Ensuring Full Literacy team receive Canada Foundation for Innovation award
The Ensuring Full Literacy team received nearly $200,000 in the latest Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) for their research.
The fund provides researchers with the specialized infrastructure needed for their work. ‘Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World’, led by Dr. Janet Werker received $199,969 for research infrastructure associated with Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) research support.
“The funds we’ve received from CFI will allow us to purchase portable (and hence shareable) equipment for collecting data from infants, children and adults from a wide range of communities and settings, as well as powerful computing facilities for cutting-edge deep learning analyses.”Dr. Janet Werker, co-investigator for the ‘Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World’ CFI JELF grant
“Our goal is to carry out innovative, multidisciplinary, and cutting-edge research with a large group of scholars from around the world to help Canadians succeed in the digital age.”Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, co-investigator for the ‘Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World’ CFI JELF grant