The University of Calgary (or UCalgary) is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Founded in 1966 (after operating as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta since 1945) the University of Calgary is composed of 14 faculties and more than 85 research institutes and centres.
More than 25,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students are currently enrolled. The University of Calgary has graduated over 155,000 alumni in 152 countries, including the current Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, and Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk.
The University of Calgary is one of Canada’s top research universities (based on the number of Canada Research Chairs) and is a member of the U15 (the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada).
The University of Calgary is the birthplace of a number of important inventions, including the neurochip. The university’s sponsored research revenue of $352 million, with total revenues exceeding $1.1 billion, is one of the highest in the country. Being in Calgary, with Canada’s highest concentration of engineers and geoscientists, the Faculty of Science, Department of Geosciences and the Schulich School of Engineering maintain ties to the petroleum and geoscience industry.
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University of Calgary research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Detecting disease in beef cattle using ear tag units – July 29, 2015
- Changes to fisheries legislation have removed habitat protection for most species in Canada
- Fecal transplant pill knocks out recurrent C. diff infection, study shows
- Discovery offers bio-solution to severe canola crop losses
- Discovery opens door to efficiently storing and reusing renewable energy
- Synthetic Biofilter Removes Estrogens and other Medicine Residues from Drinking Water
- UMass Amherst Chemists Develop Nose-like Sensor Array to ‘Smell’ Cancer Diagnoses
- Calgary scientists make stem cell breakthrough
- Combating climate change
- Kryptonite superglue reduces open chest surgery recovery time
- Brain vacuum technique reverses the effects of stroke
- Nanoparticle vaccine cures type 1 diabetes in mice