TMU among top five research universities for collaborations and partnerships in Research Infosource rankings
New rankings from Research Infosource showcase Toronto Metropolitan University’s (TMU) strength and excellence in collaborative research. The Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2023 (external link, opens in new window) list has ranked TMU among the top five comprehensive research universities in several collaboration and partnership categories.
The list’s five-year spotlight highlights research income growth between 2018 and 2022. TMU ranked third in not-for-profit research income growth during this period, achieving a 74 per cent increase, and fourth in corporate research income growth with a 70 per cent increase.
Between 2017 and 2021, TMU increased its international and cross-sector research outputs. The university ranked fourth in international collaboration publications growth and fifth in cross-sector collaboration publications growth.
During the 2022 fiscal year, TMU increased research funding per graduate student and achieved a fifth-place ranking, up one spot from 2021. TMU also achieved eighth place for research funding per faculty. With a total of $85.4 million in research income, TMU ranked ninth in the comprehensive tier and 25th overall in the Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2023 list.
“TMU’s research excellence is built on a foundation of collaboration, and these remarkable results mirror our strength in bringing together research teams across sectors, cultures and borders,” said Steven N. Liss, TMU’s vice-president, research and innovation. “The great work of our faculty, students and staff to create these collaborations and partnerships lead to the advancement of ideas, expansion of knowledge and development of innovative and practical solutions to everyday challenges.”
Research Infosource Inc. (external link, opens in new window) is an independent research, consulting and publishing firm that focuses on Canadian research and development. It is known as a respected and leading source of ranking information on research universities, corporations, hospitals and colleges.