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Research

July 9, 2014

Designing a community of learning

Visual Communication Design professor Bonnie Sadler Takach inspires her students by giving them hands-on experience with a community-based project. read more »

June 25, 2014

Studying the silver screen

A self-taught film buff, professor Bill Beard helped create UAlberta's Film Studies program more than three decades ago. read more »

June 11, 2014

Re-bordering Canadian citizenship

Research by political science professor Yasmeen Abu-Laban shows that racism and the temporary foreign worker program can impact Canadian immigration and multiculturalism policies. read more »

May 21, 2014

Anthropologist brews up tea culture

Anthropologist Jean DeBernardi studies the culture of tea, and the role it plays in promoting the Chinese language and arts in Canada and around the world. read more »

May 7, 2014

Gender, culture, race and identity in Africa and Canada

Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika’s research straddles two continents, examining women’s struggles to create identity and build community. read more »

April 22, 2014

Happy 450th Birthday, Shakespeare: All the world’s your stage

English professor Rick Bowers’ passion for Shakespeare keeps the Bard alive in the classroom. read more »

April 3, 2014

Looking into conflict journalism and international relations

Arts student and undergraduate researcher Emma Kent uses research to understand issues and answer questions that are important to her. read more »

March 20, 2014

Social organization of conception and sexuality

Amy Kaler’s research examines how social, cultural and political factors shape individual choices, and how those choices transform the conditions in which people live. read more »

March 6, 2014

Fossil Hominid Cast Collection

Learn about human origins by interacting with fossil replicas of our non-human primate ancestors. read more »

February 20, 2014

Feminist philosopher brings theory to life

Through a feminist lens, Cressida Heyes examines the politics and philosophy of health, illness, sleep and the body, especially as they relate to gender and sexuality. read more »

February 6, 2014

Communicating risks

Writing Studies professor Tom Barker teaches his students how to analyze risks in their environments and how to make those environments safer. read more »

January 28, 2014

2013 Cécile E. Mactaggart Travel Award for Narrative Writing

Writing Studies instructor Christina Grant wins the 2013 Cécile E. Mactaggart Travel Award for her short story “D-Day.” read more »

January 23, 2014

Children’s healthy development

Psychology professor’s research on children’s peer relationships could help reduce peer victimization and promote children’s healthy development. read more »

January 7, 2014

Ukraine Alive

Natalie Kononenko’s research provides insights into how immigrant groups adapt to their new country. read more »

December 11, 2013

From linguistics to east asian studies

The University of Alberta is ‘family’ for retiring east asian studies professor read more »

November 22, 2013

The end of the world as we know it?

English PhD student Brent Bellamy studies the role of narrative in post-apocalyptic fiction and what it can tell us about the present read more »

November 21, 2013

Crossing the borders in Women’s Writing

Recent PhD graduate Libe Garcia Zarranz receives a Gold Medal for her work on borders in the fiction of queer transCanadian women writers read more »

November 7, 2013

Move over, Thor.

There is another (female) viking in town. Natalie Van Deusen, professor in the Department of MLCS, studies the depiction of women in Old Norse literature. read more »