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Discovery Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships National Announcement
June 22, 2015
Scientific discovery and training at over 70 universities received a significant, long-term investment from the Government of Canada. The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), Pat Perkins, MP for Whitby-Oshawa and NSERC President B. Mario Pinto announced $443 million in new grants, scholarships and fellowships. These investments will support academic researchers, students, and postdoctoral fellows across the country as they make new discoveries in science and engineering which will spark innovation, and foster economic and social benefits across Canada.
Get the Full Picture: Women, Diversity and Research Excellence
June 8, 2015
On June 8, NSERC hosted a day of activities to raise the profile of women in science and engineering. Get the Full Picture: Women, Diversity and Research Excellence was co-hosted by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and the Honourable K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, together with NSERC president, Dr. B. Mario Pinto. The 16 researchers and students featured at the event presented on topics such as mind-controlling parasites, human-robot interaction, and water-cleaning bacteria. A video of the event is available for view on the NSERC YouTube channel.
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