Trent University Ranks #3 Undergraduate Research University in Ontario; #6 in Canada
2021 Research Infosource undergraduate rankings also place Trent in national Winner’s Circle, #2 in all of Canada for growth in corporate and non-profit research income
Strong increases in corporate and non-profit research income growth have bolstered Trent University as one of the top undergraduate research universities in Canada, according to the annual rankings by Research Infosource Inc.
In the 2021 rankings of Canada’s top 50 research universities, Trent ranked #3 in Ontario and #6 in all of Canada in the undergraduate category. This year’s rankings also place the University in the undergraduate Winner’s Circle in two categories – #1 in Ontario (#2 in Canada) for not-for-profit research income growth percentage and #2 in Canada for corporate research income growth percentage.
“Our faculty, graduate and undergraduate students work closely with diverse partners to conduct significant leading-edge research,” says Dr. Cathy Bruce, acting vice president of Research and Innovation at Trent. “The 2021 Research Infosource rankings clearly reflect the growth and leadership of community-based and partnered research at Trent, with top-two honours in the corporate and not-for-profit research categories. Being #2 in research income growth in our class is a testament to the dedication of Trent researchers and the engagement of our broader research community.”
2021 Research Infosource Top 50 Research Universities Rankings Highlights:
*Reflects undergraduate category
The 2021 results also showcase some of the biggest strides universities have taken in key categories over the past two decades. In the Spotlight on Two Decades of University Research Progress, Trent was ranked second among undergraduate institutions for the growth percentage of corporate and not-for-profit research income, increasing research income in these categories by nearly 300% and more than 3,000%, respectively, over the last 20 years.
The results speak strongly to Trent’s long-standing reputation as an interdisciplinary, research-intensive institution and complement the University’s rankings by Maclean’s, as the top undergraduate institution in Ontario, now 11 years running.
About Trent University
One of Canada's top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that's personal, purposeful and transformative. Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world. Here, undergraduate and graduate students connect and collaborate with faculty, staff and their peers through diverse communities that span residential colleges, classrooms, disciplines, hands-on research, co-curricular and community-based activities. Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life every day. Today, Trent's unique approach to personal development through supportive, collaborative community engagement is in more demand than ever. Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration. In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues. Trent's Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area, delivers a distinct mix of programming in the east GTA.
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