CFI issues $51M to attract, retain top research talent

March 2, 2017

The Government of Canada has announced more than $51M in new funding for scholars across the country to give researchers the tools they need to conduct cutting-edge research. Canadian Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announced that the funds will support 223 projects at 39 universities across the country. “Investments in Canada’s research infrastructure, like those we are celebrating today, are incredibly important to our nation’s future,” said Duncan. “They help us to attract and retain the very best scientists and give Canadian researchers the tools they need to perform excellent cutting-edge research, train the scientists of tomorrow and enable innovative new discoveries that improve our environment, economy and communities.” CFI