We are one of Canada's leading research universities

#1

in medical and science grants in Canada

(Maclean's 2020)

#2

University, primarily undergraduate category

(Maclean's 2021)

Top 3

Primarily undergraduate universities in Canada

(Research InfoSource 2019)

39th

Research university overall in Canada

(Maclean's 2020)

$15.78M in sponsored research revenue, up 21% since 2012.

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Distinguished faculty

We are proud to celebrate the accolades that many of researchers have received in recognition of their work in the natural sciences, health sciences, social sciences, humanities and creative arts.

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Research Chairs

A Research Chair is a prestigious appointment used by the University of Lethbridge to attract and retain world-class scholars in a variety of disciplines.

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Faculty awards & honours

Our researchers, from all disciplines, have won prestigious national and international awards, honours, prizes and fellowships; and have been elected to groups that recognize outstanding scholarship and achievement.

Faculty awards and honours

Core Facilities

The University of Lethbridge has established specialised core facilities with the common goal of advancing scientific research through the shared use of state-of-the-art research equipment and expertise. 

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Centres and Institutes

The University of Lethbridge is home to many world-class research centres and institutes, fostering excellence in research by facilitating collaboration between researchers within and across disciplines.

Research Stories

A career in education and research spanning more than 40 years: Dr. Pam Adams

"I can’t remember a time when our house wasn’t full of people talking about teaching," Dr. Pam Adams, Faculty of Education.

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Dr. Noella Piquette’s broad research interests have also fueled her love for learning

"The University of Lethbridge name just kept coming up as the crown jewel for Faculties of Education," Dr. Noella Piquette.

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ULethbridge Post-Doctoral Fellow: Optimizing the Future

As computational power grows faster, the problems become more complex. Optimization is at the heart of success when it comes to solving computer problems efficiently. Post-doctoral fellow Sajad Fathi Hafshejani aims to …

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Feng Jiao Knows Data – You Can Too

Dr. Feng Jiao understands better than most the power of data and business analytics to improve financial performance.

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International Day of Women & Girls in Science

This year, we are celebrating the diversity of knowledge and academic backgrounds that women and girls are involved with across Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

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Student-curated exhibition focusing on the body in art opens in the uLethbridge Art Gallery

For art history student Kelsey Black, curating the uLethbridge Art Gallery’s latest exhibition has been the highlight of her undergraduate program.

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Dr. Gabrielle Houle to study international mask and puppetry arts practice with support of SSHRC grant

Dr. Gabrielle Houle is at the forefront of researching the growing global movement of mask and puppetry arts in artistic productions after receiving a SSHRC Insight Development grant to study the art forms …

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Artist Mary Kavanagh elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Renowned artist and scholar Mary Kavanagh celebrates her induction as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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A Counselling Psychology Program Respected Across Canada: Dr. Kerry Bernes

The work of Dr. Kerry Bernes and his colleagues is so successful that the Faculty of Education now boasts counselling psychology programs respected across Canada, with applicants coming from far and wide …

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