Stan Blade (Dean, Faculty of ALES) comments on ALES contribution to university’s updated rankings.

Bolstered by a strong showing in the field of agriculture, the University of Alberta landed in the top 100 of a world ranking that compares the scientific performance of universities based entirely on academic publications.

Nobel prize underlines value of U of A

Professor Emeritus Bruce Dancik (Renewable Resources) pens a letter congratulating Michael Houghton (FOMD) and all of his team at the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology (University of Alberta) for winning the Nobel prize, & in light of the honour, asks government to reconsider budget cuts

Indigenous knowledge should inform COVID-19 recovery strategy, say Yukoners in top science journal

A team of Yukoners has published a letter in the prestigious academic journal Science, arguing that Indigenous principles and knowledge should inform a global strategy for recovering from the pandemic. Co-author Jared Gonet (Renewable Resources) is interviewed.

Universities’ positive impacts

Alberta universities are making their presence felt during the COVID-19 crisis. Comment from Heather Bruce (ALES), president of the Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations, and mentions research being done at the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology and by Timothy Caulfield (Law/Public