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.

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

Shining Music Graduate Jaimee Jarvie builds Multiple Sclerosis community through song

When Faculty of Fine Arts graduate Jaimee Jarvie (BMus '13, MMus '24) was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, her path to understand and accept her new reality led her to graduate studies at …

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The Intersection of Remote Sensing and Archaeology: Discovering Our Past Using Drones

In our territorial acknowledgment we recognize that this land has been inhabited for a very long time – existing since beyond the reach of memory - immemorial. Uncovering and understanding the past is the research …

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Unlocking Nature's Potential: The Journey of Gregory Robinson with Mushrooms

Unlocking Nature's Potential: The Journey of Gregory Robinson with Mushrooms. In the tranquil embrace of nature, amidst whispering trees and fertile soil, Gregory Robinson, CEO and founder of Mycos and Mycos Biotech, …

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Despite his many successes, Dr. Rob Sutherland says the value of failure shouldn’t be overlooked

The Sutherland team’s research has led to several breakthroughs which might some day help discover a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Healthy Hooves, Happy Herds: A New Chapter Unfolds with Cattle Wellness

Drs. Van Donkersgoed, Schwartkopf-Genswein, Mohajerani, Sutherland, with Ryait and Guzman, collaborate on pioneering research to revolutionize beef cattle lameness management.

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Working together to support Blackfoot Ways of Knowing, Learning and Being

The web is an integral part of our digital lives and, like all media, website design and development is a reflection of cultural values. This reflection influences what we see on a website and …

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