Thunder Bay

Lakehead named Canada's best research university

LU President and Vice Chancellor, Brian Stevenson, said he was very pleased that his institution was able to come out on top, once more.

Thunder Bay, Ont., university earns top spot on list for the third year in a row

For the third consecutive year, Lakehead University has been given the title of Canada's Research University of the Year by Research Infosource.

"Lakehead's success in research and innovation has been steadily growing for years," said Brian Stevenson, Lakehead University's president and vice-chancellor.

According to a written release issued by the university, Lakehead's success is based on several factors, including the total amount of sponsored research funding and the total research income per faculty member.

Lakehead's vice-president of research and innovation Andrew P. Dean said "earning Research University of the Year, again, was the result of the exceptional success and dedication of Lakehead's researchers."