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NSERC and CONCYTEC welcome Global Research funding leaders to Ottawa
May 29, 2017
With Canada celebrating its 150th birthday, it seemed fitting that NSERC co-host the annual Global Research Council (GRC) meeting here in Ottawa. From May 29 to May 31, 2017, the heads of close to 50 science and engineering funding agencies from around the world and over 100 delegates met to share information and best practices to support high-quality collaboration among funding agencies worldwide.
Science Odyssey Appreciation Event and NSERC Award for Science Promotion Announcement
May 15, 2017
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Dr. B. Mario Pinto hosted 18 Science-Based outreach groups at the Science Odyssey Appreciation event which was held in Ottawa on May 15. The event was attended by students, researchers, and science promoters. Guests were invited to explore the room and discover robots, interactive activities and a 13 foot high planetarium.

As well, Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Dr. B. Mario Pinto, President, NSERC presented the NSERC Award for Science Promotion (NASP) to Dr. Jeremy McNeil (Individual Award), and to the Ontario Network for Women in Engineering (Group Award).
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