Awards help establish research programs, launch careers

Vinod Vaikuntanathan
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 10:39am
Jenny Hall

Forty-one researchers from across the university have won Connaught New Researcher Awards to help them launch their academic careers.

The program is designed to foster excellence in research and innovation among researchers at the assistant professor level who are within the first five years of their first academic appointment.

This year, the fund awarded a total of $674,614. Among the winners are UTM professors Nate Charlow, Hae Yeon Choo, Jodie Jenkinson, Shannon McCauley, Andrea Olive, Vinod Vaikuntanathan, Daniel Wigdor and Ke Zhang.

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