Government of Canada strengthens research excellence by investing $113 million to fund 127 Canada Research Chairs

June 10, 2008

Canada Research Chairs News Release.

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


- Provincial Cumulative Totals (PDF, 62KB)

Summary By Institution

Institution / Établissement

Projects Approved / Projets appuyés

Carleton University

1

McGill University

4

McMaster University

2

Memorial University of Newfoundland

1

Queen’s University

1

Ryerson University

1

Université de Montréal

1

Université de Sherbrooke

1

Université du Québec à Montréal

1

Université du Québec en Outaouais

1

University of British Columbia (The)

2

University of Calgary (The)

1

University of Manitoba (The)

2

University of New Brunswick

1

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

4

University of Toronto

5

University of Victoria

1

University of Waterloo

1

University of Western Ontario (The)

1

University of Winnipeg (The)

1

Total 20 institutions / établissements

33

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

Carleton University

Anisman, Hymie

Stress and Well-Being

$81,635

Total

1

$81,635

McGill University 

Fournier, Alyson

CNS Regeneration: Molecular Approaches for Nerve Repair

$28,800

Hill, Reghan

Multiscale Dynamics of Hydrogel Composites Using Back-Focal-Plane Interferometry

$42,000

Gallouzi, Imed

The Role of The RNA Binding Protein HuR in Both Cell Adaptation to Environmental Challenges and Cell Differentiation

$52,000

Collin-Vézina, Delphine

Les victimes invisibles de l’agression sexuelle : Étude de populations cliniques et à risque d’enfants et d’adolescents canadiens

$116,722

Total

4

$239,522

McMaster University

Nikolova, Natalia

Microwave Imaging Experimental Facility

$111,391

Balasubramaniam, Ramesh

Laboratory for Human Motor Control Neuroscience

$284,597

Total

2

$395,988

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Bertolo, Robert

Amino Acid Nutrition and Metabolism: Kinetics and Mechanisms

$257,947

Total

1

$257,947

Queen’s University

Grogan, Paul

The Ecology of Arctic Ecosystems and their Sensitivity to Climate Change

$50,000

Total

1

$50,000

Ryerson University

Yang, Victor

Bioengineering and Biophotonics Laboratory for Design, Prototyping, and Laser Micromaching of Innovative Catheter-Based Biophotonics Probes

$125,000

Total

1

$125,000

Université de Montréal

Karsenti, Thierry

Laboratoire de recherche sur les TIC en éducation, et infrastructure de base de données documentaire et vidéo portant sur les TIC en éducation

196 667 $

Total

1

196 667 $

Université de Sherbrooke

Grandbois, Michel

Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope (NSOM) Platform for High-Resolution Imaging of Biological Samples

123 220 $

Total

1

123 220 $

Université du Québec à Montréal

Paquette, Gilbert

Chaire de recherche en ingénierie cognitive et éducative (CICE)

74 446 $

Total

1

74 446 $

Université du Québec en Outaouais

Bouchard, Stéphane

Renewal of the CRC in Clinical Cyberpsychology / Renouvellement de la CRC en cyberpsychologie clinique

72 500 $

Total

1

72 500 $

University of British Columbia (The)

Takahata, Kenichi

Micro/Nanomachining Platform and Wireless MEMS Characterization

$139,192

Clee, Susanne

Mouse Obesity Phenotyping Core

$139,977

Total

2

$279,169

University of Calgary (The)

Fields, Kenneth

UbiC Tele-Arts Lab: Ubiquitous Creativity on E-Arts Grids

$85,900

Total

1

$85,900

University of Manitoba (The)

Cariou, Warren

Creative Communities Studio

$74,740

Barber, David

L-Band Scatterometer to Support Sea Ice and Arctic Climate Change Research

$125,000

Total

2

$199,740

University of New Brunswick

Zhang, Yun

Advanced Geomatics Image Processing for Geo-Spatial Information

$74,770

Total

1

$74,770

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

Wilson, Kumanan

Canada Research Chair in Public Health Policy

$40,477

Cheng, Hai-Ying

Integrating Technologies in the Study of Circadian Rhythms in Mammalian Model Systems: Biochemical, Molecular, Cellular, Genetic, Behavioural and Microscopic Imaging Approaches

$310,001

Corkum, Paul

Single Attosecond Optical and Electron Pulse Generation

$383,964

Couture, Jean-Francois

X-Ray Crystallography and Functional Biochemistry Laboratory Studying Cancer-Related Histone-Modifying Enzymes

$390,807

Total

4

$1,125,249

University of Toronto 

Chang, Belinda

Molecular Evolution of Visual Pigments

$20,000

Mundy, Karen

The Comparative, International and Development Education Centre (Cidec) Collaboration Room and Cidec Global Governance Laboratory

$60,108

Newman, Peter

Mobile Computer-Assisted Survey Research Lab: Addressing Socio-behavioural Challenges of HIV Vaccine Development and Dissemination

$126,912

Pelletier, Laurence

Infrastructure for High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Imaging of Live Cells

$325,178

Mak, Tak

Breast Cancer: New Therapeutic Approaches

$379,702

Total

5

$911,900

University of Victoria

Ellison, Sara

Fundamental Research Infrastructure for Observational Cosmology and Galaxy Evolution

$30,263

Total

1

$30,263

University of Waterloo

Sachdev, Manoj

Infrastructure for Low-Power, High-Speed, High-Reliability Integrated Circuits Research

$145,000

Total

1

$145,000

University of Western Ontario (The)

Lagugné-Labarthet, François

Characterization, Manipulation and Molecular Recognition: Imaging and Spectroscopy of Meso - and Nanostructured Materials

$262,301

Total

1

$262,301

University of Winnipeg (The)

Wong, Charles

Occurrence, Fate Processes, and Effects of Emerging Organic Contaminants for Environmental Exposure and Toxicity Assessment and Abatement

$75,000

Total

1

$75,000

TOTAL

33 projects / projets

$4,806,217