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McDonald Institute’s Dr. Tony Noble Awarded CFI Funding

McDonald Institute Scientific Director Dr. Tony Noble and fellow Queen’s physicist Dr. Stephen Hughes have been awarded a combined $4.8 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Fund! The funding was announced on October 12 2017 by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science. Dr. Noble’s team is building a next generation detector, PICO 500L, that will search for dark matter while Dr. Hughes and his CFI collaborators, including co-lead James Fraser, will establish a Queen’s Nanophotonics Research Centre to explore the behaviour of light and light-matter interactions on the nanometre scale. Find out more here.