Our Research by the Numbers

Find information about USask's research funding successes, active projects and global rankings.

Year 2021-22

Innovation Success

National Research Facilities

including the Canadian Light Source (CLS), the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) and the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) 

#1 in Canada

and #16 globally for SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, according to the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact rankings 


new research contracts managed whose value exceeds $125M 


patent families 


licenses actively managed by USask

Funding Success


in research revenue


Chairholders and Professorships, including 32 Canada Research Chair allocations


new research projects awarded leading to over $65 M in new funding


applications submitted to tri-council and non-tri-council research funding agencies

International Engagement


generated in external funding to support international research and development activities

$2.8 M

received in international development funding, an all-time-high for USask


active international agreements managed with more than 360 entities in over 60 countries


visiting research students from 24 countries supported by USask for research activities