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Prime Minister hosted a science fair for 30 youth science fair winners from across Canada to showcase their accomplishments in STEM
September 26, 2017
On September 26th, NSERC brought together 30 of the top student winners of Science Fairs and competitions across Canada to celebrate their contributions to science and innovation on Parliament Hill. The day began with a student roundtable with the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, Parliamentary Secretary Kate Young and Dr. B. Mario Pinto, NSERC President. Following the roundtable, The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and new Chief Science Advisor, Mona Nemer, personally recognized these young minds at the Office of the Prime Minister. This was a unique opportunity to celebrate Canada’s best and brightest youth in STEM and to engage and inspire other young Canadians across the country.
Announcement of the NSERC Discovery Grants, Canada Graduate Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships
September 8, 2017
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan announced over $500 million for more than 4,000 awards that are the result of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) 2017 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.