Olds College is one of four Alberta Colleges to make the grade in 2019 as one of the Top 50 Research Colleges in the nation.The annual rankings released by Research Infosource Inc., have Olds College moving up one place from 44th in 2018 to 43rd this year.
Olds College is proud to be listed as one of Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges.
Joy Agnew, Director of Applied Research at Olds College, says they are focused on enhancing innovation in agriculture through applied research.
She notes the Olds College Centre for Innovation - together with their Smart Farm and Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production - work closely with industry to evolve existing agriculture practices.
Agnew breaks down some of the primary research areas they focus on.
Olds College moved up one spot in the rankings this year to sit at number 43.
She explains how they will be able to use this news to benefit Olds College moving forward.
Agnew adds, OC was one of only 4 post-secondary institutions from Alberta on the list of Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges - NAIT was 11th, SAIT was 17th and Lethbridge College was 47th.
The annual rankings are released by Research Infosource Inc.