Ask your own questions, design your own experiments and get your hands dirty. Guided by engaged faculty, here you participate in meaningful research—in the lab and in the field.
Our students learn the newest ideas in genetics, ecology and evolution, gaining the technical expertise and critical-thinking skills needed to pursue an interest in biology.
How much plastic?
Fourth-year biological sciences students visited a northeast Edmonton stormwater pond to look for microplastics in water, sediment and invertebrates. Their findings may surprise you.
It’s easy to be excited when you teach biology because it’s changing all the time. New things are being discovered every single day.
Michael Stock, associate professor
“I love sitting and observing specimens and being in nature,” says assistant professor Kevin Judge. “And photography is one way of observing.” Some of Kevin’s most recent photos focus on the mating rituals of hump-winged grigs.