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Ryerson ranked first for research income growth among comprehensive universities in Research Infosource Top 50

December 08, 2020

Ryerson University has been ranked first for research income growth, external link, opens in new window among comprehensive universities in Research Infosource Inc.’s annual list of the 50 top research universities in Canada. The university’s research income increased 63.5 per cent during the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

Additionally, Ryerson was ranked third among comprehensive universities for not-for-profit research income growth, external link, opens in new window, with this figure increasing by 55 per cent over the previous fiscal year.

“This outstanding news is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to research excellence and the remarkable work of our faculty and support staff,” said Steven N. Liss, Ryerson’s vice-president, research and innovation. “Through Ryerson’s exceptional funding accomplishments, we have established a solid foundation for future growth that will enable our researchers to continue tackling the most critical challenges affecting Canadians and citizens around the world.”

Overall, the university ranked 23rd, external link, opens in new window in the Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2020 rankings. Ryerson received a total of $79.57 million in research income in the 2018-2019 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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