Federal budget revitalizes funding for Canadian research

News

The federal government announced a major injection of federal funds to support research in Tuesday’s 2018 budget. University leaders, researchers and students applauded the announcement, which includes nearly $1.7 billion in new money over five years for Canada’s research granting councils, along with $763 million for the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Martha Crago comes home to McGill as VP, Research and Innovation

Entre Nous

Prof. Martha Crago began her term as Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, on July 1. Prof. Crago is certainly no stranger to McGill. She completed her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at McGill, worked as a professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and was Dean of Graduate Studies, as well as the Associate Provost (Academic Programs). The Reporter sat down with Prof. Crago to talk about fundamental research in Canada, her vision for McGill, as well as what it feels like to “come home” to the University she loves.