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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Prof. Ryan Martin
(Photo: Queen's Gazette)

Professor Ryan Martin receives funding from CFI (Canada Foundation for Innovation)

Professor Ryan Martin is one of six Queen's University researchers who received funding for advanced research. Professor Martin received a $250,000 grant which will enhance his research into dark matter. In particular, the funding will help him in establishing and developing p-type point contact detectors which will lead to a better understanding of neutrinos and dark matter.

“Funding from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund is critical for keeping Queen’s on the leading edge of research. New funding for infrastructure will enhance the capabilities of our laboratories and encourage new and advanced research programs at Queen’s. The Leader’s fund provides the means for our faculty to affect the quality of our lives and to better understand the world we live in.” —Dr. John Fisher, Interim Vice-Principal (Research)

For more information, please read the Queen's Gazette article.