Faculty of Science

Annual Review 2017

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$ 17.1 million Total new research funding for the Faculty of Science $ 4.9 million New funds from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) $ 5.0 million New funds from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) $ 1.6 million New funds from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) $ 2.4 million New funds from industry $ 1.3 million New funds from private foundations and non- proft organizations Research funding Guy Warwick Rogers Chair in Chemistry The Guy Warwick Rogers Chair was created as an endowment fund with a donation from Mary Rogers in 1988, in memory of her late husband, Guy Warwick Rogers, to support research in the Department of Chemistry. Cora Young (Chemistry) was appointed as the new chair in 2017. Young conducts research on environmental chemistry, using innovative analytical techniques to characterize chemicals and their sources and fates in the environment. NSERC/Sanof Industrial Research Chair Jianhong Wu (Mathematics & Statistics) was appointed as the NSERC/Sano Industrial Research Chair in Vaccine Mathematics, Modelling and Manufacturing. The goal of the chair appointment is to develop cutting- edge mathematical technologies and train the next generation of mathematical modelling experts to meet the signi cant challenges faced by Canadian vaccine manufacturers. Jianhong Wu Cora Young 15 YO RK U NIVERSIT Y FACU LT Y O F SCIEN CE REsE aRcH HigH ligHts

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