Lisa Porter

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.

Igniting Discovery Grant logoWE-Spark Health Institute and its funding partners have awarded 15 research grants totalling $287,450 to tackle local health challenges.

UWindsor researchers among local health funding recipients

WE-Spark Health Institute and its funding partners have awarded 15 research grants totalling $287,450 to tackle local health challenges.