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Celebrating Canada’s Top Natural Sciences and Engineering Researchers
February 17, 2015
Some of Canada’s top researchers were celebrated on Parliament Hill and at an official ceremony at Rideau Hall for their outstanding contributions in the fields of natural sciences and engineering. The ceremony was hosted by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. He was joined by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Dr. B. Mario Pinto, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Visit the video gallery to learn about the researchers and their work.
NSERC Strategic Project Grants Announcement
February 10, 2015
Strategic Project Grants allow researchers to work with companies and other organizations on long-term projects in areas that benefit Canadians and improve their quality of life. The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Mike Allen, Member of Parliament for Tobique—Mactaquac, were joined by Gordon Deveau, Manager, Atlantic Regional Office, NSERC at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, to announce $38 million in support for 78 scientific teams in universities across the country.
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