In an announcement made today by Greg Rickford, minister of state (science and technology), the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will provide $63 million to support 250 research projects at 37 universities across the country. Nearly $1.9 million of the total will be invested in 15 projects at the University of Guelph. The investment is in "support of cutting-edge research equipment, laboratories and tools that researchers need to make tomorrow's breakthroughs and to improve the lives of Canadians".
Congratulations to the two recipients of the Department of Physics:
- Professor Vladimir Ladizhansky was awarded $124, 091 for advanced equipment for Solid State NMR studies of biomedically important membrane proteins.
- Professor Alexandros Gezerlis was awarded $123, 846 for a high-performance computing facility for theoretical nuclear physics.
More information here: "CFI Invests in U of G Research Leaders" and "Research infrastructure receives $63-million boost from the Government of Canada"