CNA In Top 3 – Research Colleges
October 24th, 2013
College of the North Atlantic ranked 3rd in Canada in research income, posting $6.0 million of income in Fiscal 2012, according to the inaugural Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges List, released Oct. 23rd, 2013 by Research Infosource Inc. Nova Scotia Community College finished in 21st place on the national ranking, with $2.1 million of research income. Two other Atlantic region colleges, Collège communautaire du Noveau-Brunswick (41st, 1.0 million) and Holland College (47th, $982,000) also made the list.
Two Alberta colleges led the way in the national ranking. SAIT Polytechnic ($9.8 million) and NAIT – Northern Alberta Institute of Technology ($6.3 million) were the two top research income earners in Fiscal 2012.
The combined research income of Canada’s 50 leading research colleges was $117.3 million. The Fiscal 2012 national total marked a substantial 30.7% increase over Fiscal 2011. The number of faculty involved in research also increased to 1,731, representing an increase of 15.2%. Growth in research income and faculty numbers combined to yield an expansion of 13.4% in research intensity – research income per faculty.
“Canada’s colleges are important and growing research performers in the country’s national system of innovation”, said Ron Freedman, CEO of Research Infosource. “Colleges are clearly on the move, as evidenced by their strong year-on-year growth.”
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