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Dr. Brewer wins NSERC discovery grant

Posted by Krista Whitehouse on April 8, 2016 in BIOTIC
Dr. Kimberly Brewer
Dr. Kimberly Brewer

We are pleased to extend our congratulations to Dr. Kimberly Brewer who just won the NSERC Discover Award for her research on Development of Quantitative In Vivo Cellular and Molecular MR Imaging Techniques.Dr. Brewere was awarded $20,000 per year over a five year period.

The Discovery Grants Program assists in promoting and maintaining a diversified base of high-quality research capability in the natural sciences and engineering in Canadian universities. It fosters research excellence; and provides a stimulating environment for research training.

The Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing programs of research (with long-term goals) rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects. These grants recognize the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances. Discovery Grants are considered ‘grants in aid’ of research as they provide long term operating funds to support the costs of a research program. As a grant in aid of research, Discovery Grants are not meant to support the full costs of a research program and they can facilitate access to funding from other programs. NSERC recognizes that, while being of a grant in aid nature, Discovery Grants must be sufficient to support a program of quality research that can have a meaningful impact on the field of study.


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