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Mike McKay in lab at Great Lakes Institute for Environmental ResearchMike McKay, executive director of UWindsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, has received another $540,000 in funding for his research program that uses samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks. The funding is part of a $12 million investment by the province to support and expand the network of researchers analyzing wastewater across Ontario.

Provincial funding boosts research tracking COVID-19 through sewage

A UWindsor research team received $540,000 to test samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19.

Lisa Porter and John TrantLisa Porter and John Trant, shown in this 2019 photo, have received another $250,000 in research funding from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

Cancer research gets $250,000 boost

Lisa Porter and John Trant have received a further $250,000 in funding from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

Law professor Sujith XavierLaw professor Sujith Xavier will explore issues around racial bias in Canada’s courts in a study funded by the Canadian Foundation for Legal Research.

Law professor to explore racial bias in legal system

Law professor Sujith Xavier will explore issues around racial bias in Canada’s courts in a study funded by the Canadian Foundation for Legal Research.