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University Rankings 2015: Faculty Awards

Faculty at Toronto, Waterloo and Saint Mary’s place first in winning awards


 
Photograph by Cole Garside

Photograph by Cole Garside

Strong professors inspire as well as instruct their students, and they have to balance two important roles: teaching and research. In assessing the calibre of faculty, Maclean’s looks at their success in winning national awards from more than 40 awards programs. The figures below show the five-year tally (2009-13) of the number of full-time professors, per 1,000, who have won national awards.

Medical Doctoral


Faculty Awards
1 Toronto 10.4
2 Queen's 9.5
3 Alberta 7.9
4 McGill 7.7
5 UBC 7.3
6 Montreal 6.2
7 McMaster 5.6
8 Dalhousie 5.2
*9 Calgary 3.3
*9 Ottawa 3.3
*11 Laval 2.9
*11 Western 2.9
13 Sherbrooke 2.3
14 Saskatchewan 1.9
15 Manitoba 1.7

Comprehensive


Faculty Awards
1 Waterloo 5.7
2 Simon Fraser 4.9
3 Victoria 4.2
4 Carleton 3.1
*5 UQAM 3
*5 York 3
7 Concordia 2.5
8 New Brunswick 2.4
*9 Guelph 2.3
*9 Windsor 2.3
*11 Memorial 1.5
*11 Wilfrid Laurier 1.5
13 Brock 1.4
14 Regina 0.8
15 Ryerson 0.4

Primarily Undergraduate


Faculty Awards
1 Saint Mary's 4.9
2 Mount Allison 4.2
3 Trent 4.1
4 UNBC 3.2
5 Lakehead 2
6 St. Francis Xavier 1.6
7 Laurentian 1.4
8 Moncton 1.1
9 Lethbridge 0.9
10 UPEI 0.8
11 Winnipeg 0.6
*12 Acadia none
*12 Bishop's none
*12 Brandon none
*12 Cape Breton none
*12 Mount Saint Vincent none
*12 Nipissing none
*12 UOIT none
*12 St. Thomas none

 

To see more from our 2015 university rankings issue, visit www.macleans.ca/rankingsFor a full description of the ranking methodology, click here. 


 
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