Government of Canada strengthens research excellence by investing $109.7 million to fund 109 Canada Research Chairs

November 29, 2007


Leaders Opportunity Fund –
Funding for infrastructure associated with a Canada Research Chair


- Provincial Cumulative Totals (PDF, 62KB)

Institution / Établissement

Projects Approved / Projets appuyés

Brock University

1

Concordia University

1

McGill University

1

McMaster University

2

Memorial University of Newfoundland

1

Queen’s University

2

Ryerson University

1

Université Laval

2

Université du Québec - École de technologie supérieure

1

University of Alberta

3

University of British Columbia (The)

1

University of Calgary (The)

2

University of New Brunswick

1

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

4

University of Toronto

7

University of Victoria

1

University of Waterloo

2

University of Western Ontario (The)

1

Total 18 institutions / établissements

34

Leaders Opportunity Fund –
Funding for infrastructure associated with a Canada Research Chair /

List of Approved Projects by Institution /
Liste des projets appuyés par établissement

Chairholder/
Chaire de recherche

Project title / Titre du projet

Maximum CFI Contribution/
Contribution maximale de la FCI

Brock University

Cheung, Stephen

Thermal Physiology Research Facility

$82,541

Total

1

$82,541

Concordia University

Lehrer, Erica

Centre for Ethnographic Research on Exhibition after Genocide (CEREG)

$168,587

Total

1

$168,587

McGill University 

El Mestikawy, Salah

Development of a Molecular Neurobiology and Neuropharmacology Laboratory

244 000 $

Total

1

244 000 $

McMaster University

Andrews, David

Spectroscopic Analysis of Membrane Protein Interactions

$90,676

Singh, Sheila

Infrastructure for a Brain Tumor Initiating Cell Laboratory

$290,365

Total

2

$381,041

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Snelgrove, Paul

Canada Research Chair in Boreal and Cold Ocean Systems

$65,325

Total

1

$65,325

Queen’s University

Cahill, Catherine

Behavioural Pain Assessment Workstation

$24,707

Piomelli, Ugo

Computational Turbulence Research

$125,000

Total

2

$149,707

Ryerson University

Krishnan, Sridhar

Biomedical Signal and Image Analysis Laboratory

$100,654

Total

1

$100,654

Université Laval

Edwards, Geoffrey

Laboratoire EMIR (Exploration des médias immersives pour la réadaptation) - The EMIR Laboratory (Exploration of Media Immersion for Rehabilitation)

125 840 $

Montreuil, Benoit

Enterprise Logistics Research Laboratory : a Holistic, Immersive and Connective Infrastructure

122 024 $

Total

2

247 864 $

Université du Québec - École de technologie supérieure

Masson, Christian

Meteorological Measurement Equipment and High-performance Cluster for Advanced Aerodynamics Modelling of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms in Nordic Atmospheric Flows

102 330 $

Total

1

102 330 $

University of Alberta 

Johnson, Jeffrey

ACHORD Research Laboratory: Population Health and Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes

$256,507

Schieber, Andreas

Functional Food Compounds: Recovery from By-products of Plant Food Processing, Characterization, Application, and Investigations into Their Stability and Interactions with Food Constituents

$172,685

Westaway, David

Establishing a Prion Research Lab at the University of Alberta

$411,515

Total

3

$840,707

University of British Columbia (The)

Goldowitz, Daniel

Neurodevelopmental Imaging Facility

$115,000

Total

1

$115,000

University of Calgary (The)

Hayashi, Masaki

Hydrological Observatories for Building the Scientific Foundation for Sustainable Water Resources Management

$102,892

Kim, Sung-Woo

Genome-wide Screening and Identification of Novel Tumor Suppressors

$250,112

Total

2

$353,004

University of New Brunswick

Cunjak, Richard

Stable Isotope Laboratory for Environmental Research and Wildlife Conservation

$74,992

Total

1

$74,992

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

Catelas, Isabelle

Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory for the Study of Musculoskeletal Diseases

$129,384

Milne, Glenn

High Performance Computer for Numerical Simulations of Earth System Evolution

$130,000

Scassa, Teresa

Canada Research Chair Information Law Laboratory

$64,284

Vaillancourt, Tracy

Brain and Behaviour Laboratory for the Study of Peer Relations

$99,720

Total

4

$423,388

University of Toronto 

Brooks, Dina

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Laboratory: Infrastructure to Generate Knowledge to Maximize Daily Function in Individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

$96,718

Post, Martin

Microscope for Real-time Life Imaging of Cells and Tissues

$93,103

Sessle, Barry

Investigations of Craniofacial Pain and Sensorimotor Function in Humans and Animal Models

$121,663

Sokolowski, Marla B.

Neurogenetics and Behaviour Research Facility

$261,610

Stanley, Elise

Structural and Functional Organization of the Transmitter Release Site (TRS)

$393,311

Stephan, Douglas

Tools for Synthesis and Characterization of Inorganic Materials

$400,000

Stewart, Bryan

Advanced Imaging Workstation

$43,428

Total

7

$1,409,833

University of Victoria

Boraston, Alisdair

Infrastructure for Analytical Carbohydrate Separations

$36,400

Total

1

$36,400

University of Waterloo

Danckert, James

Establishing Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Grand River Hospital

$361,323

Radovanovic, Pavle

Fundamental Studies and Applications of Tailored Multifunctional Nanosystems

$205,000

Total

2

$566,323

University of Western Ontario (The)

Sun, Xueliang

Development of Nanomateials for Fuel Cell Applications

$299,499

Total

1

$299,499

TOTAL

34 projects / projets

$5,661,195