Research Statistics

Funding

An overview of research funding received by the Faculty of Science in 2017-2018

Pie chart graphic to represent the research funding received by the faculty of science in 2017-2018

Research funding received by the Faculty of Science in 2017-2018

Source Amount Percentage
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) $19,910,426 47%
Tri-council grants $9,661,921 23%
Other external operating $4,985,092 12%
Internal funding $3,075,192 7%
Contracts - Government $2,278,095 5%
Contracts - International $1,318,255 3%
Contracts - Industry $955,504 2%
Contracts - Non-for-Profit Organizations $188,614 1%
Pie chart graphic to represent the research funding from the natural sciences and engineering council of canada (nserc)

Details of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC)

Source Amount Percentage
Discovery Grants $5,708,000 59%
Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) $1,650,000 17%
Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) $718,470 7%
Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (SPG-P) $565,300 6%
Discovery Accelerator Supplement $240,000 3%
Engage $222,073 2%
Northern Research Supplements Program (NSP) $175,000 2%
Idea to Innovation Grants (l2l) $125,000 1%
Department of National Defence supplement (DND) $120,000 1%
Collaborative Research and Development Grants (CRD) $80,000 1%
Connect $58,078 1%

 

Focus on Major Funding Success Stories

Success in Numbers

​156

APUO researchers

15

emeritus professor

76

postdoctoral researchers

264

PhD students

268

Master students

3 new researchers

  • Allyson MacLean, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
  • Clément Bataille, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Aaron Tikuisis, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

567

peer reviewed papers published

12

book chapters published

6

books published

12

Invention disclosures

9

Patent issues

30

Patent applications Filed

150

Contracts signed

$42,373,099

in grants

88%

success rate in the 2017 NSERC Discovery Grant Competition

22

awards to our researchers

63

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Scholarship recipients

55

Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program (USRA) Scholarship recipients

35

research chair holders

2

new chairs

3

chairs renewed

Item Percentage
University Research Chair 45%
Canada Research Chair Tier 1 26%
Canada Research Chair Tier 2 26%
Endowed Research Chair 3%
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