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Results of the Call for Joint Research Proposals 2018 between CNRS (France) and University of Toronto

12 décembre 2018

We received twenty-six applications in total, of which four have been selected by a joint committee. The selected projects will cover a variety of research topics and showcase the breadth of both institutions’ research excellence. The joint funding will support the projects with a 7,500 CAD (5,000 €) grant on both sides over the next year and will facilitate the mobility of our researchers.

“We are very excited to announce the recipients of the latest CNRS-U of T partnership grants,” said Professor Christopher Yip, Associate Vice-President, International Partnerships at U of T. “These grants build on a strong history of collaboration between CNRS and U of T and reflect the unique complementarity and synergy between the research teams.”

“CNRS congratulates the awardees of this joint call,” said Dr Patrick Nédellec, Director, European Research & International Cooperation Department at CNRS. “CNRS is proud of its strategic partnership with the University of Toronto, the best Canadian university in world rankings.”

Congratulations to all of the winners :

  • Efficient Fully Quantum Theoretical Method for Molecular Dynamics, by Artur Izmaylov (U of T PI) from the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (U of T) and Mario Barbatti (CNRS PI) from the UMR7273 Institut de Chimie Radicalaire (INC- Institute of chemistry - CNRS) ;
  • The Impact of Ammonia Emissions on Urban Air Quality, by Kimberly Strong (U of T PI) from the Department of Physics (U of T) and Cathy Clerbaux (CNRS PI) from the UMR8190 Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales (INSU - Institute for earth sciences and astronomy - CNRS) ;
  • Next Generation of Atmospheric Mercury Monitoring Tools : Deployment and Testing at Remote Sites of the Southern Hemisphere, by Frank Wania (U of T PI)from the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (U of T) and Olivier Magand (CNRS PI) from the UMR5001 Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement (INSU - Institute for earth sciences and astronomy - CNRS) ;
  • International Network on Digital Labour : Kickoff Workshops, Alessandro Delfanti (U of T PI) from the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (U of T) and Paula Tubaro (CNRS PI) from the UMR8623 Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique (INS2I - Institute for information sciences and technologies - CNRS).