Twenty-nine University of Waterloo researchers, including four science recipients, will receive $3.4 million from the provincial government to further research innovation in Ontario.
Mike Harris, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South-Hespeler, and Belinda Karahalios, MPP for Cambridge announced 29 Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) awards in February.
ORF-RI advances research programs by supporting infrastructure needs such as equipment and modern facilities. The announcement is part of a larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge.
Recipients from Science include three faculty members from the Department of Chemistry:
- Thorsten Dieckmann (Chemistry): High resolution NMR facility for structure elucidation ($352,810)
- Anna Klinkova (Chemistry): Nanocatalyst characterization and performance studies platform ($130,000)
- Janusz Pawliszyn (Chemistry): Triple quadrupole mass spectrometer ($100,000)
- Emmanuel Ho (School of Pharmacy): Advanced microbicide research and analysis facility (AMRAF) ($123,378)