CFI invests $4.2 million to boost 23 McGill research projects

News

At Laurentian University today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced a total investment of $52 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund for 220 new infrastructure projects nationally. Among the 51 universities across the country with funded projects, McGill leads the pack with an impressive number—23 projects totaling $4.2 million—in this latest round of the funding competition.

Two faculty members named Trudeau Fellows

Kudos

McGill researchers have garnered two of this year’s five Trudeau Fellows. Catherine Potvin of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Adelle Blackett of the Faculty of Law will each receive a total of $225,000 over the next three years to support innovative projects designed to address challenges facing both Canadian and global populations

On the rights track

Research

In the decade since it was founded, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill’s Faculty of Law has probed the challenge and meaning of securing human rights in a legally diverse world.

Sur le droit chemin

Research

Depuis sa création, il y a dix ans, le Centre pour les droits de la personne et le pluralisme juridique de la Faculté de droit de McGill étudie l’enjeu de la protection des droits de la personne dans un monde où règne la diversité juridique.