Sheridan breaks into the top five for research colleges in Canada

November 01, 2018

Every year, Research Infosource Inc. publishes its research ranking findings in their publication Canada's Innovation Leaders. It includes reports on top R&D numbers in Canada including "Canada's Top 50 Research Universities," "Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals" and " Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges." Research income across Canada this year totalled $197.9 million. Based on research income, here are the top five research colleges in Canada:

  • Lambton College - $11.4 million
  • George Brown College - $11.1 million
  • Northern Alberta Insitute of Technology - $9.9 million
  • Cégep de Trois-Rivières - $8.3 million
  • Sheridan College -  $8.3 million

In addition to income, Sheridan also leads large colleges in the highest number of completed research projects with 180. Algonquin College came in second with 170 projects followed by Niagara College with 131. Sheridan also remained in the top five for other categories including the number of paid student researchers and industry research intensity.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized–once again–as a research leader in Canada,” says Dr. Janet Morrison, President and Vice-Chancellor of Sheridan. “At Sheridan, research is part of our institutional fabric. It enables us to imagine and incubate great, big audacious ideas. Independently and collectively, our faculty-led projects drive academic quality, economic development, social innovation, and entrepreneurship. By deliberately involving students, our projects also offer highly compelling, hands-on experiences that position learners for success in today’s knowledge economy.” 

We're proud that excellence in research has once again been recognized at Sheridan. For more information on Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges, check out Research Infosource Inc.'s website


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