Canadian Institute for Resources Law
This UCalgary Institute is a leading national centre of expertise on energy and environmental policy and law issues relating to Alberta's energy and natural resources. Faculty members actively research a variety of laws in areas such as international environmental energy, regulation of environmental markets, alternative energy, constitutional, climate change, environmental assessment and adaptive management, sustainable development, energy transportation and land use laws. Learn more.
Reimagining the Energy Landscape
More than 300 UCalgary scholars from a wide range of disciplines — engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, geoscience, geology, health sciences, public policy, social sciences — are conducting research to transform the energy landscape, for a cleaner, more efficient energy future. These scholars are balancing far-out and long-term research impacts with immediate and tangible deliverables, including solutions and technologies ready for field-scale applications. Learn more.
Teaching, Learning and Student Experience
New Minor in Energy and Environment
The Schulich School of Engineering’s new minor in Energy and Environment is the first of its kind in Canada. This program teaches students how to assess, avoid and minimize environmental impacts of industrial energy operations. This optional minor is offered in collaboration with a variety of engineering majors. Learn more.
Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV)
SEDV is an interdisciplinary graduate program in the Schulich School of Engineering, Haskayne School of Business, Faculty of Law, and School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. This program is for professionals and students seeking a broad-based and comprehensive education in sustainable energy. This year, student capstone projects examined a diversity of questions like how converting organic by-products into biofuels could reduce waste and provide low-carbon alternative energy sources. Learn more here.