Funding & statisitcs

uLethbridge attracts over $15 million annually in research funding from governmental agencies, industry, foundations and associations, and numerous international partners.

Overview of 2019/20 research funding

$15.79M

Total funding
 

$5.64M

The value of Tri-Agency funding
 

40+

Number of Sponsoring Agencies
 

All funding received

 

Faculty member Faculty/School Agency Project name Funds awarded Year
Johnson, Dan Arts & Science Agri-Science Cluster (Canola Cluster) Cabbage seedpod weevil Ceutorhynchus obstrictus, native weevils, and the parasitoid wasp Trichomalus perfectus $100,000 2018
Laird, Rob Arts & Science Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Induction and Termination of Diapause in the quarantine insect Trogoderma granarium ('khapra beetle') $40,000 2017
Yevtushenko, Dmytro Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada CanPEDnet - The Canadian Potato Early Dying Network $84,870 2020
Okine, Erasmus Arts & Science Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Assessment of the Potential of Biochar to the Beef Cattle Diets to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture $1,167,500 2017
Kovalchuk, Igor Arts & Science Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Development of an integrated weed management (IWM) package to mitigate and manage glyphosateresistant weeds in soybean $67,667 2019
Burleigh, Dawn Education Alberta Advisory Committee for Educational Studies Understanding Perspectives on Practicum Supervision by University Consultants and Student Teachers in a Faculty of Education: A Case Study $5,000 2016
Bright, Robin Education Alberta Advisory Committee for Educational Studies Middle school literacy: A three-year study of the impact of an Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Grant on student engagement and motivation for reading and teachers' perceptions of themselves as teachers of reading. $6,039 2016
Marynowski, Richelle Education Alberta Advisory Committee for Educational Studies Outcomes based assessment: A study of secondary mathematics teachers making the transition from traditional grading practices $6,000 2019
Pelech, Sharon Education Alberta Advisory Committee for Educational Studies Exploring Beauty and Aesthetics in Science Education with Pre-Service Teachers $5,060 2017
Hopkinson, Chris Arts & Science Alberta Agriculture and Forestry FireSmart Multispectral lidar data collection and processing $25,000 2019
Rochdi, Nadia Arts & Science Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute Classification of Wetlands in Native Grasslands Using Optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar Remote Sensing 2017
Hopkinson, Chris Arts & Science Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute Evaluating the Teledyne Optech topo-bathymetric multi-spectral lidar system for inland bathymetric mapping in Alberta; capability, challenges and solutions $25,000 2019
Newberry, Janice Arts & Science Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research Raising Spirit: The Opokaa'sin Digital Storytelling Project $40,000 2016
Bonifacio, Glenda Arts & Science Alberta Commission on Human Rights R.E.D. (Rights, Equity, Diversity) Project in Postsecondary Campus in Lethbridge $17,620 2018
Lee-Yaw, Julie Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Wildfire effects on genetic diversity and population connectivity in the long-toed salamander $34,000 2019
Laird, Rob Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Does senescence occur in Lemna minor in the wild? $4,900 2017
McCune, Jenny Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Testing the effects of recreational trails on plant communities and the spread of invasive plant species $11,500 2019
Goater, Cam Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Ecological epidemiology of emerging Ambystoma tigrinum virus (ATV) in a population of tiger salamanders in southwestern Alberta $6,338 2018
Goater, Cam Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Effects of host community structure on parasite transmission and disease risk $7,320 2018
Pyle, Greg Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Contribution of pesticides and climate change to the decline of freshwater mussel populations in Alberta $27,000 2019
Johnson, Dan Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Validation of stable isotope analysis for determining dietary proportions and trophic dynamics in plains sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus jamesi) $1,595 2019
Burg, Theresa Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Plumage polymorphism in ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus): genetics and behaviour $5,410 2016
Pyle, Greg Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association The effects of chronic exposure to cadmium and micro plastics on serotonin levels and feeding behaviour in the leech, Nephelopsis obscura $4,760 2019
Laird, Rob Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Biodiversity and distribution of cryptic duckweed species in Alberta $25,000 2018
Burg, Theresa Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Assessing translocation success and implications of greater sage grouse in Alberta using genetic assignment methods $35,000 2018
Goater, Cameron Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Life cycle, intra-host development and consequences of an emerging new pathogen of minnows in southern Alberta $10,197 2020
Goater, Cameron Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Causes and consequences of multiparasitism in wild and experimental populations of fathead minnows $10,783 2020
Wiseman, Steve Arts & Science Alberta Conservation Association Characterization of the sensitivity of three fish species inhabiting the Alberta Oil Sands Region to PAHs and alkyl PAHs $4,335 2020
Wieden, HJ Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development & Trade Antimicrobial Resistance - One Health Consortium 2018
Zovoilis, Athan Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development & Trade Investigation of AMR spread via MGEs and developing machine learning biotools for quantitative AMR level prediction 2018
Okine, Erasmus OVPR Alberta Economic Development & Trade GreenSTEM $536,500 2018
Bogard, Matthew Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development & Trade Multiple stressor impacts on the functioning of aquatic networks $100,000 2018
Das, Saurya Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development & Trade Quantum Technologies 2018
Metz, Gerlinde Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development and Trade State-of-the-Art Vivarium of the New Science and Academic Building $88,199 2019
Demeler, Borries Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development and Trade Establishment of a Canadian Center for Hydrodynamics $249,376 2017
Tata, Matthew Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development and Trade Centre for Autonomous Systems in Strengthening Future Communities $357,000 2019
Spencer, Locke Arts & Science Alberta Economic Development and Trade Calibration Suite for Far-Infrared Astrophysics Instrumentation $150,000 2017
MacCormack, Jeffrey Education Alberta Education Pre-service teachers' practicum stress, beliefs about teaching and inclusive practices, and executive functions $34,327 2018
Hogue, Michelle Arts & Science Alberta Energy Co-design an environmental monitoring program for Piikani Nation 2018
Hogue, Michelle Arts & Science Alberta Environment & Parks Traditional Ecological Knowledge Program $1,000,000 2020
Chasmer, Laura Arts & Science Alberta Environment & Parks Remote Sensing Wetland Ecosystem Change Detection Method Development $198,970 2018
Rochdi, Nadia Arts & Science Alberta Environment and Parks A Web-Based Monitoring System for Enhancing the Provincial Mapping and Monitoring Capability $100,000 2016
Hopkinson, Chris Arts & Science Alberta Environment and Parks Advancing Environmental Monitoring in Alberta's Eastern Slopes $450,000 2019
Chasmer, Laura Arts & Science Alberta Environment Protection Agency Remote sensing wetland ecosystem change detection method development $580,000 2016
Chasmer, Laura Arts & Science Alberta Environment Sustainable Resource Development Remote Sensing Wetland ecosystem change detection method development $198,970 2017
Rochdi, Nadia Arts & Science Alberta Environment Sustainable Resource Development A Web-Based Monitoring System for Enhancing the Provincial Mapping and Monitoring Capability $100,000 2017
Kovalchuk, Igor Arts & Science Alberta Epigenetics Network Phenotyping and genotyping collection of Cannabis sativa lines $45,000 2019
Christensen, Darren Health Sciences Alberta Gambling Research Institute Multi-Factorial Model of Gambling Accessibility $979 2018
Sanders, James Health Sciences Alberta Gambling Research Institute AGRI Scholarship Research Allowance $3,000 2019
Williams, Robert Health Sciences Alberta Gambling Research Institute Targeting Implicit Cognitions in Comprehensive Prevention Programming for Gambling, Alcohol and Cannabis Use $74,283 2019