Dr. Jessica Selinger one of several early researchers awarded support from New Frontiers in Research Fund
(Snipped from the Gazette)
Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport announced seven Queen’s University projects earned a $1.72 million portion of the $38 million in NFRF funding announced by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, earlier this week. The successful Queen’s researchers are: Chantelle Capicciotti (Chemistry) and Mark Ormiston (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences), Robert Colautti (Biology), Samuel Dahan (Law), Lindsay Morcom (Education), Jessica Selinger (Kinesiology and Health Science) [With collaboration from Dr. Jennifer Tomasone, SKHS, and Dr. Amy Wu, Mechanical Engineering]; Kevin Stamplecoskie (Chemistry), and Laura Thomson (Geography and Planning).
Early-career researchers are the backbone of Canada’s research infrastructure. Recognizing this area of research strength and its potential, the Government of Canada has launched the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) to support early-career researchers as they pursue the next great discovery in their fields.