CFI invests $4.2 million to boost 23 McGill research projects

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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.

$27M in NSERC funding for long-term research

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McGill will receive over $27 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for a wide range of long-term research projects, including studies on the texture of foods and biomaterials; holographic approaches to black holes; the treatment of malaria; and research into the role of sleep in the intellectual development of children.

Brain research gets $6-million boost

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McGill-affiliated brain researchers have received a close to $6 million in funding, for innovative projects to accelerate diagnosis and drug discovery for diseases of the brain, including Alzheimer’s.