Protecting Arctic sovereignty

UCalgary prof to lead thought-provoking discussion on AI-inspired research and human identity

Join Marina L. Gavrilova April 25 for Lecture of a Lifetime 2024

In the News Keith Dobson, Psychology, in The National Post

Is 'bed rotting' self-care or laziness? What to know about this Gen Z trend

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D2L Faculty of Arts research resources

Resources and links for Arts researchers only (log-in required).

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Vice President Research Office

Planning and policy issues, government and community relations. Responsible for research chairs and institutes, research administration, and animal care. 

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Research Services Office

Sponsored research, grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities. Help with University policy, procedures and requirements. Assistance interpreting and applying UCalgary's Intellectual Property policy.

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Postdoc Office

Assistance with research training, career development, and other services for the 400 postdoctoral fellows who are valued members of our research community

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Research ethics board

UCalgary has two research ethics boards, three animal care committees, and a biosafety committee. All research, funded or unfunded, involving humans, animals or biohazards must first be reviewed by and receive approval from the appropriate board or committee before research can begin.

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UService

Provides walk-up assistance for training staff and faculty in the areas of Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Research Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and IRISS. No appointment is necessary.

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UCalgary Research

UCalgary is a comprehensive academic and research institution, with a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our local, national and international communities.

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Arts research team

Associate Dean Steig Johnson

Steig Johnson

The Associate Dean, Research and Infrastructure oversees the Canada Research Chair program, promotes international research collaborations, identifies needs for research infrastructure and manages external review processes.

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Senior Research Advisor Kinga Olszewska

Kinga Olszewska

The Senior Research Advisor provides research career development support to academic staff.

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Graduating students at convocation.

Giving Day 2024

You don’t have to be on campus to support students or be a scientist to advance research breakthroughs — your Giving Day support makes it happen!

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