Research Statistics

Funding

An overview of research funding received by the Faculty of Science in 2018-2019

Research funding received by the Faculty of Science in 2018-2019

Source Amount Percentage
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) $3 442 279 9%
Tri-council grants $12 431 688 33%
Autres fonds opérationnels externes $12 233 737 32%
Internal funding $3 892 199 10%
Contracts - Government $3 293 895 9%
Contracts - International $1 318 255 3%
Contrats - Industry $1 644 096 4%

Tri-Council funding received by the Faculty of Science in 2018-2019

Source Amount Percentage
CIHR $1 365 110 11%
SSHRC (including NFRF) $489 125 4%
NSERC Discovery Grants 2018 $6 131 800 48%
NSERC Discovery Launch Supplements $87 500 1%
NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements $280 000 2%
NSERC Research Tools and Instruments $300 000 2%
NSERC Engage $868 470 7%
NSERC Strategic Project Grants $970 950 8%
NSERC Idea to Innovation $248 800 2%
NSERC Collaborative Research and Development $751 833 6%
Sub awards $1 218 100 9%

CIHR: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
NSERC: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
SSHRC: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
NFRF: New Frontiers in Research Fund

Focus on Major Funding Success Stories

Success in Numbers

155

APUO researchers

22

Emeritus Professors

122

Postdoctoral researchers

273

PhD students

296

MSc students

38

awards to our researchers

69

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) scholarship recipients

71

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) scholarship recipients

4 new researchers

  • Julien Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
  • Brett Walker, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Maria Musgaard, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
  • Marina Cvetkovska, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

14

invention disclosures

7

patents issued

19

patent applications filed

135

contracts signed

525

peer reviewed papers published

7

book chapters published

3

books published

35

research chair holders

2 new chairs

  • Maria Musgaard – Tier 2 CRC in Computational Biochemistry
  • Brett Walker – Tier 2 CRC in Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Marine Biogeochemistry

4 chairs renewed

  • Laurie Chan – Tier 1 CRC in Toxicology and Environmental Health
  • Jeff Lundeen – Tier 2 CRC in Quantum Photonics
  • Jeremy Kerr – URC in in Macroecology and Conservation Biology
  • Muralee Murugesu – URC in Nanotechnology
Chair Type Number Percentage
University Research Chair (URC) 14 43%
Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 1 9 27%
Canada Research Chair Tier 2 9 27%
Endowed Research Chair 1 3%

$38,536,149

in grants

83%

success rate in the 2018 NSERC Discovery Grant competition

4

New Frontiers in Research Fund –Exploration Stream grants obtained

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