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The Office of Sustainability is the hub of the campus sustainability initiative at the University of Alberta. We inform, inspire and enable students, faculty and staff to adopt sustainable practices. Our work focuses on outreach & engagement, teaching & research, and facilities & operations. Learn more

Emerald Awards 2014 Recipient


  1. UAlberta researchers design sophisticated new tool to understand threatened Canadian polar bear populations

    Researchers have engineered a genomic research tool to analyse the genetic population of threatened Canadian polar bears.

  2. The history of sustainability

    Historian’s research examines our current ecological, economical, cultural and population predicaments, and the history that led us to where we are today.

  3. Starting the conversation can help stop suicide

    Suicide prevention campaign uses coffee shops to “Keep Him Here.”

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