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NSERC Celebrates International Women’s Day

NSERC is proud to celebrate This link will take you to another Web site International Women’s Day 2014 and the over 5,000 female professors and students currently supported by NSERC through its various programs and prizes.

It’s clear that woman scientists and engineers make a real difference in the world of discovery and innovation, bringing their unique views, approaches, and interests. I am proud of how they pave the way, both as researchers, and as academic leaders. They are important role models to the millions of young Canadian girls and women who see a future as scientists and engineers. Janet Walden, Chief Operating Officer Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

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Women consistently figure among the scientists and engineers that NSERC honours for their outstanding work as researchers.

Five recent prize winners

Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program

The Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program (CWSE) was launched in 1996. Its goal is to increase the participation of women in science and engineering, and to provide role models for women active in, and considering, careers in these fields.

Learn about the current chairholders and their chair program.

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