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.

Acadia University

Dr. Anne Sophie Champod, Associate Professor, Psychology
Dr. Daniel Lametti, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Project: Acadia Centre for Neuroscience and Cognitive Health
Funding Contribution: $371,014
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Cape Breton University

Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon
Assistant Professor, History
Project: Expanding Capacity: Digital Humanities Approaches to Understanding Post-Industrial Communities
RNS Contribution: $89,895
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Dr. Vielka Salazar
Associate Professor, Biology
Project: Research infrastructure to support molecular and imaging applications
RNS Contribtion: $74,997
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Dalhousie University

Dr. Fraser Clark
Faculty of Agriculture
Project: Assessing Future Disease Risks for Commercial Crustacean Fisheries in Canada
Funding Contribution: $75,001
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Shashi Gujar
Faculty of Medicine
Project: Immuno-metabolomics for the Next Generation of Cancer Immunotherapies
Funding Contribution: $503,394
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Brandon Heung
Faculty of Agriculture
Project: Infrastructure for a Soil-Landscape Analysis & Modelling Lab
Funding Contribution: $75,001
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Sara Iverson
Professor, Biology
Project:
Ocean Tracking Network (OTN)
Funding Contribution: $725,000
CFI Major Sciences Initiative


Dr. Noreen Kamal
Faculty of Engineering
Project: Health Care System Optimization and Analytics
Funding Contribution: $75,001
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Ghada Koleilat
Assistant Professor, Engineering
Project: Advanced Materials for Energy Applications
Funding Contribution: $100,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Debbie Martin
Faculty of Health
Project: Transforming Community-Led Indigenous Health Research in Atlantic Canada
Funding Contribution: $115,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Ruth Musgrave
Assistant Professor, Oceanography
Project: Observing oceanic turbulence using an autonomous glider
Funding Contribution: $85,001
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Ali Nasiri
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Project: Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing of Large-Scale Parts from Stainless Steels and Corrosion
Funding Contribution: $100,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Matthew Numer
Professor, Health Promotion
Project: Sexual Health And Gender (SHAG) Research Program
Funding Contribution: $113,251
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Fadi Oudah
Assistant Professor, Civil and Resource Engineering
Project: Hybrid Simulation of Self-Repairing Concrete Structures
Funding Contribution: $100,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Sherry Stewart
Faculty of Medicine
Project: Univenture: A Substance use Prevention Intervention for University Students
Funding Contribution: $147,997
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Mount Saint Vincent University

Dr. Jennifer Khoury
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Project: An Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Approach to Reducing the Burden of Early Life Stress
Funding Contribution: $87,611
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Christine Lackner, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Dr. Derek Fisher, Associate Professor, Psychology
Project: EEG System and Recording Chambers
Funding Contribution: $129,324
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Chérif F. Matta
Professor, Chemistry and Physics
Project: Computational Investigations of Molecular Evolutionary Quantum Biochemistry and Mitochondrial Biophysics
Funding Contribution: $30,638
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Saint Francis Xavier University

Dr. Erwan Bertin
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Project: Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquids – A new green technique to prepare electrocatalysts
Funding Contribution: $74,985
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Tamara Rodela
Assistant Professor, Biology
Project: Comparative and Environmental Physiology Facility (CEPF)
Funding Contribution: $74,065
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Russell Wyeth, Associate Professor, Biology
Dr. Cory Bishop, Associate Professor, Biology
Dr. Jantina Toxopeus, Assistant Professor, Biology
Project: Laser Scanning Confocal Microsope for Cellular Studies of Biofouling, Neuroanatomy, Symbiosis and Freeze Tolerance
Funding Contribution: $200,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Britney Benoit
Assistant Professor, Rankin School of Nursing
Project: Optimizing the Measurement and Management of Infant Pain: A Translational Clinical Program of Research
Funding Contribution: $62,566
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Saint Mary's University

Dr. Erin Adlakha
Assistant Professor, Geology
Project: Characterizing Alteration Footprints of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits Using SuperLight Element Micro-X-Ray Fluorescence
Funding Contribution: $228,745
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Erin Cameron
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science
Project: Global Change Impacts on Soil Invertebrates
Funding Contribution: $168,633
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)