Trent University is one of Canada’s top universities, recognized for its research and innovation, particularly within the liberal arts and sciences.
Research is central to our mission as we strive to contribute to research at a local, national and international level. With numerous partnerships from government, other universities, industries and communities around the world, Trent's researchers continually advance the knowledge, technologies and services of their disciplines.
Trent’s distinctive interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to research sets us apart from our peers, with our strengths and the strategic directions summarized around three areas of excellence :
Humanities, Culture & Indigenous Studies
Characterized by an interdisciplinary overview of the human condition
Aging, Health & Sustainable Communities
Collaborative and community-based research in Psychology, Nursing, Education, Aging and Business.
Trent has decades of world-renowned research expertise in this theme area and continues to be a leader in environmental studies.
Research Annual Report 2022
Trent University is grateful for the continued support of the three federal research granting agencies through the Research Support Fund, which allows us to maintain a world-class research environment.