Industry Minister David L. Emerson announces $62.9 million to create new Canada Research Chairs

June 27, 2005

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

 - Provincial Cumulative Totals

Summary by Institution / Sommaire par institution

Institution / Établissement Projects Approved /
Projets appuyés
Brock University 1
Carleton University 1
École Polytechnique de Montréal 2
Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne 2
McGill University 4
Memorial University of Newfoundland 1
Nova Scotia Agricultural College 1
Queen’s University 4
Université de Montréal 3
Université de Sherbrooke 2
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi 1
Université du QC École de technologie supérieure 1
Université du Québec Télé-université 1
Université du Québec à Montréal 1
University of Alberta 2
University of British Columbia (The) 3
University of Calgary (The) 1
University of Guelph 2
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa 6
University of Prince Edward Island 2
University of Saskatchewan 1
University of Toronto 5
University of Waterloo 1
University of Western Ontario (The) 1
University of Windsor 1
Wilfrid Laurier University 1
Total 26 institutions / établissements 51

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

Chaire de recherche
Project title / Titre du projet Maximum CFI Contribution/
Contribution maximale de la FCI
Brock University
Kee, Kevin Digital Humanities: Infrastructure for Advanced Pedagogy and "Serious Gaming" $32,905
Total 1 $32,905
Carleton University
Meadowcroft, James Digital Sustainable Development Archive $125,000
Total 1 $125,000
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Antoniol, Giuliano SOftware Cost-effective Change and Evolution Research (SOCCER) Laboratory 125000 $
Caloz, Christophe Facility for Intelligent Radio-frequency Metamaterials (FIRM) 250000 $
Total 2 375000 $
Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne
Young, Nancy Infrastructure for Canada Research Chair in Rural and Northern Children's Health $54,124
Kamber, Balz Samuel Infrastructure for CRC in Precambrian Geology: A microanalytical facility for small-scale study of precambrian materials $235,453
Total 2 $289,577
McGill University
Mannor, Shie An Infrastructure for the Intelligent Networks Lab 119082 $
Geary, Timothy Parasite Biotechnology 150 000 $
Dobbs, Matthew Instrumentation Development Laboratory for Large Scale Bolometer Arrays: Tools for Precision Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation 200 001 $
Heymann, Jody A Global Data Infrastructure for Health and Demographic Transitions 309769 $
Total 4 778 852 $
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ziegler, Susan Canada Research Chair in Environmental Science $125,000
Total 1 $125,000
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Lynch, Derek Initiative to Gauge and Augment the Sustainability of Organic Agriculture $125,000
Total 1 $125,000
Queen's University
Jia, Zongchao Protein Purification and Structure Characterization Facility $32,000
Scott, Neal Laboratory Instruments and Field Equipment to Examine Land-Use Change Effects on Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in Canadian Ecosystems $168,000
Campbell, Linda Aquatic Ecosystem Health Laboratory $199,400
Pratt, Derek Bioorganic and Physical Organic Research Laboratory $200,000
Total 4 $599 400
Université de Montréal
Fernando, Nathalie Laboratoire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en ethnomusicologie 103074 $
Prentki, Marc Equipment for the Montreal Diabetes Research Centre (MDRC) for the Physiology, Rodent Phenotyping and Proteomics Cores for Studying Animal Models of Diabetes. 120000 $
Rioux, John Infrastructure to Support a Program in Genetics and Genomic Medicine of Inflammation. 599758 $
Total 3 822832 $
Université de Sherbrooke
Lanctôt, Nadine Data Collection and Analysis Network on Adolescent Males and Females Presenting Delinquent Behaviors 92923 $
Haggerty, Jeannie A Longitudinal Database of the Health Care Service Utilisation and Experience of 2000 Individuals over 5 Years to Test Methods to Evaluate the Performance of the Primary Care System 95890 $
