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Leap in research ranking

October 15, 2015 — 

The University of Manitoba has leap-frogged from 16th place to ‘lucky 13th’ place among Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities, according to Re$earch Infosource Inc.’s latest report.

The University of Manitoba received $154.3 million in research funding in 2014, up 12.4 per cent.

“The research enterprise at the University of Manitoba continues to successfully compete nationally and internationally,” said Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba. “The increase in our ranking is directly tied to successes of our researchers and their teams who conduct top quality research with global significance. They make us proud!”

Overall Canada’s top 50 universities received $6.67 billion in research funding in fiscal 2014. Overall, research income rose at 27 institutions and fell at 23.

According to Re$earch Infosource Inc. this is the first time in 14 years national combined university research income failed to growth. Research income at Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities shrank by -1.6% in Fiscal 2014.

Re$earch Infosource Inc. is Canada’s source of R&D intelligence.

Research at the University of Manitoba is partially supported by funding from the Government of Canada Research Support Fund.

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