uCalgary unveils new strategic research plan

July 13, 2012

The University of Calgary has launched its 2012 Strategic Research Plan, which provides the roadmap for achieving the institution's goal of becoming one of Canada's top 5 research-intensive universities by 2016. The plan focuses on 3 major priorities: matching uCalgary's strengths with opportunities; increasing its research capacity; and creating a dynamic research environment to promote research excellence. The multidisciplinary research themes that will guide uCalgary toward its top 5 goal are: brain and mental health; human dynamics in a changing world: Smart and Secure Cities, Societies and Cultures; new earth-space technologies; engineering solutions for health: Biomedical engineering; infections, inflammation and chronic diseases in the changing environment; and energy innovations for today and tomorrow. UToday | 2012 Strategic Research Plan