Industry Minister announces $80 million in investment for 80 new Canada Research Chairs

June 25, 2003

Canada Research Chairs Infrastructure Fund/
Fonds d’infrastructure pour les Chaires de recherche du Canada

Institution / Établissement Projects Approved / Projets appuyés
Brandon University 1
Brock University 1
Carleton University 2
Dalhousie University 4
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal 1
McGill University 4
McMaster University 2
Memorial University of Newfoundland 1
Okanagan University College 1
Queen’s University 4
Simon Fraser University 2
Université Laval 5
Université de Montréal 2
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 1
University College of the Cariboo 1
University of Alberta 4
University of British Columbia 5
University of Calgary 5
University of Guelph 4
University of Lethbridge 3
University of Manitoba 1
University of New Brunswick / Université du Nouveau-Brunswick 1
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa 2
University of Regina 1
University of Saskatchewan 2
University of Toronto 5
University of Victoria 1
University of Waterloo 1
University of Western Ontario 2
Wilfrid Laurier University 1
Total 31 institutions / établissements 70

Canada Research Chairs Infrastructure Fund/ 
Fonds d’infrastructure pour les Chaires de recherche du Canada

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
Brandon University
Carrington, Margaret Numerical Studies in Finite Temperature Field Theory and Black Hole Dynamics

$111,600

Brock University
Hudlicky, Tomas Enhanced Infrastructure for Synthetic Organic Chemistry

$184,991

Carleton University
Liu, Peter Xiaoping Establishment of the Interactive Network Computing and Teleoperation Laboratory

$127,490

Phillips, Ruth Visual Studies Laboratory

$287,029

Dalhousie University
Davis, Jerome Monitoring Oil Industry Change: Construction of a COMPUSTAT Derived Oil Industry Database to Analyse Systematic Oil Industry Change and its Consequences for Canadian Policy-Making

$42,836

McMaster, Christopher A Biosignalling Resource Centre:
From Genes to Proteins to Cells and Back Again

$125,000

VanderZwaag, David Ocean Law and Governance Research Institute

$125,000

Zwanziger, Josef Acquistion of Infrastructure for Synthesis of Materials and for Characterization of Materials by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopies

$199,635

Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Kashyap, Raman Photonics-Optics Research Infrastructure

$125,000

McGill University
Sabor, Peter Frances Burney and 18th Century Studies Research Centre

$67,354

Pause, Arnim Functional Studies for the Characterization of Hepatitis C Virus

$100,964

Fournier, Alyson The Cellular Biology of Neurite Outgrowth Inhibition

$137,631

Böckenholt, Ulf Inter-University Centre for Research on E-Commerce

$145,338

McMaster University
Boyle, Michael Database infrastructure required for study ing environmental influences on child health and development both nationally and internationally

$119,282

Payne, Ana Abigail Research Data Laboratory for the Study of Canadian Public Economics Issues

$457,227

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Mezey, Pal(Paul) Scientific Modeling and Simulation Laboratory

$390,112

Okanagan University College
Berg, Lawrence Infrastructure to support development of an applied socio-spatial research program under direction of the Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Diversity and Identity at OUC

$74,585

Queen's University
Fam, Amir Equipment for laboratory testing of innovative FRP-concrete hybrid systems and structures retrofitted using FRP

$125,000

Jessop, Philip Laboratory for High Pressure Green Chemistry

$125,000

Grogan, Paul Laboratory and Field Equipment to Study Climate Change Effects on Northern Ecosystems

$140,000

Troje, Nikolaus Real-time Motion Capture System and Virtual Social Reality Laboratory

$200,000

Simon Fraser University
Wright, Stephen Centre for Intergroup Relations and Social Justice

$120,000

Clague, John Sedimentology Laboratory for Natural Hazards Research

$125,000

Université Laval
Larue, Bruno Computer equipment for the Canada Research Chair in International Agri-Food Trade

$15,686

Roy, Denis Equipements scientifiques de pointe dédiés à la tracabilité moléculaire des bactéries probiotiques présentes dans les aliments fonctionnels et l'écosystème intestinal de l'Homme

$125,000

Turgeon, Laurier Laboratoire d`enquête et d`entrevue multimédia: recherche, formation et conservation du patrimoine ethnologique

$125,873

Pibarot, Philippe Chaire de recherche en maladies valvulaires cardiaques

$176,828

Julien, Jean-Pierre Equipment for production and analysis of genetically modified mice

$227,402

Université de Montréal
Fraser, William Interdisciplinary Perinatal Research Unit, CHUME, Université de Montréal

$120,000

Renault, Eric Équipements informatiques pour le laboratoire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en économétrie de la finance

