LONDON, ONT. — The University of Western Ontario in London is getting a $13.8-million investment from the federal government to support the university’s research infrastructure.
The money will go towards new labs and equipment and is being provided by the government through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) at Western University.
The funding is part of an over $554 million investment in institutions across Canada.
"Today’s funding announcement is so important; it gives scientists and their students the opportunity to further their research in areas where Canada has a competitive advantage," said Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, in a release.
"The discoveries, innovations and skills developed in these new, state-of-the-art labs will go a long way in improving our lives, our economy and our future prosperity."