Morris & Qin receive NSERC Funding Awards

Media Release: Lakehead University Researchers Receive NSERC Funding Awards

Lakehead University scientists will receive more than $1.899 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for ground-breaking research projects relating to forestry, the consequences of environmental change, mining, and more.

NSERC grants support excellence in research at Canada’s universities. Twenty-one NSERC grants have been awarded to Lakehead professors to support their research.

These researchers will also receive $395,500 from partners.

“These incredible projects will one day change the world,” said Lakehead President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian Stevenson. “This innovative research once again affirms how Lakehead is meeting our goals of nurturing discovery, innovation, and scholarship,” he said.

Dr. Rui Wang, Vice-President (Research, Economic Development & Innovation), said the NSERC grants recognize the world-class research happening at Lakehead University. “Our researchers will be able to pursue their important work with this support,” Dr. Wang said.

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