Six scientists from the University of Ottawa and its affiliated research institutes will share $1,275,705 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support ground-breaking research in areas ranging from cardiovascular, kidney and metabolic diseases and cancer to Antarctic permafrost and next-generation organic electronic systems.
This funding is made possible by the CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund, which is designed to help universities attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world by equipping them with cutting-edge research infrastructure.
A group of scientists from the University of Ottawa and its affiliated institutes, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), will share $28,511,215 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to support cutting-edge research in areas ranging from pediatric diseases, neurodegenerative disorders, and stem cells to photonics and chemistry.
Sponsored jointly by CNC-IUPAC’s company associates and the CIC Gendron Fund, CNC-IUPAC established the CNC/IUPAC Travel Awards in 1982 to enable young scientists who are currently working at a Canadian institution to present their research at IUPAC-sponsored conferences outside of Canada.
Sponsored by Strem Chemicals, Inc., the Strem Chemicals Award is presented to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who has made an outstanding contribution to inorganic chemistry, demonstrating exceptional promise, while working in Canada. Congratulations!
The Keith Fagnou Award, sponsored by the University of Ottawa and the Organic Chemistry Division is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to organic chemistry while working in Canada. Eligible candidates must have received their Ph.D. no more than 12 years prior at the time of initial nomination. Congratulations!
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., the Boehringer Ingelheim Research Excellence Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to medicinally relevant organic or biophysical chemistry while working in Canada. Congratulations!