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Announcement of the NSERC Discovery Grants, Canada Graduate Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships
June 23, 2016
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan announced over $465 million for more than 4,000 awards that are the result of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) 2016 competition for the discovery research programs. The programs, which include funds for scholarships, fellowships, research supplements and equipment grants, support researchers and students who are furthering our understanding of the world and how it works.
Science Odyssey Appreciation Event and NSERC Award for Science Promotion (Group Category) Announcement
May 12, 2016
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Dr. B. Mario Pinto hosted 11 Science-Based outreach groups at the Science Odyssey Appreciation event which was held in Ottawa on May 12. The event was attended by students, researchers, and science promoters. Guests were invited to explore the room and discover robots, interactive activities and a 12 foot high inflated Coho Salmon.

As well, Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, presented the NSERC award for Science Promotion (Group) to Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach.

Science Odyssey, from May 6 to 15, was 10 days of discovery and innovation features hundreds of events where Canadians experienced this country's richness in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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