The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is a non-profit corporation that invests in research infrastructure at Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions.

Cape Breton University

Dr. Catherine Leviten-Reid
Associate Professor, Community Economic Development
Project: Community-University Housing Research Lab
Funding Contribution:  $36,812.00
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Xu Zhang
Canada Research Chair (Tier ll) in Healthy Environments and Communities
Project: Water Treatment and Environmental Remediation (WaTER) Laboratory
Funding Contribution:  $288,000.00
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Dalhousie University


Dr. Drew Weatherhead
Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience
Project: The neural and cognitive mechanisms of infants’ word representations: the role of variability
Funding Contribution:  $125,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Alison Scott
Professor, Process Engineering and Applied Science
Project: Structure-Property Relationships of Water-Soluble Polymers: Innovative Designed Materials for Custom Applications
Funding Contribution:  $85,000.00
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Mohammad Hajizadeh
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Health Economics
Project: Equity in health and health care: The role of health and public policies
Funding Contribution:  $75,001.00
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)