Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation


Laureen McIntyre: A portable lab helps children with speaking and literacy difficulties

February 03, 2021

Laureen McIntyre from the University of Saskatchewan aims to improve children’s literacy and speaking abilities through her new community-based research lab, where she and her team can observe and document children’s interactions with others.


The fundamental goal of the John R. Evans Leaders Fund is to help universities attract and retain the world’s top researchers by giving them the tools they need to push the boundaries of their work. In the podcasts below, meet three of the leaders behind the projects receiving support from the April 2016 fund.


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