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Concordia SNG Roll-out announcement
Concordia University, Montréal
December 16, 2011
Concordia University launches the Solar Simulator–Environmental Chamber and NSERC Smart Net-Zero Energy Buildings Strategic Network.

Celebration of the 1000th Engage Grant
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
December 12, 2011
Suzanne Fortier, President of NSERC, marked the 1,000th Engage Grant today with Dalhousie University and Survival Systems Training Ltd—a Nova Scotia training company.

College and Community Innovation Program National Announcement
Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario
November 25, 2011
The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced that NSERC will support 18 community colleges that partner with businesses to collaborate on applied research projects. These new College and Community Innovation Program projects were announced at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, and they include partnerships related to new clean energy technologies, more efficient forestry practices, and technology designed to assist senior citizens.

Launch of the 35th edition of Al13 magazine
Baie-Comeau, Quebec
November 9, 2011
On November 9, 2011, with partners from the aluminum industry in attendance, the Aluminum Research and Development Centre of Quebec (CQRDA) and the organizing committee for the 2011 edition of CÉDDI-AL, a Quebec-wide, French-language conference on energy and sustainable development in the aluminum industry, jointly opened this conference and launched the 35th edition of Al13, a prestigious magazine devoted to this industry. The featured personality and subject of the main interview in this new edition was Dr. Suzanne Fortier, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Turning Light into Sound
Ottawa, Ontario
October 20, 2011
Optical Guitars: Sound and Light—an exhibit that profiles how Canadian-led research in fibre optics is leading innovation in music—opened on October 20, 2011, at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Produced in partnership with NSERC, the exhibit looks at how fibre optic cabling can be used in an acoustic and electric guitar to generate music from light waves. The exhibit features the research of Canada Research Chair in Future Photonics Systems Raman Kashyap of École Polytechnique de Montréal, and Hans Peter Loock of Queen’s University.

NSERC Innovation Challenge Awards Presentation and Workshop
Ottawa, Ontario
October 17, 2011
Jay Ingram, former Co-Host of the Discovery Channel’s “Daily Planet”, and NSERC Council members joined NSERC President Suzanne Fortier to honour the 2011 Innovation Challenge Award winners at an awards presentation in Ottawa.

Government of Canada Renews Funding for World-Class Arctic Research
Québec City, Quebec
September 15, 2011
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture), announced additional funding for research on Arctic climate change.

Canada-wide announcement of the Discovery Frontiers initiative
September 9, 2011


Automotive Partnership Canada Program National announcement
August 29, 2011


National Announcement of the 2010 PromoScience Program Grant Recipients
July 12, 2011


NSERC Grants and Scholarships Announcement
June 17, 2011


Collaborative Health Research Projects National Announcement
June 9, 2011


National announcement of the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program
June 1, 2011


National announcement of the College and Community Innovation Program Applied Research Tools and Instruments Grants – ARTI
May 30, 2011


Celebrating Canada’s Top Natural Sciences and Engineering Researchers
February 14, 2011


Strategic Network Grants Announcement
British Columbia Institute of Technology
February 11, 2011


Strategic Project Grants Announcement
January 20, 2011


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