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Brock University scored an 88 per cent success rate for established researchers renewing their grants in the latest round of National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funding, topping such heavyweights as the University of Toronto and McGill University.
NSERC announced last month the 2013 competition results for its Discovery Grants, Discovery Accelerator Supplements, Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships, NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships.
Twelve Brock researchers were awarded $375,693 in Discovery Grants per year, making a total of $1.87 million over the five-year funding period. In addition, one of the 12 was awarded a Research Tools and Instruments one-year grant of $149,468.