We are one of Canada's leading research universities


in medical and science grants in Canada

(Maclean's 2020)


University, primarily undergraduate category

(Maclean's 2021)

Top 3

Primarily undergraduate universities in Canada

(Research InfoSource 2019)


Research university overall in Canada

(Maclean's 2020)

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

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

Faculty of Arts & Science Gold Medal (Arts) winner Amy Cran demonstrates extraordinary leadership through compassion for the community

Amy Cran (BA '23) is no stranger to stepping outside of her comfort zone. While hesitant at first to pursue an independent study, Amy says it led to many experiences and connections …

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The Waking Death Collective: Fine Arts event series explores death through artistic practice

Artist and associate professor Mia van Leeuwen (Drama) is pursuing a multi-pronged research project that explores art-making that is death-facing, participating in a wider cultural movement to contemplate themes of death, dying and grief. …

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2023 International Day of Women & Girls in Science

As we continue to make space for more women and girls in science, let us always remember: “you can’t compete with me; I want you to win, too!” - Dena McMartin, VP Research

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Gaining hands-on research experience: Alex Engel

Kinesiology and psychology student Alex Engel got the amazing opportunity to spend his summer working with Dr. Paige Pope on her current research Move More, Sit Less.

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Meet the faculty: New faces in the Dhillon School of Business this fall

This summer we have welcomed three new faculty members to the Dhillon School of Business team, each with a different industry-pertinent focus so our students continue to be equipped with sought after, relevant …

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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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