|Dr. Schutz received $154,213 in funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) – Ontario Research Fund – Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) Program. This sum added to the federal funding from the CFI totals $424,933 in contributions to the MAPLE Lab. This award supplied the sound booths, computers and testing equipment (button boxes, tapping pads, etc.) renovations costs, and a variety of percussion instruments including a 5.0 octave marimba, vibraphone, electronic marimba (MalletKat), electronic drumset, and piano. Additionally, it provided significant support for the extensive renovations involved in setting up a research facility with the School of the Arts.
Ted McMeekin announces $4.6 million investment by the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation, through its Ontario Research Fund Research Infrastructure Program, to support 14 projects, representing a range of disciplines at McMaster University. Photo by Ron Scheffler for McMaster University.