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Laurentian Tops National Ranking In Undergrad Research Revenue

Research income rose nearly 40% during the last fiscal year

November 13, 2019 -- Laurentian University’s researchers are pleased to see their institution’s name so high up the ranks of this year’s national list of research universities by Research Infosource. The organization has rated our institution number one in research income for undergraduate universities. In fact, multiple areas of success have seen Laurentian take the top spot two years running. The institution is also ranked 27th overall across Canada. 

According to the organization, Laurentian posted a research income of $44 million during the most recent fiscal year. This represents a growth of 37.2%, which represents the highest growth of any institution in the current list. Laurentian also took first place in a ranking of graduate student research intensity, up from second place last year.

Several factors have contributed to the attainment of these results. Most notable in this context is our university’s Strategic Research Plan, which emphasizes collaboration, openness and interdisciplinary cooperation as some of our key values.

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‘As far as research rankings go, Laurentian has been moving in the right direction. This is a reflection of the commitment and hard work of our faculty, staff, and students who are making a difference locally, nationally and internationally. Congratulations to all and let's accelerate the pace of this upward movement.’ Rizwan Haq, Interim Vice-President of Research at Laurentian University

Research Infosource Inc. labels itself Canada's source of research and development Intelligence. As a leading research, consulting, and publishing firm, we specialize in the areas of policy, research, business intelligence and analysis on science, technology, innovation, and the Canadian R&D ecosystem.