May 30, 2013

Taking A Closer Look at Property Rights: Alberta Land Institute funds research project to examine governance & regulation

Property rights are a controversial issue in Alberta. A number of land-use statutes and policies have been developed in recent years that have encouraged public debate. As the dust settles there  is opportunity to clarify and examine the remaining challenges facing Albertans today in understanding property rights. Alberta Land Institute is supporting a research project that explores key issues and…

February 22, 2013
Tags: Research

Alberta Land Institute Congratulates Researchers on Successful Grant Applications

Institute Awards Grants for Research in Property Rights, Wetlands and Agricultural Land Loss February 11, 2013: Alberta Land Institute (ALI) congratulates three University of Alberta professors and their collaborators for their successful research grant applications. These grant applications resulted from ALI’s September 2012 Call for Proposals. Beginning this month, the ALI will be supporting three…

October 12, 2012

Alberta Land Institute Issues Call for Proposals

The Alberta Land Institute (ALI) announces a Call for Proposals for its research grants competition in four research areas. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2012. We expect that successful applicants will be notified by January 15, 2013. Research topics for the four proposals are: Assessing Property Rights and Land Use Regulation Evaluation Mechanisms for Wetland Restoration…

September 5, 2012
Tags: Launch

Launch Announcement

Based out of the University of Alberta, ALI is a multi-disciplinary institute that will work to support more informed land-use decisions by providing information that considers environment, economic and social objectives as well as the impacts and potential trade-offs on the land base.   It will accomplish this goal by conducting world-class research to develop, evaluate and promote innovative land…

September 1, 2012

Alberta Land Institute to Issue Call for Proposals

The newly launched Alberta Land Institute (ALI) will be putting a call out in late September to the academic and land-use community for four proposals covering a variety of policy issues that are arising in Alberta and elsewhere with respect to land-use. The research topics for the four proposals are: Evaluating mechanisms for wetland restoration and retention in Alberta Assessing the implications…