Queen's researchers receive $8.6-million funding boost
Six Queen’s University research projects – ranging from searching the galaxies for dark matter to assessing bridge strength and durability – have received $8.6 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
“CFI funding provides the resources to sustain world-class research and to provide the tools to pave the way for new and innovative initiatives in key areas of research at Queen’s. Our success in this recent competition is important recognition of the high quality of Queen’s research in many fields,” says Steven Liss, Vice-Principal (Research). “Queen’s continues to distinguish itself as one of the most research-intensive institutions in Canada, with a focus on excellence, research leadership and impact at a national and international level.”
The following researchers received funding:
“Research and innovation is a forceful driver of growth in our communities,” says Gilles G. Patry, CFI president and CEO. “Today’s funding will allow a talented group of researchers and students to create the solutions, products and ideas Canada needs to prosper.”
CFI invests in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in Canada’s universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions. More information