The University of Alberta has 40,061 students from 156 countries. The University of Alberta has expertise in both established and emerging fields including precision health, artificial intelligence, energy systems, food safety & security, nanotechnology, the environment and earth’s resources, the past, clean technology, climate change, intersections of gender smart technology and space to name but a few. By asking why, researchers push the boundaries of knowledge and create discoveries and innovations that improve our lives and the world, and help shape our future. University of Alberta researchers regularly secure more than $500M in annual external research funding.