Media relations

Athabasca University media relations is committed to a professional and timely working relationship with journalists. We are here to help you:

  • access university spokespeople
  • identify subject matter experts for a story or research topic
  • find key facts about the university
  • get multimedia images and video for your story

For general inquiries or to interview an Athabasca University expert, please contact:


Bryan Alary

Manager of Content and Media Relations

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AU experts

Athabasca University has faculty experts who can comment on a variety of issues and topics, including:

Business, finance

  • Accounting and taxation
  • Economics, finance, and operations management
  • Digital business transformation, including AI solutions
  • Marketing, entrepreneurship, and information systems
  • Organizational analysis
  • Micro-credentials and professional development

Health, health care

  • Mental health awareness and advocacy
  • Healthy living, active living
  • Nursing, nurse advocacy and hospital care
  • Older adult care, aging (and associated medical conditions), frailty
  • Diseases and treatment

Culture, society, humanities

  • Labour relations
  • Societal Issues – criminal justice, social theory, women and gender studies, public administration
  • Online learning, distance education
  • Political economy (politics, society, economics), political science
  • Religious studies
  • Athabasca University Press
  • Heritage resource management
  • Psychology

Science and technology

  • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning
  • Space science, astronomy
  • Environmental monitoring and analytics
  • Architecture (including regenerative design and sustainable architecture)
  • Computing and information systems
  • Data analytics
  • Game development and programming
  • Teaching science at a distance
  • Mathematics

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Updated July 18, 2024 by Digital & Web Operations (