Total 2 188813 $
Université du QC École de technologie supérieure
Rivard, Hugues Computer-Aided Collaborative Conceptual Design Laboratory 109959 $
Total 1 109959 $
Université du Québec Télé-université
Tremblay, Rémy Centre de Recherche sur l'Urbanité, la Société et l'Économie (CRUSE) 74938 $
Total 1 74938 $
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Fofana, Issouf Acquisition d'équipements pour l'étude des isolants liquides et imprégnés et pour le développement de méthodes innovantes de diagnostics et de surveillance d'appareillages électriques 160236 $
Total 1 160236 $
Université du Québec à Montréal
Jones, Colin Infrastructure informatique pour la modélisation régionale du climat 310455 $
Total 1 310455 $
University of Alberta
Gänzle, Michael Systems for Analytical and Preparative Chromatography and Systems for Miniaturized Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Fluorescence Microscopy $140,866
Foley, Edan A Drosophila Functional Genomics Facility $154,686
Total 2 $295,552
University of British Columbia(The)
Murphy, Kevin Computational Statistics Lab $37,515
Fan, Wenfei Schema-Directed XML Publishing, Integration and Access Control $46,447
Folk, Joshua Low Temperature Electrical Transport Measurement Stations for Studying Spin Physics in Nanostructures $179,838
Total 3 $263,800
University of Calgary (The)
Policzer, Pablo Research Laboratory on Coercive Organizations in Latin America $43,395
Total 1 $43,395
University of Guelph
Kamboureli, Smaro To House and Establish a Media-enhanced Setting for the Institute on Critical Studies in Canadian Literature in Order to Facilitate and Produce Collaborative Research $123,524
Bienzle, Dorothee Cytometry in Animal Health Research $125,000
Total 2 $248,524
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa
Spitzer, Denise Gender and Migration Population Health Laboratory $93,849
Woo, Tom High Performance Computing Hardware and Software for Computer Aided Design and Molecular Simulation of Catalysis $124,178
Côté, Jocelyn The Role of Arginine Methylation in RNA Metabolism and Diseased States $128,173
Dilworth, Jeffrey The Role of Chromatin Structure in Establishing the Myogenic Program $144,951
Vedula, Ravi Bhardwaj Femtosecond Laser Processing of Materials on Sub-Micron Dimensions $165,000
Baetz, Kristin Yeast Functional and Chemical Genomics Screening Facility $169,879
Total 6 $826,030
University of Prince Edward Island
Song, Cai Establishing a Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory $122,208
van den Heuvel, Michael Watershed Research Group Analytical Biochemistry and Chemistry Instrumentation Suite $125,000
Total 2 $247,208
University of Saskatchewan
Giesy, John Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology $277,188
Total 1 $277,188
University of Toronto
Kronzucker, Herbert Facility for Plant Culture and Analysis at the University of Toronto at Scarborough $120,000
Moran, Michael Clinical Proteomics Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Laboratory $125,000
Rosenblum, Norman Infrastructure for the Enhancement of Laboratory to Investigate Molecular Mechanisms to Control the Formation of Normal and Abnormal Mammalian Kidneys $295,093
Alman, Benjamin Infrastructure for the Enhancement of Laboratory Facilities for Investigating the Role of Stem Cells in Mesenchymal Tumours $343,770
Wodak, Shoshana Infrastructure for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics $450,146
Total 5 $1,334,009
University of Waterloo
Leung, Debbie Infrastructure For Quantum Communications Research $185,591
Total 1 $185,591
University of Western Ontario (The)
Birmingham, Trevor Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation: Reducing Physical Disability by Enhancing Joint and Muscle Function $92,229
Total 1 $92,229
University of Windsor
Green, Daniel Facility for the Development of Advanced Metal Forming Processes $101,000
Total 1 $101,000
Wilfrid Laurier University
Quinton, William Cold Regions Hydrology Infrastructure $100,813
Total 1 $100,813
TOTAL 51 projects / projets $8,133,306