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

Honouring Creativity: Dr. Darlene St. George

“Students are forming their sense of identity and look to teachers as models.” Identity is not fixed. Teachers who demonstrate flexibility, listening, and constant reflection on who they are and who they …

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Twitter: An Important Professional Development Tool for Teachers

Current student, Parker Bijl values Twitter for enabling him to interact with colleagues and access a plethora of professional development ideas and resources. When COVID-19 struck, he recognized an even greater potential for …

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Small cohorts led to large opportunities for MFA graduate Tyler Muzzin

A 45-minute phone call convinced Tyler Muzzin, recent MFA graduate, that the University of Lethbridge was the right place for him, as a student and an artist.

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Repertoire selection inspires undergraduate student and faculty member to build aeolian harp

Crossing Boundaries symposium inspired a creative pairing, between faculty and student, music and nature.

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Becoming a Literacy Leader: Kacie Neamtu (BA/BEd ’11/MA ’20)

Congratulations! Kacie Neamtu (BA/BEd ’11/MA ’20) has been honoured with the prestigious J. Estill Alexander Future Leaders in Literacy Award. The international award recognizes an outstanding thesis that exemplifies excellence in research …

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Virtual exhibition provides response to Indigenous objects stored in British Museums

uLethbridge Art Gallery presents postponed exhibition 'Stories for British Museums', a virtual exhibition by Indigenous art studio students in response to Indigenous objects stored in British Museums

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Donor support helps train the next generation of scientists

Dr. Roy Golsteyn’s (BSc ’84) Natural Product Laboratory has continues their quest to find the chemicals for the next wave of cancer treatments, making a difference in the lives of Canadians and inspiring …

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Piecing together the RNA puzzle: Dr. Julia Guegueniat research highlight

What role does RNA play in disease development? Dr. Julia Guegueniat pieces together this molecular puzzle.

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Delivering Canada's First Master of Counselling Graduate Program

While teaching in the United Arab Emirates Dr. Dawn McBride worked with three Alberta universities to develop Canada’s first Master of Counselling graduate program delivered online with residential components. This is work …

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