For the sixth time in seven years, Lethbridge College has been ranked among the top 50 research colleges in Canada.

The local post-secondary institution moved up three spots from last year’s ranking to 47th.

Associate Vice President of Research, Dr. Kenny Corscadden, says the college also placed very high in a number of individual categories among medium-sized colleges.

· Number of research partners: eighth

· Industry research intensity: 10th

· Number of completed research projects: 11th

· Number of paid student researchers: 11th

· Industry research income: 12th

Corscadden says the college is “proud to be driven by industry-supported applied research that creates real-life solutions for problems facing our industry partners.”

The rankings are released every year by Research Infosource.