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Ryerson second for corporate research income growth among comprehensive universities in annual Research Infosource Top 50

November 07, 2019

Ryerson University has been ranked second for corporate research income growth among comprehensive universities and is among the top 10 non-medical universities in the annual Research Infosource Inc. list of the 50 top research universities in Canada.

The university grew its corporate research income by just over 40 per cent in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

Steven N. Liss, vice-president, research and innovation, praised the achievements of faculty members and research support staff across Ryerson, and said the university could look forward to establishing many new collaborations in scholarly, research and creative activity in the years to come.

“We are thrilled that our ambitious and innovative approach to forging relationships with industry, non-profit and community partners is reflected in our continued research funding achievements,” he said. “Our long-standing culture of collaboration supports Ryerson’s bold, innovative and impactful research projects in fields addressing critical, real-world challenges.”

Overall, Ryerson is ranked 26th in the Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2019 rankings. The university received a total of $48.664 million in sponsored research income in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

Research Infosource Inc. is an independent research, consulting, and publishing firm that focuses on Canadian research and development. It is known as a respected and leading source of ranking information on research universities, corporations, hospitals and colleges.

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