Analysis reveals smaller universities being shortchanged in NSERC competitions

Researchers from ACCRU member universities at Lakehead University, University of Regina, and Universite de Moncton recently published an analysis of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Discovery Grant decisions.  Their analysis “consistently reveal the probablilty of success and the mean monetary value of awards in Discovery Grant competitions are higher for large universities than for small- and medium-sized universities.”  To learn more, visit University Affairs or read their research article in the journal PLOS ONE.