Successful Societies | News

‘Champion of diversity’ Michèle Lamont awarded Erasmus Prize

Canadian cultural sociologist Michèle Lamont, founding Co-Director of CIFAR’s Successful Societies program, has been named the 2017 Erasmus Prize winner....

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CIFAR Research Workshops: Call for Proposals

For more than three decades, CIFAR’s global research programs have connected many of the world’s best minds – across borders...

Cosmology & Gravity | News

Astronomers trace radio burst to its home galaxy

Astronomers have pinpointed the source of a series of mysterious cosmic signals to a distant dwarf galaxy 3 billion light...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | News

Understanding consciousness in the blink of an eye

The average human blinks every 5 seconds, closing the eyelid and blocking vision completely. Over a lifetime, these blinks amount...

Integrated Microbial Biodiversity | News

Newly discovered phytoplankton groups appear to favour warmer oceans

An international research team has discovered two phytoplankton groups – unlike any known species – in climate-sensitive areas around the...

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An anniversary for Canada, and for CIFAR

This year is Canada’s 150th birthday. It’s a milestone all Canadians can be proud of, not least because of the...

Genetic Networks | News

Sequencing the Canadian beaver genome

Canadian scientists have taken a deep look at one of their country’s most iconic animals using a technique poised to...

Humans & the Microbiome | News

Following her gut instinct

How CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Corinne Maurice found her way into a new field Corinne Maurice had just earned a...

Integrated Microbial Biodiversity | News

First photos emerge of elusive marine predators

A global team of CIFAR researchers has captured the first images of a microbe that is one of the most abundant predators in the ocean, yet has until now remained unseen.

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