Facts and Figures

Research funds awarded to University of Guelph researchers for the 2016-17 fiscal year total over $146 million.

University of Guelph Research Funding 2016-2017

Pie Chart showing percentage of 2016-2017 University research funding broken down by sponsor group

Sponsor Group Instalment Share % of Total
OMAFRA Agreement $55,551,589 38%
Federal Government Departments $22,635,688 15%
N.S.E.R.C. $20,983,968 14%
Business and Industry $17,544,306 12%
Non-Profit & Charitable Organizations $11,679,037 8%
Ontario Government Ministries $4,697,818 3%
Internal University $4,069,322 3%
S.S.H.R.C. $3,893,950 3%
C.I.H.R. $3,176,054 2%
Networks of Centres of Excellence $584,938 0%
U.S. Universities $439,728 0%
Private Citizens $323,434 0%
Other Governments $265,334 0%
Other Sponsors $263,426 0%
U.S. Federal Government Departments $16,118 0%
Summary $146,124,710 100%

The details of Research Funding can be found in our Annual Research Summaries below.

Annual Research Summaries of Awards and Funds

Detailed information by college, department, researcher, and by sponsor are available (requires University of Guelph central ID for login).

Any inquiries related to this report or additional report requests may be directed to Laura Beaupre, Director, Research Analysis and Reporting (lbeaupre@uoguelph.ca or 519-824-4120 ext. 56616).

Research Support Fund (RSF)

The Research Support Fund (formerly the Federal Indirect Cost Program) is a Government of Canada fund that helps Canadian universities, colleges, and their affiliated research hospitals and institutes with the hidden costs of research.

Research Chairs

The University of Guelph is proud to partner with the Canadian Research Chairs program, NSERC Industrial Research Chairs program, and other government agencies, foundations, corporations, and individuals to attract elite researchers to the University.  These researchers carry out regionally, nationally, and internationally significant research in our areas of strategic importance.  We proudly present our Research Chairs.

OMAFRA - UoG Partnership

The partnership between the University of Guelph and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has tremendous economic impact. View available impact studies.

Strategic Research Plan

Other University Facts and Figures

Data Portal

For more information on Research and other University of Guelph facts and figures please visit the Institutional Analysis & Research data portal. The data portal contains a number of reports, including official enrolment data as reported to MAESD, retention and graduation reports and degrees awarded data. In order to access this information you will be required to enter your University of Guelph username and password. Should you require additional data or have questions relating to access, use or reporting please contact the Office of Institutional Analysis and Research at datarequest@uoguelph.ca.