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CFI Invests Nearly $1.4 Million in U of G Research

Ten projects in four colleges receive federal support

Ten U of G research projects received nearly $1.4 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in December. It was part of $45.4 million awarded through CFI's Leaders Opportunity Fund to projects involving 251 researchers at 44 universities across Canada.

Prof. Boyer Winters of the Department of Psychology received $315,922 and plans to use the funding for laboratory renovations and equipment to support his research on the neurobiology of learning and memory.

“The funds will be instrumental in enabling me to set up my research lab,” says Winters, who is working to understand memory at the anatomical, cellular and molecular levels to learn how and why these mechanisms break down.

CFI support was also awarded to: