SAMSSA Member Laurentian gets research funds for mine metals recovery work


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The research involves using energy-efficient biological methods and genomics. 3


Laurentian University in Sudbury

Researchers at Laurentian University in Sudbury have received provincial funding to continue their work using energy-efficient biological methods and genomics tools to recover metals from mine waste.


The $140,000 in funding is an Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

It’s part of a larger $10.78-million package that’s supporting 77 researchers at 17 research institutions across the province.

Institutions and the private sector will contribute an additional $3.85 million to support research work under the program.