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.

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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

Canadian Association for Study of Educational Administration: Best Master’s Thesis 2020 goes to Kathryn Desrochers (MEd’21)

Kathryn Desrochers (MEd '21) invited teachers to rate their efficacy using a scale she developed based on existing literature and Alberta’s Teaching Quality Standard. “Teachers had the highest feelings of efficaciousness when they …

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Department of Art Celebrates Excellence through Virtual Exhibitions and Awards

The Department of Art celebrates student excellence and highlights the creative works of students, staff and faculty through two virtual exhibitions and the announcement of the 2021 art award recipients.

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Alumni Research: Martin Parent (MEd '20) Video Podcasting to the Teacher World

“If we’re not anchored to research, and don’t have mechanisms to infuse research into practice, we risk relying on fads.” — Martin Parent (MEd '20) Graduate of the Faculty of Education Teaching, …

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The Creativity of Curriculum and 36 Years with the Faculty of Education: Dr. Richard Butt

At the end of the day Dr. Richard Butt has much to be proud of. As a musician, story-teller, nature-lover and academic, his ability to be expressive was integral to his teaching, learning …

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Department of Drama presents 4.48 Psychosis to remote audiences

The Department of Drama presents 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane, streamed online for remote audiences.

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Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects

Mootookakio’ssin is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples in Southern Alberta.

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Dr. Jackson Two Bears, Faculty of Fine Arts, Associate Professor of Art Studio

Believe it or not, Dr. Jackson Two Bears says he prefers more material-based studio work despite the fact he works almost exclusively in a digital environment right now.

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Quality living as we age: Five questions with Dr. Carla Carnaghan on assisted living and long-term care

Dr. Carla Carnaghan reveals the differences between assisted living and long-term care residences, ways to improve quality of life for seniors and more.

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The University of Lethbridge as Home: Dr. Richelle Marynowski

It is fitting that Dr. Richelle Marynowski left the University of Lethbridge as a student and returned as a professor. From the time she was two years old, Dr. Marynowski experienced the institution as …

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