BC universities receive research funding to promote innovation, well-being, sustainability


The Government of British Columbia is providing $2.5M through the BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) to support 16 research projects at five universities. Recipients of this funding include research teams from Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of British Columbia / University of British Columbia Okanagan, the University of Victoria, and Vancouver Island University. The teams will use the funding to embark on projects related to cannabis product safety, cancer treatment, studying the evolution of the galaxy, and more.