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Queen’s Computing professor awarded Canada Foundation for Innovation Funding

Queen’s Computing Professor Dr. Farhana Zulkernine has been selected as a recipient of research infrstructure funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund for her project, “A Smart Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Management Framework.”

The John R. Evans Leaders Fund enables a select number of an institution’s excellent researchers to undertake leading-edge research by providing them with the foundational research infrastructure required to be or become leaders in their field. In turn, this enables institutions to remain internationally competitive in areas of research and technology development, aligned with their strategic priorities.

This fund also offers institutions the opportunity to create competitive research support packages in the form of infrastructure and a portion of the operating and maintenance costs, coupled with direct research costs from partner organizations.