Creating healthy human environments for everyday living.
Human Ecology is an interdisciplinary applied field that uses a holistic systems approach to examine the many contexts of people’s lives. In particular, we focus on the dynamic relationships people have with their near environments: clothing, family, home and community. Our mission is to create healthy human environments that enhance the quality of daily life. >>more
More than 40 ALES students seize opportunity to connect classroom learning with the world around them during ALES Alternative Reading Week experiences in Cuba, India and Edmonton's inner-city
Research conducted by Janet Fast and the Research on Aging, Policies and Practice team helps make Alberta Compassionate Care Leave Act a reality
The next Fashion Culture Network free lecture is entitled “‘An Agreeable Occupation’: Women’s Embroidery in the British Isles Before the 18th Century” and will be given by Ashley Sims, doctoral student in the History & Classics Department.
Love life got you down? It might be time to take a look back on your teenage years. A new study says your relationship with your parents during adolescence has a profound effect on your romantic relationships later in life. Article quotes University of Alberta associate professor and study author Matt Johnson.
Scholarship meets style in exhibit that offers fresh perspective on the art and fashion of a mythical icon.
Gowns created by two world-class designers, including University of Alberta alumnus Michael Kaye, are bringing a new perspective to Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty, and at the same time dressing up collaborative U of A research.
From pairs of holey longjohns to magnificent robes of Chinese emperors, the University of Alberta’s department of Human Ecology is home to the largest collection of clothing and textiles on a Canadian campus.
Undergraduate Research - Roger S. Smith Award Information 2014
Families & Everyday Life Research Project
Families needed. We invite diverse families with young children under age 6 to participate. For more information on how to participate read the brochure here.