Our research

Biomedical engineering across UCalgary

In March 2015, the University of Calgary launched its biomedical engineering research strategy – Engineering Solutions for Health. This interdisciplinary research area involves engineering, medicine, kinesiology, veterinary medicine, science and nursing – all working together to address complex, global health-care research challenges. It identified four research themes:

  • Integrated approaches to enable prevention of injury and disease, and support healthy aging
  • Technologies for improved diagnostics
  • Engineered novel therapeutics
  • Optimized healthcare system performance

Graduate studies in biomedical engineering

Faculties across UCalgary collaborate to offer interdisciplinary graduate studies in biomedical engineering: Schulich School of Engineering, Cumming School of Medicine, and the faculties of Kinesiology, Veterinary Medicine, Science, Nursing and Graduate Studies.

Master of Science

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Doctorate

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Research areas

Biomedical engineering research is happening in clusters of multidisciplinary teams across campus. They work in six main research areas.


Human mobility

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Advanced biomedical imaging

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Regenerative medicine

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Health monitoring and management

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Precision biodiagnostics

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Novel medical technologies

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Schulich's research priorities

Research that makes a difference in people's lives and the world drives what we do. 

Engineering research touches everything. We are developing leading-edge tools and technologies to address challenges from the nanoscale to the global scale.