$28,585

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Castonguay, Stéphane Base de données intégrée en histoire environnementale

$74,619

University College of the Cariboo
D'Angiulli, Amedeo Centre for Early Intervention and Development (CEID)

$250,000

University of Alberta
Austin, Wendy The Relational Ethics in Health Research Centre

$55,328

Deutsch, Clayton Collaboration Facility for the Calculation, Reconciliation, and Presentation of Natural Resources Uncertainty

$85,000

Wong-Wylie, Douglas Visual Neuroscience and Eye Movement Recording Labs

$106,857

Elezzabi, Abdulhakem Researching Ultrafast Phenomena of Matter with High-Power Femtosecond Laser Pulses

$159,378

University of British Columbia
Gaynor, Erin Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenomics

$125,000

Kadla, John Integrated laboratory for Biopolymers and Biomaterials from Renewable Resources

$142,701

Levings, Megan Laboratory in Transplantation Immunology

$149,460

Barr, Ronald Laboratory for studies of infant behaviour and development

$174,912

Cairns, Brian In vivo single neurone recording facilities for neurophysiological and neuropharmacological research

$180,000

University of Calgary
Childs, Sarah Imaging of blood vessel growth in zebrafish genetic mutants

$75,414

Mercader, Julio Research Laboratory on Chimpanzee Archaeology

$111,046

Graham, Susan The Language and Cognitive Development Lab

$115,183

El-Sheimy, Naser Mobile Multi-Sensor Geomatics (M2G) Systems

$125,000

Larter, Stephen Geochemical Analysis Facility

$171,800

University of Guelph
Mccann, Kevin Community and Ecosystem Analysis Laboratory: From Model Ecosystems to Whole Lakes

$96,169

Klironomos, John Advanced Soil Ecology Analysis Laboratory to Support Research on the Ecology of Soil 
Organisms from Natural, Managed and Disturbed Ecosystems

$119,510

France, James Establishment of the Centre for Nutritional Modelling in Animal Production Systems

$119,966

McBean, Edward Development of vulnerability assessments for water supply systems. Field and laboratory-scale characterizations for failure mechanisms, measurement protocols, redundancy, and surrogate tests

$125,000

University of Lethbridge
Mcdonald, Robert Establishment of a Neurobiology of Learning and Memory Laboratory in Southern Alberta

$120,759

Hontela, Alice Establishment of an Ecotoxicology Laboratory in Southern Alberta

$121,514

Rasmussen, Joseph A Laboratory for Aquatic Ecosystem Research in Southern Alberta

$123,628

University of Manitoba
Buchanan, Douglas Design, measurement and analysis of VLSI materials and devices

$166,100

University of New Brunswick é Université du Nouveau-Brunswick
MacQuarrie, Kerry Infrastructure to support groundwater-surface water interaction research

$69,828

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa
Scaiano, Juan Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) and analytical equipment for the study of radicals in new materials and catalysts

$197,861

Boukerche, Azzedine PARADISE Research Laboratory: infrastructure for research in PARAllel, Distributed and Interactive Simulation of LargE scale Systems and Mobile Wireless Networking

$257,306

University of Regina
Huang, Guo (Gordon) Energy and Environmental Research Laboratory

$150,402

University of Saskatchewan
Haas, Thomas A biophysical approach to unravel the relationship of Integrin structure and function

$125,000

George, Graham X-ray fluorescence array detector for X-ray absorption spectroscopy at the Canadian Light Source

$314,402

University of Toronto
Heximer, Scott Defining the role of RGS protein function during the regulation of vasoconstrictor signaling in the cardiovascular system

$125,000

Moore, Christopher Laboratory for the investigation of the development of social understanding and personal identity in infants and preschool aged children

$139,826

Anderson, Adam Cognitive neuroscience of emotion: Behavioral, autonomic, and fMRI examinations

$195,238

Stambolic, Vuk A signal transduction/proteomics laboratory to investigate phosphatidylinositol signaling

$249,770

Lo, Hoi-Kwong Quantum Key Distribution Test-bed: Optical Layer and Classical Post-Processing Layer

$300,000

University of Victoria
Anholt, Bradley Laboratory Equipment for molecular identification of protists and population genetics of invasive species

$76,093

University of Waterloo
Pawliszyn, Janusz New Analytical Methods and Technologies

$124,295

University of Western Ontario
Rupert, Peter Computer Modelling and Simulation of Complex Behavioural Systems

$51,112

Chronik, Blaine Magnetic Resonance Systems Development Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario

$235,420

Wilfrid Laurier University
Howard-Hassmann, Rhoda Establishment of an International Database on Reparations

$75,000

TOTAL 70 projects / projets $10,256,345