U of S lands top spot in research funding increase

The University of Saskatchewan is leading the country in research income gains, according to new figures from a Canadian innovation firm.

Research Infosource Inc. released its annual ranking of Canada’s top research universities and their funding sources. While the national average held steady at 2.2 per cent since last year, the U of S had a substantial increase—27.8 per cent—the largest increase of all Canadian universities.


In turn, this propelled the U of S from 13th to 11th place on the list of Canada's top 50 research universities, with research funding during the 2016 fiscal year valued at over $215 million. The U of S also ranked well in terms of graduate research, placing second in the category. 

Research Infosource Inc. is Canada's source of R&D intelligence. Drawing from proprietary databases, Research Infosource publishes Canada’s Innovation Leaders, which includes Canada's Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders, Canada's Top 50 Research Universities, Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals and Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges. As well, Research Infosource publishes specialized reports and The Innovation Atlas of Canada™—a web-based research and innovation mapping and data information product.

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